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The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1000 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10028-0198
+1 212-535-7710
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At New York City's most visited museum and attraction, you will experience over 5,000 years of art from around the world. The Met is for anyone as a source of inspiration, insight and understanding. You can learn, escape, play, dream, discover, connect.
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1000 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10028-0198
+1 212-535-7710
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Reviewed yesterday

This place is the if you have a guide that knows stuff. They have art from everywhere and every time period. Great field trip for schools studying art. There's so much to see if you here to learn about history or art. There's real size...More

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Reviewed yesterday

This very well organized large museum caters to all tastes, and is best visited over several days. It can be overwhelming if one tries to see it all on one day. You could easily spend four hours just in the incredible Egyptian section! Even though...More

Thank DRS69
Reviewed 2 days ago

We never miss a chance to visit the Met! The Egyptian wing has a huge collection of art, mummies, jewelry, and even a reconstructed authentic temple. The medieval armor is fascinating and we always enjoy the contemporary art wing. We spent a lot of time...More

Thank DesertSmiley
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went here late aft. on a Sat, it was crowded. Lots to see, the bldg. is deceptively large. Long wait to buy tix, which is a suggested donation.

Thank DJC17
Reviewed 2 days ago

No one should visit New York City and not visit the Metropolitan Art Museum. It has an extraordinary collection of international priceless art work from the earliest attempts at art to examples of art by famous contemporary artists. The building itself is lovely as well...More

Thank 57ConnieC
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My family took our 1st NYC trip this past week. Going to the MET was on the top of our list. The museum was wonderful and my teenagers were in awe. We went on a Saturday. There were a lot of people but it only...More

1  Thank Ariel T
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Metropolitan Museum of Art on Fifth Avenue has an amazing collection which needs at least a full day. It has a vast collection of Great Art and Artifacts. The Egyptian section is mind blowing (But only if you haven’t been to Luxor and Aswan)....More

Thank Floridian_2009
Reviewed 2 days ago

I only had time for one museum so I narrowed it down to The Met or Frisk. I asked a student who is getting their Masters at NYC which I should go to based on the fact I love landscape art. Her suggestion was The...More

Thank Meredith S
Reviewed 2 days ago

And even on a sunny day. This museum is one of the greatest in the world. Make sure you make time for the special exhibits and explore something you never thought you would be interested in. Also, the gift shop has great gifts for all...More

Thank lovetravelChicago
Reviewed 2 days ago

I wish we had gone to the museum of natural history instead. We visited the Smithsonian Art Museum in the spring, and I preferred it to this one. The MMA had many Egyptian artifacts and I also really enjoyed the period rooms. For some reason,...More

Thank CR141
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The suggested donation, not an entrance fee, is $25, but the Museum makes it clear that a donation of any amount will allow access to the exhibit halls. The staffing assures that lines move quickly, and the enormity of the... More
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Response from gerson r | Reviewed this property |
as usually early in the morning than you'll be the first one but is fine during the day not an huge crowd