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The Met Cloisters
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Admission with Access to The Met Breuer and The...
Ranked #25 of 1,080 things to do in New York City
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Toronto, Canada
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“spectacular coasters in Washington heights”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2012

we wandered over by accident and stumbled into a gem. Cloisters with a gorgeous view, old tapestries, statues, chapel all brought over from France and restored with an eye toward perfection. The place is perfectly situated high on a hill, overlooking the water.

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“Beautiful Location, Does not feel like NYC!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2012

You should definitely check out the Cloisters in a nice day. The museum is small but one ticket admits you to the Cloisters as well as the Metro. Museum of Art. Make a day of it, the Cloisters will take about an hour but the Met cal take all day.

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“The Cloisters and grounds”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2012

Located in beautiful Fort Tryon Park. The building looks like a convent, but is not. It contains art and architecture pieces from churches and museums across Europe. This is essentially an annex of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan ... but located in the 200's ... a world away.

Visited March 2012
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Kansas City, Missouri
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“The Cloisters was my favorite NYC attraction”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2012

The Cloisters are a bit out of the way (190th Street at Ft. Tryon Park) but well worth the effort to get there. We went to see the Lewis Island chess set exhibit but were greatly impressed with the entire space. Would definitely go here again.

Visited March 2012
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“Fabulous Collection”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2012

A comfortable ride on the A train deposits you at a fabulous quiet, almost rural setting in which the Met has recreated a medieval church, complete with actual medieval doors, windows etc. Fabulous.

Visited March 2012
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