Things to do in Miami
Perez Art Museum PAMM (Downtown Miami)
The Perez Art Museum is a contemporary art museum located in Downtown Miami. The museum collects and exhibits international art of the 20th and 21st centuries. For more information please go to their website: pamm.org.
Bass Museum (Miami Beach)
Founded in 1964 to house the private collection of John and Johanna Bass as a donation to the city of Miami Beach, the museum showcases contemporary art. For more information, please visit: thebass.org.
Wynwood Walls (Wynwood)
If you like creative art, a variety of shops and restaurants, Wynwood is worth visiting. Wynwood Walls is features large colorful street murals by artists around the world. It is a unique outdoor destination to visit and explore by foot. museum.thewynwoodwalls.com.
Frost Museum of Science (Downtown Miami)
A leading science museum, Frost Museum is divided into four buildings: the Frost Planetarium, Aquarium, North and West Wings. Guests can learn about the science behind living systems, the solar system, the physics of flight, the biology of the human mind and body, science technology, engineering and math (STEM), and much more. It is a hands on facility with interactive exhibitions and unique shows. For more information please visit: frostscience.org.
Fairchild Tropical Botanical Gardens (Coral Gables)
Located in the heart of Coral Gables, this 83-acre botanic garden boasts an extensive collection of rare tropical plants such as palms, cycads, flowering trees, and much more. This enchanting garden is worth visiting if you are seeking an oasis in nature and appreciate the beauty of tropical plants. fairchildgarden.org.
Zoo Miami (also known as The Miami-Dade Zoological Park and Gardens) is the largest and oldest zoological garden in Florida and the only sub-tropical zoo in the continental United States. The zoo is open everyday from 10:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. General admission is $22.95 for adults. To purchase tickets visit zoomiami.org.
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Experience Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, a breathtaking Gilded Age estate on Biscayne Bay surrounded by ten acres of formal gardens, a mangrove shoreline and rockland hammock. Be inspired by Vizcaya's natural beauty, connect with Miami's past and discover this unique cultural gem. A National Historic Landmark, Vizcaya offers an experience to delight your senses. The museum is open Wednesday through Monday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. All visitors must reserve tickets online in advance of their visit. General admission is $25 for adults. For more information visit: vizcaya.org.
The Kampong National Tropical Botanical Garden
Located on Biscayne Bay in Coconut Grove, Florida, The Kampong contains a fascinating array of tropical fruit cultivars and flowering trees. Named for the Malay or Javanese word for a village or cluster of houses, The Kampong is the former estate of Dr. David Fairchild, the famed botanical explorer who traveled throughout Southeast Asia and other tropical regions collecting exotic plants he introduced to the U.S. The Kampong offers a self-guided tour Tuesday-Friday at 9:30 a.m./ 11:30 a.m./ 2:00 p.m. General admission for adults is $15. Garden visitation is limited to 2 hours. For more information visit ntbg.org.
At Miami's largest outlet mall, you'll find designer wares at discounts from over 240 international brands and high-end department stores, dining and entertainment. The mall is open from 10:00 a.m.- 9:00 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. on Sunday. The mall is located in Doral, Florida approximately 1.6 miles from Carlos Albizu University. For more information visit: shopdolphinmall.com.
Everglades Airboat Excursion
Explore acres of authentic Everglades National Park swamps and waterways on a Everglades airboat tour that gets you up close and personal with alligators. For more information visit evergladesairboatexcursion.com.