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The Bass

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Miami Beach’s contemporary art museum, featuring changing exhibitions of international contemporary art, a café, shop and programs for the entire family.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
2100 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-1919
City Centre
+1 305-673-7530
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great little museum on Miami Beach. We took the free tour with Andy who gave us lots of great context while also letting us explore on our own. When we visited in November 2018, there was a fantastic exhibit by Paola Pivi...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Zoe F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Bass is building up exhibition so there was only Paola Pilvi and Aaron Curry exhibitions open. Those could be seen quite quickly so I suggest visiting when they have all areas open.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank PetriKoo
Reviewed 30 September 2018

….and then taking the tax deduction. Sometimes, I wonder why certain art is donated to museums. We all like what we like. Sometimes, we fall out of 'like' and we pawn it off on a museum. Sometimes I wonder if we have too many museums....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank differentname
Reviewed 23 August 2018

A new contemporary art museum but big impact. Gabrielle and I laughed so hard at my cautious reaction to the mandala mirrored floor & ceiling portal. Do visit, a small collection but visual, environmental and artistic concepts leave a big impression!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Candy L
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Small museum with very unusual contemporary art. Enjoyed the Destefashion collection and video Small cafe available

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank micheleg
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Waste of ten dollars best bit is 5 coloured lumps of sugar outside and gardens. Maybe we are spoilt in London but don’t charge if you have so little on display. Not for children and too alternative make journey to Biscayne Bay and go to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

I'm a local been to The Bass dozens of times for different exhibits and events. While it is small the permanent collection is a must see if your visiting Miami. Can be hard to find parking take a taxi or Uber.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 4 August 2018

I'm the organizer of a photography group in Miami and we have a few Disable folks, last Sunday we went to the museum and we were expecting much more than there was, first there was not much to see and the main elevator was broken,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Pablo C
Reviewed 23 July 2018

If you are one who appreciates modern and interpretive art, this is an excellent museum to visit. While I am not an avid modern art enthusiast; this museum does have a nice collection of art. It takes anywhere from 45 minutes to 1 and half...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank HeatherMK712
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I hear Miami and I think of the Bass (I know other people think of beach and other stuff), and I wonder what it might have next. Everytime I´ve been there I´ve seen wonderful, interesting and bold exhibits, I love this place its an absolute...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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29 April 2018|
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Response from Traveller1425 | Reviewed this property |
Is thus a bass museum question?
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15 March 2018|
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I am a resident of Miami Beach, so I do not pay. Non residents pay $5 (five dollars. )
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