|Metrobus: Designed to intersect with Metrorail and Metromover, MDT's bus system serves all major shopping, entertainment and cultural centers, as well as major hospitals and schools.|
|Metrorail: The Metrorail system is a 25-mile dual track, elevated rapid transit system that provides service to Miami International Airport (MIA) and other areas in Miami
|Major destinations of the Metromover system include the American Airlines Arena, Bayside Market Place, Miami-Dade College and the Miami-Dade County School Board.
Hours of Operation: Metrorail service hours are 5:00 a.m. to midnight, seven days a week. Trains arrive frequently. Read more
|*There are no direct Metromover/ Metrorail systems from the Miami International Airport to the Hyatt Regency Miami Hotel. The Hyatt Regency Miami Hotel and James L. Knight Venue are located on the Blue line encircled in yellow.|
There is a lot to experience in this great city for free, Miami museums offer visitors and locals an unforgettable experience. Here’s a list of free museums to feed your mind and nourish your soul.
Dates are subject to change and may not include fees to view special exhibits. Visit individual museum websites for the latest information and admission details.
Free Day: The last Sunday of each month, 12 – 5 p.m./ Admission is always free for children under 6 years of age.
IDEA@thebass is free for children and adults the last Sunday of each month, 2 to 4 p.m.
In the heart of the historic Art Deco District, Bass Museum of Art offers an expansive view at distinguished art. From its permanent collection (European Old Masters, 18th-century English portraits, sculptures, Chinese woodblock prints, and more), to hosting world-class travelling exhibitions, lectures, workshops, it offers something for everyone. IDEA@thebass activities include art projects, scavenger hunts and prizes.
Free Day: The first Saturday of each month/ This museum is always free for children under two.
A must-see museum for any train enthusiast, you’ll find plenty of trains to explore at the Gold Coast Railroad Museum. This model train exhibit includes various scales, and for the younger kids, numerous Thomas the Tank Engine tables for interactive play. You’ll find rare collection pieces including “Ferdinand Magellan,” the private railroad car built for President Franklin Roosevelt, and the Florida East Coast Railway locomotive #153.
Free Day: The second Saturday of each month. /Children under the age of six are always free.
A cultural institution, and Smithsonian Institute Affiliate Program, this museum is committed to gathering, preserving and celebrating Miami’s unique history. Family Fun Days, which are the second Saturday of each month, offer all children and adults the opportunity to learn and experience something new and fun.
Free Day: Every Saturday. /Children under the age of six are always free
The Jewish Museum of Florida is housed lovingly in two restored buildings that once served as synagogues for Miami Beach’s first congregation. Located on South Beach’s "South of Fifth" neighborhood, the museum features 80 stained glass windows, Deco chandeliers and a Moorish copper dome. Temporary exhibits change throughout the year in both buildings, but the main exhibit, MOSAIC: Jewish life in Florida, 1763 to present, is a staple of the museum.
Free Day: Donation Day, the first Tuesday of each month. A free gallery tour takes place at 1 p.m./ This museum is always free for children under 12 years old.
Located in Coral Gables on the beautiful University of Miami campus, this is considered Miami’s oldest art museum. Featuring a variety of permanent works of art as well as temporary exhibits, it is the only area museum with a notable collection of Egyptian, Greek and Roman antiquities.
Free Day: Free the third Friday of each month from 3 - 9 p.m./ The museum is always free for infants under one year old.
Visitors of all ages will love the interactive and bilingual activities and crafts throughout the museum. Engaging exhibits encourage learning through play. On the first floor, kids have the opportunity to explore a bank, supermarket, health and wellness center, veterinary clinic, and television studio – all sized for them. Upstairs, children of all ages can make art and music, board a life size cruise ship, climb through a two-story sandcastle, and so much more.
Free Day: Every Friday after 6:00 p.m. /Children under the age of six are always free.
This internationally known art museum is located in a 1926 Mediterranean revival-style warehouse in the heart of Miami’s historic art district. Visitors with a love for art won’t be disappointed by the magnificent exhibits, paintings, ceramics, posters, books, furniture, and architectural creations from the modern era.