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The Wolfsonian - Florida International University

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Slightly odd museum focusing on Art Deco

Stumbled upon this by accident when going for a wander near my hotel. Not an obvious spot due to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JeffB_UK
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Miami Beach, Florida
Cool museum dedicated to Art Deco

This is a must if you’re interested in Art Deco or 20th Century Design. The majority of the display... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
FraserCambridge
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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A museum, library, and research center that invites exploration of the persuasive power of art and design.
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1001 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-5017
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stumbled upon this by accident when going for a wander near my hotel. Not an obvious spot due to the historic design of the building as a storage building but inside its a trove of Art Deco pieces. Good for an hour or so wander...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JeffB_UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must if you’re interested in Art Deco or 20th Century Design. The majority of the display items are objects; household appliances, furniture and items of commercial usage. There are a few paintings & posters from the Art Deco era, and various cool...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank FraserCambridge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must do if you’re interested in art, Art Deco or 20th Century Design. A treasure of a collection, especially the Genoese designs from the mid-20th century.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JeremyS588
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The obvious is that this is a great museum to Art Deco, take your time, look through every doorway, there are things very easy to miss (for example on top floor through one doorway next to elevator is a staircase- this is not the way...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JoeFLondon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this museum by chance and were glad we did. It's small and some of the curation seems a bit random but it gives a good glimpse into the contribution made by the modernists, Bauhaus in particular, to 20th century art and design

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MMK3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Glad we stumbled across this place. A must see museum for historical design artifacts and history. All the floors were interesting, even the ones that I thought would not be. Well worth the time to visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank photocpin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this museum a few years back and went again as they had a few new exhibits. The new exhibits were okay, but the Art Deco ones that are on permanent exhibit were well worth seeing again. A Interesting exhibit was the collection of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HoustonRobert
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a can't miss museum for anyone interested in Art Deco. Well worth your time; a fashion and history lover's dream come true.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TampaNugget
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful spot to visit and a truly remarkable museum. I highly recommend this incredible facility. FIU has done an exceptional job of incorporating this museum into the university.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KFR2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very fine museum and completely worth the visit. One of the best gift shops in a museum that I have encountered. GO. GO. Go.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Howard W
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I am sorry to say but I don't remember - if there was a fee it was not abusive
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