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Maurice A. Ferre Park

Maurice A. Ferre Park (Museum Park) is a huge municipal complex in the open air, located on the archipelagos of Downtown Miami. The recreation area occupies a space of 12 hectares.

Its grand opening was timed to coincide with the bicentennial birthday of Independence of the country. The United States celebrated the grand anniversary on a grand scale in 1976. In this regard, sometimes the park is called Bicentennial. But on January 31, 2019, it was renamed in honor of the former mayor Maurice A. Ferre.

Maurice A. Ferre Park: History and Features

Initially, from 1900 to the middle of 1960, the cargo and passenger sea terminal of the city of Miami functioned on the site of the park. Numerous cargoes, warehouses and office premises of the Clyde Mallory trading enterprise were located practically on the whole island.

Maurice A. Ferre Park (formerly Museum Park) — best Miami parks — American ButlerCloser to the 1970s, the port changed its location, moving to the neighboring archipelago - Dodge Island. After that, the territory was thoroughly cleaned from the waste products of industrial enterprises. And only after almost a decade, in 1976, the Bicentennial Park was opened on this site. That is the name the green recreation area of the townspeople and guests of the city received at the opening.

After Bayfront Park, this is the second largest place in Miami, where you can spend a carefree weekend. The development of the recreational complex and infrastructure does not stand still. So, since May 1994, you can get here by metro (Museum Park subway station).

Maurice A. Ferre Park is located in central Miami, south of the I-395 Expressway and east of Biscayne Boulevard. It spans thirty acres of the city's highlands, including approximately 2,600 feet of Biscayne Baywalk promenade and the Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) metro line overlooking the center and port of Miami, as well as Watson Island.

The eastern part of the park is washed by the waters of Biscayne Bay. Patrons and patrons are several public and municipal organizations. Near the park, two museums and a planetarium are opened, which contributes not only to healthy outdoor recreation, but also to cultural enrichment.

Why does the park have another name — Museum Park? The reason is simple: the Miami Dade Cultural Center is nearby. Museum exhibitions tell about the amazing history of the region. South Florida is a country of runaway slaves, Indians, gangsters, invaders, pirates, tourists, drug dealers and alligators. All together weaves into a vivid and exciting story that covers the time frame from the first aborigines to the last waves of emigration.

Maurice A. Ferre Park — Bicentennial Park in Miami — American Butler

Bicentennial Park or Miami Museum Park

The hot climate of the southern coast of Florida has created a truly iconic public space. In the image of Central Park in New York, Park Guell in Barcelona and Balboa Park in San Diego, Miami Museum Park has become a first-class park on a global scale. Its visitors can spend their active and passive leisure here.

Museum Park — panorama photo of Miami Bicentennial Park — American ButlerFor this, all conditions are created:

  • museums and a planetarium work;
  • restaurants are open;
  • lawns and gardens that stimulate the senses, capture the imagination and create a strong connection with the surrounding landscape.
  • the bay, on the waters of which you can make an unforgettable boat tour;
  • football grounds and racing tracks.

The total capacity of the park is up to 45 thousand people. Repeatedly, the recreational zone became the stage for cultural events of various sizes:

  • in March 2009, the grandiose music festival Langerado was held here;
  • Festival Ultra Music;
  • concert of the famous rock band Warped Tour.

In 2018, the Museum Museum Center named after Patricia and Philipp Frost opened in the Bicentennial Park. On the promenade avenue, which will provide pedestrian access to museums, $ 10 million was allocated. The road will pass along the new Embankment and Biscayne Bay Boulevard.

Additional Information
Address 1075 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132
Telephone +1-305-358-7550
Cost Is free
Mode of operation The park is open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.
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