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Guggenheim, New York

1071 5th Ave.
New York, NY, 10128, United States
TEL: (212) 423-3500

One of the world’s most acclaimed art museums, the Guggenheim in New York City is dedicated to modern and contemporary art from the 20th century to the present. The Guggenheim was founded by Solomon R. Guggenheim in 1937, when he created a foundation that would sustain a museum housing his personal collection of art. Throughout the years, the museum acquired other notable art collections, including those of Justin K. Thannhauser and Count Giuseppe Panza di Biumo, and these holdings combined to form the museum’s primary collection. Artists on display include Chagall, Modigliani, Picasso, Degas, Van Gogh, and Monet.

Insider Tip:

The building’s famous design, created by renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright, allows visitors to view the museum’s collection via a single, coiled ramp.

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  • Art
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Indoor
  • Kids' Programs
  • Restaurant/Café
  • Self-Guided Tours
  • Thursday - Closed
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