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The Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York, NY

1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028-0198

For more information please contact:
PHONE 212-535-7710


The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the world's largest and finest art museums. Its collections include more than two million works of art spanning 5,000 years of world culture, from prehistory to the present and from every part of the globe.

Founded in 1870, the Metropolitan Museum is located in New York City's Central Park along Fifth Avenue (from 80th to 84th Streets). Last year it was visited by 5.2 million people.

Museum Hours:
Fri-Sat, 9:30 am - 9 pm
Sun-Thu 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Closed Mondays (except as listed below), New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, December 25


$20 recommended for adults, $15 recommended for senior citizens (65 and older), $10 recommended for students, includes Main Building and The Cloisters on the same day; free to Members and children under twelve with an adult. To help cover the cost of special exhibitions, for which there is no additional charge or special ticketing, please pay the full suggested amount.

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