Vizcaya Museum & Gardens

South Miami

Built between 1914 and 1922 on the shores of Biscayne Bay as the winter residence of American businessman James Deering, Vizcaya is unusual among Gilded Age estates. It was envisioned as a subtropical interpretation of an italian villa, with its interiors designed to suggest that the estate had accommodated centuries of change in taste and style. Eighteenth-century sculpture, furniture and painted murals were combined with works by early twentieth-century artists who exhibited at the legendary 1913 Armory Show. A romanticized vision of thebaroque with extensive formal gardens, Vizcaya stands today weathered and mossy in the midst of modern Miami.

Special event:

Dec 7, 8pm – 11pm | A Futurist Evening at Vizcaya  | Hosted by Executive Director Joel Hoffman and the Vizcaya Museum and Garden Trust. Access with invitation, Art Basel VIP card, exhibitor pass or press pass; RSVP to and Gina Wouters

  • Address:
    3251 South Miami Avenue, Miami
  • Mail:
  • Phone:
    +1 305 250 9133
  • Web:
  • Opening hour:
    Mon – Sun | 9.30am – 4.30pm
  • Closing day:
  • Admission:
    Adult 15$; Children 6-12 years 6$; Children 5 years and under free; Seniors 62 and older and Students 10$
  • Photo credits:
    Courtesy of Vizcaya Museum & Gardens


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