The Wolfsonian - Florida International University

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8 / 10

11 expert reviews

“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.”

– Frommer's

Concierge Concierge
"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."
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
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"Visit this excellent design museum early in your stay to put the aesthetics of Miami Beach into fascinating context." Full review
Travel + Leisure 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
Condé Nast Traveler Condé Nast Traveler
"Furniture, glass, ceramics, and 20th-century German, Italian, and American political propaganda... are on display." Full review
Fodor's Fodor's
"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
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