There is some serious museum hopping opportunity available for those who enjoy modern, ancient, natural or erotic art. Exhibitions for all people are easily found in this city. Choose one of the few cloudy days in the city and get familiar with the museums of Miami.
Miami Art Museum – Located at 101 West Flagler St., Miami. Situated in downtown Miami-Dade Cultural Plaza, formerly known the Center for Fine Arts, this museum of modern and contemporary art has over 500 works is dedicated to exhibiting and collecting worldwide art with a special focus on the American, European and African cultures from the 20th and 21st centuries.
Lowe Art Museum – Located at 1301 Stanford Drive Coral Gables, Miami. The Lowe Art Museum is the art museum of the University of Miami and features permanent collections from Europe, Asia, Africa and Oceana and the Americas. Established in 1950, this museum began in three classrooms at the University of Miami. Lowe Art Museum is the oldest art museum in South Florida. It’s collection features 17,500 objects, and is famous for Renaissance, Baroque, American, Native America, and Asian art.
Miami Science Museum – Located at 3280 South Miami Avenue, Miami. Science museums are fun for people of all ages, and the Miami Science Museum is no exception, a family-friendly hub of science and technology. A great place for people of all ages range to learn about science and technology, entrance prices include access to all galleries, planetarium shows and the wildlife center. The Miami Science Museum owns more than 60,000 artifacts and as a science affiliate of the Smithsonian, presents major traveling exhibitions.
Museum of History Miami – Located at 101 West Flagler Street Miami. One of the largest private history museums in the country, tourists can learn about the history of South Florida and the Caribbean through. This museum is located in the same building as the Miami Art Museum. It provides exhibitions, collections, and publications for both the local community as for tourists.
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) – Located at Joan Lehman Building 770 NE 125th Street, North Miami. This museum has two venues: North Miami and Goldman Warehouse. MOCA presents a mix of both local and international artists in its galleries. MOCA exhibits the new trends and directions in contemporary art. MOCA presents a calendar of lectures by renowned artists and critics, film screenings, concerts, and performances.
Bass Museum of Art – Located at 2100 Collins Avenue (between 21st & 22nd) Miami Beach. The Bass Museum collects and displays all kinds of art from around the world. With a collection of Renaissance and Baroque paintings, contemporary photography and much more, the Bass Museum draws visitors and tourists with appetites for the rare and eclectic.