Vizcaya was created as James Deering’s subtropical winter home in the 1910s and today it is a National Historic Landmark and accredited museum. We invite you to learn about Vizcaya’s fascinating history and the individuals responsible for the unusual estate’s origins, evolution and ongoing management.
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens is a National Historic Landmark that preserves the Miami estate of agricultural industrialist James Deering to engage our community and its visitors in learning through the arts, history and the environment.
(Approved by the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens Trust, May 11, 2005 and the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners, October 18, 2005)
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens is recognized internationally for its cultural and historic significance, exemplary preservation, and dynamic visitor experience – inspiring broad participation in advancing the organization’s mission.
(Approved by the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens Trust, January 11, 2006)
All members of the Vizcaya family are committed to delivering excellence every day by:
(Adopted by the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens Trust, January 12, 2005)