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Discover the latest news and updates at AKC Museum of the Dog! We always have exciting things going on, so stay up-to-date with our news stories and press releases. For inquiries, please contact:

Summer Storytime Series with Doug Salati featured in Publishers Weekly

July 21, 2023
Publishers Weekly highlighted Doug Saluti's visit to our Summer Storytime Series in their In Brief section on July 20, 2023.  "Caldecott Medalist Doug Salati made a fitting appearance at the American Kennel Club Museum in New York City on July 15 for a storytime and draw-along for his award-winning picture book Hot Dog (Knopf)." See the full feature here. …
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Museum of the Dog Featured in Time Out New York

July 17, 2023
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Time Out New York profiled the Museum and highlighted our exciting roster of Summer 2023 programs.  "Amidst the dog days of summer, the AKC Museum of the Dog just announced a slate of events to cool down and have some summertime fun.  These all-ages activities range from storytime to art classes and more activities that promise a dog-gone good time." Click here for the full article. …
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Out of courtesy to our neighbors, only service dogs and invited demonstration dogs are allowed in the museum.



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.