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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

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Address: 1071 Fifth Ave. at 89th St., New York City, NY 10128
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The circular Frank Lloyd Wright-designed building is as much of a draw as...

The circular Frank Lloyd Wright-designed building is as much of a draw as the museum's collection of modern art.

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More architecture than art

We visited as our daughter is into art and whilst the exhibits do include some great pieces, I enjoyed the building itself more. From the moment you enter the museum you cannot... read more

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Evesham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited as our daughter is into art and whilst the exhibits do include some great pieces, I enjoyed the building itself more. From the moment you enter the museum you cannot fail to be impressed by the design. As value for money goes, you get more art for your dollar at other galleries In The city, however it is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This museum is really worth the visit. The building itself is beautiful and makes the art look great. The collection is exciting. Calder, Brancusi, Kandinskij, Picasso... And I recommend using the golden toilet America. We spent two or three houres here on a Sunday. It for very crowded around twelve-one, I recommend going early.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I am not a huge fan of modern art, but having lived in the area my entire life it was kind of a shame that I never before went to the Guggenheim. The architecture alone is worth the visit, and the art is spaced out enough that even with crowds you can enjoy the art and read the explanations. Nice... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I'm definitely not a modern art enthusiast, but I enjoyed my visit. Visited on 2.18.17 with my husband and spent 2 hours viewing the various paintings and exhibits. The architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright alone is worth a visit; such a unique structure. Staff were friendly, and we arrived when it opened. I enjoyed viewing Picasso, Cezane, Manet and others.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The spiral layout is way cool. Digestible amount of art, though, under 2 hours for the whole deal. Facility is very dated. We're from CT and the Yale art museum is better and free. This is more a 10 or 15 dollar attraction, or part of city pass visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Guggenheim Museum is a mus see if you are visiting New York City. However, the featured exhibition was Agen Martin whose art work looks like gift wrapping paper. Ms Martin apparently agreed with my assessment of her work as she herself burned several decade of it, unfortunately not all. The other exhibits did not disappoint making for a pleasant... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We were fortunate to see the latest exhibit called Visionaries which draws on Hilla Rebay's influence on Guggenheim. Relay also drew on Katherine Drier's estate.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the museum, have not been here for years and took a guided tour. It was free and so worth it! Museum has just enough on exhibit not to be exhausted by the end. The tour guide was outstanding and completely passionate about sharing her insight to the selection of work. Tour takes about 1 hour. Must do if... More 

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not an art fan like my wife, but even I enjoyed the visit! That should give you some comfort if you're like me. The building is more impressive from the inside than the outside, with some unusual art instillations. One of the art attractions is a working gold toilet. You can go to the standard restroom and wait just... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This architectural masterpiece is worth a visit all by itself but the exhibits are also augmented by the way one wanders through the building.

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Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of the nation's most famous attractions in a single stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the neighbourhood, and you’ll come to Park Avenue, the poshest address in the city, lined with grand apartment buildings as far as the eye can see. Even if you can’t afford the luxury goods along Madison Avenue, it’s still a great spot to window shop an afternoon away.
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