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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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The MET has so much for everyone. My husband took hours in the huge Egyptian area. and I had to try and see several areas and also get to the roof deck and the gift store. I need... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The MET has so much for everyone. My husband took hours in the huge Egyptian area. and I had to try and see several areas and also get to the roof deck and the gift store. I need more time to see more!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Everyone should see it. Outstanding art. Can be visited many times over and you'll never be bored. You will have a great time each visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Really big museum with lots of art. Don't forget to visit the roof top garden. Great skyline view!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Best museum I have ever been to in the country. Would go every day whenever I an in nyc. Am an artist, so inspiring and exciting. Always see something new and visit my personal favorites. See the Greek and Roman galleries on Friday night if possible - amazing with night lighting. Artists will really love the viewable storage on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful museum, great exhibits and lovely to walk through. Stunning building and staff very nice and helpful. Great cafes and facilities and close to other tourist attractions.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are lots to see in the MET , too much for one visit . We took a free introduction talk and it was excellent. The talk was done by a mature lady, probably a retired lady from new york. There are other talks but we did not have time to do them. There are lots of important art works... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

One day just isn't enough....I have been many times since a child. This visit I was able to bring a friend from upstate who had never been. It was as if I was a child again seeing everything for the first time......from Ancient Egypt to Knights of old to Van Gogh....open your eyes see the wonders of the world

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At the rooftop terrace you get a nice view towards the skyline and can have a little pricy Coke or wine with it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were in New York a few days ago, we had already made plans to visit the Met absolutely fantastic well worth every dollar, this museum comes highly recommend by me.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lovely museum. It's incredibly large and the staff were very friendly when we looked a bit lost to start with. I only wish the Costume Institute was open when I'd gone!

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