Miami is famous for beautiful beaches and bustling nightlife, but it also has a number of museums and other sights that offer insight into Miami’s colorful and multicultural heritage and background.
If you’re planning a trip to Miami, our local experts put together a list of top Miami museums that you should consider adding to your itinerary.
Some of our favorite museums in Miami include…
- Pérez Art Museum of Miami
- Philip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science
- Wynwood Arts District
- Coral Castle Museum
Admission to a number of these attractions are included on the Go Miami® Card.
Choose as you go from dozens of top attractions and save up to 55% on combined admission vs paying at the gate.
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Outside the Main House, you can explore the lush subtropical forests, a magnificent fountain, foliage-lined walkways, several gardens that are home to numerous statues, and stunning views of Biscayne Bay.
Getting in: Vizcaya Museum and Gardens tickets are included on the Go Miami Card All-Inclusive Pass.
The Miami Children’s Museum is one of the best museums geared towards kids. It’s a fun-filled, interactive environment that invites kids, parents, and visitors of all ages to play and learn together.
All of the exhibits emphasize arts, culture, community, communication, imagination, and creativity. You’ll get to see the 2-story Sandcastle of Dreams, a real recording studio, climb the 30-foot rock wall called Mt. MiChiMu, and more.
The whole family will have a ball walking through the life-size piggy bank at The Bank, learning more about pet care at Pet Central, and investigating the mysteries of the deep blue sea at Ocean Odyssey.
Getting in: Miami Children’s Museum tickets are included on the Go Miami Card All-Inclusive Pass.
As Miami’s flagship art museum, the Pèrez Art Museum of Miami is one of the most important cultural institutions in the city. During your visit you will learn about modern and contemporary international art.
Exhibitions highlight Miami’s diverse community and pivotal geographic location as a ‘bridge-of-sorts’ between Latin and North America. Explore the masterpieces of Grids: A Selection of Paintings by Lynne Golob Gelfman, which explores the Miami-based artist’s use of geometric figures in all mediums of art.
Join in on a free, 45-minute tour, offered daily and led by an expert museum guide, and if you’re visiting with kids, be sure to ask for a PAMM Family Pack, bag of museum-related family fun, when you arrive to add to your experience.
Getting in: Pèrez Art Museum tickets are included on the Go Miami Card All-Inclusive Pass.
Philip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science
Visit the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science (formerly the Miami Museum of Science) – it’s an aquarium, planetarium, and science museum all under one roof.
You’ll get to explore the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science’s state-of-the-art planetarium, three-level aquarium complex, and many exhibitions that examine a wide range of topics, including: the science and connections behind living ecosystems, the human body and mind, space exploration, the frontiers of innovation and technology, and more.
Take a look at the diverse ecosystems of South Florida at River of Grass, or learn about the physics of light during LASERSHOW.
Getting in: Philip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science tickets are included with Go Miami Card.
Wyndwood Arts District
While it’s not necessarily a museum, per se, it is absolutely worth going to if you have an appreciate for art and unique art forms.
The Wynwood District is one of Miami’s trendiest neighborhood, known for its abundance of street art and locally-owned art galleries. The famous Wynwood Walls have become one of the most-visited spots in the city. At Wynwood Walls, an outdoor museum of sorts, you can explore the larger-than-life masterpieces created by some of the world’s most notorious street artists.
The neighborhood is also full of chic boutiques, art shops, and top-rated restaurants, so it’s definitely worth visiting – you can make a whole day of it. You can even take a tour of the artsy area to ensure that you don’t miss any of the most famous works.
Getting in: Cycle Party Wynwood Miami Insta Tour tickets are included on Go Miami Card.
Sometimes called the “jewel of South Beach”, The Jewish Museum of Florida is housed in a meticulously restored former synagogue that was once Miami Beach’s first Jewish Congregation.
The 1936 Art Deco building features nearly 80 stained glass windows, a copper dome, chandeliers, and other iconic Miami Art Deco features.
The museum’s core exhibit is MOSAIC: Jewish Life in Florida, which tells the story of 250 years of Jewish history in the state. Through photographs, artifacts, and historical documents, learn how Jews maintained their traditions and communities as they contributed to the growth of Florida.
Complete your experience by catching an educational film, picking up a souvenir in the museum store, or grabbing a snack at Bessie’s Bistro.
Getting in: Jewish Museum of Florida tickets are available for purchase upon arrival. Please note: the museum is closed on Wednesdays.
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Please note, visitors must be at least 18 years of age to enter.
Getting in: World Erotic Art Museum tickets are available for purchase upon arrive.
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Coral Castle Museum
Edward Leedskalnin single-handedly created an impressive sculpture garden from over 1,100 tons of coral rock, a process that took nearly 30 years to complete from 1923 – 1951.
To this day, no one knows how Ed created the Coral Castle at a time when there were no modern construction conveniences. He claimed to say that he knew “the secret of the pyramids” and when he died, the secret died with him.
Getting in: Coral Castle Museum tickets are available for purchase upon arrival.
Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA)
The Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA) is dedicated to making contemporary art accessible through the collection, preservation, and exhibition of the best contemporary art and its art historical influences with the belief that art education enriches the cultural life of the community.
The MoCA is known for its provocative and innovative exhibitions and has over 600 works by emerging and established U.S. and international artists on permanent exhibition.
进入： Wolfsonian-FIU Museum门票可在抵达时购买。请注意：博物馆于周三关闭。
At the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, you’ll explore the rich history and dynamic present of South Florida and the Caribbean.
The museum’s collections range from maritime artifacts to technology and home furnishings to archeological findings.
Discover 10,000 years of history as you journey through the permanent exhibition, Tropical Dreams: A People’s History of South Florida. Be sure to check out current temporary exhibits that frequently highlight topics such as aviation, teen culture, souvenir maps, and more.
进入： HistoryMiami Museum门票可在抵达时购买。
The Rubell Family Collection (RFC) is one of the world’s largest private art collections housed in a 45,00 square foot repurposed Drug Enforcement Agency confiscated goods facility.
The ever-expanding collection houses works by artists such as Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, Cindy Sherman, Kara Walker, and Andy Warhol.
进入： 客人可在抵达时购买Rubell Family Collection门票。请注意：博物馆周一，周二和周日关闭。
These celebrated collections and ever-changing contemporary exhibits fulfill the museum’s mission to “inspire and educate by exploring the connections between our historical collections and contemporary art”.
Getting in: Bass Museum tickets are available for purchase at the door. Please note: admission is not included with the Go Miami Card.
Remember to Save on Museum Admission
So in between your beach days and late nights, enhance your vacation with some infamous Art Deco, unique cultural experiences, beautiful botanical gardens, and fascinating tributes to local heritage.
We hope you’ll add some of our suggestions to your Miami itinerary!
Remember, many (if not all) of these options are included on the Go Miami Card, where you can save up to 55% on combined admission vs paying at the gate.