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The Wolfsonian - Florida International University

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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The exterior of the building was interesting and the lobby has an attractive deco piece. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sunnyvale, California
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Outstanding Museum: Would gladly visit again, for the 4th time.

This is my favorite museum ever. It can be visited in a couple of hours, has a small permanent... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Montreal, Canada
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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
+1 305-531-1001
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The exterior of the building was interesting and the lobby has an attractive deco piece. The collection on display on the 5th floor was very good and from industrial/modern/deco period. The satire collection was a small room on the third floor. Good - just so...More

Thank MichaelH6811GY
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

That was what I muttered to myself heading out the doors of this museum a scant hour since I'd arrived. The design section of MoMA has always been my favorite section of that museum, so I'd been looking forward to seeing the Wolfsonian for years,...More

Thank margarets_dad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my favorite museum ever. It can be visited in a couple of hours, has a small permanent collection on display (most of it is in storage) and proposes great temporary exhibits. They mostly pertain to early 20th Century design, art, architecture and communications.

Thank VKassardjian
Reviewed 6 September 2018

This museum is right on Washington Avenue and is a good place to visit if you are in the area. It focused on industrial art with some really unusual exhibits to view. Plenty of 20th culture here to appreciate and absorb.

Thank Stella-Dot
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

After visiting several museums in Miami we took a stroll here. What a cool building in such a cool area. The permanent exhibit is very nice, displaying the art of industry. From toasters to vacuums, to furniture, you will like what you see and learn...More

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 7 August 2018

If you're looking to explore a little culture while in Miami Beach, I would recommend this museum. The overall collection reminded me of the Smithsonian in that it collects and preserve items that reflect art, architecture, industrial design and culture of the 20th century. There...More

1  Thank Silvereagle
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Nice museum. 3 levels to look at. Some cool things. $12 entry. Nice escape from the heat. Worth a look

Thank Sam S
Reviewed 9 July 2018

the best activity is the bike trail, stay off the beach from 11 - 4 its too hot; go for the museums during this time; the wolfsonian is great, i did not see something like this picture above, what i saw was an art museum;...More

1  Thank donald r
Reviewed 7 July 2018

A must if you are on south beach for more than 48 hours and enjoy seeing something new and different. Very well done.

Thank andrewharbor1
Reviewed 2 July 2018

It was really hot so I had to drag my reluctant husband here, but he was glad I did. The main themes are propoganda and design, both illustrated with an eclectic selection of items. There are some fabulous examples of art deco on display. The...More

Thank ShazyD
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I am sorry to say but I don't remember - if there was a fee it was not abusive