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

Reviewed 1 week ago
BigoBoca
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Boynton Beach, Florida
Closed on Wednesday

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
terrie55557
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Burleson, Texas
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A museum, library, and research center that invites exploration of the persuasive power of art and design.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“on display” (29 reviews)
“gift shop” (34 reviews)
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1001 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-5017
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+1 305-531-1001
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"permanent collection"
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"on display"
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"gift shop"
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"decorative arts"
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"great museum"
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"special exhibit"
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"industrial design"
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"small museum"
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"propaganda posters"
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"storage building"
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"wolfsonian museum"
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"interesting objects"
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"free admission"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank terrie55557
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Ian R, Public Relations Manager at The Wolfsonian - Florida International University, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a quirky museum based on a personal collection that has been well expanded. If you're a fan of early 20th-century design, it's a very pleasurable diversion from some of the noisier, flashier parts of South Beach.

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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

This small museum has an interesting collection of diverse objects (more than 100.000), and the cool part is that the exhibits change from time to time, meaning you can visit more than once. This time we saw one exhibit on Russian posters that was very...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Beautiful building with very interesting exhibits, including Art Deco facades and furnishings. Definitely worth a visit, and you can do the whole thing in under and hour.

Thank exitrow
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

This museum is really small, but well worth a visit, we visited before dinner on Friday night, so entry was free. Truly enjoyed the elevator - I have never seen elevator as a piece of art anywhere else. Exhibits are available on three floors and...More

Thank Liu S
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

This is our 3rd visit in the past 6 years. Always an interesting changing exhibition, It's permanent collection of international Art and Craft and Art Deco furniture and objects is fabulous. Nice café and shop on the ground floor. The building was once a storage...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

Museum offers an eclectic collection of Art Deco that stays in the memory. Just managed to fit this in on a Friday evening, it was free entry but we were quite late and only had an hour to look around. Was incredibly quiet though. Glad...More

Thank Suzanne P
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Top floor was Russian Propaganda posters, next floor down was German graphic artist from early1900’s, then museums collection which was eclectic art, furniture...Only exhibit I didn’t like was Russian Posters

Thank Besos43
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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
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