Due to impending inclement weather, the Museum and Bryant Park have made the difficult decision to CANCEL Paws on Parade scheduled for Saturday, September 23rd. We are sorry for any inconvenience.



Get a head start on your visit — purchase your tickets today! If you have any questions regarding your visit that aren’t answered here, feel free to contact the museum

Out of courtesy to our neighbors, only service dogs and invited demonstration dogs are allowed in the Museum during regular open hours. We host two dog-friendly Furry Fridays a month where dogs and their people are invited to attend the Museum after-hours.  Please refer to our calendar for dog-friendly events. 

Members receive complimentary admission all year long! Join today for free access to event like Furry Friday, Breed Spotlight days, Stuffy Storytime, exhibition opening receptions, and more.




Monday closed
Tuesday closed
Wednesday 11am – 6pm
Thursday 11am – 6pm
Friday 11am – 6pm
Saturday 11am – 6pm
Sunday 11am – 6pm

Closed on certain holidays. Please check our calendar for the most up to date closures.


$15 Adults
$10 Seniors (65 and up)
$10 Youth (13-24) / Students (with valid school ID)
$10 Active Military and Veterans
$5 Child (3-12)
FREE Children ages 2 and under (must be accompanied by an adult
FREE Members of AKC MoD

Ticketing and admission policies

Access to The MoD's current exhibitions and collections galleries is subject to the possession of a valid admission ticket. A valid admission ticket can be purchase on-site at a register or in advance online. All ticket recipients must be present during purchase. 

Admission tickets may also be obtained by presenting, redeeming, or exchanging one of the following:

  • An active Membership card to The AKC MoD
  • An employee ID from one of our active corportate sponsors or a valid corporate courtesy card
  • A Library Membership card or confirmed reservation from an active Library Member
  • A guest pass issued by The AKC MoD
  • A group reservation
  • Any document authorizing free or discounted admission as determined by The AKC MoD

Admission tickets are subject to inspection by Security or Visitor Experience personnel. Group admission tickets are subject to the terms of the group reservation. Membership benefits and other passes may not be used for group visits. Resales of any admission ticket without prior and express authorization from The AKC MoD are strictly prohibited.

Admission tickets are eligible for a refund, so long as 48 hours' notice is provided. Within 48 hours, admission tickets cannot be refunded but may be transferred or exchanged to a later date. 

For Public Programs and Special Events, tickets cannot be refunded, transferred, or exchanged without 48 hours' notice. This includes Furry Friday.

A visitor may be refused entry or access to the Museum galleries if the Museum determines that the admission ticket has not been issued by The AKC MoD or a body or a legal entity authorized by the Museum for that purpose. 

The AKC MoD may restrict access to, or close, any of its property and cancel and refund ticket reservations without advance notice, reason, cause, or explanantion at any time. 

Select programs and events require the purchase of a ticket or a reservation in addition to, or instead of, an admission ticket.

Access to current exhibitions and collection of galleries during non-public hours is by invitation only and requires the previous authorization of The AKC MoD.