The Wolfsonian - Florida International University

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 9 publications
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9 expert recommendations



This museum, run by Florida International University, is smack in the middle of the Deco splendors of South Beach, and worth a visit for the building itself.


Condé Nast Traveler Tick Editor's Pick

Furniture, glass, ceramics, and 20th-century German, Italian, and American political propaganda... are on display. Full review →



A research center and museum showcasing a 120,000-item collection of modern design and "propaganda arts" amassed by Miami native Mitchell ("Micky") Wolfson Jr. Full review →


Frommer's 34

Mitchell Wolfson, Jr., heir to a family fortune built on movie theaters, was known as an eccentric, but I'd call him a pack rat. Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

Visit this excellent design museum early in your stay to put the aesthetics of Miami Beach into fascinating context. Full review →


Michelin Guide 54

The former Washington Storage Company building (1927, Robertson and Patterson) is distinguished by an elaborate gold-colored Moorish relief facade of cast concrete. Full review →


The Telegraph

Florida International University is a museum, library and research centre with an intriguingly specific scope and mission. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Part museum, library, and research facility, the Wolfsonian Museum at Florida International University houses a collection of 120,000 pieces dating 1885 through 1945. Full review →



From propaganda posters to World’s Fair memorabilia, the array of objects offers visitors a thought-provoking journey through the modern age.  Full review →

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