Location and Directions

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 5th Avenue (at 89th Street)

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  • By Subway

    To reach the museum by subway, take the 4, 5, or 6 train to 86th Street. Walk west on 86th Street, turn right at 5th Avenue and proceed north to 88th Street.

  • By Bus

    To reach the museum by bus, take the M1, M2, M3, or M4 bus on Madison or Fifth Avenue.

  • By Car

    • From the Bronx, Northern New Jersey, and New England

      Take southbound Henry Hudson Parkway to 96th Street exit; cross Central Park and turn right on Fifth Avenue and drive south to 89th Street.

    • From Brooklyn and Staten Island

      Take the Williamsburg Bridge, Manhattan Bridge, Brooklyn Bridge, or Battery Tunnel to northbound/uptown FDR Drive; exit at 96th Street; continue driving west on 96th Street to Fifth Avenue; turn left on Fifth Avenue and drive south to 89th Street.

    • From Southern New Jersey

      Take New Jersey Turnpike to Holland Tunnel—Uptown exit; northbound Hudson Street becomes Eighth Avenue, which becomes Central Park West; at 86th Street, turn right and cross Central Park; turn left on Madison Avenue and drive north to 89th Street; turn left on 89th Street and drive one block to Fifth Avenue.

    • From Bronx, Queens, Long Island, Upstate New York, and New England via Triborough Bridge

      Take southbound/downtown FDR Drive to 96th Street exit; drive west to Fifth Avenue; turn left on Fifth Avenue and drive south to 89th Street.

    • From Queens and Long Island via Queensborough Bridge

      Use either level; take right-lane exit onto 60th Street (westbound); at Madison Avenue, turn right and drive north/uptown; turn left on 89th Street and drive west to Fifth Avenue.

  • Parking

    Alternate side of the street parking on Fifth Avenue and side streets is available. There are several parking garages within walking distance from the museum. Impark Parking is located at 40 East 89th Street (between Madison and Park Avenues). Sylvan Parking is located at 60 East 90th Street (between Madison
    and Park Avenues). Both lots offer a discounted rate to museum visitors. The Impark discount is given beginning at 10 am on weekdays and all day on weekends. To receive discounts to either garage, validate your parking ticket at the Membership Desk. 


For further information, contact Visitor Services at 212 423 3618, Mon–Fri,
9 am–5 pm, or e‑mail questions to visitorinfo@guggenheim.org.

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