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Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

Museum, Art Gallery, and History Museum
Northeast Coconut Grove, Miami
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  • The gardens at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens is a can't miss
  • Alicia O.
    "A beautiful garden and an interesting historical tour of the house."(8 Tips)
    ToryBurch
    "Renaissance gardens"(6 Tips)
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    "agricultural industrialist James Deering"(3 Tips)
    Darryl J.
    "Beautiful Mansion, Gardens, & Grounds."(3 Tips)
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  • Cindy W.
    Cindy Wong4 days ago
    From a cinematic perspective, Vizcaya is the perfect backdrop for a drug cartel's home. Vizcaya was built from an American railroad baron who imported all his authentic pieces from Europe.
  • Anna S.
    Anna Sotnikova2 weeks ago
    The place is interesting to visit, but its photos are more impressive than the reality.
  • Tom M.
    Tom MaxwellOctober 14
    You don't even need a ticket to walk the gardens and they're worth a visit alone
  • Beni G.
    Beni GoldenbergOctober 13
    Architecture, scenic view, gardens and more. A must see attraction in Miami.
  • Djaniella D.
    Bring your student or military ID for a discounted price!
  • Darryl J.
    Darryl JurkiewiczDecember 16, 2016
    Very friendly and helpful staff. Beautiful Mansion, Gardens, & Grounds.
  • Kevin C.
    Kevin CaballesDecember 16, 2016
    Amazing venue for a wedding
  • Tracy S.
    Tracy SolorzanoNovember 13, 2016
    This place is so gorgeous. Lovely to explore the gardens or just hang out on a nice day.
  • Kamilla R.
    Kamilla RottNovember 3, 2016
    Awesome) I really was shocked 
  • Kiwi W.
    Kiwi WangOctober 4, 2016
    What a cool place! Beautiful scenery and very calming.
  • Louie L.
    Louie LouieSeptember 22, 2016
    A very peaceful place to visit. Knowledge is a powerful tool.
  • Juillet M.
    Juillet M SandovalJuly 29, 2016
    Architecture
  • My N.
    My NguyenJuly 10, 2016
    Beautiful! But be careful not to take pictures inside
  • Michele K.
    Michele KrakowskiJune 17, 2016
    Nice place to walk around. Cafe is excellent too
  • Ally M.
    Ally MJune 5, 2016
    No photos allowed, but definitely sneak them!!
  • Vivian N.
    Vivian NataleApril 26, 2016
    Magnificent gardens! Great for families with babies.
  • Andres C.
    Andres ColonApril 23, 2016
    Perfect Romantic Getaway
  • kwik.buck
    kwik.buckApril 17, 2016
    Great old villa right on the water. Relaxing afternoon.
  • Luke
    LukeApril 11, 2016
    Surreal estate with grounds to match the hubris of the architecture. Amazing for its pompous grandeur as it is for how well preserved much of the estate is
  • Jeff L.
    Jeff LinderApril 1, 2016
    Rent the audio guide -- worth it for the background and details that bring so much to the experience.
  • Just S.
    Just Sayin’February 25, 2016
    The atmosphere and history are no doubt awe-inspiring when you're here, this goes without saying, but I'd also like to mention the cafe has one of the best grilled cheeses I've ever had!👅
  • Raghuveer U.
    Raghuveer UndintiFebruary 19, 2016
    Beautiful Garden and back yard. Perfect for taking pictures.
  • Mina V.
    Mina VFebruary 4, 2016
    A must if u r in Miami!
  • Sweta M.
    Sweta MohapatraJanuary 16, 2016
    The main house is beautiful - they're renovating it currently so admission prices are a little cheaper. The outdoor paths are pretty easy to walk
  • Michele G.
    Michele GonzagaJanuary 6, 2016
    The best place to visit in Miami!
  • Anthony S.
    Anthony SantosJanuary 1, 2016
    The Venetian boat dock is unreal
  • Liva
    LivaDecember 22, 2015
    The gardens are the best part.
  • Fernando
    FernandoDecember 18, 2015
    Came for free Art Basel event
  • Guido G.
    Guido GybelsDecember 2, 2015
    The house is interesting, the gardens are amazing. Try the Tea on the Terrace.
  • pieter v.
    pieter vdhOctober 18, 2015
    Lovely flemish tapestries inside, great garden! Mr Deering must have been really rich!
  • Sun Y.
    Sun YiOctober 3, 2015
    a nice fancy place
  • Gabriela R.
    Gabriela R. CarreñoSeptember 30, 2015
    Go outside and see the pavillion, it is beautiful!
  • Didi U.
    Didi UPAugust 11, 2015
    Amazing!!! It's really beautiful.
  • Donna G.
    Donna GrohalAugust 8, 2015
    Beautiful gardens. Not a " rushed" crowded facility . Artifacts and.buildings were captivating.. Staff friendly and helpful
  • Brenda B.
    Brenda BorgesAugust 5, 2015
    Everything
  • Vallyri
    VallyriAugust 5, 2015
    Absolutely beautiful! Wish they would show more of the house. I need a kitchenand pool like them! The garden is a dream!
  • The Ritz-Carlton
    The Ritz-CarltonJuly 29, 2015
    To get the most out of your visit to the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, take the 90-minute audio tour. Take advantage of all the stops that provide more detailed information.
  • CNN
    CNNJune 15, 2015
    The biggest draw comes from the accompanying gardens -- a carefully cultivated subtropical paradise. Read more
  • Taty F.
    Taty FernandezJune 8, 2015
    Amazing place!! Beautiful and surprising. Not just a museum but great gardens and a surprise on the backyard... Worth it!!
  • Letier S.
    Letier S.June 1, 2015
    The Mansion is beautiful but the Garden and Bay view outside are the best part of the museum. Bring college ID for discounted price and camera to take gorgeous photos.
  • Sujay S.
    Sujay ShahMay 21, 2015
    Not worth the $18 fee (per adult) or the hype... The decor of the house is average, and I've seen a lot of better properties, maintained well for much cheaper. The outdoors is much better.
  • Freesoul Y.
    Freesoul YMay 18, 2015
    A large mansion with beautiful garden and ocean view.
  • Kaan A.
    Kaan AkinApril 26, 2015
    It is a huge place to see. Worth of 18 dollars admission. Enjoy the life 100 years ago.
  • Thelocaltripper
    ThelocaltripperApril 19, 2015
    What a great trip! The house is beautiful and so worth the entry price!
  • Sabrina L.
    Sabrina LisboaApril 15, 2015
    Beautiful gardens and view. But it's expensive ($18 adults) and it was dirty. Trash in the water and in some pathways. But it's worthy.
  • M K.
    M KApril 9, 2015
    Come on a weekday to catch a glimpse of some serious quinceanera photoshoot action
  • Jennifer E.
    Jennifer EvansMarch 18, 2015
    Love this amazing place. Grab stuff for a picnic and after you tour the house, set up on the stairs by the bay or in the shade in the gardens and enjoy!
  • Erin B.
    Erin BernsteinMarch 3, 2015
    Beautiful place
  • Mauro A.
    Mauro AgnelliniJanuary 5, 2015
    No need for the audio tour. Great for families.
  • Anfe W.
    Anfe WoodrumJanuary 4, 2015
    Place is falling apart, dirty, not at all maintained! Tiny sparse "hedges" in garden. Fountains not working for so long that they have large spider webs. Weeds growing in sand. Garbage all over.
  • Troy M.
    Troy MarshallDecember 29, 2014
    Great for photography
  • Evan C.
    Evan CarbottiOctober 14, 2014
    Amazing historic mansion with amazing architecture, gardens and design.
  • Brian C.
    Brian ClancyOctober 6, 2014
    a MUST for every tourist in Miami. A piece of ancient Europe in Florida
  • Yera H.
    Yera HaSeptember 12, 2014
    The villa here was featured quite a few times in Miami Vice. Check out the episodes "Whatever Works," "Tale of the Goat," "French Twist," "God's Work," "The Rising Sun of Death," "Heart of the Night".
  • Julien-Stéphane E.
    Julien-Stéphane ExterfaceSeptember 10, 2014
    There's no word to qualify this extraordinary mansion. Thank you James Deering for your impeccable taste and artistic statement.
  • Nzinga B.
    Nzinga BrooksAugust 18, 2014
    Try the Florida Fever passion fruit wine - $7/glass or $23/bottle. Refreshing after touring the grounds
  • Nzinga B.
    Nzinga BrooksAugust 18, 2014
    Beautiful gardens & sculptures, incredible"home", fantastic views of Biscayne Bay
  • Ankana G.
    Ankana GhoshAugust 11, 2014
    Breathtaking gardens and architecture
  • Andre S.
    Andre SouzaAugust 9, 2014
    Viscaya Museum and Gardens in Miami ! Sensacional 😃😃😃
  • Kossy A.
    Kossy AvilesAugust 3, 2014
    prepare to fall inlove ...
  • Miami.com
    Miami.comAugust 1, 2014
    Take a stroll among the collection of rare orchids in the Orchidarium, watch sunlight scatter through the stained-glass doors of the tea room, or enjoy lunch with view of the historic swimming pool. Read more
  • clafc
    clafcMay 4, 2014
    Beautiful mansion with amazing gardens
  • Richard B.
    Richard BolkApril 30, 2014
    This is the way americans think of european culture , all kinds are thrown together nonmatter if correct or not / still worth visiting . In bad state needs desperately loads of money to preserve
  • Irisi T.
    Irisi TApril 9, 2014
    A must see!!
  • Irisi T.
    Irisi TApril 8, 2014
    Dont forget to visit the coffee shop. There is this awesome view there
  • Trey E.
    Trey EsparzaMarch 7, 2014
    Hidden treasure in the heart of Miami. Well worth the time
  • Grant W.
    Grant WillsieMarch 3, 2014
    Get here early as you'll spend more time than you think because of the people in the house. Also, tour the gardens in the morning to avoid the heat
  • Robin L.
    Robin LeighbuchananFebruary 22, 2014
    A must see in Miami!
  • Chris B.
    Chris BledsoeFebruary 17, 2014
    Amazing place to visit. Especially on a sunny day
  • Its M.
    Its MeFebruary 10, 2014
    One person in the ticket booth! Long slow line.
  • Jimmy B.
    Jimmy BJanuary 2, 2014
    A great sightseeing activity if you're in Miami - beautiful estate and gardens.
  • Sacha W.
    Sacha WilsonOctober 5, 2013
    YOU NEED TO SEE THIS
  • Viktor N.
    Viktor NizovSeptember 10, 2013
    Closed on Tuesdays
  • Hotel Indigo
    Hotel IndigoAugust 13, 2013
    After a tour of the villa and 10-acre subtropical paradise on Biscayne Bay, enjoy tea on the terrace overlooking the water.
  • Seasons 52
    Seasons 52July 26, 2013
    The beautiful gardens and mansion will leave you breathless every time you go. Did you know that part of Iron Man 3 was filmed here?
  • sinadI
    sinadIJuly 25, 2013
    Nice place!
  • Lidia A.
    Lidia AzaJuly 8, 2013
    Just drove around ...👍
  • Luis A.
    Luis AlbertoJune 17, 2013
    Very beautiful mansion!!! Great for lovers of architecture, landscaping and history! =D
  • Pedro V.
    Pedro VenturaJune 15, 2013
    Cant find anything to drink so bring yiur own.
  • Alicia O.
    Alicia ObandoJune 8, 2013
    A beautiful garden and an interesting historical tour of the house.
  • Marie F.
    Marie FeblesApril 20, 2013
    Renaissance heaven!!! Most beautiful place in the city :)
  • Henrique D.
    Henrique Della MannaApril 13, 2013
    Try to find this view
  • www.Antonios.info
    www.Antonios.infoApril 9, 2013
    I love how they are growing vines on the walls.
  • gary
    garyMarch 31, 2013
    Beautiful. Proposed to my wife here.
  • Elizabeth
    ElizabethMarch 18, 2013
    Eat at the cafe... I was so pleased with the gourmet grilled cheese. Also, headset tour FTW.
  • Rosaura O.
    Rosaura OchoaMarch 9, 2013
    I could live here forever, so beautiful! It's better if you come on a weekday, there's a plague of quinceañeras with "burn my eyes" dress colors for their photoshoots on weekends, pretty annoying.
  • Kira L.
    Kira LogachevaFebruary 21, 2013
    mix of different architecture styles inside the Main house and perfect garden about. Don't forgot camera!!!
  • Joshua J.
    Joshua JagnananDecember 27, 2012
    Wonderful European-style estate built right here in South Florida in the early 20th century. Don't miss the beautiful gardens outside.
  • Micheline J.
    Micheline JFrancoisDecember 27, 2012
    Best gardens ever
  • Prevart J.
    Prevart JanvierNovember 1, 2012
    Great romantic getaway
  • Miami New Times
    Miami New TimesOctober 30, 2012
    Be sure to pick up an audio guide from the front gate when visiting and explore the gardens within Vizcaya! Don't forget about Tea for Two on Sunday's!
  • Jennifer
    JenniferOctober 28, 2012
    Best Halloween Party!
  • Andrea F.
    Andrea F.September 20, 2012
    The courtyard (and other parts of the house and gardens) is undergoing extensive construction. Tickets are discounted as a result; adult tickets are $12 during the renovations.
  • Andrea F.
    Andrea F.September 20, 2012
    The Floribbean salad is delicious, especially with chicken ($2 extra).
  • Luis V.
    Luis VillaAugust 25, 2012
    Many sources recommend Vizcaya. It's interesting, and beautiful, but there are late-gilded age mansions all over the country. So I recommend The Barnacle as a more 'only in Miami' experience.
  • Luis V.
    Luis VillaAugust 25, 2012
    Many hotels recommend Vizcaya. It's interesting, and beautiful, and it is *in* Miami. But there are late-gilded age mansions in many places, so I recommend The Barnacle as a more Miami experience.
  • Giovanni
    GiovanniAugust 11, 2012
    If you're a student, you can ask for a discount using your student ID Card or ISIC, getting 25% off.
  • Savannah R.
    Savannah RiceJune 2, 2012
    Come in the colder months as it tends to get hot as you explore the gardens. Also bring bugspray! Beautiful venue for a wedding or party.
  • Maria
    MariaMay 25, 2012
    The ultimate outdoor wedding venue! Loooove this gorgeous place.
  • Regions B.
    Regions BankMay 8, 2012
    If you need cash for the day, stop at the Mary Brickell, Regions Branch or ATM. The branch is located at 901 S. Miami Ave. Don't forget to check in http://4sq.com/JVOBK1.
  • Transitions® lenses
    Built by agricultural industrialist James Deering, visit this gorgeous European-inspired estate filled with art and furnishings #seemoresights - bit.ly/xzqs7i
  • Saving Places
    Saving PlacesApril 22, 2012
    Vizcaya is one of the best remaining examples from the American Renaissance when the nation's wealthy industrialists built lavish estates inspired by the traditions of the European Renaissance.
  • Heather D.
    Heather DenaroApril 5, 2012
    moonlight tour is so amazing. Beautiful!
  • Liz A.
    Liz AdenijiMarch 29, 2012
    It's not the oldest place in Miami... But certainly a fantastic tribute to the Old World...
  • Bob Vila
    Bob VilaFebruary 2, 2012
    My first memories of Vizcaya date back to 1960 when I visited the grand estate with my parents. It may well have been the spark that ignited my love of old houses & classical architecture. A must see! Read more
  • The Ritz-Carlton
    The Ritz-CarltonOctober 19, 2011
    Romantic Vizcaya is an oasis of calm. Enjoy the villa, the sea and the gardens but watch out for dressy quinceañera photo shoots with teenagers celebrating their big birthday.
  • Lesly S.
    Lesly SimmonsOctober 19, 2011
    Take the nature path to the entrance-you'll feel like your deep in the woods and the sculptures and trees are beautiful.
  • Michael R.
    Michael RodriguezOctober 7, 2011
    Need a good Photographer? Message me MichaelR.Designs@gmail.com
  • The Transit Navigator
    The Transit NavigatorOctober 2, 2011
    A wonderful escape in a tropical garden. A pedestrian bridge links the garden to the Vizcaya MetroRail station, making it easy to visit from downtown Miami and north (via Tri-Rail).
  • Otel.com
    Otel.comSeptember 19, 2011
    Marvel at this Renaissance villa/garden at the Biscayne Bay has a wide collection of European antiques. Famous with couples who just want a quiet walk and meal as well as a wedding venue!
  • Tony K.
    Tony KooSeptember 18, 2011
    Great place for photos! Except no pictures in the museum!
  • Rachel B.
    Rachel BaylesAugust 30, 2011
    The new restaurant is very nice, the service is friendly, and the food is good. This is a lovely way to spend an afternoon.
  • Cilt & Co.
    Cilt & Co.August 21, 2011
    We are confident this estate was built specifically for first dates. Still one of the most romantic landmarks in Miami.
  • Jeanette R.
    Jeanette RoseJune 21, 2011
    Absolutely gorgeous! Admission for an adult is only $15 and $6 for a child. The house is filled with treasures from around the world. The gardens and fountains are breathtaking.
  • Let's Go
    Let's GoMay 27, 2011
    Viscaya is one of the most romantic attractions in Miami because of its lush gardens, view of the waterfront, and rooms designed in elegant decor from all over the world. Read more
  • ToryBurch
    ToryBurchApril 14, 2011
    Tour the landmark Mediterranean villa and Renaissance gardens of James Deering's 180-acre residence.
  • Patrick K.
    Patrick KoetzleFebruary 26, 2011
    Pat simple
  • David N.
    David NudoFebruary 21, 2011
    Although the website says the organ recital is at 12 noon, it actually happens at 4 pm.
  • Veronica C.
    Veronica ChaoOctober 31, 2010
    Amazing Halloween Party! A must for the True Miami People!
  • Doug D.
    Doug D.October 25, 2010
    Great place to have a wedding!
  • HISTORY
    HISTORYApril 9, 2010
    Built in 1916 as a winter retreat, this lavish villa is a tribute to the Italian Renaissance. The museum contains much of the original furnishings and artwork, and is surrounded by lush, formal garden
  • Bonnie R.
    Bonnie RichardsonMarch 27, 2010
    Can't even begin to tell you how fabulous this place is, on par with Versailles in my opinion. The inside is unbelievable, make sure to do the 45 minute tour, well worth it. The grounds are gorgeous a
  • Pavlo
    PavloMarch 22, 2010
    this place is visually amazing! the oldest place in miami. a def must see! so beautiful. good place to take a date too cuz its historic yet bad ass
  • Felipe L.
    Felipe LobonMarch 8, 2010
    seriously the best place for just about any occasion. first date, photoshoot. anything! Read more
  • Carolyn
    CarolynFebruary 7, 2010
    Vizcaya is a great place to take pictures and spend the afternoon. Great place to take out-of-town guests. Read more
  • Guilherme 梅.
    Ótimo lugar pra passar a manhã! Se estiver por aqui no verão, comece pelos jardins na parte da manhã pra evitar o calor. Ótimo para belas fotos. O museu tbem é interessante pela historia do local.
  • David R.
    Lindo jardín y arquitectura, sin embargo le hace falta mantenimiento y restauración a algunas cosas
  • Thaina C.
    Es una joya antigua escondida en la ciudad...hermosos jardines y mucha historia en el lugar...
  • Tavo V.
    Sin duda una de las principales atracciones turísticas de Miami te Transporta
  • Bento T.
    Bento TangFebruary 3
    Hermoso lugar y linda historia!
  • Fernando R.
    Fernando RamírezJuly 17, 2016
    Un lugar al que sin duda se tiene que visitar en Miami, los interiores de la casa son espectaculares y los jardines ni se diga. Recomiendo llevar agua porque sí te tardas algo en recorrerlo todo.
  • Lau R.
    Lau R. FrancoJune 17, 2016
    Es un lugar hermoso, te sientes en alguna parte de Europa. La historia de James Deering es muy interesante.
  • Camille Maria Silva Guimaraes N.
    Jardins belíssimos e uma vista linda da baía. A casa também é uma construção muito interessante.
  • Maria G.
    В субботу работает до 6.30, не до 8.00 😏
  • Viajante
    ViajanteMay 3, 2016
    Dedique 1 dia inteiro. Vá com uma boa câmera fotográfica e aproveite para tirar muitas fotos no jardim do local.Mas não ignore o museu: a mansão é sensacional e sua história é realmente interessante.
  • Israel P.
    Israel PerezMarch 18, 2016
    La historia que tiene la casa y cada cuarto es muy interesante. El jardín con entrada al mar es lo mejor del lugar.
  • Thiago R.
    Thiago RodriguezFebruary 18, 2016
    mistura a beleza da cidade à arquitetura europeia. Foi planejada para ser a mansão de inverno de um magnata e hoje em dia é um museu, onde as pessoas podem conhecer a decoração e seus jardins
  • elisa t.
    elisa tonkinJanuary 24, 2016
    Muy recomendable! Sobre todo su Costa y jardines
  • Lizz T.
    Lizz TorresJanuary 7, 2016
    Lo mejor fue cuando mi adorado novio me propuso matrimonio 😍
  • Senem D.
    Senem DalliogluNovember 17, 2015
    Film setinde dolaşır gibi :)) bahçe ve okyanus manzarası çok güzel..
  • Matheus L.
    Matheus LopesJuly 14, 2015
    Museu muito bonito, um palacete em ótimo estado de conservação, e jardins muito bem cuidados.
  • Paula F.
    Paula FreireJune 19, 2015
    É um lugar interessante pra conhecer numa tarde. O mais interessante, pra mim, são a cozinha e os eletrodomésticos da época.
  • Deyanira P.
    Deyanira PappaterraApril 3, 2015
    Muy lindo. Réplica de diferentes castillos de Europa. Esta hermoso el puerto dentro de la mansión.
  • F F.
    F FFebruary 4, 2015
    Внутри особняка не особо понравилось, а вот сады 👍
  • Plinio R.
    Plinio RochaFebruary 3, 2015
    Não deixe de conhecer. Um Misto de mansão e Museu. Imperdível
  • Lili B.
    Lili BritoJanuary 22, 2015
    Vale a pena conhecer Vizcaya, construída entre 1910 e 1912, seguindo as vontades de James Deering, um grande magnata de Chicago.
  • Alexandre
    AlexandreJanuary 17, 2015
    Отличный садик в итальянском стиле, красивая вилла. История из жизни американских миллионеров начала 20-го века
  • Alice D.
    Alice De SimoniDecember 14, 2014
    Todo. El lugar es increible. Vale ir a conocer.
  • David M.
    David MDecember 7, 2014
    Te recomiendo tomar el boleto del día junto con la guía por audio. No necesitaras mas ya que te guía a conocer toda la propiedad con detalle. Si necesitas un seguro internacional o de viaje contáctame
  • itallo v.
    itallo victorMay 25, 2014
    Incrível mansão que mistura diversas tendências históricas de vários lugares devido trabalho de arte desempenhado pelo funcionário do proprietário. O local possui um belo jardim e próximo do mar.
  • Sergey E.
    Sergey EvdokimovMarch 3, 2014
    Рекомендую посетить!))
  • Sílvio G.
    Sílvio GracianoJune 19, 2013
    Lugar encantador! Vale a pena conhecer!
  • Guzel G.
    Guzel GJanuary 5, 2013
    Очень популярное место среди туристов, рекомендую полюбоваться великолепными шедеврами архитектуры, красивыми видами, а сад просто прелесть! Наслаждайтесь...Ваша G.G.
  • Minerva D.
    Minerva D'EliaAugust 16, 2012
    Bellos jardines y una casa enorme que represetntaciones de finales del siglo XVIII
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