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.
Tours to Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
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Admission to Vizcaya Museum and Gardens with Transportation BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $63
Duration: 4 hours
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens Reviews
This a beautiful place to go. Architecture is beautiful. Great view of Biscayne Bay. The gardens are beautiful as well. If your active military or veteran you can get free admission. more »
If you want to see some true Miami landscape this is the place to go. It has beautiful architecture and landscaping. The inside and outside of the house is just beautiful. Has a great view of the city... more »
Absolutely breathtaking. Both inside and outside are beautiful. I didn't do a guided tour and I don't think it is needed because there is quite a bit of information on signs at key points. Vizcaya is a place where you can spend the entire day, relaxing. Oh and make sure you have enough storage space for pictures... you'll need it.
Almost a private tour, there were just two people in our group. I appreciate that this piece of history has been preserved. The house and grounds are beautiful, and there are lots of animals! Swans and iguanas and even monkeys! So cute. We also saw 7 manatees in the river when I was on my way out. December is a great time to visit.
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