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Miccosukee Indian Village
US 41 ( Tamiami Trail) West
Attractions include alligator wrestling, crafts, demonstartions, a small museum highlighting the history of the tribe, and airboats rides. Music and arts festivals are held in July and December.
Museum of Science and Space Transit Planetarium
3280 S. Miami Ave
The exhibits describing coral reefs and the Everglades are especially enlightening. There is also a participatory science arcade, a wildlife center housing more than 150 live animals, and a natural history collection with cases of fossils and butterflies. Kids love the hands on exhibits and mini-shows. The Planetarium has several daily shows, explaining what's new in the heavens.
Historical Museum of South Florida
The excellent exhibits here chronicle the histories of the various groups that have settled in the region. Numerous displays including a chickee hut, depict Native American Life, while the Spanish exploration period comes alive through the 17th-century maps and a mock fort that kids can climb.
Bass Museum of Art
2121 Park Ave.
Classic Art Deco design, and constructed of Key stone, the exterior of this building is adorned with carved nautical figures and features whimsical touches inspired by traditional Maya architecture. The gems displayed within the museum include works by Botticelli, Ghirlandaio, and Ruebens.
Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
3251 South Miami Avenue, Miami.
An Italian Renaissance style villa built in 1916 by James Deering. Over 10 acres of formal gardens and fountains. The house contains 34 rooms with period furnishings.