The Wolfsonian-Florida International University, Miami Beach

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Learn about the history and development of art in the shaping of opinion, perception, and thought at The Wolfsonian-Florida International University. Associated with the Smithsonian institutions, the museum houses nearly 180,000 pieces from countries around the world. Follow the rise of modern art from the late 19th century to the end of World War II as you wander its multitude of exhibits and displays, featuring works ranging from modernist furniture and ceramic decorations to more traditional paintings and murals. Stop by the facility's section on propaganda to view its extensive agglomeration of posters and artwork from both the West and the formerly-Communist world. Swing by the gift shop afterward to pick up a souvenir or book about the period covered by the museum. Using our online itinerary creator, Miami Beach attractions like The Wolfsonian-Florida International University can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Great building with small exhibits. Worth a visit, there‚Äôs a special library, private appts only. The hallway, foyer and bookstore very nice..just to peek into building.  more »
  • 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. Th...  more »
  • 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  more »
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  • Superb little museum. Art deco, industrial design and Miami Beach history are a staple of this museum. They frequently organize excellent exhibits.
  • Nice museum that is very reasonably priced. I think it is only $5.
  • Great museum. Especially if you're into Art Deco.
  • Great museum. Great exhibits. Free on Fridays after 6 pm
  • It's worth going there. I just wouldn't pay to visit.

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