Planning a trip to Freehand Hotel in Miami Beach soon? If you’re a music lover, you need to add one of the city’s most popular music venues, The New World Center to your travel bucket list ASAP.
Here’s everything you need to know about visiting The New World Center below including what concerts are on, ticket information and how to get there from Freehand Miami. Let’s dive in…
Overview and history of the New World Center
The New World Center is a concert hall that’s considered a cultural landmark in Miami Beach’s city center. It was opened in 2011 and featured state-of-the-art acoustics. The center is also home to the New World Symphony which is a training orchestra for young musicians.
The building itself is pretty impressive as it’s made entirely out of glass. The design was done by the famed architect Frank Gehry – if you’re familiar with his work, you’ll recognize some of his other famous buildings like the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain.
The New World Center has become a cultural hub for Miami and is definitely worth a visit, whether you’re a music lover or not. There’s always something going on so be sure to check the calendar before you go. Who knows, you might be able to catch a symphony performance by some of the world’s most talented young musicians.
The New World Center is a truly unique place and one that any music lover should visit at least once. With its stunning architecture and world-class facilities, it’s easy to see why it’s become one of Miami’s most popular tourist destinations.
What’s on at the New World Center?
The New World Center hosts:
- Educational programs
- And community events
There’s always something new and exciting happening at the New World Center, so be sure to check the calendar before you go.
The New World Center is open Monday through Friday from 10 am to 5 pm and is closed on weekends apart from for concerts.
How much do concert tickets cost?
Admission to the center is free but you’ll need to purchase tickets separately for events and concerts. Concert tickets start from around $20 and can cost up to $40+ per seat. To get the best price, we recommend booking in advance which you can do via the New World Center’s website here.
How to get to the New World Center from Freehand Miami
The New World Center is 8 minutes from Freehand Miami on public transport. The best way to get there is by catching the L/S bus from Indian Creek Drive & 27th Street to Washington Avenue & 17th Street and walking across the Soundscape park to reach the music venue.
If you feel like walking all the way, you can take a leisurely 27 minutes stroll down Collins Avenue. Turn right onto 17th Street and keep walking until the New World Center is on your left. If you’re really in a hurry, you can hail a taxi to the venue in around 5 minutes.