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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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Interesting and a bit eccentric

I enjoyed it. The museum is a little like windowshopping in that there’s a lot of great aesthetic... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Anne S
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Small, Historic

Great building with small exhibits. Worth a visit, there’s a special library, private appts only... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mariaaba
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Kenwood, California
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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 yesterday 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 14 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
Reviewed 5 September 2017

You like art deco? Well you are in the right place in South Beach. And this is the heart of it. A must see with a fantactic collection of all things art deco across art design, technolgy etc. Loved it. Ans the building it is...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The general style of this museum is modernized but I like the array of different types of modern art. From pictures to furniture. It interested me and my family. This is a must visit!

Thank Alex S
Reviewed 5 August 2017

just walk in when on Washington and view the art deco items exposed and admire th archtecture of this former furniture warehouse !

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Be sure to look at the deco detail on the building's exterior. Small museum with very few items on display but nicely curated by themes due to the random nature of the collections. Worth a visit on a VERY hot July afternoon when we didn't...More

Thank LbkFla
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