Jewish Museum of Florida – FIU

ADDRESS

301 WASHINGTON AVE.

MIAMI BEACH, FL 33139

305/672-5044

This museum is comprised of two adjacent, restored, former historic synagogues, connected with a skylighted bistro. The museum first opened in the 1936 Art Deco synagogue, which features 80 stained glass windows, Deco chandeliers and a Moorish copper dome. In 2007 the museum expanded into Miami Beach’s first synagogue, built in 1928-1929. Current exhibitions include Growers, Grocers, and Gefilte Fish: A Gastronomic Look at Florida Jews & Food (On view thru October 5, 2014) and CINEMA JUDAICA: The War Years, 1939-1949 (On view thru August 24, 2014).The core exhibit, MOSAIC: Jewish Life in Florida, 1763-Present, includes more than 600 photos and artifacts depicting the Florida Jewish experience since 1763. Temporary exhibits change throughout the year in both buildings, on topics of Jewish history, art and culture. Also enjoy Timeline Wall of Jewish history, films, Museum Store and Bessie's Bistro. Call for information on public programs and special events. A unique experience for people of all ages and backgrounds.

Museum Hours: Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily except Mondays and civil and Jewish holidays.

Admission: Adults $6, seniors and students $5, families $12, members and children under 6 free. Saturdays free to all. Group tours with docents by appointment. Docent led group tours are available by appointment: 786/972-3176

MasterCard® Miami Museum Month Offer Offer

10% discount offered at museum store when purchasing with your MasterCard® from May 1-31, 2014.

Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau

MAIN OFFICE

701 Brickell Avenue

Suite 2700

Miami, FL 33131 USA

Contact us:

305/539-3000 or

800/933-8448