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Address: 1071 Fifth Ave. at 89th St., New York City, NY 10128
Phone Number: +1 212-423-3500
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Description: 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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The Museum was the real attraction, the art was... interesting

Let's be honest here, much of the art at the Guggenheim is modern and, well, in my view quite odd. That said the building is, in my opinion, the attraction and the art is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

They place the Guggenheim in between the American Museum of National History and the Metropolitan Museum of Art but this museum is far from that. It did not meet my high expectations and there is no storyline, just a mix of items and paintings placed in a building.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Interesting, quirky building. Best seen from outside. Unless you love, love, love, modern art, this is not for you, especially considering its steep admission price. IMHO, Frank Lloyd Wright so disliked modern art that his design, an upside down ziggurat - an 'art Tower of Babel' - is his comment on the confusion of modern art.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

I'm not an art or museum lover but I do appreciate architecture and atmosphere. The museum design by Frank Lloyd Wright is fascinating both inside and out. I found it a very pleasant art gallery to wander through, the use of lines, curves, light and shade were fantastic and I even saw some art along the way that I appreciated... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Our second visit . Again only 2 out of the 7 floors were open yet they still charged the full entrance fee. The exhibits were generally puerile and pathetic . A very second [ sorry--- third ] rate experience .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Let's be honest here, much of the art at the Guggenheim is modern and, well, in my view quite odd. That said the building is, in my opinion, the attraction and the art is fun/odd/interesting/weird/strange/occasionally beautiful and thought provoking. If you don't love modern art you will likely only enjoy a small part of the collection but it was worth... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

The Guggenheim building is amazing. A true unique gem that must be experienced. Plan about 90 minutes to stroll all the way up and enjoy the exhibits. The art is mostly zany. There are some galleries of masterworks and great Kandinsky gallery. The rest was ultra modern and strange. Great experience overall.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

Glad we had the New York pass and used up the value of the card before going here. The best part is the building itself, oh and saeed, the vendor outside- his pretzels and chicken kebabs are amazing!! The exhibits inside frankly beggar belief - many were overheard to say "I could have done that " and as for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

What an experience...was an art student in 1069 and loved the NYC museums. This was always one of the best. Go and enjoy the exhibits.............very cool experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The Guggenheim has been in dozens of movies from Men in Black to Mr. Popper's Penguins. The building itself IS a Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece. But if you just stand in Central Park and take pictures of the exterior you are missing out on the best part - the art. This will take some time so plan accordingly. Let the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Definitely one of the greatest museums that I've been. Modern art in all its expression, my advice is take the audio guide, in order not to miss any detail.

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Address: 1071 Fifth Ave. at 89th St., New York City, NY 10128
Phone Number: +1 212-423-3500
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:45 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:45 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:45 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:45 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:45 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 7:45 pm

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