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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Art Museum$$$
Today 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
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1000 5th Ave New York, NY 10028
1000 5th AvenueUSNew YorkNew York10028
(212) 535-7710metmuseum.org
$$$Art Museum, Art GalleryToday 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am – 5:30 pmTuesday 10:00 am – 5:30 pmWednesday 10:00 am – 5:30 pmThursday 10:00 am – 5:30 pmFriday 10:00 am – 9:00 pmSaturday 10:00 am – 9:00 pmSunday 10:00 am – 5:30 pm

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A grand setting for one of the world's greatest collections of art, from ancient to contemporary.- Google
"Especially LOVED the Alexander McQueen exhibit a few years ago."
5 reviewers
"I love the egyptian sections, african masks, polynesian artifacts."
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Peter Gregg
3 weeks ago
One of the best museums in the world. Incredible art from just about every period - sculptures, temple, artifacts from 2000BC to more recent - there is a rich history and beauty all around. We have come here a number of times and always find something new. While the entry fee is "suggested" we always pay the recommended amount. You would be hard pressed to spend half a day walking through all of the exhibits and not feel like you got a bargain. Everyone on staff has been friendly and knowledgeable. We will keep coming back.
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Alex Daitch
3 months ago
This museum has it all. They have tons of standard stuff from every period in history, and they're constantly improving their exhibitions. On top of all that, their periodic special exhibits are always amazing and try to cater to lovers of all types of art. The roof view is breathtaking and summer exhibits there never disappoint. There's definitely way too much to see in 1 trip there. I'd recommend choosing a few periods or exhibitions, and really spending time in those areas. I did that the other day and was there for 4 hours. What a day!
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Sara Bess
in the last week
The Met and MoMA are my two favorite museums in NYC. I like the Met because of the seemingly infinite amount of paintings/artwork/sculptures there. You can get lost in this museum and never want to leave. I especially like the African art (although I wish the section was bigger), Egyptian pieces and the Monet collection. It's always filled with tour groups and tourists but I don't mind because the art is just beautiful.
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Lauren Cremean
a month ago
It was amazing to be able to wander through an entire exhibit of Korean art, from celadon pottery to ink paintings. The mother-of-pearl inlaid boxes reminded me of my halmuni's jewelry box. I can't wait to go back and see more.
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Coleman Vurbeff
a week ago
This is an amazing museum! Everytime I come to New York and spend a few hours here studying the paintings and analyzing the sculptures. This is easily one of my favorite museums. I love all the paintings of Monet that they have. They hold a lot of his lilypad painting which I can't help but get lost in. The marble sculptures create a frozen forest of white men and women, their forms forever held in the quiet space around them. Come and feel the art!
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David Duchene
2 weeks ago
...absolutely incredible. ..a person could spend a week in there, easily. Very helpful staff! ..I lost count of how many times I got lost.
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Eve Tee
a month ago
I went o a trip there once and it was awesome! I admit I am am a total geek when it comes to art. Me and my old friend who i thought was still living in arizona ate lunch on the steps while listening to a saxaphone player. I had a great time!
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tony batistano
3 months ago
Great place for art and to see the beauty that people created. It is very, i mean very touristic sometime, so if you have a free week day, and you are looking for something interesting, it may be the best time. Or do what i do, wait for guests from out of NYC, and take them there. And for all people, there is no need to take 1,0000 pictures, the flashes camera can do a lot of damage, so if you want people to still enjoy the place in 100 years, easy on the flash.