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101 W Flagler St, Miami, FL 33130-1535
+1 305-375-1492
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Excellent historical overview

We were very positively surprised. We hadn’t thought that southern Florida had a substantial... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul H
Southampton, United Kingdom
via mobile
Worth an afternoon of your vaca

This was a great experience. A very comprehensive account and display of Southwest Florida... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sandra S
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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HistoryMiami is the premier cultural institution committed to gathering, organizing, preserving and celebrating Miami's history as the unique crossroads of the Americas.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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101 W Flagler St, Miami, FL 33130-1535
+1 305-375-1492
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were very positively surprised. We hadn’t thought that southern Florida had a substantial history but it does, and this museum presents it perfectly. Well worth the $10 entry fee. There are 2 buildings. One is focused on the hurricane from 25 years ago. It’s...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great experience. A very comprehensive account and display of Southwest Florida. Children may not care for this one.

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 2 August 2017

nice building and area, the only thing I dont like and feel secure was that homelless was seating all arround full of bag and I didnt feel confortable at all

Reviewed 15 April 2017

The museum, a Smithsonian affiliated, is located in the downtown of Miami. It has two buildings and a Research Center, and shows permanent and temporary exhibitions about the history of Miami, and also the history of Florida and the Caribbean. The museum has a lot...More

Thank Ileana P
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

There are a few different sections of the museum, the memory lab area was quite strange. It's very abstract and just not our thing. Then there was a huge area of photographs and biographies of "interesting" (i.e. Oddballs) people of Miami. The last area was...More

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

When I read about this museum, it sounded incredible so I made it my priority in Miami. There were some interesting displays but overall I found it underwhelming. Just an overview of history rather than much in depth, or analysis of changes. And I didn't...More

Thank OzKatUk
Reviewed 29 March 2017

As other reviews have indicated, this is a good rainy day activity for both adults and kids. Its part of the downtown cultural/library complex, so its a bit difficult to find the entrance. Parking is expensive in the attached garage-$14. All the handicap parking on...More

Thank AnnArborMHT
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Or if you experience a rare full day of rain this is a great museum to visit. Very well put together and providing a broad view of the history of Miami. We really enjoyed.

Thank KeldCNielsen
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The museum is easy to find downtown and is a good way to spend a couple of hours learning the local history with well laid out exhibits. Sometimes history museums can be a bit bland, but that is not the case with this one. If...More

1  Thank tony2k1w
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Great place with a lot of visual history. Fun for the entire family and very interesting history about Miami.

Thank PlanoPony
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3 September 2016|
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Response from Aransas | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. I stayed on Miami beach. This museum is in the center of the city of Miami. But you can use the Trip advisor to locate a hotel nearby.