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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

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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 yesterday

The famous spiral of this iconic building is currently closed for renovations, and only a small segment of the permanent collection is available on the second floor. As a result there is no point in visiting at the moment. The museum does indicate this fact...More

4  Thank Oren E
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had never been to the Guggenheim before despite many visits to NYC. The permanent collection on the 2nd floor is excellent, but there are only about 20 pieces worth studying. The temporary Chinese modern art exhibits during my visit on the 5th and 7th...More

2  Thank jongable
Reviewed 5 days ago

The show was centered on one sculptor, which really wasn't interesting to me. The permanent collection has some Picassos and Impressionists, which is a nice change. There was an avant garde Asian exhibition, which was really thought-provoking. The building is wonderful.

Thank Wing_anda_Prayer1210
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

During our stay in New York in September, the museum has closed of the spiral section, which means that we could only see the regular section on the second floor and 3rd and 4th floor with Chinese modern art. That was really a pity, although...More

3  Thank JayS1066
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am very fond of the Guggenheim Museum, and I have wonderful memories of this Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece. At nine years old, my friends and I raced round and round its spiral design in wonderment, not aware or reverent of its importance. On this...More

Thank Philip G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Th building is one of Frank Loyd Wrghts’s masterpieces although it might be an acquired taste. Impressive collection of modern art with.all the major schools and artists represented. An astute observer will find some overlap with the collections at MoMA and the metropolitan museum of...More

Thank MnBigdog
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the museum this weekend. The building is aesthetically pleasing but a functional nightmare!! It was completed in 1959 and is showing its age!! It labels itself as "The Museum of the future" - not a chance!!! If you want to see the museum of...More

1  Thank Aiberdeen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

PROS *Spiral lay out is unique. CONS *I wasn’t interested whatsoever in any of the exhibitions and couldn’t tell you what I saw because it wasn’t very memorable. It just wasn’t for me. *Thank God my brother paid the admission fee because if I would...More

Thank ExtraUnderwear
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have not been to NYC for almost 20 years, and having a bit of time spare we decided to revisit this place. As an engineer, I love Wright's designs, form follows function, and the spiral design does it well. As the the current main...More

Thank Edward A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were really looking forward to visiting, having previously been to Bilbao and Venice, but this gallery doesn't compare favourably with either of them. The building itself is iconic and impressive, but it cost us more than it did to go to the Met and...More

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TeeELInc
August 27, 2018|
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Response from Alison R | 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
August 23, 2018|
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Response from Alison R | Reviewed this property |
In short, no
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Cameron A
August 11, 2018|
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Response from Solomon R Gugge... M | Property representative |
Hi Cameron, the museum ramps will be open through September 12. After that, the ramps will be closed until October 12 so we can prepare for the upcoming exhibitions “Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future” and “R. H... More
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