Science: March on a Museum

Manhattan's new Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and modified by Director James Johnson Sweeney (TIME, Nov. 2), raised a storm of controversy—and a host of sightseers. In the ten weeks since it opened, Sweeney reported last week, almost 250,000 people—an average of nine a minute—have queued up and paid up (admission: 50^) to see what is inside.


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