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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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the sole building is worth a visit

impressive and modern architecture, the collections are always changing but is well worth a visit whenever in NY

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Mexicali, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

impressive and modern architecture, the collections are always changing but is well worth a visit whenever in NY

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Although the collection of the museum is impressive, a big part of the space is dominated by the temporary exhibitions. Unfortunately, the two exhibitions I saw here were not really to my taste. Don't let it discourage you too much though, just check the website before your visit :)

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cambs
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved my visit to this venue, with its own architectural design charm. Can be tiring as you're following a spiral pathway upwards, and insufficient seating area. Queues for the toilets were large, but often worth moving on to the next level as less queues. Merchandise is overpriced and the price tag didn't include the taxes. I found most of the... More 

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Naples, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

How can you beat a great collection of art, well curated, and displayed in an architectural icon? I don't know. We took the elevator up, and the spiral down. Well spaced, well lit, easily accessed paintings, mobiles, sculptures, and mixed media treated us to a variety of modern, impressionist, and just plain funky output from renowned artists - some made... More 

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Canon City, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a modern art museum but contains some of the best of the group. A beautiful building with an unusual design. A place to enjoy spending some time.

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Exeter
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is worth a whole day - the building itself is amazing, you can stand in the atrium and watch people disappearing up the spriraling interior. The collections are incredible and so many of them - Chagall, Picasso, Brancusi, and so many pieces to each, really superb . There's also a really fantastic cafe/restaurant which is worth eating at, a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Amazing collection of art! Could spend hours here... Very busy though due to poor weather outside, however the lines move quickly and crowds disperse at their own pace whilst viewing the works.

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Let me start with a disclaimer: I'm not crazy about modern art. BUT I am crazy about the architecture of the Guggenheim. It is the perfect venue for this collection of art, and I enjoyed the availability of narration and other info on my headset. You can see the whole museum without getting worn out physically or emotionally.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Guggenheim was great as it always is. Just to see the building itself is incredible, the architecture is stunning. It has some very alternate exhibitions at times but also the Guggenheim exhibition itself is stunning, with Picasso, cezzane, Van Gogh, etc

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I am a longtime FLW fan and a greedy consumer of art. Therefore, the Guggenheim was on my "must do" list during my first trip to NY. It did not disappoint. The building was beautiful, inside and out. Walking up and around the spiral while viewing the art is a calming meditative experience. I wish I could visit here monthly.

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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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