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The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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New York Catacombs by Candlelight

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Perfect for history lovers, this tour of the historical Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral in Lower Manhattan invites you into the catacombs, allowing you to see its pipe organ and venture to parts of the building that are normally closed to visitors. Beat the crowds on this tour and enjoy a personal encounter with this New York landmark.
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Tiffany Johns wrote a review 25 Jan
Hoboken, New Jersey15 contributions
It's cool that the Met and other museum are working, even at a such strict manner. Art is a huge stress relief for me!
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Jacqueline V wrote a review 23 Jan
San Jose, California55 contributions26 helpful votes
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Many rare and nice collections from different countries and eras for you to adore. I wish I could come back many times again to view all other collections that I missed last time. Museum rotates different sets and add more things every couple weeks. Nice place for the family to visit. Like their gift shop as well.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Susanne P wrote a review 15 Jan
Norwalk, Connecticut22 contributions3 helpful votes
Always a great stop for some art. Don't miss the rooftop - particularly in summer - for a drink and spectacular sunset
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Date of experience: August 2020
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hrobinson1114 wrote a review 14 Jan
Hopkinsville, Kentucky1,797 contributions138 helpful votes
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This is a massive museum that spans centuries and continents. First, I went during a pandemic, so it wasn’t crowded, but from what I understand, during peak tourist times, it can be packed. Right now you have to have a timed ticket and follow NY social distancing/masking/quarantine guidelines. So if you can, now is the time to see these places. I saw everything in just over four hours, but I probably only absorbed about 20 percent of it. As I’ve said about the American Museum of Natural History, which I’ve also reviewed, the best way to view this museum would be to make multiple trips and focus on one or two exhibits at a time. It took me an hour alone to get through the Egyptian exhibits, which are expensive and impressive. Probably one of my favorite exhibits. There is a lot of classical/medieval art, an extensive battle armor and firearm section. There is a lot of Asian art, though not as much Indian or Islamic art as I expected. Ton of sculpture and other pieces from Rome and Greece. The sculpture corridor, where artists gather to sketch, is peaceful and a wonderful place for meditation. There is also modern art, American art, a lot of renaissance works. There is a Native American gallery, but again, with fewer pieces than I expected. The space is light and clean and lit appropriately, depending on situation, whether it be bright natural light from skylights or subdued, shadowy light. The architecture is beautiful. Overall glad I did this, but in the future, I’ll probably stick with the smaller, more manageable museums where I can really absorb the material. But if you go to NYC, everyone should see it at least once.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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camemom wrote a review 1 Jan
West Chester, Pennsylvania16 contributions2 helpful votes
One of the most beautiful museums in the world. Spaces and galleries have always felt grand and timeless. Give it a full day to appreciate beauty inside and out.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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