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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum: Tours & Tickets

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The circular Frank Lloyd Wright-designed building is as much of a draw as the museum's collection of modern art.
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1071 Fifth Ave. at 89th St., New York City, NY 10128
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Most of the art in this place is garbage (pronounced GAR-BAAJE), especially floors three and up. When I was here last weekend, they had a special Basquiat exhibit on the top floor, consistent with the Guggenheim's apparent plan for the art to become increasingly awful...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank JamieNYC
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The architecture of the building is what we really went to see. It was definitely an interesting and cutting edge design for it's time. Modern art isn't really my type of art, so I didn't find the exhibits to be that interesting. I gave it...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Jim B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have long wanted to visit the Guggenheim- the building itself is part of the experience. Thoroughly enjoyable and a genuine must see.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Michael K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you are not an art lover, you still should visit the Guggenheim to walk around the floors of the building. The building itself is a work of modern art to experience. Make sure you take time to go into one of the single use...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ccsfamily
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Guggenheim museum building is magnificent. Quite an architectural feat to design and complete. Displays are modern art and somewhat hard to interpret. Not exactly my favorite to see but marveling at the building was fun.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Slick5276
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was not as impressed as I had expected. The collection on display is good but not top notch. If to choose rather go to MoMa or Met

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 16eddyb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although I am not an arts or museum expert, I decided to try the FREE admission day (Sat) and take a quick look. Overall, it was an interesting experience. Depending on what you're most interested in terms of art (photography, expressionism, etc...), I recommend to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank douglasivanauskas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very crowded even midweek. Long line to get in with security check very slow, have patience. Interesting presentations of art . Don’t look over the wall if you don’t care for heights . Few places to sit and rest. Elbow to elbow Small cafeteria ,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank CamillaR892
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband had never been to the Guggenheim so we walked the 40 blocks to visit. We love art museums and when in large cities plan to see at least one. We were both sadly disappointed at the installations here. Both of us agreed that...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank JerseyFamily07
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a stunning building architecturally but I’ve seen better exhibits in my local library. Not sure why galleries, museums and memorials in the US charge 20-30$ entry it should be a national right to see a piece of history, art or a place of remembrance...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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robina48
14 October 2019|
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Response from Pamela S | Reviewed this property |
We visited on a Saturday in August 2019, there was a very short line to purchase tickets, and museum was not super crowded, and we were able to see all exhibits without any problem.
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TeeELInc
27 August 2018|
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Response from alisonrM2071TR | Reviewed this property |
Actually, no - it's not too bad at all. Not like going to cinema where you often need a fleece to stop freezing.
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Vail V
23 August 2018|
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