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Freedom Tower

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MDC Museum of Art and Design (MOAD) is Miami Dade College's flagship institution dedicated to the presentation and exhibition of visual art and design, housed within the National Historic Landmark Freedom Tower at Miami Dade College in Downtown...more
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600 Biscayne Blvd, Freedom Tower, Miami, FL 33132-1802
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For sure the tower is a landmark wirh a strong history but technically and from an architectural perspective it is simply an overdecorated, historistic skyscraper from a time where Chicago showed how to build these.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank SteveGoldgap
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first closeup visit to Freedom Tower was back in January of 2017 before boarding Celebrity Reflection with my wife. Though somewhat dwarfed by its modern surroundings, including Miami's sports center right across the street, Freedom Tower holds a place of its own along Miami's...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This building is newly restored and is beautiful. It is now used as a museum and belongs to Miami Date County. They had nice exhibits of the cuban migration to Miami. It was very informative.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

If getting to downtown Miami - at least walk by the building if not getting in as well. Absolutely worth it.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

We were not able to go inside but enjoyed looking at it from outside. It was light up at night; really a beautiful sight.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 22 November 2018

This is Miami's Pier 21... It was the go to place for Cuban refugees and it was a beacon of hope and freedom. We did not go inside.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cottonelle
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

An interesting snapshot of the history of Cuban immigration to Miami. I think the original history of the tower as a centre for local journalism also made the visit worthwhile for me. Standing in the large hall and imagin it filled with newspaper workers was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 207arnew
Reviewed 28 October 2018

The outside of the building and the Lobby are spectacular! You know the building is historic. But, that's as far as we got. The literature and info on the web says it's free to tour.....but it's not. So we wound up not going inside to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank travel_agentAtlanta
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Freedom tour is one of the symbol of Miami may visit it if someone is interested on history, easy to get there.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Naovice
Reviewed 19 July 2018

What a moving experience. My wife's family moved through this place during the exodus of Cubans feeing the Castro regime. The place still feels like a place of historical importance... sure maybe it is not filled with the thick Spanish and fear of people feeing...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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13 August 2016|
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Response from Brainchick1 | Reviewed this property |
We took Uber which was definitely the way to move around there in Miami And between 4-8 uber is $3.00 pool from anywhere in Miami to any where in Miami Just though I tell u about that
13 August 2016|
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Response from blujay_68 | Property representative |
The Freedom Tower, Museum of Art and Design, Kislak Center and Cuban Legacy Gallery are now open to the public after extensive renovations to the Tower. Our phone number is 305-237-7700, email is museum@mdc.edu
8 August 2016|
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Response from blujay_68 | Property representative |
The Tower now charges admission for four museum attractions. Admission: $12 general, $8 senior and military, $5 students, children under 12 enter free. MDC students, faculty and staff enter free. Ticketed events vary in... More