On Wednesday December 7th, the Museum will open from 11am-4:30pm, with last admission at 3:30pm. Additionally, the Museum will be fully closed on Thursday, December 8th.

Public Programs

Public Programs

The following programs are regular featured events and can be found on each month’s calendar.
Check back at the beginning of each month for the most up-to-date events during your visit!

 

Children's Programs

 

FURRY FRIDAY

6:00PM - 8:00PM

You asked, and we delivered! 2 Furry Fridays every month in 2022!

Free to members but open to everyone, reserve a ticket by signing up here for you and your dog(s). Visit the Museum during our special "furry" friendly hours: 6:00-8:00pm. Tickets are $20 per adult and $5 per dog. Reservations are required to attend and will sell out, so purchase early! Program is 6:00-8:00pm.

*If you will be attending with your dog(s), you will be required to sign a waiver upon entry.

Events Calendar

VIDEO ARCHIVE

The AKC Museum of the Dog has hours of free content available on the American Kennel Club's YouTube page. Video series inlcude Paws to Read, art and artist spotlights, Arty's Craft Corner, painting demonstrations, and more! 

Start Watching

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


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Accessibility

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.