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The Wolfsonian - Florida International University

1001 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-5017
+1 305-531-1001
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Small Gem

We happened upon the Wolfsonian and were pleasantly surprised at how well curated and interesting... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2017
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Design meets beauty.

This place is absolutely inspiring, everything that has been collected has been done so with a real... read more

Reviewed May 27, 2017
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A museum, library, and research center that invites exploration of the persuasive power of art and design.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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1001 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-5017
+1 305-531-1001
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Reviewed May 28, 2017

We happened upon the Wolfsonian and were pleasantly surprised at how well curated and interesting this little museum was!

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Reviewed May 27, 2017

This place is absolutely inspiring, everything that has been collected has been done so with a real eye for design and beauty. We should be seriously thankful that there are people in this world with the wherewithal and the passion to collect such rare and...More

Reviewed May 18, 2017

We went today and it was free. However the last floor exhibition was closed for renovation. All the objects were easy to comprehend and nice to learn about. If you have some time and like to learn about some art, go there. The reg admission...More

Thank Jerkyfox
Reviewed May 18, 2017

A fabulous little museum, full of the most glorious art deco artefacts from stained glass to furniture and everything in between. Worth going to Miami beach just for the museum!

Thank Helen T
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Wonderful building with great Art Deco and other exhibits, great pleasure to visit. Exhibits are very well presented and laid out for easy viewing. Great shop as well with many interesting things to buy.

Thank ian s
Reviewed May 7, 2017

This museum is the result of the passion one man, Mitchell "Micky" Wolfson who spent a lifetime collecting man made objects until he could finally display them. The collection is exceedingly well presented.

Thank markmd
Reviewed May 7, 2017

One favorite was an oil painting by Adele Watson from the 1920's called "Protection" -- beautifully powerful. An impressive collection of posters, pottery, and furniture.

Thank silvia212
Reviewed May 1, 2017

the museum has impressive exhibitions once in a while. Normally though you will see a lot of applied arts such as road signs

Thank Yuanxi Z
Reviewed April 28, 2017

The Wofsonian is a Museum that explores the inventive and provocative character of the modern world. It presents objects and design that shows the past influence to the present and future. It has permanent exhibits as well as new temporary ones.

Thank stoneJerusalem
Reviewed April 28, 2017

I really enjoyed the 2 floors of exhibits. The top floor was an exhibit on dutch design, and the next floor was a curated display of selected pieces organized thematically. What I loved the most was how every part of the museum was a piece...More

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