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The Ultimate Guide To NYC’s Murray Hill And Kips Bay

March 03, 2023
"If you’re as obsessed with dogs as we are, an afternoon spent learning about all things history of the dog is practically a dream come true. The American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog is full of interesting art and exhibits that explore the unique human-canine connection." To read the rest of the guide click here.…
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Pups raise the ‘woof’ at the AKC Museum of the Dog grooming party

March 01, 2023
"The American Kennel Club (AKC) Museum of the Dog threw a “paw”-ty on Tuesday night for those with both two and four legs that looked to raise the “woof” of the art gallery. Held at 101 Park Ave. in Midtown, the furry fiesta promoted Pride+Groom, a line of grooming products made especially so that pets can enjoy the same level of care as their human counterparts. Founded by four dog moms in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the female-led company brought their first in-person event to the Big Apple to showcase the skin and fur care products on…
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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.