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The Wolfsonian - Florida International University

1001 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-5017
+1 305-531-1001
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If you love the Art Deco and Moderne styles...

Originally a storage building for the wealthy to stash their goods when they left Florida during... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
CarolMaeRay
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Portsmouth, RI
Only if you like Western European & American design 1850-1950

This is a very small quirky museum dedicated to art and design of Western Europe and America from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jronkowski
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Chicago, Illinois
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A museum, library, and research center that invites exploration of the persuasive power of art and design.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“on display” (27 reviews)
“decorative arts” (15 reviews)
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1001 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-5017
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Originally a storage building for the wealthy to stash their goods when they left Florida during the summer, this building became a museum to house the over 180,000 pieces from the period 1885 to 1945 collected by Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. The great variety of pieces...More

Thank CarolMaeRay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very small quirky museum dedicated to art and design of Western Europe and America from 1850 to 1950. It has toasters, ovens,t pots etc. Today I paid $8 senior rate . But I like design there was also an exhibit on an...More

Thank jronkowski
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed the visit to the wolfsonian museum. The pieces were amazing, definitely a learning experience. As an art lover, each time I visit South Beach, I'm sure to always visit some type of exhibit. The only exception to this outstanding visit was being singled...More

Thank Sigourney W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Wolsfonian - Florida International Museum is located in the centre od Miami South Art Deco District. You can visit museum and liberally. Pretty interesting.

Thank T0urist7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed it. The museum is a little like windowshopping in that there’s a lot of great aesthetic things to see but the curation is uninspired and the thematic rooms a bit eccentric. Reminded me of the Barnes in Philly which is very much driven...More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Great building with small exhibits. Worth a visit, there’s a special library, private appts only. The hallway, foyer and bookstore very nice..just to peek into building.

Thank mariaaba
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

A friend had recommended the Wolfsonian to me given my interest in Art Deco and I am so glad that I went along to see it. It is a small but mighty museum with a beautifully curated set of exhibits. The building itself is lovely,...More

Thank Greg C
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Lots of very high quality items for sale in the shop and there is a coffee shop for your convenience. Air conditioning for those hot Miami days. Well worth a visit

Thank Ray R
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Breath taking, some what of a tardis the open floors are much larger than one may imagine. The exhibits mainly industrial and domestic are both original and fascinating. The gift shop is also worthwhile a visit.

Thank Andew S
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Be sure to stop by on a Friday night between 6-9 for free admission! Yes free in Miami! Its fun and educational yet relaxed. Bring the kids, there is a lot to do. Great shop with a fun coffee bar

Thank Candy S
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