The Guggenheim Museum in Manhattan is famous not only because of its extraordinary collection of modern and contemporary art. The building, designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright, is in itself a masterpiece and a famous New York landmark.

The museum houses incredible permanent exhibits which include works by van Gogh, Picasso, Cezanne and many others. You can also attend special exhibits offered throughout the year.

The museum is located at 5th Avenue and 89th street. The museum is open Saturday–Wednesday from 10 am to 5:45 pm, and Fridays from 10 am to 8 pm. The museum is closed Thursdays and Christmas Day.

Adult tickets cost $15, and $10 for students and seniors. Children under 12 and members enjoy free admission. On Friday evenings from 6 to 8 pm the museum has a suggested admissions policy.

To bypass the admissions line, you can order your tickets in advance online at Alternatively, is you are a museum member, CityPass holder or a visitor with a Guest Pass, you receive expedited ticketing at the Membership Desk. For additional information, visit the museum web site or contact Visitor Services at 212-423-3618, Monday–Friday, 9 am to 5 pm.

The Cafe (212-427–5682) is open Saturday–Wednesday from 9:30 am to 5:45 pm, Thursday 9:30 am to 3 pm, and Friday 9:30 am to 8 pm.

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Location: 1071 Fifth Avenue , New York City , New York , United States , website, 212-423–3500