Metropolitan Museum of Art

Metropolitan Museum of Art

1000 5th Ave
New York, NY 10028-0198

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Phone: 212-535-7710

Hours:
Tue-Thu, Sun 9:30am-5:30pm; Fri-Sat 9:30am-9pm
Type:
Art Museums, Museums

10BEST Says

Things to Do with Kids, Art Museums: The Met is a coalition of internationally renowned museums housing more than 2 million works of art. The Museum displays international work by artists from all styles, genres, and time periods. The Cloisters, housed in a separate building in northern Manhattan, displays the museum's incomparable medieval art collection. The Unicorn Tapestries are a must see. Walking tours, lectures and concerts are just some of the offerings from the Metropolitan. Venture out on your own or take a guided tour. Price includes admission to the Main Building and the Cloisters. TRAIN: 4, 5, 6 to 86th St

Best Attractions & Activities: 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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Local Expert Says:

Things to Do with Kids: "Olivia the Pig, in her first book, visits the Jackson Pollack exhibit. Mention that to little kids, should you like to see it too! Pick up a family map at the front and don't forget to see the mummies."

Local Expert Says:

Best Attractions & Activities: "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."

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