Unpredictable summer weather can leave New Yorkers and tourists alike scrambling to find an escape from the wind, rain, or heat. Getting trapped in any weather you’re unprepared for can be disastrous and leave you seeking cover for an indoor activity. The Guggenheim is the perfect place to escape to whether you need to get away for just 30 minutes or a lengthy 3 hours.
The entire building is a piece of art in itself. Although it is widely recognized for it’s exterior the inside is just as aesthetically pleasing. Stand on the main floor and stare up in awe! The Guggenheim is set up in the perfect way where you aren’t afraid that you’re missing any rooms. Level by level you can take your time when taking in the art!
Located on the Upper East Side, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is right across from Central Park at the corner of Fifth Ave and East 89th Street. It’s also stop number 34 on our Uptown Tour bus tour! With easy access to other neighboring Museums like the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Smithsonian Museum of Design/ Jewish Museum, and the Museum of the City of New York. Take note of their hours as they change daily and the only day of the week they’re closed is on Thursdays.
It’s a must for the art lovers. From Impressionist to Post-Impressionist, early modern and contemporary art you can experience them all at the Guggenheim. It also features special exhibitions throughout the year. There’s no way you could be bored with so much to take in. The collection has grown exponentially and continues to grow today!
Daily public tours are offered at 2 pm led by highly knowledgeable Guggenheim educators. If you would rather experience the make sure to purchase an audio guide! An audio guide may be what’s best in store for you if you’re looking for a longer visit.
Don’t let the weather steal away your day of sightseeing in New York City! There’s a plethora to see inside while dodging lousy weather. Visit the Guggenheim and experience a day filled with art. Access the Guggenheim via our Uptown Tour, hopping off at stop number 34. Or travel on the 4,5,6, and Q subway lines, or use the M1, M2, M3, or M4 bus lines on Madison or Fifth Avenue.