Visitor Information

Tips for Visiting

To ensure the safety of the collection, backpacks, long umbrellas, and bags larger than 11 X 15” must be checked in at the box office. The museum does not permit visitors to carry bags on their backs in the galleries. Luggage is not allowed into the museum and cannot be checked in at the box office. This includes small carry-ons and oversize backpacks. The museum reserves the right to decide what can and cannot be checked in. Questions about the museum’s property check policy can be referred to the Security Office at Food and drink are not allowed in the museum and may not be checked in at the box office. Baby strollers are permitted.

Visitors With Special Needs

The Wolfsonian–FIU is committed to making galleries and programs accessible to all visitors. The museum is wheelchair accessible, and wheelchairs are available at the museum's box office. Visitors with special needs, including American Sign Language interpretation, are encouraged to contact our Program Director at or 305.535.2684.

Photography at the Museum

Photography is permitted in the lobby and fifth-floor galleries without the use of flash. No photographs taken in the museum may be reproduced, distributed, or sold without written permission from the museum. Tripods and movie and video cameras are not permitted in the museum. (For press and other special projects, visit Press/News in the About section of this website.) Visitors are asked to refrain from, talking on cellular phones in the museum's galleries or auditorium. Only pencils may be used in the galleries; the use of pens and markers is prohibited.