Housed in one of the most iconic buildings in New York, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum’s collection is filled with prized pieces, including works from Picasso, Kandinsky and Miró. The Guggenheim always presents interesting and innovative exhibitions, and the museum’s layout is like no other, as visitors experience the artwork along a huge ramp that spirals up around the entire interior of the cylindrical building.
Frequently Asked Questions
When are the best times to visit? Late afternoon on weekdays, and on Saturdays just before the pay-what-you-wish rush, which begins around 5:45pm. Closed Thursdays.
How can I make the most of my visit? The Guggenheim offers a variety of tours, free with admission. The institution’s app offers multilingual guides featuring exhibitions, collections and the building’s history.
Can you recommend some exhibits? The permanent collection shows the 20th century’s revolution in painting, as artists embraced abstraction and impressionism. Be sure to visit the Guggenheim Collection, dedicated to the museum's extensive permanent collection.
Is there anywhere to eat? The Guggenheim houses two restaurants: The Wright, named for the building’s architect, and Cafe 3, a less formal space, located on the third floor.
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