Frequently Asked Questions

    • Camera icon Q: Is photography permitted in the museum?

      A: Yes. Still photography for non-commercial, personal use is permitted, unless otherwise noted in the galleries. The use of flash, tripods, and camera extension poles (or "selfie sticks") is prohibited throughout the museum. The museum reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to withhold or withdraw permission to photograph on its premises.

    • Ticket icon Q: Is there a time when admission is reduced?

      A: On Saturday evenings beginning at 5:45 pm the museum hosts Pay What You Wish, in which admission is by donation. The last tickets are issued at 7:15 pm. These tickets are not free and cannot be purchased in advance. The museum closes at 7:45 pm Saturdays.

    • Q: Do I have to purchase admission tickets in advance for special exhibitions?

      A: No, General Admission tickets include all permanent and special exhibitions on view. Tickets are not timed and do not sell out.

  • Box Office icon Q: Where can I read about the Guggenheim’s box office policy?

    A: The policy is available on the box office information page.

    • Wifi icon Q: Where can I learn more about the Guggenheim app?

      A: More information on the Guggenheim app is available on the Guggenheim app page.

    • Q: Where can I learn more about the Guggenheim’s Wi-Fi?

      A: See the Guggenheim app page for instructions on how to access Wi-Fi at the museum.

    • Q: Where can I download the app?

      A: The app can be downloaded from the Guggenheim app page.

  • Backpack icon Q: Are backpacks, suitcases or luggage permitted in the museum?

    A: Backpacks and bags smaller than 16” x 16” are permitted in the museum, but must be checked. All bags are subject to inspection. Visitors may check these items in the coatroom. Bags larger than 16” x 16”, suitcases and luggage are not permitted and cannot be checked in.

  • Stroller icon Q: Are baby strollers permitted in the museum?

    A: Single-baby strollers are permitted in the museum. However, large toddler carriers, double-sided strollers, and jogging strollers must be checked in the coatroom.

  • Skip Line icon Q: Who can bypass the admissions line?

    A: Museum members (including Corporate and Reciprocal) may proceed directly to the Membership Desk. CityPASS, New York Pass, and Explorer Pass holders, customers who purchased advance tickets online, members of the press (with valid ID), and visitors with Guest Passes may proceed to the Information Desk to retrieve their admission tickets. Elderly or disabled visitors who are unable to wait on line may ask a security guard for assistance.

  • Coatroom icon Q: Is there a coatroom?

    A: The coatroom is located on the ground floor of the museum. All backpacks, large umbrellas, strollers, and bags and packages must be checked in the coatroom. You must present your admission ticket prior to checking your belongings. Suitcases and luggage are not permitted and cannot be checked in.

  • Sketching icon Q: Are visitors permitted to sketch in the museum?

    A: Pencils, sketchbooks, and notebooks are permitted. However, pens, paints, and easels are not permitted.

  • Eating icon Q: Is there a place to eat in the museum?

    A: Weekdays except Thursdays, The Wright restaurant is open for lunch from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm and Café 3 is open from 10:30 am to 5 pm. On Saturday and Sunday, the restaurant is open for brunch from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm. Make reservations through Open Table or by calling 212 427 5690.

  • Member icon Q: I am a member of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. What are my privileges at the other Guggenheim museums?

    A: Please present your membership card at the Admissions Desk to receive complimentary admission to all Guggenheim museums (including the Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Guggenheim Museum Bilbao).

  • Q: Where can I find visitor information in other languages?

    A: To help accommodate our foreign visitors, a special Visitor Guide is available in nine languages, including Arabic, Basque, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish. Guides (PDF) can be downloaded here.

  • Information icon For further information regarding any Guggenheim Museum, contact Visitor Services at 212 423 3618, Monday through Friday, 9 am–5 pm, or e-mail questions to

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