MIAMI MUSEUM MONTH CELEBRATES NEW OPENINGS AND GREAT OFFERS

May 1, 2017

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MIAMI, FL – (May 1, 2017) – The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau is proud to celebrate Miami Museum Month during the month of May, with much anticipated museum openings and can’t miss “Buy One, Get One Free” admissions and membership savings. Visit MiamiMuseumMonth.com to download coupons and incentives to explore Miami & The Beaches most renowned collections of art and culture. Official sponsor Citibank® will also provide cardholders with a 10% discount at participating museum stores for the month-long program.

Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science is Opening!
The Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science is slated to open on May 8, 2017, in Downtown Miami's Museum Park. During Miami Museum Month, visitors can enjoy an exclusive 10% off Family and Family Plus membership packages. Please see coupon for more details. Valid as of May 9 through May 31, 2017. Poised to be one of the only institutions worldwide boasting both a state-of-the-art planetarium and cutting edge aquarium, the 250,000 square-foot facility sits on four acres of land overlooking Biscayne Bay surrounded by Downtown Miami's dazzling skyline. For more details, visit MiamiMuseumMonth.com. 

2017 Participating Museums:
    1. American Museum of the Cuban Diaspora
    2. Ancient Spanish Monastery
    3. Art Deco Museum
    4. ArtCenter/South Florida
    5. Black Police Precinct & Courthouse Museum
    6. Coral Gables Museum
    7. Deering Estate
    8. Gold Coast Railroad Museum
    9. Haitian Heritage Museum
    10. HistoryMiami Museum
    11. Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach
    12. Homestead Historic Town Hall Museum
    13. Jewish Museum of Florida - FIU
    14. Little Haiti Cultural Complex
    15. Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami
    16. Miami Auto Museum @ Dezer Collection
    17. Miami Children's Museum
    18. Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami
    19. Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum FIU
    20. Pérez Art Museum Miami
    21. Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science
    22. Rubell Family Collection
    23. The Wolfsonian–FIU
    24. Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
    25. Wings Over Miami Air Museum
“This year is extra special for Miami Museum Month as we celebrate the much-anticipated opening of museums like the Frost Museum of Science and The American Museum of the Cuban Diaspora, which will enhance the growing appreciation for museums and diverse history found in Miami,” said GMCVB President & CEO William D. Talbert, III, CDME. “As Miami & The Beaches continues to grow as a global destination with world-class exhibitions and vibrant cultural experiences, there has never been a better time to enjoy a cultural journey through our community taking advantage of the extraordinary offers available during Miami Museum Month.”

Social Media: 
During the month of May, enter to win tickets to experience Miami Museum Month free on Facebook at Visit Miami. Look for the #MiamiMuseum Month giveaway post and comment for your chance to experience the city's vibrant art scene. For more details, please visit MiamiMuseumMonth.com.

Miami Museum Month is part of the GMCVB’s increasingly popular Miami Temptations Program, which takes a thematic focus on the best that Miami has to offer with monthly deals and special events. Temptations programs include: Miami Cruise Month (January), Miami Romance Month (February), Shop Miami Month (March), Miami Sports & Wellness Month (April), Miami Film Month (June), Miami Spa Month (July-August), Miami Spice Restaurant Month (August-September), Miami Attractions Month (October), Miami Live Arts Month (November), and Miami Heritage Month (December). For more information on the Miami Temptations programs, please visit www.MiamiTemptations.com or e-mail Media@MiamiandBeaches.com. Facebook: @Visitmiami, Twitter: @MiamiandBeaches, #MiamiMuseum

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    About The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau
    The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) is an accredited not-for-profit sales and marketing organization whose mission is to attract visitors to Greater Miami and the Beaches for leisure, business and conventions. For a vacation guide visit our website at www.MiamiandBeaches.com or call 1-888-76-Miami (US/Canada only) or 305-447-7777. To reach the GMCVB offices dial 305-539-3000.  Meeting planners may call 1-800-933-8448 (US/Canada only) or 305-539-3071 or visit www.MiamiMeetings.com. To get further engaged with Miami and the Beaches, join the conversation by following us on our social media channels at Facebook.com/visitmiami, Twitter.com/miamiandbeaches, Instagram.com/miamiandbeaches and Pinterest.com/miamiandbeaches.