The AKC Museum of the Dog has reopened as of August 25!
8/31 Monday

Paws to Read

Monday, August 31 —
12:49pm —

The Museum is Open! Come Paws to Read with us! Enjoy this week's special guest author reading as we invite Erin to read her own book in celebration of our current Presidential Dogs Exhibition.

Join us for this week's reading of, "If You Want A Friend in Washington" by Erin McGill by tuning in here or by visiting the Museum on Wednesdays at noon. 

Suggested Reading Level for this Story: Ages 5-7

Remember, all of the books from our Paws to Read Online Series are available through the Museum of the Dog Playlist on the AKC Youtube Channel.

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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.