Ticket for the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York: validity, prices and times

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art (or simply the Met) opened on February 20, 1872, is one of the most important art museums in the world. Located in the borough of Manhattan, it is one of the most important attractions and one of the main things to see in the city of New York.

The museum boasts 19 collections with over 2 million works, ranging from the period of ancient Egypt to our times. The museum has a large collection of Egyptian, African, Asian, Oceanic, Middle Eastern, Byzantine and Islamic art. The exhibitions feature masterpieces by: Rafael, Tiziano, El Greco, Rembrandt, Velázquez, Picasso, Pollock, Braque and many others.



How to visit it

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is divided into three structures: The Met Fifth Avenue, The Met Breuer and The Met Cloisters. The best way to visit it is by purchasing an online ticket that allows access to the 3 structures and is valid for 3 days, and also allows you to avoid the queues for purchasing at the entrance.

The Met Fifth Avenue

The Met Fifth Avenue presents over 5.000 years of art spanning all periods and cultures. Located within New York's historic park, the Central Park, since its opening in 1872, it has gradually undergone various extensions and today covers over two million square meters. In the Museum's galleries and through its exhibitions and events, art comes alive, revealing new ideas and unexpected connections over time and cultures.

Interior of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York -

The met breuer

The Met Breuer is a modern museum located on Madison Avenue or 75th Street, and within walking distance of historic Met Fifth Avenue. The bold architecture of the famous building by Marcel Breuer offers a magnificent setting in which to experience XNUMXth and XNUMXst century art. With a global approach, The Met Breuer presents modern and contemporary works by artists from all over the world. The program includes various exhibitions and performances. Visiting The Met Breuer is a unique experience.



The Met Cloisters

The Met Cloisters, located beside the Hudson River in Fort Tryon Park north of Manhattan, is the branch of the Museum dedicated to the art, architecture and gardens of medieval Europe. Deriving its name it derives from the medieval cloisters that form the core of the building. It presents a harmonious and evocative setting with over 2.000 exceptional works of art and architectural elements of the medieval west.

Opening Hours

The 3 structures have different opening hours and are as follows:

The Met Fifth Avenue

Open every day of the week. Closed on Thanksgiving Day, December 25th, January 1st and the first Monday of May.

Sunday to Thursday: 10:00 to 17:30
Friday and Saturday: 10am to 00pm

The met breuer

The museum is closed on Mondays, Thanksgiving Day, December 25th and January 1st.

From Tuesday to Thursday: 10.00-17.30
Friday and Saturday: 10.00-21.00
Sunday: 10.00-17.30

The Met Cloisters

Open every day of the week. Closed on Thanksgiving Day, December 25th and January 1st.

Open seven days a week
From March to October: 10: 00-17: 15
From November to February: 10: 00-16: 45

Prices

The cost of the ticket for adults (from 13 to 65 years old) is 22 euros *

The cost of the ticket for seniors (aged 64 and over) is 15 euros *


Students (with ID) pay only 10 euros *

* the price may vary according to the euro dollar exchange rate.

Children under the age of 12 enter for free) are allowed if accompanied by an adult).


The ticket includes access to the 3 structures of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Each structure can be visited only once.

How to reach us

The headquarters of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Met Fifth Avenue it is located at number 1000 on Fifth Avenue, 82nd street in Manhattan in New York, practically inside Central Park.


The met breuer it is quite close to the main office, about 7 minutes on foot, and precisely on Madison Avenue 945 also in Manhattan.

The Met Cloisters it is further away (public transport is needed to reach it), the address is: Margaret Corbin Drive 99, Fort Tryon Park in North-West Manhattan in New York.

The official website of the Metropolitan Museum of Art where you can find all the updated information on timetables and prices is: www.metmuseum.org

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