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The Morgan Library & Museum

225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York City, NY 10016-3405
+1 212-685-0008
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Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station, the Morgan is a major exhibition venue for fine art, literature, and music, one of New York's great historic sites, and a wonderful place to dine, shop, and attend a concert or film.
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225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York City, NY 10016-3405
+1 212-685-0008
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fascinating collection. The bejeweled book covers were stunning. The overall collection was just breathtaking in its depth and variety.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 4 days ago

The (small) Exhibit featuring bejeweled books from the Medieval ages brought us into this amazing collection. The library and study are overwhelming in their collection of books in a room that still seems cozy. Behind the Gutenberg Bible on display you can peek in the...More

1  Thank MWK51
Reviewed 4 days ago

The building is incredible and a hidden treasure. Morgans study is an experience, the interconnecting atrium is like a greek temple and the library is an shining jewel. The three story high bookshelves look amazing and the items on show were some of the coolest...More

1  Thank Richard M
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was our first visit to this incredible library and office of JP Morgan. it was well worth the visit and it gave us such an appreciation for Mr. Morgan's contribution to society.

Thank JBTravelerSeattle
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an advanced course in how financial chicanery in the early twentieth century allowed oversized (portly) men, with oversized egos (and sometimes oversized noses to match), to accumulate gargantuan fortunes, build opulent palaces, hoard vast art collections during their lifetimes. And then after their...More

Thank kensteve
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love books and want to see rare manuscripts, this is your place. For example, the library owns three copies of the Gutenberg Bible. The drawings were worth it, as well. They give a deep discount for senior citizens.

1  Thank HiTea
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a gem of a museum showcasing a beautiful home from the Morgan family, with small (but wonderful) exhibits and collections.

Thank David S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here when the museum was free at night. the exhibition on sweden national museum was fascinating. as was the collection of books

Thank Yuanxi Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

A sweet little museum, filled with old ladies having tea. I'm into it. The Emily Dickinson exhibit was stunning, & there are some nice permanent pieces.

Thank Jamie R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

J. P. Morgan built his Fifth Avenue home as a museum to display his world class collection of prints, drawings, documents & mediocre decorative art collection. He actually lived in the shack out back - torn down after his death. Three Gutenberg Bibles; Magnificent Prints...More

1  Thank Forest-Hills-Cynic
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Harriet Y
25 May 2017|
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Response from glenda3231 | Reviewed this property |
That I don't know but I did find the attendants to be friendly and helpful.