Wynwood Walls – Classic “Street Art” (Miami)

Originally opened in 2009, Wynwood Walls is one of Miami’s most unique art exhibitions which include approximately 35 hand-sprayed wall murals and two outdoor street-art galleries.  

Over 100 artists from 21 countries are represented which used more than 75,000 gallons of paint in 100,000 spray cans.  The two acre complex features is more than 35,000 square feet of wall art, covered gallery space and a gift shop / Welcome Center.  

Wynwood Walls is located in the Wynwood Art District which is just minutes from downtown Miami and the Miami Design District.  The main entrance is located is the heart of the distract at the corner of Northwest 2nd Avenue and Northwest 26th Street. Within the past several years, the immediate area has experienced substantial growth and redevelopment with a number of new hotels, shops, restaurants and residences.

This “museum” hosts more than three million visitors a year and is a very popular international destination.  It has been features in Vanity Fair, Forbes, the New York Times and the BBC News and is widely considered to be one of the best things to do when visiting Miami.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does it cost to visit Wynwood Walls?

Tickets prices vary from $5.00 to $12.00 per person plus tax and vary based on the follow type of admission.  Children 12 and under are free of charge but must by accompanied by a supervising companion that is at least 18 years of age.

  • Adult – $12.00
  • Senior (55 and over) – $10.00 
  • Military – $10.00
  • Students – $5.00

Tickets can be purchased in advance on the Wynwood Walls website, on Groupon or in-person at the Welcome Center.

When is Wynwood Walls open?

Hours of operation at Wynwood Walls is 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM Sunday to Thursday, 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM on Friday and 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM on Saturday.

Are tours offered?

Wynwood Walls offers a number of tours ranging from “Official” tours to private tours.  The four tour options are indicated as follows:

Official Tour

The Official Tour costs $25.00 per person and includes admission. This tour is 50 minutes long, features a Tour Ambassador, provides a behind the scenes look at the murals and goes into depth about the Wynwood neighborhood transformation.  Guests will also visit the Peter Tunney Experience, GGA Gallery and an Artist Solo Exhibition.

Official Early Access Tour

The Official Early Access Tour costs $35.00 per person and also includes admission. This tour starts at 9:45 AM before the museum opens at 11:00 AM.  The Tour Ambassador takes guests on 50-minute tour is 50 minutes in length and allows the group to explore the 35,000 square foot museum and features murals.  Similar to the official tour, guests can also visit the Peter Tunney Experience, GGA Gallery and an Artist Solo Exhibition.

Ryan the WheelBarrow Tour

On Sunday’s at 5:00 PM, guests can take a tour with an award winning local artist (Ryan the Wheelbarrow) for an exclusive tour of the museum.   The cost is $50.00 per person and this experience was voted the “Best Tour of Wynwood” by the Miami New Times.

Official Private Tour

50 minute official private tours of Wynwood Walls are also offered for guests looking for a more personal experience. Tour guides will showcase the 35,000 square foot museum as well as walk guests through the Peter Tunney Experience, GGA Gallery and an Artist Solo Exhibition.  Guests seeking a private tour will need to contact the museum for prices and additional information. 

How do I get to Wynwood Walls?

The Welcome Center is located at 266 Northwest 26th Street, east of Interstate 95, north of Interstate 395 and south of Interstate 195.  There are a number of ways to access the Wynwood neighborhood which include US Highway One (north-south), 20th Street (east-west) and 29th Street (east-west).

Where do I park when visiting Wynwood Walls?

The local area features the Wynwood Garage which is located at 311 Northwest 26th Street, less than a block from Wynwood Walls.  The garage is open 24/7 and advanced purchase can be found here.

Metered street parking is also available throughout the Wynwood neighborhood.

Is it worth visiting Wynwood Walls?

Exploring all that Wynwood Walls has to offer will take the typical visitor less than two hours if going at a leisurely pace.  For the price to visit, it is a good value for those interested in art and culture.

What we recommend is that visitors spend time in the general neighborhood not only visiting Wynwood Walls, but also eating at one of the many local restaurants in the immediate area.  It’s the perfect way to spend half a day in Miami.

Where should I stay when visiting Wynwood Walls?

The greater Miami area has an enormous number of hotels ranging from economy type lodging to some of the most luxurious resorts in the U.S. For those interested in staying the in Wynwood area, here are a few of our recommendations.

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Jerry Joyce

Jerry Joyce has been a Florida resident since 1988 and has lived in a variety of places in the South Florida area. Jerry is an avid boater & water sports enthusiast, beach aficionado, a lover of great food, muscle car fan and a theme park annual passholder for many years. Some of his favorite places in Florida include the Florida Keys, Walt Disney World, Cedar Key, the Loxahatchee River, St. Augustine and Ten Thousand islands.

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