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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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What a fun evening! Took advantage of the free Friday evening (6-9pm). This included a guided tour... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Susan C
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Fanwood, New Jersey
Fabulous Gem of a Museum

This collection of art and objects was truly delightful. We especially enjoyed the presentation of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Judith M H
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Naples, FL, United States
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A museum, library, and research center that invites exploration of the persuasive power of art and design.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“on display” (28 reviews)
“gift shop” (33 reviews)
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1001 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-5017
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"permanent collection"
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"on display"
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"gift shop"
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"decorative arts"
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"great museum"
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"industrial design"
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"small museum"
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"current exhibit"
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"wolfsonian museum"
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"storage building"
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"interesting objects"
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"visited this museum"
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"free admission"
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"stained glass"
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"worth a visit"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a fun evening! Took advantage of the free Friday evening (6-9pm). This included a guided tour of the permanent exhibit by Shoshanna, one of curators, who was informative without being preachy. A great evening!

Thank Susan C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This collection of art and objects was truly delightful. We especially enjoyed the presentation of the poster art of Julius Klinger who lived mostly in Vienna and Berlin prior to WWII.

Thank Judith M H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small museum conveniently located in Miami Beach's Art Deco district. Beautiful building with good collection of furniture and appliances from early 1900's. The Julius Klinger exhibit with advertising graphics from early 1900's was fantastic.

Thank Marie-NYNY
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Wolfsonian is based on one man's eclectic collection of artistic, industrial and design items from around 1850-1950, ranging from the beautifuk to th mundane. The special exhibit of the posters of Julius Klinger was excellent.

Thank KSfamily00
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As we staying in the hotel across Road, we actually get the admission for free! It has seven stories in total but the top floor is closed for refurbishment. The library is free for public but needs appointment. There are so many things to see...More

Thank Wei X
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Never heard of this museum before but both the permanent and transient exhibits were very fascinating. Recommended very highly!

Thank cjm108
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved the Wolfsonian and can't recommend it highly enough! If you're a fan of Art Deco, and who isn't? You can easily spend all day at the Wolfsonian. I even loved the elevator!

Thank Michael A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friends told us not to miss visiting during our stay in Miami Beach and they were absolutely right. An unbelievable collection both broad and derp. Mickey collected everything he could over a fifty (I think) year period. Great place to spend several hours reviewing his...More

Thank Walter f
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

In the heart of the Art Deco district, this museum offers a trip in the machine age. Comprehensive and not too long, you will see design icons such as the Bluebird radio. Temporary exibits are also very well presented. We saw one about a important...More

Thank PhilippeM10
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

I’m don’t have a huge attention span. This had me from start to finish gripped into the story. From floor to floor each exhibit had clearly been carefully curated to tell a story. A powerful and compelling story that no matter your age you’ll be...More

Thank Michael D
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Response from Walter f | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry to say but I don't remember - if there was a fee it was not abusive
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