Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Cloisters

Museum, Park, and Garden · Hudson Heights
99 Margaret Corbin Dr (at Fort Tryon Pl), New York, NY 10040, United States
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Closed until 10:00 AM tomorrow (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 10:00 AM–5:15 PM
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Yes (incl. American Express & MasterCard)
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    Gerard Y.
    "Unicorn tapestries are my favorite"(11 Tips)
    Sean F.
    "Beautiful views from the Museum of the Hudson river."(8 Tips)
    Dante S.
    "famous unicorn exhibit"(3 Tips)
    Linh (Kelly) N.
    "Great view over the Hudson, especially in the fall"(30 Tips)
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  • Alexander L.

    Best time to go is during the spring summer and early fall when they have the gardens open. So peaceful and just a beautiful collection!

    Alexander Logrono · January 5
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  • Carl G.

    Best museum of medieval art in North America.

    Carl Griffin · December 25, 2015
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  • LittleLs D.

    Is the Cloisters at Fort Tryon dog friendly? The beautiful lawn outside the museum is a great place to chill with your furbabies. If you have a small dog, you can try sneaking it inside in the bag ;)

    LittleLs Dog Treats · December 21, 2015
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  • Andrew C.

    This place is a gem. The medieval artifacts transport you back in time.

    Andrew C · December 18, 2015
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  • Scott G.

    You don't need to go when it's warm. Most is indoors

    Scott Gellman · December 16, 2015
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  • George Z.

    Unicorn tapestries -a personal,and private time ,shared there with a friend.

    George Zinkgraf · December 10, 2015
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  • Adam

    Entry is price is only a suggested donation. You can pay what you think.

    Adam · November 16, 2015
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  • Chelsea L.

    Check out the unicorn tapestries, and the espalier trees in the garden!

    Chelsea Lawrence · November 15, 2015
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  • Danielle E.

    Do t miss the trees on the veranda, they're rad.

    Danielle Elliot · November 12, 2015
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  • Juliano R.

    Beautiful place, one of my top 5 places to recommend to friends. Yet, I was robed while climbing the park that leads to the museum. I highly recommend you to take care while getting to the museum.

    Juliano Rossi · November 11, 2015
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  • Travelzoo

    #Travelzoo Deal: Medieval Europe comes to life at the Cloisters. Save 20% on priority entrance admission here. Purchase by: 1/24/16 Read more

    Travelzoo · November 2, 2015
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  • R K.

    Oh wow! This museum amazes me every time. I love anything medieval. Thank you Manhattan.

    R K · October 31, 2015
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  • jennifer v.

    Everything!

    jennifer von mayrhauser · October 29, 2015
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  • Emmanuel G.

    Wow, what a place. You wouldn't think you're in New York. It feels like the south of France! Did you know this is the only museum of medieval art in America? This is a must !

    Emmanuel Galvan · October 29, 2015
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  • Donna Z.

    Just a lovely day for art and gardens.

    Donna Zeidler · October 21, 2015
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  • Matthew B.

    Great museum wonderful collections

    Matthew Bye · October 17, 2015
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  • Sally M.

    Beautiful grounds

    Sally Melville · October 13, 2015
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  • Sara T.

    Amazing scenic views and fascinating exhibits.

    Sara T. · October 12, 2015
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  • Adna

    Hidden gem in northern Manhatten!

    Adna · September 29, 2015
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  • Charlotte S.

    Incredible collection, pillaged from Europe. The tapestries are particularly stunning, and look out for the pear trees in the garden.

    Charlotte Scarf · September 28, 2015
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  • Kavita B.

    Great views of the Hudson in a scenic spot. Beware if you're trying to bike up here. There are hills

    Kavita Baba · September 10, 2015
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  • Kavita B.

    Medieval art

    Kavita Baba · September 10, 2015
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  • Shena

    It is so beautiful! So many hidden treasures!

    Shena · September 1, 2015
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  • Dylan P.

    Amazing medieval art museum with a beautiful view and park

    Dylan Perera · August 31, 2015
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  • Richard R.

    The museum is a collection of medieval art. Not too extensive, it can be completed in under 2 hours. Enjoy the views on the Hudson from the outdoor gardens.

    Richard Revilla · August 27, 2015
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  • Myer

    So tranquil

    Myer · August 13, 2015
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  • Mariana P.

    For those who like medieval art it's the place to visit. The cloister's castle was built to show the medieval architecture. Beautiful gardens with plants that were used back than for medicine.

    Mariana Pantalena · August 12, 2015
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  • Sam H.

    Explore Fort Tryon if you want something different to do in the city. Walk up from 190th and get some amazing views of the GWB

    Sam H · August 7, 2015
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  • Dee C.

    It has great beauty. I prob don't suggest kids coming bc (no offense) tbh, can be rowdy, boisterous so (haha) no trouble makers. The garden has rlly cool things there and there is more 2 c 4 urself.😃

    Dee C · July 10, 2015
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  • Heejung K.

    Love it! Beautiful. theres an m4 bus that goes directly.from and to the metropolitan. If you access the cloisters you can go to the met on the same day as well!

    Heejung Kim · July 9, 2015
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  • loran j.

    Kind of a long ride to get here but totally worth it. You can see everything in 2 hours if you want but allow longer to tour the gardens.

    loran jonak · June 24, 2015
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  • Afi Y.

    This is one of the most gorgeous places uptown. If you like medieval art, make the trek uptown. Make a day of it!

    Afi Yellow-Duke · June 23, 2015
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  • Chris O.

    Great place to go to in the spring. The park as well as the museum plus staff are very knowledgeable on the content. Great place to draw and do art studies.

    Chris Olagunju · June 11, 2015
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  • Claire D.

    Been going here since I was a kid...love this place!!!

    Claire Doppman · May 10, 2015
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  • Steven M.

    Great museum and scenic views.

    Steven Morano · April 26, 2015
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  • Valentino C.

    Enjoy the outdoor sculptures.

    Valentino Couture · April 15, 2015
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  • April M.

    One of my favorite places in the city. You actually forget that you are in Manhattan.

    April Moates · March 27, 2015
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  • Tanner W.

    Medieval Christian art. Unicorns. One of the most beautiful settings in the city. Make sure to take the subway so you can emerge from the solid rock.

    Tanner Welsh · March 17, 2015
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  • Bill C.

    Love this place...thanks Mr. Rockefeller.

    Bill Collignon · March 14, 2015
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  • Daniel B.

    Transported to the Rhine region in an instant.

    Daniel Barthels · March 12, 2015
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  • Jwow

    Enjoy the day at The Cloisters it's a bit of a subway ride, but well worth it. I highly recommend arriving by 1pm to partake in the Garden Tour, not to be missed!

    Jwow · February 27, 2015
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  • Romà J.

    European (mostly french and catalan) mediaeval stuff bought in Europe and brought and recoonstructed in America. A good way of spending a morning if staying for some days in NYC

    Romà Jiménez · February 4, 2015
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  • Daniel K.

    Step back in time to the Medieval times. You'll enjoy some beautiful architecture. One of the most tranquil museums in the city!

    Daniel Karran · February 3, 2015
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  • İpek A.

    After walking through amazing park you'll find yourself with full of Gothic art.

    İpek A. · December 20, 2014
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  • Xenia

    Take a tour with a docent...sometimes they have special lectures. I love how quiet and peaceful it is...even on a Saturday

    Xenia · November 1, 2014
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  • Fluying

    This museum is a branch he of the MET and with the admission ticket you are granted entrance to the MET during the same day.

    Fluying · November 1, 2014
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  • Fluying

    Build in the XX century by John Rockefeller, and donated to NY city in 1930s, this museum recreates a medieval monastery and includes a great collection medieval arts and artifacts. EXCELLENT!

    Fluying · November 1, 2014
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  • Linh (Kelly) N.

    Great view over the Hudson, especially in the fall

    Linh (Kelly) Nguyen · October 19, 2014
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  • Alyxa L.

    The Cuxa cloister is so beautiful

    Alyxa Lease · October 13, 2014
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  • Sean F.

    Beautiful views from the Museum of the Hudson river. Also very interesting art to be seen.

    Sean Fleming · October 1, 2014
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