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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 3 days ago

Loved the interior and exterior design of the building, but the exhibits were less than appealing. One whole floor was closed for viewing yet full price was charged. All that could be seen were a few sculptures and photographs. Food was nondescript.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful museum. Worth visiting the building itself and the ever changing expositions. However, three quater is now closed and the entrance fee of 15 dollar is far too much. Wait until fully opening !

Thank Eric J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve always wanted to see this museum but actually, with such a small permanent collection on display, with a ridiculously poor contemporary exhibition on view and with the spiral staircase closed, it’s actually not great at all. The best aspect is probably the architecture. Amazing...More

Thank Sunny J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For me, not being into modern art, the building is the star. The spiral ramp was closed! The other stuff on show in the very small rooms (especially the Clap with one hand) section was typical modern trash . (Should have been called Crap with...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the worst visit to this museum we have ever had, even at paying half the usual admission cost. Not only was there so little to see, but as the spiral staircase was closed to the public everyone used the elevators to get from...More

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only 30 paintings are exhibited. The rest is elsewhere leased or rented. The visit is worth the ticket only for the elliptical staircase and architecture uniqueness. Hope MoMA has more to be seen.

Thank cex a
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been more than once in NYC and Guggenheim Museum is always the best. In particular because there are paints of Marc Chagall, my favorite artist. But You can find many others even more famous than him

Thank Mario Luigi P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Much of the museum was closed for installation of the next exhibition and whilst the works from the permanent collection on display were good and the admission price was reduced the visit was, overall, disappointing. As for the exhibition that was running (one hand etc.)...More

Thank Enophil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even though part of the museum’s closed as they install a new exhibit, it was still definitely worth a visit. The admission price is even reduced because of it. The building is BEAUTIFUL. And the two floors of exhibits that were open housed a few...More

Thank houstontravelingfool
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Look at the building from outside. Don't waste time on going inside, there is very little to see there. Go again to the Met museum instead or to any other museum in nyc, you will enjoy it much more.

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livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
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the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
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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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