What are the best museums in Miami, United States? I'll let you know in this article. When you think of Miami, you may not immediately think about museums, but there are many great ones in the city!
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1. Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami
Those wanting to see contemporary art while in Miami should really go to the Institue of Contemporary Art, Miami.
Here you find all kinds of artworks from well-known artists, but the museum also likes to feature up and coming artists.
Besides the permanent collection, the museum also has many temporary exhibitions, showcasing a diverse range of contemporary art.
What's great is that there is no admission fee, making this one of the best free things to do in Miami as well. And because the museum is very interesting, it also belongs to the best things to do in Miami.
The HistoryMiami museum is the largest museum of Florida (and thus also Miami). Here you'll learn about the history of the city through various collections and exhibitions. Items of the collection on display here are, among several other types, visiual materials, archives and manuscrapts, and araologic artifacts.
3. Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science
For a science museum, planetarium and aquarium all in one, go to the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science! Explore the aquatic ecosystem of South Florida at the aquarium. Furthermore, you can also see spectacular projections of space at the Planetarium. Also, you can find here an exhibition focused on the history of flight, from the first animals to humans. Moreover you can, learn about the Sun as energy source for the world. But these are just a few of the things you can do and see at the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science, there are many other things to do! Therefore, it's one of the best museums in Miami!
4. Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
At the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens you can visit the former villa and estate of James Deering, a businessman from Miami. The gardens and building look amazing and are based on Italian Rennaissance style. Also, you find a collection of classical art and historical drawings here, so both the exterior as well as the interior are great.
5. Perez Art Museum Miami
The Perez Art Museum Miami is also a contemporary art museum and contains around 2000 artworks. The collection consists of several objects from the 20th centurary and more recent art coming from several parts of Europe, Africa and America. Not only will you find paintings here, but also sculptures, photographs, and other types of works.
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