The Wolfsonian-FIU (1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach) — located in the heart of the Art Deco District, The Wolfsonian exhibits an astounding collection of modern objects—both the rare and the overlooked—from the 1885 to 1945 era, demonstrating the active role design plays in motivating actions, expressing ideas, creating desires, and shaping identities. Admission: Adults: $7, plus State of Florida sales tax Seniors, students with valid ID, and children 6-12: $5, plus State of Florida sales tax. Free gallery admission each Friday from 6-9 p.m.
The Wolfsonian Museum Shop is filled with a thoughtful, provocative selection of design-oriented gifts, along with the museum’s exclusive line of merchandise relating to the themes and period of the collection. Lyon Frères et Cie. Café and Wine Bar offers a casual and welcoming ambience, and the lunch and dinner menu, features salads, sandwiches, and a selection of French cheeses and cured meats, along with a daily special soup and hot entrée.