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The Wolfsonian - Florida International University

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Worth a visit if you're interested in design history

We found this museum by chance and were glad we did. It's small and some of the curation seems a... read more

Reviewed February 1, 2019
MMK3
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London EC1
Hidden Gem

Glad we stumbled across this place. A must see museum for historical design artifacts and history... read more

Reviewed January 29, 2019
photocpin
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Perrine, Florida
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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 February 1, 2019

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
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Reviewed January 29, 2019

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
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Reviewed January 26, 2019 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 January 26, 2019

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 January 22, 2019

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 Kerry R
Reviewed January 19, 2019

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
Reviewed January 17, 2019

The top floor of the Wolfsonian is dedicated to Art Deco. They have an amazing collection of art and artifacts from the era. There is jewelry, house hold appliances and furniture. Beautiful objects designed for everyday use. They also have a permanent exhibition of American...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Howard A
Reviewed January 17, 2019

This museum is all about the Art Deco movement of the 1920s and 1930s, as seen through furniture, wall art, iron work, kitchenware and other media. Really enjoyed the specific international exhibits brought alive in the architecturally exceptional Wolfsonian building. This is a must-see if...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

This is a small museum which can be completed in an hour or so if you just want to look around and see the amazing collection. However it was well worth going on the guided tour for the explanation of the history of specific items....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tfll888
Reviewed December 18, 2018

This is a wonderful museum -- but not well-known to most art enthusiasts. If you love Art Deco, do whatever it takes to get here! The Art Deco collection is spectacular and unforgetable! And you can take photos (no flash) so you will always have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Members: FREE Adults: $12 Seniors, students with ID, and children 6–18: $8 Children under 6: FREE Students, faculty, and staff of the State University System of Florida: FREE
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