Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Art Museum · Upper East Side
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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    Quoc C.
    "I recommend their collection of European, Medieval and Egyptian art."(46 Tips)
    Anna R.
    "Donation admission.... a wonderful place to stroll around."(38 Tips)
    Adam C.
    "The period rooms in the American Wing are the best kept secret."(23 Tips)
    Vanessa A.
    "Don't forget to go to the rooftop garden in the summer!"(14 Tips)
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  • Evandro G.

    Perfect place.

    Evandro Gussi · 2 days ago
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  • Robert A.

    One of the best Museums in Manhattan, NYC. Helpful staff, and an outstanding Ancient Egyptian Exhibit.

    Robert Alvarez · 2 days ago
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  • David M.

    Beautiful, educational institution located right next to central park

    David Milberg · 4 days ago
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  • Rochelle G.

    Love love love love it! Huge inventory of works .The Egyptian collection is very extensive. The Chicago met has the more popular impressionist's paintings.

    Rochelle Gilliard · 6 days ago
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  • Brett F.

    One of the top Art Museums in the world. The collections are vast and comprehensive. The special exhibits are fantastic.

    Brett Fromme · 1 week ago
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  • Paulo P.

    No visit to Manhattan is ever complete without going to the MET

    Paulo Puglisi · 1 week ago
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  • Jessica T.

    Don't miss the Jaqueline De Ribes exhibition

    Jessica Toliuszis · 1 week ago
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  • Abigail A.

    Fun for a day when you want to be indoors. Pay as you wish. Make sure to have a plan before you come and stay for a long while.

    Abigail Argersinger · 1 week ago
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  • Isa C.

    Huge and organized! Amazing pieces!

    Isa Cruz · 1 week ago
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  • eceMen

    It takes minimum 3 days to see all the museum.

    eceMen · 2 weeks ago
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  • Jane H.

    Pick one exhibit to see, browse in the gift shop or get snack in the cafe and then leave. Otherwise, you'll have museum overload!

    Jane Herman · 2 weeks ago
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  • Mari

    You need some days to visit all, but all are beautiful! One of the best museums in NYC

    Mari · 3 weeks ago
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  • I A.

    There's always some weird little exhibit of embroidery to pore over. And don't forget to stand in the Frank Lloyd Wright room and imagine you live there with a dozen cats.

    I Amos · 3 weeks ago
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  • Anne L.

    Find William the blue hippo!

    Anne Lin · 3 weeks ago
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  • Nicole z.

    Huge! interesting & incredible!

    Nicole znu · 3 weeks ago
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  • Sara A.

    Great museum.. I suggest you go in different days.. So you don't rush and you get to see everything

    Sara AlBadi · January 8
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  • Alice N.

    American wing and the Bedroom from the Sagredo Palace

    Alice Nam · January 7
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  • Elena G.

    Great museum, no need to pay the whole admission fee, you may pay as much as u are willing to pay by mentioning this while paying for the admission

    Elena Gribok · January 7
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  • Marcelo C.

    Take your time to visit this museum, is easy to spend hours inside and don't even notice!

    Marcelo Castro · January 7
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  • Rita G.

    European Painting sec. XII-XX, Sculpture, Greek and Roman Art (entrance with donation)

    Rita Gonçalves · January 6
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  • Sarmistha S.

    Try to visit the arab world, Iran and Asia for certain

    Sarmistha Sahoo · January 5
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  • Leighann R.

    Loved the Modern Art exhibit!

    Leighann Renee · January 5
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  • Celina M.

    This place is huge. If you come here you must be the entire day.

    Celina Mendoza · January 4
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  • Olivier M.

    Beautiful! European art is a must sea!

    Olivier Meganck · January 3
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  • Heli R.

    We see soon Vincent Boucher.

    Heli Roinisto · December 30, 2015
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  • Brad K.

    Free museum

    Brad Kavin · December 29, 2015
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  • Miguel Angel G.

    Incredible!!!

    Miguel Angel Guardado · December 29, 2015
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  • Ab

    Come and come again. The volume of Egyptian artifacts is staggering. The breath of classics is overwhelming. The framing is also a treat to behold

    Ab · December 27, 2015
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  • Devon L.

    Favorite spot in NYC. It's the best museum in the country and the experience is different every time. It's best to take your time and roam the galleries😊

    Devon Lawrence · December 24, 2015
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  • Djoni S.

    Vincent Van Gogh

    Djoni Sutji · December 23, 2015
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  • Amir F.

    Try to visit the arab world, Iran and Asia for certain

    Amir Fadavi · December 21, 2015
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  • Amir F.

    Great place for a whole day, try to mange your visit since it's too big and somehow confusing

    Amir Fadavi · December 21, 2015
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  • Jastine K.

    The Costume Institute always has the best exhibits- if you're a fashion lover like me!

    Jastine Kho · December 20, 2015
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  • Michael G.

    Don't miss the Ancient Egypt Exhibition that is going on now till the 26th of January. Some real remarkable stuff!

    Michael Green · December 18, 2015
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  • Carla C.

    This is one of my favorite places on earth. <3

    Carla Chadwick · December 18, 2015
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  • Simon L.

    Egypt, Greek and African art + weapon and armor on 1st floor.Music instrument on second floor.

    Simon Lafont · December 17, 2015
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  • Irina D.

    My favorite Dali is in this museum!

    Irina Dorko · December 15, 2015
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  • Pete W.

    Thank you for hosting the 2015 Greek Byzantine Holiday Concert

    Pete Webb · December 12, 2015
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  • Johannes B.

    Best Museum experience I had so far. Very diverse.

    Johannes Bittel · December 9, 2015
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  • Neil M.

    Beautiful and one of the best Museums in the world..

    Neil Mathew · December 9, 2015
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  • Eduardo C.

    Awesome... Breathless!

    Eduardo Carvalho · December 8, 2015
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  • Earl Y.

    Amazing collection of art. Need to spend a lot of time in order to truly appreciate what's there

    Earl Young · December 8, 2015
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  • Emil R.

    Come for the art, stay because the street vendors outside are really, really annoying.

    Emil Rensing · December 8, 2015
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  • Παναγιώτης Σ.

    Great museum

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  • caroline s.

    Great costume institute this season! The ancient Egyptian exhibit was not the best.

    caroline sistare · November 29, 2015
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  • Germán S.

    A whole morning is not enough time to see everything there is to see.

    Germán Sanchez · November 28, 2015
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  • Ryan

    Overwhelmingly large. It is a giant maze of amazing things.

    Ryan · November 25, 2015
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  • Justine B.

    Get up on the roof for a beautiful view.

    Justine Bloome · November 25, 2015
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