Marvel at one of New York City's modern architecture masterpieces and all of the iconic art pieces inside when you visit the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

Designed by visionary American architect Frank Lloyd Wright and completed in 1959, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is home to one of the world’s finest collections of modern and contemporary art—and is itself a masterpiece. Ascend the landmark building’s grand spiral that rises toward the dome above, and experience the Guggenheim’s special exhibitions, featuring celebrated artists from the 19th century through the present. Select galleries may be closed due to installation. The New York Pass grants you free admission to the Museum. Present your Pass at the Information desk. Additional fees may be required for special exhibitions.


Featured Artists
Since establishing in 1937, the Guggenheim museum has worked to create one of the most amazing collections in the art world. The museum's permanent collection features iconic pieces by legends like:

- Pablo Picasso (Woman with Yellow Hair / Femme aux cheveux jaunes)

- Rudolf Bauer (The Holy One / Red Point)

Designed by visionary American architect Frank Lloyd Wright, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum opened its doors in 1959. The museum's interior space, with its spiral ramp riding to a domed skylight, continues to thrill visitors and provides a unique forum for the presentation of contemporary art. 

Guided Tours
Included with your New York Pass, public tours take place daily at 2 pm, are led by gallery educators, and focus on exhibition themes or building architecture. Visit to learn more.

Eat, Drink, and Shop
Cafe 3, overlooking Central Park, serves sandwiches, pastries, and refreshments, and The Wright restaurant offers American bistro cuisine. The Guggenheim Store is located by the main entrance; all Store proceeds support the museum.

Did You Know

  • When the Guggenheim opened in 1959, the entry fee was only 50 cents.

  • Robert Moses, the Building Commissioner for New York City was not a fan of the Guggenheim's design and urged Frank Lloyd to change it.

  • October 21st was declared "Guggenheim Museum Day" by Mayor Giuliani in 1999.

  • A few famous movies have featured scenes that were shot at the Guggenheim. That list of movies includes Men In Black, Bye Bye Birdy and When In Rome.

  • When designing the Guggenheim Museum, Frank Lloyd developed over 700 sketches.

How To Get There

  • 4, 5, 6 to 86th Street station.

  • Q to 86th Street station.

  • M1, M2, M3 or M4 Bus line.

Make The Most Of Your New York Pass

- Entry to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is normally $25.

- The New York Pass grants you free entry to the museum plus over 100 attractions in New York City.

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Monday 10:00am–5:45pm
Tuesday 10:00am–5:45pm
Wednesday 10:00am–5:45pm
Thursday Closed
Friday 10:00am–5:45pm
Saturday 10:00am–7:45pm
Sunday 10:00am–5:45pm
Last Admission: Last tickets are issued at 5:15pm (7:15pm on Saturdays)

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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Avenue (at 89th Street), New York, NY


212 423-3500