Preserve. Protect. Promote. since 1976

Miami Design Preservation League is a not-for-profit preservation and arts organization founded in 1976, which preserves, protects, and promotes the architectural, cultural, social and environmental integrity of Miami Beach and the surrounding areas.

Our Programs

Official Art Deco Walking Tours

Offered Daily at 10:30am as well as Thursdays at 6:30pm
Private Tours Available 

Art Deco Welcome Center

Where to go and what to do in Miami Beach and surrounding areas​

Art Deco Museum

Open Tues-Sun
10am – 5pm​

Art Deco Weekend®

First held in 1977, our annual festival helped spark the Miami Beach arts and culture renaissance

Official Art Deco Gift Shop

Original Art Deco Weekend® posters, t-shirts, books, cards, vintage items, jewelry, memorabilia, and one-of-a-kind art

Center for Resiliency & Sustainability

Education, advocacy, and research focused on resiliency of historic resources and communities

What would Miami Beach be like without Historic 
Art Deco, Mediterranean, and MiMo buildings?

Join Us: Become a Member

Help MDPL remain independent and sustain our mission to preserve, protect, and promote. Annual memberships start at $50 and include free walking tours and more.

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Generous Support Provided by

Barbara Baer Capitman Legacy Sponsor

Leonard Horowitz Premier Sponsor

MDPL Capital Campaign Sponsors

Media Sponsors

Municipal Support

Health & Wellness Program Sponsor

What Our Visitors Say

This tour was everything it promised and more. It gave us a fantastic overview of the history of Miami Beach and was very informative.


The staff who work here are great! So helpful and will give you the scoop on where to go and if public transportation is available.


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