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The Met Cloisters

99 Margaret Corbin Drive, Fort Tryon Park, New York City, NY 10040
+1 212-923-3700
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Branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art that was constructed out of sections of French medieval monasteries, offers an extensive collection of statues, paintings, stained glass windows and tapestries.
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99 Margaret Corbin Drive, Fort Tryon Park, New York City, NY 10040
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Reviewed 2 days ago

You can feel the ages come to life in this great facility. A nice little walk from the local subway and up a hill into the quiet and reverential cloisters. The beautiful architecture, sculptures, and art work establish it as a place of learning and...More

Thank yugtac
Reviewed 3 days ago

Many New Yorkers have never been there, and that's a shame. You will always see visitors from foreign countries there, so the rest of the world knows about this gem that is less well known to Americans. Easy to get to by public transportation (the...More

Thank DEP3
Reviewed 4 days ago

Although outside of immediate New York City, this is a great place to visit as it is not usually very crowded and well worth the while with wonderful displays and a beautiful garden.

Thank Jasmine G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Initially, we wondered if we did the right choice of visiting a place where we had to take a "hike" from the subway station before reaching our destination...It was actually just a short nature walk under the trees and overlooking .and then there stood a...More

Thank pachmarijo
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a surprise to visit medieval Europe in Manhattan. Too bad it is a bit far by bus or metro, but it is worth the trip.

Thank Jean-Paul L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum wasn't crowded on a Friday morning. We arrived just after opening. The recommended admission is $25 but, visitors can pay any amount. At noon we enjoyed a light (albeit expensive) snack in the court yard cafe next to the garden fountain.

Thank Sam C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've started trying to explore the lesser-known sights of NYC, and this was highly recommended... it did not disappoint. The park it is in is worth the trek uptown by itself. Gorgeous Hudson River views. I found the Museum itself to be an amazing building....More

Thank RobStils
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This visit was my first time visiting the Cloisters and I was amazed by how well the displays were maintained. The craftsmanship of artisans of the past will never be seen again. Very nice place to visit if you want to getaway from the house...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Truly stunning architecture, artifacts in a beautiful setting. Somewhat smaller than I had expected--quality emphasized over quantity. May be difficult for mobility-impaired--lots of stairs. We walked up from the subway through Fort Tryon--it's a bit of a hike. We broke it up by having lunch...More

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This magnificent collection is a direct result of the benevolence of John D Rockefeller, Jr. thanks John! Take the A train to 190 then walk to the property. The stonework and landscaping is first class. That's only the beginning. If you like medieval art, you'll...More

Thank Steven N
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Haleh N
4 August 2017|
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Response from Lacy1994 | Reviewed this property |
Check on activities, it was crowded on weekend. Worth the crowd!
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Mark N
19 June 2017|
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Response from Cabulihan | Reviewed this property |
There is nothing much to do for a 5 year old. There are a lot of stair climbing. There is nothing interactive for a toddler.
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Kathleen D
7 May 2017|
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Response from TheMetMuseum | Property representative |
Hello, and thank you for your question. Mother's Day can be a great day to visit The Met! We recommend arriving earlier in the day if you would like more of the Museum to yourself, but it is a fine day for a visit. Please... More
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