Yes, we know you are in Miami Beach for the beach. But don’t overlook the museums, theaters, gardens and other attractions . Here are a few of the best things to do when you are hanging out in Miami Beach, from South Beach to North Beach and everything in between.
The Bass is Miami Beach’s premier contemporary art museum set in lovely Collins Park.
The Wolfsonian-FIU is dedicated to displaying objects that illustrate the power of art and design from the Industrial Revolution to the end of World War II.
Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU
Set inside a historic synagogue on South Beach, the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU interprets and preserves the Jewish experience in Florida.
North Beach Bandshell
North Beach Bandshell is an al fresco performance space for concerts and live entertainment.
New World Center
New World Center is home to America’s orchestral academy inside a monumental building designed by Frank Gehry.
Art Deco Museum
Miami Design Preservation League’s Art Deco Museum gives tourists and locals a better understanding of the architectural heritage of Miami Beach, hosting tours, film screenings and the annual Art Deco Weekend.
ArtCenter/South Florida is comprised of artist studios and an exhibit space that hosts a variety of arts events throughout the year.
A haunting and poignant tribute, Miami Beach’s Holocaust Memorial features a monumental sculpture by Kenneth Treister and a memorial wall.
Colony Theatre is a restored 1935-era Art Deco theater that serves as a cultural hub, hosting film, music, dance, opera and other performances.
The Fillmore Miami Beach
The Fillmore Miami Beach at The Jackie Gleason Theater is an Art Deco gem with a storied history — now a prime spot for concerts, ballets, kid-friendly show and comics.
Miami Beach Botanical Gardens
A stroll through the Miami Beach Botanical Gardens is an escape from the hustle and bustle of South Beach.
From Art Deco architecture to people watching, partying and café hopping, Ocean Drive is a scene by day and night.
Take a walk or a run the length of the beach up into Surfside.
The brainchild of Argentinian developer Alan Faena, this mid-beach arts district includes Faena Forum, an events space, plus a retail development, two hotels and three condominiums.
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