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The Metropolitan Museum of Art


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1000 Fifth Ave. at 82nd St.
New York, NY 10028
United States

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Call: 212-535-7710


The Metropolitan Museum of Art


(??.? miles from you)

1000 Fifth Ave. at 82nd St.
New York, NY 10028
United States

http://www.metmuseum.org/

Call: 212-535-7710


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Why You Should Go...

The Met presents over 5,000 years of art from every corner of the world for everyone to experience and enjoy. The Museum lives in three iconic sites in New York City–The Met Fifth Avenue, The Met Breuer and The

Since it was founded in 1870, The Met has always aspired to be more than a treasury of rare and beautiful objects. Every day, art comes alive in the Museum’s galleries and through its exhibitions and events, revealing both new ideas and unexpected connections across time and across cultures.

View some of The Met's most iconic pieces, including "Washington Crossing the Delaware" by Emauel Leutze, "Young Woman with a Water Pitcher" by Johannes Vermeer, "Self-Portrait with a Straw Hat (observe: The Potato Peeler)" by Vincent van Gogh, and "The Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer" by Edgar Degas.

Enjoy The Met's daily free public guided tour with special programming.

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Why You Should Go...

The Met presents over 5,000 years of art from every corner of the world for everyone to experience and enjoy. The Museum lives in three iconic sites in New York City–The Met Fifth Avenue, The Met Breuer and The Met Cloisters. Millions of people also take part in The Met experience online.

Since it was founded in 1870, The Met has always aspired to be more than a treasury of rare and beautiful objects. Every day, art comes alive in the Museum’s galleries and through its exhibitions and events, revealing both new ideas and unexpected connections across time and across cultures.

View some of The Met's most iconic pieces, including "Washington Crossing the Delaware" by Emauel Leutze, "Young Woman with a Water Pitcher" by Johannes Vermeer, "Self-Portrait with a Straw Hat (observe: The Potato Peeler)" by Vincent van Gogh, and "The Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer" by Edgar Degas.

Enjoy The Met's daily free public guided tour with special programming.

What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours:

10:00am - 5:30pm

10:00am - 5:30pm

10:00am - 5:30pm

10:00am - 5:30pm

10:00am - 5:30pm

10:00am - 9:00pm

10:00am - 9:00pm

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover, ATM On-Site

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Students

Access: Wheelchair, Service Animals

Parking: Paid On-site

Available: Audio Tour, Self-Guided Tour, Guided Tour, Café, Restaurant, Bar, Patio Dining, Kids Activities, Family Restroom, Changing Station, Wi-fi, Gift Shop, Souvenirs

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Use the 81st Street entrance to avoid long admission lines. This entrance also has the nearest set of restrooms.

The Met is open late on Friday and Saturday nights until 9:00 PM. Experience #MetFridays and grab a drink with friends at the balcony bar.

Skip the morning rush and arrive after 11am for shorter lines.

Fun Facts

Several of the Museum's coffins still contain mummies.

The Met has a collection of over 30,000 baseball cards.

Ocean's 8 takes place during the Met Gala and was filmed on-site at the Museum.

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Why You Should Go...

The Met presents over 5,000 years of art from every corner of the world for everyone to experience and enjoy. The Museum lives in three iconic sites in New York City–The Met Fifth Avenue, The Met Breuer and The Met Cloisters. Millions of people also take part in The Met experience online.

Since it was founded in 1870, The Met has always aspired to be more than a treasury of rare and beautiful objects. Every day, art comes alive in the Museum’s galleries and through its exhibitions and events, revealing both new ideas and unexpected connections across time and across cultures.

View some of The Met's most iconic pieces, including "Washington Crossing the Delaware" by Emauel Leutze, "Young Woman with a Water Pitcher" by Johannes Vermeer, "Self-Portrait with a Straw Hat (observe: The Potato Peeler)" by Vincent van Gogh, and "The Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer" by Edgar Degas.

Enjoy The Met's daily free public guided tour with special programming.

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What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours:
10:00am - 5:30pm
10:00am - 5:30pm
10:00am - 5:30pm
10:00am - 5:30pm
10:00am - 5:30pm
10:00am - 9:00pm
10:00am - 9:00pm

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover, ATM On-Site

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Students

Access: Wheelchair, Service Animals

Parking: Paid On-site

Available: Audio Tour, Self-Guided Tour, Guided Tour, Café, Restaurant, Bar, Patio Dining, Kids Activities, Family Restroom, Changing Station, Wi-fi, Gift Shop, Souvenirs

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  • In Praise of Painting: Dutch Masterpieces at The Met

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    In Praise of Painting: Dutch Masterpieces at The Met

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    In Praise of Painting: Dutch Masterpieces at The Met
    Dutch paintings of the seventeenth century--the Golden Age of Rembrandt, Hals, and Vermeer--have been a highlight of The Met collection since the Museum's founding purchase in 1871. This exhibition will bring together some of the Museum's greatest paintings to represent this remarkable chapter of art history in a new light.

  • Art of Native America

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    Art of Native America

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Art of Native America
    This landmark exhibition in the Museum's American Wing showcases 116 masterworks representing the achievements of artists from more than fifty cultures across North America. Ranging in date from the second to the early twentieth century, the diverse works are promised gifts, donations, and loans to The Met from the pioneering collectors Charles and Valerie Diker.

  • The Tale of Genji: A Japanese Classic Illuminated

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    The Tale of Genji: A Japanese Classic Illuminated

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    The Tale of Genji: A Japanese Classic Illuminated
    This is the first major loan exhibition in North America to focus on the artistic tradition inspired by Japan's most celebrated work of literature, The Tale of Genji. Covering the period from the eleventh century to the present, the exhibition will feature more than 120 works, including paintings, calligraphy, silk robes, lacquer wedding set items, a palanquin for the shogun's bride, and popular art.

  • Monumental Journey: The Daguerreotypes of Girault de Prangey

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    Monumental Journey: The Daguerreotypes of Girault de Prangey

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Monumental Journey: The Daguerreotypes of Girault de Prangey
    A trailblazer of the daguerreotype processes, Girault de Prangey used oversize plates and innovative formats to produce the world's first photographic archive, all in the service of a brand-new type of archaeological fieldwork. This exhibition, the first retrospective to focus on his Mediterranean journey, will feature approximately 125 of his daguerreotypes supplemented by examples of his graphic work.

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Insider Info

Use the 81st Street entrance to avoid long admission lines. This entrance also has the nearest set of restrooms.

The Met is open late on Friday and Saturday nights until 9:00 PM. Experience #MetFridays and grab a drink with friends at the balcony bar.

Skip the morning rush and arrive after 11am for shorter lines.

Fun Facts

Several of the Museum's coffins still contain mummies.

The Met has a collection of over 30,000 baseball cards.

Ocean's 8 takes place during the Met Gala and was filmed on-site at the Museum.

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