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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

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TripExpert Score based on reviews in 12 publications
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Outstanding

say expert reviewers

Top 1% in New York About the TripExpert Score

12 expert recommendations

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Afar Magazine

This spiraling white concrete structure, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, is one of the most iconic buildings in NYC, if not in all of the USA. Full review →

14

Concierge

The unique spiral building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright——reluctantly, since he thought New York was too overbuilt——tends to overshadow the collections within.

8

Condé Nast Traveler

The unique spiral building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright sends visitors to the top floor first and then allows them to wind their way down along a corkscrew ramp. Full review →

6

Fodor's Tick Choice

Frank Lloyd Wright's landmark nautilus-like museum building is renowned as much for its famous architecture as for its superlative collection of art and its well-curated shows. Full review →

Be sure to notice not only what's in front of you but also what's across the spiral from you.
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Frommer's 33

It's been called a bun, a snail, a concrete tornado, and even a giant wedding cake; bring your kids, and they'll probably see it as New York's coolest opportunity for skateboarding. Full review →

2

Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

A sculpture in its own right, architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s building almost overshadows the collection of 20th century art it houses. Full review →

11

Michelin Guide 54

In 1943 art patrons Solomon R. Guggenheim and his wife, Irene Rothschild, commissioned architect Frank Lloyd Wright to design a permanent home for their collection of modern art. Full review →

57

Not For Tourists

Wright's only building in NYC, but it's one of the best. Full review →

61

The Telegraph

The iconic, conch-shell shaped museum, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, has been drawing contemporary art lovers since it opened in 1959. Full review →

9

Time Out Tick Critics' Choice

The Guggenheim is as famous for its landmark building—designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and restored for its 50th birthday in 2009—as it is for its impressive collection. Full review →

12

Travel + Leisure

One of the world’s most acclaimed art museums, the Guggenheim in New York City is dedicated to modern and contemporary art from the 20th century to the present. Full review →

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Where

One of the most significant architectural icons of the 20th century, Frank Lloyd Wright’s famous structure is the repository for world-class art and exhibitions. Full review →

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