Due to impending inclement weather, the Museum and Bryant Park have made the difficult decision to CANCEL Paws on Parade scheduled for Saturday, September 23rd. We are sorry for any inconvenience.

6/15 Thursday

AKC MoD at Meet the Breeds Chicago

Thursday, June 15

The AKC MoD is traveling to Chicago for the AKC Meet the Breeds Chicago on August 26 and 27! Find our booth at the event for family-friendly activities, giveaways, and more. The Museum in NYC will be open for regular hours during this time.

AKC Meet the Breeds Chicago is hosted in conjunction with the International Kennel Club of Chicago's Great American Dog Show and Great American Cat Show. 

Are you a young artist looking for a way to show off your talent or do you know someone who is? Enter the AKC Meet the Breeds Chicago Art Contest. Winning artwork will be displayed at Meet the Breeds Chicago and at the AKC MoD. 

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



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.