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“Museum is wonderful for all ages”

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Renegade Metropolitan Museum of Art Tour with Skip-the-line Access
Ranked #3 of 1,093 things to do in New York City
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Stroller parking, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase
Fairbanks, Alaska
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“Museum is wonderful for all ages”
Reviewed June 24, 2014

The Museum contains many amazing things. If you need help finding some unique highlights, pick up the free top twelve guide aimed at kids from one of the information desks. It lists places and pieces of art spread across the Museum that will guide you on a journey of exploration. The list includes Degas' Little Dancer, the medieval arms and armor, and the Chinese Garden. It is a great way to help kids get a taste of the variety of the collections, adults enjoy it too.

Both the Egyptian collection and the Impressionist collections are worth viewing multiple times. You can spend an hour and get a taste or spend the entire day and still have things left to see on another trip. The place will absorb as much time as you feel like giving it.

The food isn't bad so you can plan on getting lunch or a snack when you need a break from walking around the galleries.

Don't miss spending some time there when you visit New York City.

Visited October 2013
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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Art... and more! From around world”
Reviewed June 24, 2014

In this museum you could see more than art...
You could choose see things from Egypt, Greece, Rome and more...
Sculptures, mummies, artefacts and paintings :D

Go to NYC and not see this museum for the ones that love arts is not possible!

Visited March 2014
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san jose
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Must see Museum”
Reviewed June 24, 2014

Anytime I can, I go to the local museum in the town I am visiting…in NYC it wasn't hard to pick which one I was going to first…the Met. And I spent almost a full day there enjoying it all…Decided I didn't want to rush my time and just luxuriate in all the wonderfulness of it.

Visited June 2014
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Orlando, Florida
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Art for everyone”
Reviewed June 24, 2014

A great collection that should have something to please everyone. You don't have to see the whole museum to feel that you have had a great experience. Reminds me of a mini-Louvre.

Visited March 2014
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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“I loved it so much!”
Reviewed June 24, 2014

I loved this museum so much! I spent a whole day until 5 pm in it and still didn't see it all.. kind of rushed through... it has so many great things to look at... so much history.... so much art... it goes on and on and on...If I lived in NYC.. I would probably go many different times to learn and study each section. GREAT MUSEUM, at a good price!

Visited July 2013
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