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The Wolfsonian - Florida International University

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Unique Museum you'll love

This wonderful museum is the gift to Miami Beach from one of the city's great philanthropic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ray A
Blue Ridge, Georgia
Amazing Collection, Free Admission on Fridays

This Museum shows lots of Arts and everyday live stuff that explains a lot about the history of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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 1 week ago

This wonderful museum is the gift to Miami Beach from one of the city's great philanthropic families. The Wolfsons, originally from Key West, made their fortune in Miami with theatres. I grew up in Miami, and remember when almost all the theaters were owned by...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ray A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Museum shows lots of Arts and everyday live stuff that explains a lot about the history of the time from the first WW till the 50s.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Susanne900
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved exploring this museum! So many interesting pieces of art deco to explore - really helped me to understand Miami's architecture and unique style better.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AdventureFranzi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice collection, mainly European (!) from Britain, Holland and Germany. The building is 7 stores, but only 3 4 stores exhibits. Rest is library and offices. Worth to see.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PDScholten
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was only allowed to visit 3 floors. One was closed off. Odd and interesting pieces of work that were well preserved. I wish the museum would've had more to offer, but it was still interesting to visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mary_Author
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When you think of Miami Beach, museums are not usually what guests think about but The Wolfsonian, owned by FIU, brings different styles of art under one roof in a stunning Art Deco building that is a work of art in itself. A must-stop when...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gabriel U
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Revisit after 15 years to the Museum on a weekend in Miami Beach: the Wolfsonian is a treasure chest of decorative arts with something to interest everyone: architectural artifacts, furniture, dishes, posters, graphic design, cultural objects, war-time propaganda, architectural ornaments, and alot of other cool...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank garyp281
Reviewed 25 October 2018

A museum of the 20th century items you grew up with. Toasters, phones, appliances, furniture, worlds fair exhibits. 3 open floors can be viewed in an hour or so. Gift/coffee shop

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ronaldw136
Reviewed 15 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MichaelMc777
Reviewed 9 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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I am sorry to say but I don't remember - if there was a fee it was not abusive