- Type: Museums, Sightseeing
- Time to Spend: 1 to 2 hours
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The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, or simply, "The Guggenheim," is one of the most well-known art museums in the country, and it's just as renowned for its cutting-edge design as it is for its pieces. The coiled building (designed by Frank Lloyd Wright) stands out on Fifth Avenue at 89th Street. Inside, the halls are chocked with some of Norman Rockwell's, Pablo Picasso's and Wassily Kandinsky's best work. As one TripAdvisor user put it the Guggenheim is "a building of amazing design but also with such a diversity of the world's best art. A must-see in New York."
Located on Manhattan's Upper East Side, you can reach the Guggenheim on the 4, 5 and 6 trains to 86th Street. It's open every day but Thursday from 10 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Admission costs $25 for adults, $18 for students and seniors with an ID, and children 12 and younger get in for free. Plus, on Saturdays, the museum stays open until 7:45 p.m. and features a "pay what you wish policy" from 5:45 to 7:45 p.m. You can visit the museum's website for more information on current events and featured exhibitions.
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