Vizcaya Museum Gardens


Vizcaya Museum Gardens

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens is an interesting place to visit while spending time in Miami. The museum and gardens is great place to learn about art, interior design, architecture, landscape design, and horticulture all inspired by the Gilded Age. Its currently owned by Miami-Dade County which is available to the public 364 days out of the year.

This one of kind property in Miami used to be the former estate of International Harvester and businessman James Deering. He wintered on the property from 1916-1925 and helped inspire the development of the estate.

Vizcaya is located on Biscayne Bay in Coconut Grove, Fl. and currently consists of 50 acres with the villa and estate including the native forest. The villa's museum a main house consisting of over seventy rooms of distinctive architectural interiors decorated with numerous antiques, with an emphasis on the 15th through early 19th century European decorative art and furnishings, ten acres of formal gardens, a rock land hammock (native forest), and soon-to-be-restored historic village.

Our modern yachts, the Island Queen, the Island Lady and the Miami Lady, offer the utmost in comfort and style for up to 140 passengers. Each vessel features an air-conditioned lower salon, enclosed in picture windows, as well as an upper-deck where you may take in the fresh ocean breeze and an awning that will protect you from direct sunlight and light seasonal showers. Don't forget to purchase your favorite soft drink, cocktail or light snack from our full cash bar.

Please arrive at our ticket booth 30 minutes prior to departure to receive your boarding passes. Island Queen Cruises is located inside Bayside Marketplace through the main entrance straight towards the water. Our ticket booth is located near the music stage in the center of the mall and next to a sixteen foot hanging shark.

Island Queen Cruises has earned its reputation as a premier choice for visitors, residents, and local businesses when planning a Miami tour. Island Queen's vast fleet of vessels offer a multitude of ways to experience the surrounding Miami area by water, whether a Miami sightseeing tour or any Miami tours including dance cruises, speedboat rides and private dinner cruises.

By purchasing your tickets Online and not at the Dock, you will receive our Special $3 Internet Discount!

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