The AKC Museum of the Dog has reopened as of August 25!
7/10 Friday

On the Trail of Lassie’s Tale

Friday, July 10 12pm — 1:30pm

Join us for a talk with Geoff Gehman during, "On the Trail of Lassie's Tale: The Underdog Story of Eric Knight;s 'Lassie Come-Home'". Gehman will visit the Museum in celebration of the 80th Anniversary of Eric' Knight's "Lassie Come-Home". Listen and learn about the legacy of Knight's work as an author and the inspiration behind on of the best-known and most beloved dog-and-human story. Sit in for stories and a Q&A segment in our library.

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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.