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The Morgan Library & Museum

225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York City, NY 10016-3405
+1 212-685-0008
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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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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York City, NY 10016-3405
+1 212-685-0008
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've always wanted to visit this museum but never had time. What a lovely place and so interesting in terms of painting, books, history. Of course, my favorite room is the library. I could spend hours and hours. The rotunda and its beautiful mosaics is...More

Thank MicheleParis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a confessed art lover. Yet, I only maintain continuous membership in two of this City's art Museums: the Frick Collection and this one. J.P.Morgan's extremely valuable collection and much more is hosted in this place. Jr. inherited the collection upon his father's death...More

Thank Oliver S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The JP Morgan library and museum offers more than just books. Collection includes first editions and rare books along with art, musical scores from many classical and contemporary artists, a great collection of fine art. Housed in the original library of the mansion, the history...More

Thank jacy2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even if this place was not an impressive museum filled with some beautiful artwork; this place would be worth a visit. Let's start with the library. The rotunda before you walk in is intricately and lavishly made by Morgan as an entrance to his grand...More

Thank hollytrea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I saw lots of art museums in my fortnight in NYC. This was my favourite of the smaller ones. It was set up by Piermont Morgan to house his many paintings, drawings and manuscripts which he collected over many years. His library is really exquisite,...More

Thank cynthia158
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to the Morgan Library and Museum to see the exquisite library.The plain exterior of the building belies the exemplary interiors. I wish that more of the mansion would be open to the public. I took advantage of the fact that the restaurant is...More

Thank janc468
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited three museums on a pass and this one was my favourite. Gorgeous old building, beautiful art and amazing works of literature out on display. It was different and appealed to the reader in me to view the score for Madam Butterfly or a...More

Thank Lassie1970
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this historic home and library of Pierpoint Morgan, the tycoon, on a business trip, but it was so interesting and beautiful. It has some fantastic original manuscripts, like Julia Ward Howe's Battle Hymn of the Republic, and a Mahler Symphony, and much more....More

Thank doctorgolfer
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

I have been to the Morgan many times, most recently to see the Thoreau exhibition. I love he exhibitions this museum puts on, and the Thoreau one is very interesting and definitely worth checking out. The historic reading rooms and the private library too are...More

Thank Hannah M
Reviewed September 15, 2017

Wonderful building with easily accessible exhibition spaces full of light and air. Always an ingteresting special exhibit, well curated.

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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit - spectacular skyscrapers
like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Harriet Y
May 25, 2017|
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Response from glenda3231 | Reviewed this property |
That I don't know but I did find the attendants to be friendly and helpful.