COVID-19 Notice

The AKC Museum of the Dog is temporarily closed to support New York City’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19
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Get a head start on your visit — purchase your tickets today! Download the Museum app to access Augmented Reality tours with Arty, our canine mascot, and more special content. Your Museum of the Dog experience is just a few clicks away! If you have any questions regarding your visit that aren’t answered here, feel free to contact the museum.


Monday closed
Tuesday 10am — 5pm
Wednesday 10am — 5pm
Thursday 10am — 5pm
Friday 10am — 5pm
Saturday 10am — 5pm
Sunday 10am — 5pm

Closed on Holidays

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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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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.