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Member support makes a difference to the millions of people who visit the Museum each year. It gives them a place to experience the power of art. That's why Members get special treatment. Members get free, express admission and complimentary guest passes to share the Museum with others. They also get exclusive access to the Museum for new exhibitions, special Members-only hours, and more.

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MetFridays for Members

View of a crowd of people on The Met's Cantor Roof Garden against a backdrop of the Manhattan skyline

Every Friday night this summer, enjoy the Members Rooftop Bar and Members Last Call as well as exclusive after-hours access to two exhibitions. Learn more.

Events for Members and Patrons

Members enjoy drinks and conversation while on The Met's Roof Garden

As a Member or Patron, there's no shortage of wonderful events and parties to attend, from exclusive access to major exhibitions to special Members-only hours. See what's coming up.

Special Membership Groups

Spaces for Members and Patrons

The Balcony Lounge $$

A group of young people sit in a lounge drinking and eating

Hours

Monday–Thursday & Sunday: 10 am–5 pm
Friday & Saturday: 10 am–8 pm

Location

Second floor, adjacent to the Great Hall Balcony

For Members with Evening Hours, Members with Opening Nights, and Patrons. This modern space is perfect for a light bite,...

For Members with Evening Hours, Members with Opening Nights, and Patrons. This modern space is perfect for a light bite, a glass of wine, or relaxing after visiting the galleries.

Patrons Lounge

An elegant, art-filled space offering views of the Manhattan skyline and Central Park.

Hours

Monday–Thursday: 10 am–4:45 pm
Friday and Saturday: 10 am–8:30 pm
Sunday: 11 am–4:45 pm

Location

Fourth floor, Henry R. Kravis Wing

For Patrons. This elegant, art-filled space offers views of the Manhattan skyline and Central Park. Children are...

For Patrons. This elegant, art-filled space offers views of the Manhattan skyline and Central Park. Children are welcome.

Members Roof Garden Bar $$

A crowd of people enjoy drinks and conversation on The Met

Hours

Friday (May 26–September 1, 2017): 5–8 pm

Location

Fifth floor via the elevator in the European Sculpture and Decorative Arts galleries

For Members and Patrons. This special bar location is adjacent to the main Cantor Roof Garden Bar and features summer...

For Members and Patrons. This special bar location is adjacent to the main Cantor Roof Garden Bar and features summer cocktails and spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline (seasonal). Join today.

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