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Address: 99 Margaret Corbin Drive, Fort Tryon Park, New York City, NY 10040
Phone Number: +1 212-923-3700
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:45 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art that was constructed out of...

Branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art that was constructed out of sections of French medieval monasteries, offers an extensive collection of statues, paintings, stained glass windows and tapestries.

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This place is really cool. If you are in the city it should be on the list to do one day and if visiting for more than a few days, it is worth the trip up. It is on the top of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is really cool. If you are in the city it should be on the list to do one day and if visiting for more than a few days, it is worth the trip up. It is on the top of Manhattan-about a 40 minute train ride from west downtown. A train. A unique piece of history and really... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Was dismantled and restored brick by brick. Excellent artifacts and some decent views. Distinctive architecture. Please note as a NYC museum entrance cost is only a recommendation, not mandatory. I do not condone paying nothing, but if money conscious keep it in mind. Very enjoyable walk for my wife and I.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you can't get to Europe, this is the next best thing if you are into Medieval art and architecture. The incorporation of the pieces from Europe into the structure of the museum gives the feel of authenticity. If you've been to Europe, you've probably seen much of this. That said, it's a pretty impressive and extensive collection in a... More 

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Groveland, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I recommend this adjunct museum to the Met to everyone. It is a small enough collection that you can cover every bit of it in a few hours. The art is fantastic. The building and grounds are wonderful. There is a nice little cafe to grab lunch at and really lovely little gardens and courtyards to sit in and enjoy.... More 

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Barre, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

While the art is impressive, the building is the star attraction. We lucked out and came during a Medieval fair in the park in front of the Cloisters. So, as we walked about the place lovely costumed maidens and brave knights were encountered. Views are fabulous of the Hudson. This is great place to grab some quiet time.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everything looks so medieval or gothic.... but it is just fake or imported from Europe. Nevertheless a great location for resting. Peaceful, quiet and just beutiful and romantic!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We took M4 supposing that the 1:05 long trip will be true. Actually we travelled 2:15. Bus driver told us on half way that he will turn back so we must get off and wait for the next bus. The Cloisters itself is nice but nothing special. You can find many like that in Europe. This is probably a good... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Everything is acareful reconstruction of original French and Spanich cloisters with an extremely rich collction of medieval art. The tapestries are of world class qualities. The gardens revive original medieval gardens. The site is breathtaking, with fantastic views to the New Jersey shore of the Hudson.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

May be i am sounding too critical but, i didn't like the idea to be on a so called medieval museum on a country which did not exist in the medieval era. Everything is much beautiful and meaningful on its original place. The landscape and the surrounding park is great! Nice escape from the hectic city.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For all the effort to get here, the 'recommended' entrance price, I would say don't bother and give it two stars but the park is a treat and some of the views are nice. I don't see the point of moving an entire buildings out of their environment and context. I'd certainly never go back and would suggest a visit... More 

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