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  • Address: 1000 Fifth Avenue
  • Hours: Open Sun - Thurs 10am - 5:30pm, Fri & Sat 10am - 9pm
  • Admission: US$25 for adults

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Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Met is one of the world's most prestigious cultural hubs, up there with the Louvre, the British Museum, and the Vatican for sheer pulling power.

Around five million visitors a year flock here to drink in the rarefied air, rest their legs in the Egyptian Temple of Dendur, admire the Tiffany glass, and view Old Masters.

If time allows, you'll also find Roman statues, musical instruments, modern artworks and Egyptian artifacts. The Met is a fine place to immerse yourself in American art. A highlight is the series of period rooms, and paintings by Whistler and Sargent.

Take a tour of the highlights, dine on the Great Hall Balcony or have a drink in the rooftop martini bar.

Practical Info

Set back from Fifth Avenue on the eastern edge of Central Park, the Metropolitan Museum of Art is the star attraction of Museum Mile. Medieval art is showcased at the Cloisters in Upper Manhattan.

To get here, catch a Fifth Avenue bus or the subway to 86th Street.

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Skip the Line: Metropolitan Museum of Art

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A visit to New York City wouldn’t be complete without a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art! At the city’s most visited museum and attraction, you will ...  Read more

Location: New York City, New York
Duration: Flexible

From USD $25.00

Metropolitan Museum of Art Tour with Skip-the-line Access

One of the world’s greatest art museums, the Metropolitan Museum of Art — aka the Met — is so vast you could easily spend days inside. This 2- or 3-hour tour ...  Read more

Location: New York City, New York
Duration: 2 or 3 hours

From USD $39.00

Renegade Private Tour at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

This 3-hour fast-paced, reverently irreverent tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art exposes all of the backstory, gossip and history of the artists and the ...  Read more

Location: New York, New York
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $89.00

New York CityPass

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Get the New York CityPASS, the best deal in the Big Apple. Your New York CityPASS saves you time and money as you skip long ticket queues for entry to six of ...  Read more

Location: New York City, New York
Duration: Flexible

From USD $114.00

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