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Joy of Museums

Museums, Art Galleries and Historical Sites

Miami, Florida Museums

Miami, Florida Museums

Miami, Florida Museums

Miami is the cultural, economic, and financial center of South Florida in the United States. The city lies between the Everglades to the west and Biscayne Bay to the east and is the sixth most densely populated city in the United States. Miami is also a major tourism hub for international visitors, ranking second in the country after New York City.

Miami is was ranked as the third-richest city in the United States and is the largest city with a Cuban-American plurality. PortMiami is the busiest cruise port in the world in both passenger traffic and cruise lines, and refers to itself as the “Cruise Capital of the World.”

Miami enjoys a vibrant culture that is influenced by a diverse population from all around the world. Some of the key museums in Miami include the Lowe Art Museum, Frost Art Museum, Frost Museum of Science, HistoryMiami, Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami Children’s Museum, Pérez Art Museum, and the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens.

Museums in Miami, Florida

  • Lowe Art Museum
  • Frost Art Museum
  • HistoryMiami
  • Pérez Art Museum Miami
  • Miami Children’s Museum
  • Frost Museum of Science
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami
  • Wolfsonian–Florida International University
  • Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami
  • Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
  • De la Cruz Collection
  • American Museum of the Cuban Diaspora
  • Bay of Pigs Museum
  • Haitian Heritage Museum
  • Freedom Tower, Miami
  • Museum of Art and Design @ MDC
  • Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Miami, Florida

  • City:                                     Miami
  • State:                                   Florida
  • Country:                              United States
  • Settled:                               1825
  • Incorporated:                     1896
  • Named for:                         Mayaimi, the Native American people
  • Population:                         6.2 million – Metro

A Tour of the Top Museums in the USA

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– Benjamin Franklin

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Photo Credit:  Ron Reiring / CC BY Wikimedia Commons

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