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Freedom Tower at Miami Dade College: Tours & Tickets

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MDC Museum of Art and Design (MOAD) is Miami Dade College's flagship institution dedicated to the presentation and exhibition of visual art and design, housed within the National Historic Landmark Freedom Tower at Miami Dade College in Downtown...more
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600 Biscayne Blvd, Freedom Tower, Miami, FL 33132-1802
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Freedom Tower is located just across the street from the American Airlines Arena, you can't miss it. I personally loved this tower, and it was lightened up pretty good.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Boris M
Reviewed 11 September 2019

Although I didn't go to the art gallery in the Freedom Tower, I was able to appreciate the architecture from outside while taking a Big Bus tour across Miami. If you have an affinity for historical buildings, this one is great!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank tresmelange
Reviewed 3 August 2019

Well, a virtual cache based on the building. This meant we got to appreciate some of the history of the building and have a look around. We were not sure about the museum component as we wanted to do other things today. So, might return,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank wing6rider-Australia
Reviewed 27 July 2019

I didn't think a two floor museum would hold my interest for 4 hours but it did! I had never heard of operation Peter Pan before so that in itself was worth the entrance fee. I manage programs for refugees and immigrants, so it was...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank VHikerChick
Reviewed 8 July 2019

Great starting point when visiting Miami (cruise ships are less than a mile away). The history of this town, past and present is quite reflected by the information and displayed provided. Tourists, don't pass this chance up.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Ponch84
Reviewed 2 July 2019

I had the opportunity to visit the Freedom tower a few week ago. The Spanish Seville style tower was built originally to house the Miami News paper in the 30"s, it was unused for a while and in the 1960's became a place for Cuban...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 538jeannettm
Reviewed 6 June 2019

it was fun because we got to go inside and outside for free me and my best friend enjoyed it so much.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 2 June 2019

I was 10 years old when I arrived to the USA as an Orphan of war with the Catholic Church. My parents stayed in Cuba in Jail, for helping the resistance against Fidel Castro and its communist Regime. This is the first building we were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank ALICITA14
Reviewed 10 April 2019

Fascinating for the history of the Cuban immigration to United States throughout the 1900s. Also display Florida artifacts in history. Beautiful building with history of Cox family media.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank chrislY5717BB
Reviewed 1 April 2019

This building started life as the Federal Customs House due to Miami's position as one of the main ports in the Southeast. It was used during the 1950's and 1960's as a backdrop for the Florida East Coast Railroads streamline passenger trains from the Northeast...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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13 August 2016|
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Response from Brainchick1 | Reviewed this property |
We took Uber which was definitely the way to move around there in Miami And between 4-8 uber is $3.00 pool from anywhere in Miami to any where in Miami Just though I tell u about that
13 August 2016|
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Response from blujay_68 | Property representative |
The Freedom Tower, Museum of Art and Design, Kislak Center and Cuban Legacy Gallery are now open to the public after extensive renovations to the Tower. Our phone number is 305-237-7700, email is museum@mdc.edu
7 August 2016|
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Response from blujay_68 | Property representative |
The Tower now charges admission for four museum attractions. Admission: $12 general, $8 senior and military, $5 students, children under 12 enter free. MDC students, faculty and staff enter free. Ticketed events vary in... More