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Metropolitan Museum of Art Photo courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
  • 1000 5th Ave

    at 82nd St

    New York, NY 10028-0198

  • Phone: 212-535-7710


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The Met is a renowned museum housing more than two million works of art with varied styles, genres, and from different time periods. The Temple of Dendur in the Egyptian wing and the Rooftop Garden are quite popular with visitors. Walking tours, lectures and concerts are just some of the offerings from the Metropolitan. Venture out on your own or take a guided tour. The Cloisters, housed in a separate building in Fort Tyron Park in Northern Manhattan is home to the museum's incomparable medieval art collection. Admission price includes the Main Building and the Cloisters. TRAIN: 4, 5, 6 to 86th St. Located on Fifth Avenue and 82nd Street.

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"Admission is a suggested donation, so pay what you like. Closed on Monday. Free guided Museum Highlight tours are offered daily by a curator or historian. Check suggested itineraries on http://www.metmuseum.org. "


Best for Museums Because: The Queens-based arm of the world-famous Museum of Modern Art is off the Manhattan grid and frequented by in-the-know fans of the avant-garde.