We came to NYC for a short weekend and the TriBeCa Film Festival. As it was raining it gave us a perfect opportunity to check out a museum we haven't visited before and we selected the Morgan Library. I think it was a good choice.
First and foremost, this is a library and they have items on exhibit that you expect to find in a library, namely books. I think the Morgan Library goes for the quality over quantity approach. There isn't a lot on display, however what is packs a lot of punch.
I found the diary exhibit exceptional. Diaries from Einstein, Whitman, Hawthorne, Thoreau and much, much more. We spent most of our time here. Fascinating.
The Pierpont Library itself is a nice glimpse at the well-to-do of a hundred years ago. The stained glass windows are a prize, as is the Gutenberg bible and the numerous other religious texts on display.
Even the small art exhibit was impressive. I don't normally like photography but I was memorized by this exhibit.
Possibly a tad bit pricey, but I would still recommend it.
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