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Guggenheim
1071 5th Avenue at 89th Street
New York, New York
Upper East Side

Daily 10 am – 5:45 pm
Closed Thursday
Open until 7:45 pm Saturday

The striking Frank Lloyd Wright–designed rotunda is reason enough to visit this landmark museum, and exciting, well-designed exhibits and kids’ programs make this a family-friendly setting for contemporary and modern art.

$: $22, $18/students & seniors, free/kids under 12

Annual Memberships: $75+.

Free Hours: Saturday 5:45 - 7:45 pm

Current Kid-Friendly Exhibits:


Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim (through Sep 10)

Explores the collections of six early patrons of the museum who brought to light some of the most significant artists of their day, from Camille Pissarro to Jackson Pollock. Includes stunning works by modern giants Alexander Calder, Marcel Duchamp, Paul Klee, Piet Mondrian, Pablo Picasso and Vasily Kandinsky.

Family Programs: Sundays 1-4 pm, explore exhibition highlights through creative interactive projects in the galleries and head to the Studio Art Lab in the basement to make art inspired by themes and materials seen in the museum.

Strollers/Diapers: Strollers welcome (wee ones on wheels even get their own tours), though be careful on the slanted ramp. Double strollers must be checked but single umbrella strollers are available to borrow.

Other Tips: Pick up a family activity guide at the admissions desk, or visit the (weekends-only) family kiosk for a pack of family fun including a scavenger hunt guide, sketchbook and colored pencils.

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