Home to one of the world's finest collections of modern and contemporary art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is itself a masterpiece. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and completed in 1959, the building is a New York City landmark, located on Fifth Avenue's magnificent "Museum Mile."
Walk along the grand ramp that curves from the ground up to the dome and discover extraordinary special exhibitions featuring important artists from the 19th century through the present. The permanent collection includes world-renowned artists such as Calder, Chagall, Kandinsky, Klee, Picasso, and van Gogh.
Special exhibition (February 4–June 1, 2011):
The Great Upheaval: Modern Art from the Guggenheim Collection, 1910-1918
Discover the revolutionary art that swept Europe as it entered the Great War. See over 100 works by artists such as Constantin Brancusi, Paul Cézanne, Marc Chagall, Robert Delaunay, Marcel Duchamp, Juan Gris, Fernand Léger, Franz Marc, Piet Mondrian, Pablo Picasso, and more.
Bypass ticket line
Admission to all galleries
Complimentary audio tour
Complimentary daily, guided highlight tours
Monday–Wednesday and Friday–Sunday
Hours of operation:
Sunday-Wednesday: 10 AM to 5:45 PM
Friday: 10 AM to 5:45 PM
Saturday: 10 AM to 7:45 PM
Closed on Thursdays and Christmas Day
Via bus: M1, M2, M3, M4 on Madison or 5th Avenue
Via subway: 4, 5, or 6 to 86th Street
Participation is complimentary for children 12 years and younger. Baby strollers are permitted throughout the museum. Double-seated strollers, backpacks, and larger toddler carriers must be checked.
Director's Pick Audio Tour is available in French, Italian, and Spanish