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The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Open Now: 10:00 - 21:00
Open today: 10:00 - 21:00
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Admission with Access to The Met Breuer and The Met Cloisters
from US$25.00*
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Admission with Access to The Met Breuer and The Met Cloisters
from US$25.00*
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At New York City's most visited museum and attraction, you will experience over 5,000 years of art from around the world. The Met is for anyone as a source of inspiration, insight and understanding. You can learn, escape, play, dream, discover...more
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1000 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10028-0198
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 10 February 2014

Tip 1: Free wifi and water machines throughout The Met. And there is a seating area up at the roof top of the museum (level 4 if I am not wrong) for you to have lunch. You should be buying your own lunch before you...More

142  Thank TravelQueenie365
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 20 April 2004

The biggest disappointment of our trip. We visited on a very wet morning in the Easter holidays, so expected it to be busy, and made allowances. The lobby was very crowded, with a 20 minute wait for the coat check, and the cafes seemed to...More

21  Thank AlexL633
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We spent two hours here and only visited less than 15% of the exhibits. We mainly focus on the European paintings (ie Monet), Asian and Egyptian pieces. The whole place is packed. Highly recommend not to bring bags so as to avoid the mandatory inspection....More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have visited quite a few world famous museums the last few years but I have to say this is my favorite yet. It is simply amazing with so many different sections and exhibits to see. You could spends weeks here but as I only...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Although the museum has a lot of very important artifacts, the way the collection is organized and presented is chaotic and digs everything. No character , no narrative. This things make people have a bad idea for museums. They even have contemporary artifacts in the...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We got to see artworks we never thought we would see in real life. I could have done with spending 2 hours in every room as there was just so much to admire. If I ever get to spend months in NYC I'd go to...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved MoMa - great variety of art and easy to get around - not too busy and the coffee shop next to the gift shop has real coffee 👍

Thank petatehan
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So much to see. I was with my Hubby, Aunt, son(1 yr old) and Little cousins (8 And 10) and there was something to fit everyone's interest.

Thank Kimona P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved this museum. It’s huge! Allow several hours or even a full day. We took two of the free tours - each lasts an hour, and they’re great for seeing key pieces of art & sculpture that you could otherwise easily miss.

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have been going the MET since I was a kid ~ always nice to visit some of my favorite pieces and they have new exhibits all of the time. The highlight of this trip was discovering the rooftop bar! I have been to many...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nope - art from all over the world - ever kind of collection to see and enjoy. The Met is just a spectacular place full of the best of the best.

Thank DanthetripMan
Reviewed 3 days ago

The pieces are really well displayed. Famous pieces by well known artists such as Van Gogh and Picasso are on display. Additionally, there was a section devoted to Egyptian artifacts. Really beautiful

Thank AussyLady
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23 October 2018|
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Response from DisaOS | Reviewed this property |
If you only have two hours, research the pieces of art you really want to see and get their gallery locations in the museum. I’ve made several trips here, and can say I’ve still to see everything on display. Each of my trips... More
23 October 2018|
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Response from Justin W | Reviewed this property |
Your best bet to see the museum is to take one of the "Highlights" tours of the museum that lasts about an hour and a half. This will take you to the best parts of the museum that you can visit later. They are offered at... More
19 September 2018|
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Response from sabrina123_10 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the Musical Instruments Galleries are open.