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The Wolfsonian - Florida International University

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I was only allowed to visit 3 floors. One was closed off. Odd and interesting pieces of work that... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mary_Author
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Museum in the heart of South Beach.

When you think of Miami Beach, museums are not usually what guests think about but The Wolfsonian... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gabriel U
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Miami Beach, Florida, United States
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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
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Reviewed 4 days 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.

Thank Mary_Author
Reviewed 1 week 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

Thank Gabriel U
Reviewed 1 week 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

Thank garyp281
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank ronaldw136
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 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

Thank margarets_dad
Reviewed 4 October 2018

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

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