Frequently Asked Questions
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.
Q: Where can I read about the Guggenheim’s box office policy?
A: The policy is available on the box office information page.
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.
Q: Are backpacks, suitcases or luggage permitted in the museum?
A: All backpacks, large umbrellas, and bags or packages larger than 16 x 16 inches (40 x 40 cm) must be checked. All bags are subject to inspection. Visitors may check these items in the coatroom. Suitcases and luggage cannot be checked in.
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.
Q: Is photography permitted in the museum?
A: Photography is not permitted above the ground floor.
Q: Who can bypass the admissions line?
A: Museum members (including Corporate and Reciprocal) may proceed directly to the priority line. 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 pre-paid admission line to retrieve their admission tickets. Elderly or disabled visitors who are unable to wait on line may ask a security guard for assistance.
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 larger than 16 x 16 inches must be checked in the coatroom. You must present your admission ticket prior to checking your belongings. Suitcases and luggage cannot be checked in.
Q: Are visitors permitted to sketch in the museum?
A: Pencils, sketchbooks, and notebooks are permitted. However, pens, paints, and easels are not permitted.
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. On Saturdays, the restaurant is open for lunch from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm, and from 3:30 pm to 6 pm the bar menu is available. Sunday brunches are served from 11 am to 3:30 pm. Make reservations through Open Table or by calling 212 427 5690. You may also visit Cafe 3, located in the Kandinsky Gallery on Annex Level 3. It is open Friday through Wednesday from 10:30 am to 5 pm.
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).
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 email@example.com.
A Long-Awaited Tribute: Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian House and Pavilion
July 27, 2012–Ongoing
This presentation, comprised of selected materials from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives, pays homage to the first Frank Lloyd Wright–designed structures in New York City.
Works & Process
Carrie Mae Weems LIVE: Theaster Gates, Carrie Mae Weems, and the Geri Allen Trio
Saturday, April 26, 8 pm
Following a conversation between Theaster Gates and Carrie Mae Weems about artistic practice, community, and the politics of urban development, the Geri Allen Trio performs.
Plan Your Visit
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue
(at 89th Street)
New York, NY 10128-0173
Hours & Ticketing
Sun 10 am–5:45 pm
Mon 10 am–5:45 pm
Tue 10 am–5:45 pm
Wed 10 am–5:45 pm
Fri 10 am–5:45 pm
Sat 10 am–7:45 pm
See Plan Your Visit for more information on ticketing.
Students and Seniors (65 years +) with valid ID $18
Children 12 and under Free
Multimedia guides are free with admission.
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