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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 but interesting museum; worth spending some time

A small museum conveniently located in South Beach. Interesting if you are into design, worth a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ECWorld
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Hong Kong, China
A small jewel of a design museum

On our last day in Miami, my boyfriend and I scouted for things to do while in South Beach. Having... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
BnMadven
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New York City, New York
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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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“on display” (25 reviews)
“gift shop” (30 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 21:00
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1001 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-5017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small museum conveniently located in South Beach. Interesting if you are into design, worth a look even if you are not. Good for 1-2 hours, and a nice little gift shop as well.

Thank ECWorld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our last day in Miami, my boyfriend and I scouted for things to do while in South Beach. Having been out in the heat and sun for much of the day, we were able to escape into the shade and air conditioning by visiting...More

Thank BnMadven
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting exhibts display very finely and coming from very differentiated backgrounds. Appreciated particularly the section about technology.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very nice small museum. You can spend about 1-2 hours here. It is a nice change from all that sun and sand of South Beach. This was my husband's favorite place in our visit to Miami.

Thank Michelle2012
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very enjoyable specialist museum of building ornament, furniture, decorative arts, and some paintings. Primarily early 20th century American, but also European. Good selection based on the donor's own collection. I also saw a loan show on Dutch graphic and architectural decoration. Worth a visit, easy...More

Thank obsoperator
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank oneoftwo2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank MARTHACLEMATIS
Reviewed 19 May 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 18 May 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 17 May 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
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