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Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

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Barnacle State Historic Site

Both are praised by experts. On balance, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ranks significantly higher than Barnacle State Historic Site. Vizcaya Museum and Gardens comes in at 97 with accolades from 8 publications like Travel + Leisure, Fodor's and Departures.

Both are praised by experts. On balance, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ranks significantly higher than Barnacle State Historic Site. Vizcaya Museum and Gardens comes in at 97 with accolades from 8 publications like Travel + Leisure, Fodor's and Departures.

tripexpert score
97
#1 in Miami
location

3251 S Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33129

endorsements
  • 12 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    The house, open to the public, contains 70 rooms, 34 of which are filled with paintings, sculpture, antique furniture, and other fine and decorative arts. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    Sometimes referred to as the "Hearst Castle of the East," this magnificent villa is more Gatsby-esque than anything else you'll find in Miami. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    They call Miami the Magic City, and if it is, this Italian villa, the housing equivalent of a Fabergé egg, is its most fairy-tale residence. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    This ornate Italian Renaissance-style villa and its formal gardens embody the fantasy winter retreat of their builder, Illinois entrepreneur James Deering. Full Review →

  • 59

    Where

    Today, the extraordinary European-inspired estate and National Historic Landmark includes a house filled with art and furnishings. Full Review →

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83
#8 in Miami

3485 Main Highway, Coconut Grove, Miami, FL 33133

  • 7 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's

    Miami's oldest house still standing on its original foundation. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 33

    The former home of naval architect and early settler Ralph Middleton Munroe is now a museum in the heart of the Grove. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    The house is open for guided tours (every 90 minutes between 10am and 2:30pm), and the park it's located in is a shady oasis for strolling. Barnacle hosts frequent (and lovely) moonlight concerts. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 54

    The house is virtually unhanged since Muroe's day; the 1926 boathouse showcases his shipbuilding tools. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 53

    Barnacle Historic State Park (2ha) stands in a bayfront site and is home to one of the last patches of tropical hardwood hammock in Coconut Grove, as well as the oldest house in Miami. Full Review →

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