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The AKC Museum of the Dog is temporarily closed to support New York City’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19
10/19 Saturday
Meet the Breeds®: Basset Hound

Meet the Breeds®: Basset Hound

Saturday, October 19 1pm — 3pm

Join us as we welcome members from the Berkshire Valley Basset Hound Club and their dogs to the Museum. Learn more about Basset Hounds and even meet some in person. Yes, dog-selfies are not only accepted, but encouraged!

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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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.