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Vizcaya Museum & Gardens discounts and events

Have you always wanted to visit Miami's historic gem Vizcaya Museum & Gardens?

Vizcaya’s European-inspired gardens are reminiscent of those created in 17th and 18th-century Italy and France with the overall landscape design conceived as a series of rooms.

The main house's central area is the courtyard, which was originally open to the sky. It was designed to take full advantage of its location on Biscayne Bay and that it does, with sweeping and expansive waterfront views.

The north façade features the swimming pool, which emerges from vaulted arches at the lower level of the house while the south façade opens onto the formal gardens with enclosed loggias on the first and second floors.

Admission is usually $25 for adults 13 years and older, kids 6-12 years old $10, children 5 years and under are free but we've found admission discounts for you! 

Vizcaya Museum Discounts

Culture Shock Miami: Vizcaya participates in Culture Shock Miami, which offers discounted tickets for participating students age 13-22.

Golden Ticket Program: Miami-Dade seniors 62 and older get one free admission to the garden the first Wednesday of every month with a completed Golden Ticket form.

Free admission to:

  • Persons with a disability protected under the ADA and one accompanying caregiver
  • United States military veterans and active-duty U.S. military personnel with ID
  • Museums for All: SNAP EBT cardholders, including up to three guests

Vizcaya pool via Pixabay

There are several recurring events including:

  • Wellness Class every Sunday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., $5 admission
  • Thoughtful Thursdays, a weekly series that features cooking classes and wellness themes.  Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children.
  • Vizcaya Late, a mid-week, low-key evening that grants visitors nighttime access while exploring a new theme each month. It happens at 6 p.m., and admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children. Advance online purchase required. See details below.
  • Vizcaya Village Farmer's Market is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Sunday at Vizcaya Village. Admission to the market is free, but doesn't include admission to the house and grounds.

Here are other April and May events:

  • Wednesday, May 22 from 6-9 p.m.:
    Eco Fest: A Climate Action Carnival, $10; $5 for kids ages 6-12: Dive into a world of environmental inspiration and action presented by Vizcaya's Teen Environmental Council (VTEC) as part of the Climate Collaborative series. The festival combines fun, education, and community engagement to spark positive change against climate change.
  • Tuesday, May 28 from 6-7:30 p.m.:
    Talks at Vizcaya: Farming to Engage People and Land, $5: Urban Farming Horticulturalist Quinn Metoyer and Urban Farming Programs Manager Sheila Gutierrez — will explore the nurturing value of plants.
  • Wednesday, June 5 6-9 p.m.
    We Met at Vizcaya Late: Pride Edition, $10; $5 for kids ages 6-12:
    In collaboration with We Met in Miami, this event promises an unforgettable night filled with music, art, and meaningful connections honoring the LGBTQIA+ community.

To purchase tickets, click here. Members always get free admission. Wish to become a member? Click here

The museum and gardens are at 3251 S. Miami Ave. 

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Eco Fest: A Climate Action Carnival
When
May 22, 2024 @ 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
What
Eco Fest: A Climate Action Carnival
Where
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Cost
$5.00-$10.00
Add to Calendar: Google Outlook/iCal
When
May 28, 2024 @ 6:00 pm-7:30 pm
What
Talks at Vizcaya: Farming to Engage People and Land
Where
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Cost
$5.00
Add to Calendar: Google Outlook/iCal
When
June 5, 2024 @ 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
What
We Met at Vizcaya Late: Pride Edition
Where
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Cost
$5.00-$10.00
Add to Calendar: Google Outlook/iCal
Josie Gulliksen

About Josie Gulliksen

Josie Gulliksen is a freelance writer and major arts advocate and enthusiast who loves everything cultural and is excited to live in such a thriving community as Miami. A Miami native, aside from Miami on the Cheap, she currently writes for Artburst Miami and contributes to Edible South FL and Miami Media Group. She has contributed to Miami.com, Biscayne Times and Miami New Times. She worked for nearly a decade at Miami Today as Calendar Editor and arts writer and then worked for 13 years in public relations. She has her own blog Scene Around South FL at josiegulliksen.com

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