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The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY 10028-0198 (Manhattan)
212-535-7710
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As featured in 3 days in New York City
Ranked #11 of 851 attractions in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Activities: Dining
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Traveler Description: The Metropolitan Museum of Art is the largest encyclopedic art museum in the world under a single roof.  Over 2 million art works from all periods... more »
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Saint Mary's City, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Impossible to see it all. Plan on visiting several times. Around every corner is something jaw-dropping.

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

A lovely place to get lost- abandon the complicated map you get given at arrival and just wander. The views from the Egyptian room are as lovely as the contents of the exhibit itself!

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Minnesota
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

If you really want to look at everything schedule a full day here. We did a brief tour due to time constraints, but it was worth taking a part of a day to see a highlight of what there is to see. The galleries are just beautiful. There is not only paintings, but entire recreated decorated rooms to see along... More

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Madrid, Spain
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Quite expensive, but worth it for the mummies and egyptian exhibits. Lots of other art to enjoy as well.

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Austin, Texas
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

From its variety of art to its excellent descriptions, The Metropolitan Museum of Art stands head and shoulders above the rest. I have visited The Louvre, Musee D'Orsay, The Prada, the National Gallery of Art, and many more. However from costumes to sculpture to ancient artifacts, this museum stands above the rest. I moved away from New York City almost... More

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Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

My youngest son looked forward to go to the Percy Jackson Exhibition in this museum. According to the Internet it should be there and after first checking out MoMa, he was excited to find it at the Metropolitan Museum. It was a very big disappointment that it's no longer there, even when the Internet says that it is.

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Oshawa, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

A bit big to try in one day,,,,a must see for any museum lover. The cafeteria was good, but ther could be selection of restaurants for non-members

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nyc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

This is one of my favorite museums in NYC. I have been there many times and still feel there is so much to see! It can take years to go through all the permanent and temporary exhibits. Just went to the Costume Institute to see an exhibit on a designer from the 50s that was great. They used computers to... More

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springfield,ma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

The Met is enormous and is hard on the feet. I do agree with another review that things are difficult to find, even with a map and many questions to a variety of guides. We never did find the Andy Warhol paintings despite being in the museum for 3 hours. That being said, the collection has something for everyone from... More

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Hockessin, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

I love that I can go in for as long or as little and pay what that amount of time is worth to me. Don't miss the view of Central Park and the NYC skyline from the rooftop.

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