COVID-19 Notice

The AKC Museum of the Dog will temporarily close starting March 14th to support New York City’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19.
CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS

Spend the day

The Museum of the Dog is lucky to have some very impressive neighbors. Some of the most iconic cultural institutions in New York City are located within a few blocks of the Museum of the Dog. Fill your day with all that Murray Hill has to offer in terms of educational, cultural experiences. Climb the Empire State Building, read a book at the NY Public Library, and more!

 

New York Transit Museum Gallery and Store

Founded in 1976, the New York Transit Museum educates visitors on the history of mass transportation. Grand Central Terminal houses a gallery of rotating exhibitions and a retail store located just off the Main Concourse.

Grand Central Terminal, East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017
212-878-0106
Located 0.2 miles from the Museum of the Dog

NY Public Library

Discover one of the world’s greatest libraries originally opened to the public in 1911. Today, the NYPL welcomes millions of visitors a year from all over the world. The library houses majestic public spaces, free programming, and research collections.

476 5th Ave, New York, NY 10018
917-275-6975
Located 0.2 miles from the Museum of the Dog

The Morgan Library and Museum

What was once the private library of J. Pierpont Morgan is now a museum that houses a variety of exhibitions, displaying objects from its own collection and loaned from other institutions. 

225 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016
212-685-0008
Located 0.4 miles from the Museum of the Dog

Empire State Building

No trip to New York City would be complete without a trip to the iconic Empire State Building. This skyscraper offers an outdoor observation deck on its 86th floor, providing why it is a must-visit while in the city.

20 West 34th Street, New York, NY 10001
212-736-3100
Located 0.5 miles from the Museum of the Dog

Museum of Mathematics

An award-winning museum that highlights the role of mathematics in the patterns and structures all around us. The Museum of Mathematics is full of engaging, dynamic exhibitions for all ages that spark curiosity and illuminate the magic of mathematics. 

11 East 26th Street, New York, NY 10010
212-542-0566
Located 0.8 miles from the Museum of the Dog

Plan a visit for your dog at the AKC CANINE RETREAT!

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.