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The Jewish holiday of Purim has gone to the dogs

March 07, 2023
"The American Kennel Club’s Museum of the Dog, just two blocks south of Grand Central, boasts many things, including an extensive library about dog breeds and one of the world’s largest collections of dog-themed art. As of this past weekend, it’s also a place where dogs and their owners can celebrate Jewish holidays together. As part of the museum’s “Furry Fridays” program — a biweekly-ish event in which four-footed friends are welcomed inside the galleries." To read the rest of this article, click here. …
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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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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.