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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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free on fridays

not your typical attraction on south beach, and with free admission valuable collection from over... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2015
202garrett
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good

I liked this small eclectic museum had a great collection of propaganda posters during my visit.the... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2015
41yearsontheroad
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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” (25 reviews)
“gift shop” (30 reviews)
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1001 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-5017
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Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

not your typical attraction on south beach, and with free admission valuable collection from over a century ago, impressive pieces of history their gift shop makes you feel like you are in New York City

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Reviewed 13 May 2015

I liked this small eclectic museum had a great collection of propaganda posters during my visit.the small art deco collection on display is also good.

1  Thank 41yearsontheroad
Reviewed 10 May 2015

The collection is unlik any other you will see. I went with my young nephew and we thoroughly enjoyed seeing one of the first television sets and toaster ever made.

Thank ola p
Reviewed 26 April 2015

While Miami is most know for and actually has a lot of outdoor activities, in fact there are many cultural venues as well. The Wolfsonian, placed nearby Miami Beach, with very good access by car or public transportation offers a quiet retreat to enjoy some...More

2  Thank Max_Argentina2014
Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

Small, but well done. Worth the price. Glad we visited on a rainy afternoon. Not just paintings and sculptures, but a wide variety of objects, some from everyday life, that illustrate attractive design features.

2  Thank margaret1129
Reviewed 9 April 2015

We were looking forward to visiting this museum and it was even better than we expected. It was reasonable to get in. The entrance lobby is beautiful. We really enjoyed the WW1 exhibition as well as the design floor. The building has some interesting features....More

2  Thank Garforthsoulmates
Reviewed 8 April 2015

The exhibit we saw was very well curated, and full of interesting graphics. The subject was World War I and the graphic style that emanated from that era and the war. There was not a lot of famous fine art, but the artifacts were well...More

Thank wywyno
Reviewed 8 April 2015

A museum focusing on arts, architecture, and design from 1880s to 1945, the Smithsonian has a great collection of objects that combine function and beauty, a great gallery of modernism in design, and a well-done display of propaganda posters. Currently, there is a fantastic WWI...More

1  Thank burns41
Reviewed 4 April 2015

This is an absolutely delightful museum with beautiful art deco décor. I especially enjoyed their current exhibit on WWI.

Thank bobca1947
Reviewed 29 March 2015

This museum at 10th and Washington is housed in a gigantic converted old storage facility. Great, historic pieces like a Wharton Esherick staircase that was in a mansion in Philadelphia, an early 1939 televsion set shown at the World's Fair and a lovely gold glazed...More

1  Thank Pnemiller
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