The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the world’s finest museums and a must-see on your visit to New York City.
From the splendors of ancient Egypt, to the spectacular New American Wing, to inspiring treasures from the Greek and Roman world, to the Met’s beloved Impressionist paintings, a world of great art awaits you at New York City’s most-visited attraction.
Visit the Met … see the world!
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With nearly two million works of art spanning more than 5,000 years of culture, the museum presents the best of human creativity from across the globe.
The collection and some 30 special exhibitions a year are included with your Museum admission. Individual visitors may join one of the many public Guided Tours that are free with your admission.
Plus, admission to the Met includes same-day admission to The Cloisters Museum and Gardens, a branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in northern Manhattan’s Fort Tryon Park devoted to the art, architecture, and gardens of medieval Europe. See magnificent sculpture, exquisite illuminated manuscripts, glorious stained glass, and the celebrated Unicorn Tapestries.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is open 7 days a week
Friday and Saturday: 10am–9pm
Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1, and the first Monday in May
The Cloisters Museum and Gardens Hours (beginning 7/1/13)
Daily, March–October: 10am-5:15pm
Daily, November–February: 10am-4:45pm
Closed January 1, Thanksgiving, and December 25.
Location and Directions
The Museum is located at 1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street
By Subway or Bus:
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- From East Side of Manhattan: 4, 5, 6 train to 86th Street and walk three blocks west to Fifth Avenue or take M1, M2, M3, or M4 bus along Fifth Avenue (from uptown locations) to 82nd Street or along Madison Avenue (from downtown locations) to 83rd Street
- From West Side of Manhattan: C or 1 train to 86th Street, then M86 crosstown bus across Central Park to Fifth Avenue
- From The Cloisters: M4 bus directly to 82nd Street and Fifth Avenue
- From Penn Station: Take M4 bus to 83rd Street and Madison Avenue