The AKC Museum of the Dog has reopened as of August 25!
11/29 Friday
In The Author’s Corner: The Muttcracker

In The Author’s Corner: The Muttcracker

Friday, November 29 12pm — 1pm

Start out the holiday season with a reading from author Donna Parrey of The Muttcracker! The book and illustrations tell the classic tale of the Nutcracker with a doggy twist! Listen to hear the different breeds mentioned in this holiday tail to add a special memory with your family during your visit.

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


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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.