COVID-19 Notice

The AKC Museum of the Dog will temporarily close starting March 14th to support New York City’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19.

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The AKC Museum of the Dog will temporarily close starting tomorrow, March 14th, to support New York City’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19.

The Museum’s priority is to protect and support our supporters, visitors, staff, and volunteers, and, as such, will be implementing rigorous cleaning and disinfecting routines during this time to ensure a safe and healthy environment for our community.

We look forward to announcing when we’ll be able to welcome you back to the Museum of the Dog.

For accurate and timely information, please go to https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public or https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

We will continue to monitor the situation and any developments.

 

AKC Museum of the Dog

The AKC Museum of the Dog has returned to New York City where it began over 35 years ago. The museum, with one of the finest collections of canine-related art, will occupy new purpose-built galleries in mid-town Manhattan, just steps from Grand Central Station. Combining fine arts with cutting edge technology and interpretation, the Museum of the Dog provides unique and engaging experiences for visitors of all ages. Join us at 101 Park Avenue!

Events

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Saturday 4/11

Meet the Breeds®: Papillon

This program has been cancelled as a part of the Museum's temporary closure efforts due to COVID-19.…

Wednesday 4/15

K9 Tabitha Explosion Detection Dog

This program has been cancelled as a part of the Museum's temporary closure efforts due to COVID-19.…

Plan a visit for your dog at the AKC CANINE RETREAT!

Out of courtesy to our neighbors, only service dogs and invited demonstration dogs are allowed in the museum.


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Accessibility

Service animals are welcome in the museum. The museum entrance is wheelchair accessible via the building’s main plaza on the corner of Park Ave and E 40th Street. Accessible elevators are located on the first floor of the museum to the left of the admissions desk and gift shop. Public restrooms include accessible facilities.

If you have any questions regarding accessibility, please feel free to contact the museum.

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Photography Policy

Non-flash photography is permitted in the Museum for personal (non commercial) use except where noted. Flash photography, videography and tripods are not permitted in the Museum.