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MDPL Art Deco Welcome Center

1001 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-5080
+1 305-763-8026
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Interested in the Art Deco Architecture of Miami South Beach? Head here first.

If you intend to take a look at the Art Deco architecture that Miami South Beach has to offer then... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
London, United Kingdom
Very Helpful Staff at Welcome Center to see Vizcaya

My girlfriend and I bought shuttle tickets to get to and from the beautiful Vizcaya home and... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Venice, Florida
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A Visitor information center located in the heart of the "Art Deco" Historic District. We are at 1001 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, Fl, the headquarters of The Miami Design Preservation League. The center is the go to place for all inquiries during your stay here in our Beautiful City! We feature The Art Deco Museum, "The "Official" Art Deco Walking Tour daily at 10:30 am/ Thurs 10:30 am & 6:30 pm, "Official" Self Guided Art Deco Audio Tour, Maps in 9 languages, Info on Cultural & sporting events, in addition to excursions to the Everglades National Park, City Tours, Key West Day trips, and others. Our priority is to provide our guest a wide array of information, services & activities to facilitate a well rounded experience during their stay in our Beautiful City!
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“walking tour” (28 reviews)
“art deco” (58 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1001 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-5080
Flamingo / Lummus
+1 305-763-8026
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

If you intend to take a look at the Art Deco architecture that Miami South Beach has to offer then this is a good place to start. Lots of relevant literature and maps and helpful desk staff who can book you on the daily walking...More

Thank Steve_of_N21
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My girlfriend and I bought shuttle tickets to get to and from the beautiful Vizcaya home and gardens. Sara Aedo was so welcoming, efficient and thorough in the Welcome Center. Thanks, Sara! The museum and setting are stunning, but the shuttle leaves something to be...More

Thank kathleenwaton
Reviewed 11 February 2017

This tour was led by a husband and wife team who really knew their history and the MDPL's role in preservation of the South Beach Art Deco architecture. I felt like I learned so much and enjoyed every minute of the walking tour. Highly recommend...More

Thank jcpowers
Reviewed 31 January 2017

When visiting Miami, I recommend visitin this welcome center, which has very friendly and helpful staff. They can give you advice about almost everything in Miami plus their tours are fantastic. Look on their website for details.

Thank martin k
Reviewed 30 January 2017

If you want to have a crash course about's Miami Beach Art Deco architecture this is the place to go. It's indeed small but well nourished, oh don't forget there's an entrance fee.

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Spent 1.5 hours with Julie from the Art Deco Welcome Center. She was a terrific tour guide. Informed, articulate, responsive, thoughtful. The tour was well paced, was an expert on the topic, and overall great pace. She genuinely cared about the neighborhood and lived there,...More

Thank RosieSFO
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Fantastic tour: informative, interesting and loads of fun. Our guide Julue was a bundle of energy and extremely well informed. We learned the reason for our hotel

Thank Susanna M
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I always find some fun items at this shop! They have unique gifts and jewelry! The staff is helpful and the posters are the best! I wish the museum area was still open...

Thank none575
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We went to the MDPL Art Deco Welcome Centre to enquire about the hop on hop off bus. Barbara was amazing, she helped us understand the map and offered suggestions about the best places to visit. We purchased our tickets and left feeling very confident...More

1  Thank Jodz04
Reviewed 10 January 2017

The museum is attached to the Welcome Centre. It's small but with a wealth of information on the conservation & preservation of the Art Deco buildings presented in clear & interesting ways. Also, there are examples of furniture & accessories which bring the whole period...More

Thank Rita M
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