The Ultimate Guggenheim Museum Quiz

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4 Min Quiz

Where is New York City's Guggenheim Museum located?

The Guggenheim is located at 89th Street and 5th Avenue.

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Who designed the distinctive building?

Frank Lloyd Wright designed the Guggenheim in NYC.

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When did the Guggenheim Museum open?

The Guggenheim opened in the fall of 1959 and was quite controversial.

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Where does the "Guggenheim" name come from?

The Guggenheim Foundation, sponsored by Solomon R. Guggenheim, commissioned the museum.

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Who was not a guest at the grand opening of the museum?

Both Solomon R. Guggenheim and Frank Lloyd Wright died before the grand opening.

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What does the Guggenheim resemble?

The shape is reminiscent of a coiled ribbon.

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How much are tickets to the Guggenheim?

Adult tickets are $18, but check the Internet for free or discounted admission tickets.

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Which pioneer of the Pop Art movement has work on display in the Guggenheim Museum?

Roy Lichtenstein's work is on display in the Guggenheim.

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Where are the other Guggenheim Museums located?

There are five Guggenheim Museums: in NYC, Venice, Balboa, Berlin and the soon-to-open Abu Dhabi Guggenheim.

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How do the various locations of the Guggenheim Museums differ?

Each museum can feel like a different experience, and the local flavor adds variety in addition to special exhibits.

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What style of art can you find in the Guggenheim Museum?

You can find Conceptual and Post-Minimalist examples in the museum.

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What may children enjoy at the museum?

Some of the art may be too highbrow for kids, but chances are they will like the Family Tour and Workshop.

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How will you know what you are seeing at the museum?

Headphones for an audio tour to explain what you are seeing are included in the price of admission.

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What does the Guggenheim lack?

The museum design did not include traditional windows.

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What is the price of admission to the museum for young children?

Children under the age of 12 pay no admission.

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About This Quiz

New York City is known for its amazing museums. The Guggenheim Museum is special for being a work of art, inside and out. Take this quiz to learn more about the Guggenheim Museum.

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