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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
Fee: Yes
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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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I find this museum overwhelming due to it's size. As a local I am lucky that I don't have to see it all at once and can simply come for an hour or two to see one exhibit and come... read more

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Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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112 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The Met has some great artwork. It is a big place so allow for plenty of time. We didn't do a tour or use headphone, just walked around. It would have been nice to have a top exhibit guide. Like a list of any well known pieces of work or famous works.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I find this museum overwhelming due to it's size. As a local I am lucky that I don't have to see it all at once and can simply come for an hour or two to see one exhibit and come back later to see another. There is so much to see that I recommend picking a few things instead of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

It is strange to review something in one's home city but here goes. Not to be missed. Certainly there are other great art museums in NY put they all compare themselves to the Met. Must sees; The 19th and 20th century European collection and the Temple of Dendur. Also the Modern and Contemporary wing has been greatly expanded with the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

There's not much I can add to the 36,000 reviews. I love this museum especially when I get to go alone! You could easily spend hours here. I went on a Saturday night and it wasn't too busy.

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Thank EatLaksa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Amazing visit with 5000 years of art - past and present. If you can - take the tour of the Met before opening time, it is well worth while, accompanied by an Art Professor who knows everything and free of the crowds! Still, if you can't, it is still an amazing visit, and don't forget to go to the rooftop... More 

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Fortuna, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

A trip to New York will NOT be complete without visiting the Met. From history to culture to the modern day art, you will get it. Do not miss the roof top garden. And, make sure you devote a whole day or 2 days to really soak everything in. Makes me go back to NY again n again!

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Whether you are a beginner or an experienced user of art - one for all! Take your time and stroll around and be surprised !

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Morbio Inferiore, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This is a very renowned museum, and if you plan to reach NYC it is worth at least a half day visit. I aprreciated the ancient egypt area, which is reach and very complete. I would have liked a more complete sumerian section, too, which is currently rather poor.

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A must for anyone interested in culture, world history or art. There's paintings, sculptures, weapons, medieval art, armors, Egyptian mummies... The exhibitions are endless. I truly enjoyed this museums, because the art and items displayed are very varied; they come from different countries and time ages.

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Altus, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

While it's technically free, you still have to get in line to get a ticket before you can get in, which guilts you into donating something. The museum is vast but there doesn't seem to be any real noteworthy pieces. So many sections were roped off with no explanation so that was a little annoying. We were in and out... More 

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