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The Morgan Library & Museum

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Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station, the Morgan is a major exhibition venue for fine art, literature, and music, one of New York's great historic sites, and a wonderful place to dine, shop, and attend a concert or film.
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225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York City, NY 10016-3405
Murray Hill
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to the Morgan because they were having an exhibit of plein air sketches done in the 1800s. What we found was the most amazing three-tiered library and rotunda which reminded me of Florence, Italy. I was amazed to set my eyes on one...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Not many people talk about the Morgan Library and Museum - the only person to recommend it to me was my Gothic/Renaissance art teacher who specialized in illuminated manuscripts (of which the Morgan has an amazing collection). At $20, admission is pretty high, but it's...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The building itself is a work of art. I could have spent ages looking at the ceiling in the library. The collection is really fantastic and I thoroughly enjoyed my visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DanielleK133
Reviewed 6 days ago

This little gem is located in Murray Hill. As a neighbor, I visit it from time-to-time. I enjoy the architecture and design of the building. The collection on display isn't so extensive requiring hours to visit. The only negative was the price seems high for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Timothy H
Reviewed 1 week ago

They have three Gutenberg bibles, and one is almost always displayed, for that alone I would go. I wish one was able to see more of the books in the collection. The rotating exhibits were also very good. My biggest problem is the price. It...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kelly D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service at this joint is deeply amateurish. You wait a long time even to get noticed. Your stuff takes ages to arrive. A second round drinks order is carelessly forgotten. When you remind them, they bring the wrong thing - but rather than wait another...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went when two galleries were closed so therefore there wasn’t much to see. I didn’t think there was enough bang for your buck here. It was cool to see the library and old books- but the Frankenstein special exhibit was not that engaging. Won’t...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ccb313
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't know if it's an annual thing, but when we were there they had Charles Dickens handwritten manuscript of "A Christmas Carol" on display. Wow. The library itself is awe inspiring, definitely the best part. We took a docent guided tour of the special exhibit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LLK2012
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I visited the Morgan for the first time this past Saturday to see “The Visitation” by Pontormo. We had discussed going several times and the painting was going back to Tuscany in 2 days. The painting was so much more than we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a nice museum, good shop too. Every Friday night theres free entry and free jazz concerts. Not too many people too.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Harriet Y
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That I don't know but I did find the attendants to be friendly and helpful.
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