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The Wolfsonian - Florida International University

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An interesting place to visit

This museum is right on Washington Avenue and is a good place to visit if you are in the area. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
The best of industrial art.

After visiting several museums in Miami we took a stroll here. What a cool building in such a cool... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brian F
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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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 2 weeks ago

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.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

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

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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.

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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
Reviewed 11 June 2018

This museum is difficult to describe because it has a collection of such a variety of quirky eye candy.

Thank BigoBoca
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Website does not list hours. Drove an hour to go and closed on Wednesdays. Really disappointed we could not go.More

Thank terrie55557
Ian R, Public Relations Manager at The Wolfsonian - Florida International University, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Hi! We're really sorry about your experience. The website does in fact list the hours, however, both on the homepage (which auto-lists every day's open hours and flags that Wednesdays are closed) and on the Visit page: https://wolfsonian.org/visit/. Happy to waive admission if you ever...More

Reviewed 2 June 2018

We were delighted to realize that our hotel provided free admission to the Wolfsonian. we walked accross and we were surprised at houw gorgeous this place is. great exhibits and programing, you would never believe how marvelous this place is. I really enjoyed the visit......More

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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