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Freedom Tower

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MDC Museum of Art and Design (MOAD) is Miami Dade College's flagship institution dedicated to the presentation and exhibition of visual art and design, housed within the National Historic Landmark Freedom Tower at Miami Dade College in Downtown...more
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600 Biscayne Blvd, Freedom Tower, Miami, FL 33132-1802
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

An interesting snapshot of the history of Cuban immigration to Miami. I think the original history of the tower as a centre for local journalism also made the visit worthwhile for me. Standing in the large hall and imagin it filled with newspaper workers was...More

Thank 207arnew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The outside of the building and the Lobby are spectacular! You know the building is historic. But, that's as far as we got. The literature and info on the web says it's free to tour.....but it's not. So we wound up not going inside to...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2018

Freedom tour is one of the symbol of Miami may visit it if someone is interested on history, easy to get there.

1  Thank Naovice
Reviewed 19 July 2018

What a moving experience. My wife's family moved through this place during the exodus of Cubans feeing the Castro regime. The place still feels like a place of historical importance... sure maybe it is not filled with the thick Spanish and fear of people feeing...More

1  Thank delp0rt
Reviewed 6 June 2018

When you walk in here you can just feel the history, it also is pretty cool that the AA arena is right there!

Thank kristopherpatrick4
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Here, you'll find stories about cubans coming to this great country as refugees. Actually the president of the MIAMI DADE COLLEGE today, passed trough the doors when he was only 12 years old escaping the Comunist regime in the island, so his DREAM CAME TRUE....More

2  Thank JP C
Reviewed 24 February 2018

This build is part of the Miami history, it is a picture to take any time any day. is in front of AA Arena, thta is another picture to take

Thank LuLewis
Reviewed 20 February 2018

With everything downtown being replaced with taller, newer, non-descript buildings, the Freedom Tower is a beacon to what the legacy of those first settlers was....very interesting and important.

1  Thank michaelmG455SN
Reviewed 3 February 2018

This building is very Historic.. It was built in 1925 as the Miami News Building. Then it was the processing location of the Cubans coming into the U.S.

1  Thank Richard B
Reviewed 26 December 2017

A building built in 1925 full of history, mainly for us Cubans. That building served as a refuge for many Cubans exiled from Cuba by Fidel Castro.

1  Thank Jurek M
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Sally G
14 August 2016|
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Response from Brainchick1 | Reviewed this property |
We took Uber which was definitely the way to move around there in Miami And between 4-8 uber is $3.00 pool from anywhere in Miami to any where in Miami Just though I tell u about that
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Sally G
14 August 2016|
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Response from blujay_68 | Property representative |
The Freedom Tower, Museum of Art and Design, Kislak Center and Cuban Legacy Gallery are now open to the public after extensive renovations to the Tower. Our phone number is 305-237-7700, email is museum@mdc.edu
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Sally G
8 August 2016|
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The Tower now charges admission for four museum attractions. Admission: $12 general, $8 senior and military, $5 students, children under 12 enter free. MDC students, faculty and staff enter free. Ticketed events vary in... More
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