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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Upper East Side
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Address: 1071 Fifth Ave. at 89th St., New York City, NY 10128
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+1 212-423-3500
10:00 - 17:45
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Fri 10:00 - 17:45
Sat 10:00 - 19:45

The circular Frank Lloyd Wright-designed building is as much of a draw as...

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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Great building to display of fabulous art

Nice art experience, free head set to hear/read additional info on particular pieces (though my husband's audio didn't work). Couldn't get into special exhibit--sold out by 10:20... read more

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The current organization of the collection provides maximum enjoyment of the underrated collection of primarily early 20th century art including early Picasso, Delaunay, Kandinsky and many others. A very enjoyable and worthwhile one to two hour experience

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Almost too good; my artist girlfriend was blown away by the art and didn't stop talking about it for at least half an hour. The Frank Lloyd Wright designed building is probably his best and it was pretty amazing too. Afterwards my girlfriend told me that it was like they'd crammed everything from her 3 year art degree into one... More 

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice art experience, free head set to hear/read additional info on particular pieces (though my husband's audio didn't work). Couldn't get into special exhibit--sold out by 10:20 when we got to the counter. Note, museum opened at 10 am, guess there were many online purchasers ahead of us. Stopped at the cafe for an early lunch, just adequate to curb... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This gallery is housed in one of the most iconic buildings in New York and arguably the building itself surpasses the the art inside! We visited on 'pay what you like Saturday' (seemed like a sensible plan at the time), but the queues were horrendous! Definitely worth a visit to see the building! Tip - For modern art the MoMA... More 

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Los Osos, California
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

An iconic structure with an amazing collection of modern art pieces. My favorites were Calder and Kandinsky. Manageable size. Audio tour included in the entrance cost. Best tip I received and took was to go to the top floor by elevator and walk down the spiral to the ground floor. Very nice gift shop.

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Palm Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Fabulous gallery and of course the wonderful Frank Lloyd Wright building! Best layout for a museum. Wonderful exhibition, friendly staff. A must do in NYC.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The building is fabulous. The collection is spectacular. The greatest collection of Kandinskis anywhere. Recommended.

Thank Karen C
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The architecture and the artwork are a powerful combination. Not to be missed. Elevator to the top and walk down to see the collection. We had a gourmet lunch in The Wright, the museums cafe. This is 5th avenue, so it's pricey (for lunch) but delish. The written descriptions of the art and times are excellent. Be sure and read... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

MOMA and the Guggenheim Museum are certainly not for everyone especially when you see what the admission is. The building is as much the attraction as the art. Love the Kandinsky's right off the main lobby, a number of Van Gogh and Picasso's. The app is a great idea especially the feature that allows you to see on the app... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Hadn't been for a long time so visionaries exhibit gave us the reason to visit. Very busy rainy day! $25 each . Ok if you go for specific exhibit. Love the building . Love the exhibit . If you like modern art this is a good overview you must go.

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Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth 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 neighbourhood, and you’ll come to Park Avenue, the poshest address in the city, lined with grand apartment buildings as far as the eye can see. Even if you can’t afford the luxury goods along Madison Avenue, it’s still a great spot to window shop an afternoon away.
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