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Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

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HistoryMiami

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and HistoryMiami are both rated very highly by professional reviewers. Overall, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ranks significantly higher than HistoryMiami. Vizcaya Museum and Gardens scores 97 with accolades from 8 publications including Afar Magazine, Departures and Lonely Planet.

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and HistoryMiami are both rated very highly by professional reviewers. Overall, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ranks significantly higher than HistoryMiami. Vizcaya Museum and Gardens scores 97 with accolades from 8 publications including Afar Magazine, Departures and Lonely Planet.

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 →

  • 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 →

  • 61

    The Telegraph

    The villa is filled with elaborate Renaissance tapestries, Rococo furniture, Chinese objets d'art, Roman sculptures and early 20th-century paintings. Full Review →

  • 12

    Travel + Leisure

    Built in 1916 as a winter home by industrialist James Deering, this Italian Renaissance-style villa and its 10 acres of formal gardens was the first great over-the-top house in town. Full Review →

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80
#20 in Miami

101 West Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33130

  • 6 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's

    Discover a treasure trove of colorful stories about the region's history. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    Weaving together the stories of the region’s successive waves of population, from Native Americans to Nicaraguans. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 54

    The permanent exhibit "Tropical Dreams: A People's History of South Florida" recounts the area's colorful past. Full Review →

  • 61

    The Telegraph

    On a beautiful plaza in downtown Miami, HistoryMiami is an intimate museum with both a permanent collection and rotating exhibitions highlighting various historical moments of interest in Miami. Full Review →

  • 12

    Travel + Leisure

    The museum (a Smithsonian affiliate) produces a variety of exhibitions, hands-on learning programs, research projects, and tours. Full Review →

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