Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

3251 S. Miami Ave.
Miami, FL 33129- Map It
(305) 250-9133
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Vizcaya Museum and Gardens is at 3251 S. Miami Ave. Formerly the winter residence of American businessman James Deering, the European-inspired estate features 34 rooms lavishly furnished with art and furnishings spanning 2,000 years. Of special interest is a 1917 Welte Philharmonic pipe organ. Temporary exhibits also are offered.Through Mar. 20, 2018, is Overload, a contemporary arts exhibition. Hedges and walls divide the estate into many small gardens similar to those created in 17th- and 18th-century Italy and France. The design features fountains, sculptures and hidden gardens. At the foot of the steps leading to Biscayne Bay, an unusual sculptured barge serves as a breakwater. Guided and audio tours (in English, Spanish, French, Haitian Creole and Portuguese) are available. Note: Visitors are required to ascend and descend stairs. Only non-flash photography for personal use is permitted in the house. Guided tours are available. Food is available. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.
$18; $12 (ages 62+ with ID); $10 (students with ID); $6 (ages 6-12). Guided or audio tour $5.
Hours: Wed.-Mon. 9:30-4:30. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.