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Metropolitan Museum of Art

4.7/51,729 Reviews
Museum
Business Suspended Sun - Thu 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM, Fri - Sat 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 0.5-1 day
Address: 1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street), New York, NY 10028
Official website: https://www.metmuseum.org/
Phone: +1-212-5357710

About Metropolitan Museum of Art

Located in close proximity to the beautiful Central Park, Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the world's five major museums. The Museum has art collections in excess of 3 million, holding invaluable artifacts and a art works from across the world, including Egypt, Greece, Rome, Europe, and Asia, and innumerable world-class art treasures such as Egyptian temples, Chinese porcelain, Greek statues, and European paintings. This place is worthy of a whole day's time for an in-depth visit.
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Tours

NYC Full-Day Sightseeing plus a Cruise and Top of the Rock
NYC Full-Day Sightseeing plus a Cruise and Top of the Rock
3.5/54 Reviews
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Electric Bike Tour of Central Park and Waterfront Greenway
Electric Bike Tour of Central Park and Waterfront Greenway
5.0/523 Reviews
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New York City All Around Town Hop-on Hop-off Tour
New York City All Around Town Hop-on Hop-off Tour
5.0/528 Reviews
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FromUSD 23.90

Getting Around

By subway: take line 4, 5, or line 6 and get off at 86th street station. Then walk along Fifth Avenue for about 10 minutes.
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Helpful Information

No food is allowed inside the museum, beverages are limited to one bottle of water. Flashlights, cameras and selfie sticks are prohibited in the museum. You can rent foreign language audio tour devices at the entrance of the museum. You can download the museum’s app in advance for important information on exhibits and hours. The museum is rich in content, check a map and know that all of the museum cannot be seen in one visit alone. To save time, on the app and online you can familiarize yourself with the galleries and exhibits and their location in advance to your visit.
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Special Events

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is filled with countless priceless collections. These collections include artwork, and historically significant relics from Ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome and other Eurasian countries. It is the world's third largest museum as compared with the British Museum and the Louvre museum on sheer numbers in Museum inventory. There is an ancient Egyptian temple that has been moved into exhibit as well as mirrors of the Suzhou gardens on the second floor, into the Chinese pavilion. The idea is to give people a feeling of crossing from one continent to another as they pass from one gallery to the next. Art lovers and enthusiasts have a field day at The MET. Here you can see the masterpieces of many famous artists from all over the world.
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Frequently Asked Questions

1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street), New York, NY 10028
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