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Address: 1000 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10028-0198
Phone Number: 1 212-535-7710
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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At New York City's most visited museum and attraction, you will experience...

At New York City's most visited museum and attraction, you will experience over 5,000 years of art from around the world. The Met is for anyone as a source of inspiration, insight and understanding. You can learn, escape, play, dream, discover, connect.

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One of the top museums

This vast museum is comprehensive in scope. You may check your coat in one of two coat rooms on the east side of the lobby. The art in the museum is generally displayed on two... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Caldwell, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This vast museum is comprehensive in scope. You may check your coat in one of two coat rooms on the east side of the lobby. The art in the museum is generally displayed on two floors. Get a floor plan in the lobby, at the circular information desk, and study it -- so that you get your bearings. Also, get... More 

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Nashville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Whatever you do, make sure you spend all day at the Met. If you are an art or relic or history affecionado you will just not be able to see it all. Take the docent led highlights tour and go from there. You can stream the audio tours on your phone, remember your ear buds. The egyptian/pharoah artifacts are a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the best museums in the world and one certainly any visitor to NYC should not miss. So many wonderful permanent exhibits from Renaissance period to Egyptian artifacts. My favorite areas are the Egyptian wing with the original Temple recreated in one of the most beautiful spaces and the Impressionist wing with the amazing paintings by Monet, Cezanne, Renoir,... More 

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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Great work of art. We loved it. Highly recommend it to NYC visitors. You need at lest 2 days to see everything in details. Unbelievable collection of arts.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was looking forward to visiting this museum, and I wasn't disappointed. Probably the best museum/art gallery I have ever visited (and I've been to a lot!). We spent the best part of day there and saw so many beautiful paintings and objects.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I'm not kidding myself, I'm not a art aficionado, but there is something about the MET that draws you in. Really leave a lot of time for this place because you're going to need it! We took a tour and found it so great, really made us look at the art in a whole other way. My second visit, but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent over 4 hours here and still didn't see everything. We arrived about 30 minutes after they opened and didn't have to wait in any line to get in. The nice thing was that admission was what ever you want to pay. We bought the audio tour, which helped tremendously during our walk. We spent too much time on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

An amazing collection of art work. Avoid taking backpacks as you will be asked to wear it in the front. So if the backpack is heavy, you will get tired very soon. Just outside there are decent makeshift shops to have lunch. In addition the souvenir shops are the cheapest I found in whole of New York! (may be near... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Museums are not usually high on my to do list but I had a great time in the Met, a good variety of displays and attractions let us spend several hours here without getting bored. Definitely grab a map as the museum is pretty big and can be a bit hard to navigate. The only negative was the cafe which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I spent 4 hours at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and still didn't see everything. The art work in this museum is amazing and there is so much to see. The only problem I had apart from not being able to spend more time here was viewing the different rooms in a logical order. I found myself lost on occasion... More 

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