Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
Type of Attraction: Historical Estate & Gardens
Highlights: A National Historic Landmark, Vizcaya is a beautiful Italian Renaissance-style villa built in 1916 by American industrialist James Deering. The luxurious 34-room winter estate contains one of the finest collections of 15 th- through 19 th-century furniture and decorative arts in the United States. Vizcaya is also surrounded by more than 10 acres of formal gardens, fountains and terraces. The onsite Vizcaya Café serves food and beverages in a unique setting overlooking the swimming pool. Outdoor seating is also available. The Vizcaya Gift Shop offers postcards, slides, videotapes along with Italian craft items such as ceramics, jewelry and tapestries.
Hours: Open daily from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM (except Christmas day)
Admission: Adults, $12; Ages 6-12, $5, Ages 5 & under, free
Address: 3251 South Miami Avenue, Miami, Florida
Phone Number: (305) 250-9133
Directions: From Interstate 95, take Exit 1A and turn onto South Miami Avenue. Turn left at the third stoplight into the Vizcaya Museum & Gardens parking lot.
Vizcaya Museum Video