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The Shelborne is ideally located to take advantage of nightlife, business and leisure attractions in the Miami South Beach area. Check out the local destination guide for attractions and events in the greater Miami area.

Miami Beach Nightlife is plentiful. Whether you are into clubbing or are looking for a quiet, intimate dinner and the symphony, Miami Beach offers up a cornucopia of entertainment venues sure to appeal to all tastes. The Shelborne concierge will be happy to assist you further with all of your special needs.

Several sports teams call South Florida home. During your stay at the Shelborne enjoy a great football or baseball game at Landshark Stadium, or watch the Heat at the American Airlines Arena.

Be sure to contact the Shelborne concierge for any assistance you may need.

Attractions


Guide - Attractions - Museums

Bass Museum of Art

About:
2100 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139 305-673-7530

Description: SOUTH BEACH. This museum houses a collection of European art, including paintings and sculpture. Over 2000 works have been collected and preserved in the Bass Museum of Art. In addition to the European works, you will also find American, Asian, and contemporary art exhibits. Don't miss the clerical and architectural displays.

Hours:
Wed-Sun Noon-5pm

Payment Methods:
Visa,Master Card,Discover,American Express,Diner's Club

Website:
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Fort Lauderdale

About:
US Hwy 1 or I-95 N, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Description: FORT LAUDERDALE. Commonly referred to as "The Venice of America," Fort Lauderdale is also considered the yachting capital of the East Coast and is home to the International Swimming Hall of Fame. While the wealthy city stands on the cutting edge of fashion and the arts, it's also a fun-loving beachside community awash in souvenirs and sunscreen-wearing beach-goers. Picturesque surroundings, historic sights, museums, sidewalk cafés and a 22-block waterfront walkway contribute to the city's captivating appeal.

Website:
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HistoryMiami

About:
101 W Flagler St, Metro-Dade Cultural Center Plaza, Miami, FL 33130 305-375-1492

Description: DOWNTOWN. Fascinating collections of historical photography and Florida ephemera colorfully depict greater Miami's intriguing past at this museum. From the earliest inhabitants to the Spanish invasion, from the rise of the cigar industry to the Depression ­ informative displays foster newfound appreciation of South Florida. Don't miss the museum store, which carries an excellent selection of regional books and gifts.

Hours:
Tue-Fri 10am-5pm; Sat-Sun Noon-5pm

Payment Methods:
Visa,Master Card,Diner's Club

Website:
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Lowe Art Museum

About:
1301 Stanford Dr, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33146 305-284-3535

Description: CORAL GABLES. This well-rounded collection includes Italian Renaissance, Baroque, Greco-Roman, Spanish Old Masters, Native American, African, and Asian art and antiquities. The museum is located at the University of Miami and there is a gift shop on-site. Please note thet galleries are cleared 15 minutes before closing. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8:30-5 by appointment only.

Hours:
Tue-Sat 10am-4pm; Sun Noon-4pm

Payment Methods:
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Website:
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Miami Art Museum

About:
101 W Flagler St, Metro-Dade Cultural Center Plaza, Miami, FL 33130 305-375-3000

Description: DOWNTOWN. The Miami Art Museum started in 1984 as the Center for Fine Arts, which hosted temporary exhibits. Today it houses collections of international modern art, with Western Hemisphere Art from the 1940s to the present being its central focus. Changing special exhibits present everything from photography to mixed-media to video installations and sculpture. On the third Thursday of each month, the museum presents JAM at MAM, which includes music, tours, free hors d'oeuvres, and a donation bar. The second Saturday of each month is free for families, with art-inspired activities offered from 1pm-4pm.

Hours:
Tue-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun Noon-5pm

Payment Methods:
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Website:
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Miami Science Museum

About:
3280 S Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33129 305-646-4200

Description: COCONUT GROVE. The Miami Museum of Science has many hands-on exhibits for children in the science center, an outdoor Wildlife Center, and a planetarium. The museum also has special changing exhibits featuring such topics as dinosaurs and the early days of the Smithsonian explorers. The Wildlife Center houses over 170 reptiles and birds of prey that have been rescued and rehabilitated. Planetarium shows are offered daily. Call the museum for special exhibit information and show times. Admission includes the museum, planetarium, and wildlife center.

Hours:
Daily 10am-6pm

Payment Methods:
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Website:
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Museum of Contemporary Art

About:
770 NE 125th St, Joan Lehman Building, North Miami, FL 33161 305-893-6211

Description: NORTH MIAMI. This facility was opened in 1996 and has 23,000 square feet of exhibition space. The museum houses more than 400 permanent installations from artists such as Larry Rivers, Claes Oldenburg, and Jasper Johns. With eight to ten changing exhibits annually, even more artists are represented. Special programs on offer include a jazz concert series on the last Friday of every month, lectures and discussions with artists like Frank Stella, video and film screenings, and classical music concerts. The Museum Shop is open during regular museum hours.

Hours:
Museum Galleries and Shop Tue, Thu-Sat 11am-5pm; Wed 1pm-9pm; Sun Noon-5pm Museum Offices Mon-Fri 9am-6pm

Payment Methods:
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Website:
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The Barnacle State Historic Site

About:
3485 Main Hwy, Coconut Grove, FL 33133 305-442-6866

Description: COCONUT GROVE. Built in the late 1800s, the former home of Ralph Middleton is one of the oldest homes in the county and is situated on the shore of Biscayne Bay in Coconut Grove. Here you have the chance to experience Miami's landscape style of long ago. The forest surrounding the home is hardwood hammock and is the last of its kind in the area. The unique architecture includes period furniture and wide porches that afford magnificent views.Tours are limited to 10 people and begin on the porch of the old house at 10am, 11:30am, 1pm, and 2:30pm.

Hours:
Fri-Mon 9am-5pm

Payment Methods:
Cash Only

Website:
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Wings Over Miami

About:
14710 SW 128th St, Miami, FL 33196-5197 305-233-5197

Description: KENDALL. This museum preserves and restores all kinds of vintage aircraft. Numerous military and civilian aircraft are on display, as well as a variety of engines and propellers. Popular special events include a Memorial Day Extravaganza and an RC Model Show. A gift shop is also located on-site.

Hours:
Wed-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun Noon-5pm

Payment Methods:
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Website:
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Wolfsonian

About:
1001 Washington Ave, Florida International University, Miami Beach, FL 33139 305-531-1001

Description: SOUTH BEACH. An intriguing cross section of objects distinguishes this eclectic museum, which has been built around Mitchell Wolfson Jr.'s private collection of decorative arts. A seven-story Mediterranean Revival building houses furniture, paintings, prints, industrial designs, books and sculpture donated by Wolfson. More than 100,000 items from the Industrial Age of the late 19th and early 20th centuries help to elucidate the use of art and design in political propaganda, travel, architecture and other disciplines in nations around the globe.

Hours:
Sat-Tue, Thu Noon-6pm; Fri Noon-9pm

Payment Methods:
Visa,Master Card,Discover,American Express

Website:
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