Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Art Museum
1000 5th Ave (btwn E 80th & E 84th St), New York, NY 10028, United States
Hours:
Closed until 10:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu, Sun
    • 10:00 AM–5:30 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 10:00 AM–9:00 PM
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Wi-Fi:
Yes

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, located in New York City, is the largest art museum in the United States with among the most significant art collections. Its permanent collection contains more than two million works, divided among nineteen curatorial departments.

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    Rent the Runway
    "Don't miss out on Alexander McQueen, closing July 31st."(18 Tips)
    Callie P.
    "Yes, you do need to see the McQueen exhibit before the end of July."(14 Tips)
    Adam C.
    "The period rooms in the American Wing are the best kept secret."(20 Tips)
    Vanessa A.
    "Don't forget to go to the rooftop garden in the summer!"(11 Tips)
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  • Isabel V.

    My favourite museum in the world

    Isabel Valero · 9 hours ago
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  • #timbeta - S.

    Lugar Maravilhoso....otimo pra visitar!!!!

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  • Rebecca E.

    The costume exhibition every year is a must

    Rebecca Everson · 4 days ago
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  • Ren W.

    Roof garden is beautiful.

    Ren Wang · 4 days ago
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  • Pepe P.

    Excelente! Mucho mejor q el Louvre en escenografías, recreación de escenarios con buen repertorio.

    Pepe Pineda · 4 days ago
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  • 윤정 김.

    If you visit more than twice, try to see new and special exhibitions first.

    윤정 김 · 4 days ago
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  • Jorge C.

    Entrada con donación voluntaria

    Jorge Chavez · 4 days ago
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  • MrsCorkster

    Inviting and relaxing, this museum rejuvenates your spirit by "feeding me your eyes." Come in on a rainy day and sketch the sculptures.

    MrsCorkster · 5 days ago
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  • Ellen C.

    You can charge your cell phone at the ground floor cafeteria.

    Ellen Cordeiro · 5 days ago
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  • T R

    Every time I'm in NYC, I spend a day here. Love the period rooms, decorative arts and rooftop. See it all

    T R · 1 week ago
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  • Fati H.

    One of my fav museums, I like going to the rooftop for a drink

    Fati Hussain · 1 week ago
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  • Afi Y.

    Come for the special exhibitions, but also be sure to see the Ancient Greek/Roman art, the modern art, arms & armor, and the European paintings.

    Afi Yellow-Duke · 1 week ago
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  • Heejung K.

    The china : through the looking glass exhibit was the best curation I've ever seen.

    Heejung Kim · 1 week ago
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  • Anna Z.

    Вход free-платишь, сколько можешь..подходишь и говоришь, я хочу заплатить столько то! Здорово!!!

    Anna Zoloto · 1 week ago
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  • Anna Z.

    Превосходное место окультуривания ...шедевры - Дали, Дега..из классиков великие Моне и Ван Гог. Лучше наполняться искусством в несколько заходов, так как музей огромный и можно платить сколько хош...

    Anna Zoloto · 1 week ago
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  • Trae F.

    Beyond description. Lose yourself in here and take it all in.

    Trae F · 1 week ago
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  • Khoa M.

    It's beautiful here.

    Khoa Ma · 1 week ago
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  • Gina S.

    Pretty cool

    Gina Salacki · 1 week ago
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  • Emre O.

    Center of the art :)

    Emre OZTURK · 2 weeks ago
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  • Daria B.

    One of the most beautiful museums I've ever been to. Nothing to say — just visit and enjoy!

    Daria Blednova · 2 weeks ago
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  • Ben F.

    World class art collection, expect crowds full of tourists. If you need, to take advantage of the "pay what you can" deal for cheap admission.

    Ben Fortney · 2 weeks ago
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  • Andrea K.

    Amé el Met. No se lo pueden perder es enorme y hay para todos los intereses.

    Andrea Karan · 2 weeks ago
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  • Stephanie K.

    Don't miss the views from the rooftop garden

    Stephanie Kleiner · 2 weeks ago
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  • Samara S.

    Art. Art. And more art. Amazing!

    Samara S. · 2 weeks ago
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  • Mariana R.

    No words for such a feeling

    Mariana Resala · 2 weeks ago
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  • Chris O.

    The modern art section is great with the early work of Picasso and Georges Braque positioned next to each other to show they mutually worked to advance analytical cubism is Paris.

    Chris Olagunju · 2 weeks ago
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  • Vanessa D.

    BEST MUSEUM EVER. Even though you can't view everything properly in just one day, it's amazing to browse between galleries. And the building itself is wonderful!

    Vanessa Dantas · 2 weeks ago
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  • Naa Oyoo Q.

    Annual museum mile starts from 6pm to 9pm.

    Naa Oyoo Quartey · 3 weeks ago
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  • Nadia S.

    One of my favorite places in the world !

    Nadia Swan · 3 weeks ago
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  • Trudy L.

    The best time at China:Through the Looking Glass exhibition!

    Trudy L · 3 weeks ago
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  • Maria M.

    Was in town for the weekend and was able to see the China through the looking glass fashion exhibition. It was beautiful! The museum is huge and has so much to offer! Highly recommend!

    Maria Moran Lmt · 3 weeks ago
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  • Silvina G.

    Imperdible en la visita a New York

    Silvina Gutierrez · 3 weeks ago
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  • Luis

    Everything is amazing about this place

    Luis · 3 weeks ago
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  • Norid F.

    Es impresionante todo lo que tienen

    Norid Franco Cruz · 3 weeks ago
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  • Mel B.

    You need 4 days the least, It's awesome! Food is ok but a bit overpriced, tho it's a big cafeteria is overcrowded.

    Mel Basañez · June 1
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  • Tuany F.

    The Egyptian section it's outrageous!

    Tuany Fatah · May 30
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  • Harry

    Went with low expectations and was pleasantly surprised. The modern art, tribal art, and antique furniture sections were particularly interesting. Don't miss the view from the newly opened rooftop!!

    Harry · May 30
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  • Alberto L.

    Roof-Garden c'est magnifique!

    Alberto Luna · May 30
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  • citizenM

    Inside the impressive building of The Metropolitan Museum of Art lies more than two million works of art about fashion and cultures Read more

    citizenM · May 26
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  • Roko R.

    Old masters, Greek and Roman, sculpture, art history, painting, exhibitions

    Roko Rumora · May 24
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  • Mike H.

    Pay what you like ($1 even!) Be sure to find out what exhibits are temporary and which are permanent.

    Mike Hopkins · May 24
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  • Debora C.

    1 1/2 no mínimo ou começar 9:00 e almoçar e jantar ai é imensoeé lindo

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  • Nicolas E.

    Went there on a Friday evening, when entrance is free. Line was impressive, both in length and speed! It basically keeps moving :) Despite the crowd, we could enjoy the great exhibits!

    Nicolas Evens · May 23
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  • Booie

    Entrance is a "donation" of $20. They will stop you if you dont donate

    Booie · May 21
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  • Merit H.

    Absolutely loved the China through the looking glass exhibition!

    Merit Hansmitt · May 16
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  • Ali R.

    "China: Through the Looking Glass" may be better than "Savage Beauty" & it pains me to say that - but this exhibition is RICHLY curated & expansive. Well done.

    Ali Rose · May 15
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  • Iro P.

    If you don't want to spend a lot of hours wandering,you should visit their site&mark all the exhibits you want to see and the galleries that they are located!Take a free map at the entrance and voilà!

    Iro Prodromou · May 14
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  • Allison L.

    Exhibits for days!

    Allison Loftus · May 11
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  • Nitya C.

    China through the looking Glass... Amazing

    Nitya Chandra · May 11
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  • scott v.

    The art is amazing. Bring rations. Cause you'll get lost and need supplies.

    scott v · May 9
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