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Membership

Join the Met!

As a Member, you'll be supporting one of the most inspiring art institutions in the world while enjoying these year-round benefits:

  • Free, express admission—every day of the week
  • Discounts in The Met Store (including online!) and on Audio Guides
  • Member Morning Hours for select special exhibitions
  • Priority registration and 15% discount on children's classes
  • Access to the exclusive Members Dining Room, with seasonal tasting menus and views of Central Park
  • Advance notice of exhibitions, special events, and offers—so you hear about it all first

Choose Your Membership

Visitors view Emanuel Leutze's Washington Crossing the Delaware (97.34)

View all Membership categories and benefits and find the one that is right for you.

Membership Events and Classes

Membership Events

Members enjoy exclusive exhibition previews, evening receptions, classes for children and adults, and free curatorial lectures.

The Apollo Circle

Apollo Circle

The Apollo Circle is a special Membership group for young supporters of the Metropolitan Museum.

Met Family Circle

Family Benefit

The Met Family Circle is a special Membership group for families with children up to age 12.

Private Celebrations

Private Celebrations

Members may rent elegant private spaces that offer unforgettable dining experiences for events.

Young Members

Young Members

Members between the ages of 21 and 35 are invited to special events and programs dedicated to their specific interests.

Reciprocal Membership

Reciprocal Membership

Members at the Sustaining ($600) level and above receive reciprocal membership privileges at sixteen other art museums across the country.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about Membership at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

IDNYC Membership

IDNYC cardholders ages 18 and older are eligible for a free one-year Membership at the Met.