Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Miami

4.7
#2 of 25 in Museums in Miami
A taste of Europe in Miami, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens once served as the home of businessman James Deering. Begun in 1910, with architecture and gardens modeled on the Mediterranean Revival style, the estate was Deering's winter residence from 1916 until his death in 1925. Today, the museum and gardens attract visitors who are drawn by the villa's collection of antique furniture, tapestries, paintings, and decorative arts. The seaside gardens brim with fountains, sculptures, gazebos, trails, and pools. The estate frequently hosts dignitaries from around the world. Check online for thematic tours and upcoming special events. By using our Miami trip itinerary planning app, you can arrange your visit to Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and other attractions in Miami.
Create an itinerary including Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
6,944 reviews
Google
4.7
TripAdvisor
  • This is SUCH a beautiful place.The house is lovely with fountains and lush greenery, wide tiled hallways and great views overlooking the bay. The gardens are perfectly manicured. Spanish moss...  more »
  • My family were all pleasantly surprised by how much we enjoyed our day at Vizcaya. Despite the grounds being filled with folks setting up for a Saturday night wedding, the gardens and grounds were...  more »
Google
  • Loved it, loved it, loved it! If I'm ever in Miami again, I'd like to spend the whole day, just not in August. This is a December or January city for me. HOT! Young man at entry of house gave great information about the mansion and grounds across the street. I loved the house, gardens, and ocean views! I didn't have time or more energy to go across to farm lands and servants' areas. Wow, this is a must see if you're going to Miami. Loved it!
  • It was so incredibly beautiful! I loved the home and the gardens. Some of the house was covered as they prepare for hurricane Dorian but it was still amazing. They've done a wonderful job of preserving the history and you can really get a feel of what life must have been like for James Deering in such an incredible home. I loved every second I spent there exploring the rooms and the incredible gardens! I would highly recommend to any art or history enthusiasts.

Plan your trip to Miami

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Miami

See all ›
4.0
Duration:2 h 30 min
4.7
Duration:4 h
4.2
Duration:4 h
5.0
Duration:1 h 30 min

Side trips from Miami

4.2
Duration:2 h
4.2
Duration:1 h 30 min
4.5
Duration:3 h 30 min

Kid-friendly things to do in Miami

See all ›
3.7
Duration:5 h
3.1
Duration:3 h
4.3
Duration:4 h
3.8
Duration:2 h 30 min

Hidden gems in Miami

4.8
Duration:2 h 30 min
4.6
Duration:1 h
4.8
Duration:30 min
4.5
Duration:2 h

Parks in Miami

4.0
Duration:3 h 30 min
3.8
Duration:2 h
4.3
Duration:2 h

Nearby attractions in Miami

4.7
Duration:2 h
4.9
Duration:3 h
5.0
Duration:2 h 30 min