Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Coconut Grove is a historic estate with formal gardens & sculptures, grottos & circa-1914 mansion turned museum.

Vizcaya was created as James Deering’s subtropical winter home in the 1910s and today it is a National Historic Landmark and accredited museum. We invite you to learn about Vizcaya’s fascinating history and the individuals responsible for the unusual estate’s origins, evolution and ongoing management.

Vizcaya is a European-inspired estate with a Main House and formal gardens on Biscayne Bay. Built in the early 1910s by Chicago businessman James Deering as his winter home. Vizcaya is a National Historic Landmark and museum owned by Miami-Dade County that welcomes 150.000 visitors each year.

Come and visit this serene and stunningly beautiful retreat in the heart of Miami.

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens – Hours, Tours & Rates:

Vizcaya is beautiful and serene. But it is also a place of intellectual stimulation, compelling us to consider the relationships between native and foreign, old and new, and natural and designed.

Address: 3251 South Miami Avenue, Miami, FL 33129
Phone: (305) 250 9133 | Venue website:

Vizcaya welcomes visitors every day except Tuesdays, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Touring the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

Guided Tours
Vizcaya offers guided tours of the Main House and/or gardens for $5 per person. Tours last 45 minutes and are conducted on the first floor of the Main House or select areas of the gardens. If you wish to visit the Main House and the gardens more extensively on your own, plan to spend at least two hours.
Tour schedules are posted daily in the Courtyard and Entrance Loggia of the Main House. In addition, we offer general tours of the Main House in Spanish on Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. All tours are subject to Volunteer Guide availability.

Discover Vizcaya Audio Tour
Vizcaya offers a 90-minute audio tour, available in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese and Haitian Creole.
The audio tour allows you to choose your personal tour path and areas of interest related to both floors of the Main House as well as the gardens. It features interviews with knowledgeable individuals and little-known information.
Audio tours and the companion maps are available at the Ticket Booth for only $5.

On your own
Feel free to explore Vizcaya at your own pace and to visit the Main House and gardens in the order you prefer. Free maps of the estate in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Creole are available inside the Main House.

You can also become a member of the museum here…

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