The Metropolitan Museum of Art
With nearly two million works of art spanning more than 5,000 years, The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the world’s largest and finest museums.
From the splendors of ancient Egypt to the spectacular New American Wing, inspiring treasures from the Greek and Roman world, beloved Impressionist paintings, and the latest in contemporary art, a world of great art awaits you at the Met—New York City’s most-visited attraction.
The museum on Fifth Avenue opened its doors in 1880.
Where do I buy a ticket to The Metropolitan Museum of Art?
Buy online at The Metropolitan Museum website.
What does my ticket include?
Express Admission to The Met, The Met Breuer, and The Met Cloisters.
3 Consecutive Day General Admission to all three Met locations (hours and addresses at metmuseum.org).
The Met Store Offer: $10 off a purchase of $50 or more at The Met Store.
Entry to all exhibitions.
Admission to The Met as a part of NYC Savings Passes
Is there suggested admission price to The Met? Can I pay as much as I want?
Please note that starting March 1, 2018 The Metropolitan Museum of Art no longer works on suggested admission basis. Full ticket is required for everyone except New York State residents as well as students from New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.
How to get to The Metropolitan Museum of Art?
The museum is located on 5th Avenue and 82nd Street.
The nearest subway stop is 86 Street (lines 4, 5, 6).
What are the museum hours?
Sunday to Thursday: 10 am to 5.30 pm
Friday - Saturday: 10 am to 9 pm.
It is always a good idea to double-check the hours at metmuseum.org before the visit.
Closed on Thanksgiving Day (fourth Thursday in November), Christmas (December 25th), January 1st and first Monday in May.