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Open 7 Days a Week
Sunday–Thursday: 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1, and the first Monday in May

1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street)
New York, NY 10028
Phone: 212-535-7710 (TTY: 212-650-2921)

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Open 7 Days a Week
March–October: 10:00 a.m.–5:15 p.m.
November–February: 10:00 a.m.–4:45 p.m.
Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, and January 1

99 Margaret Corbin Drive
New York, NY 10040
Phone: 212-923-3700

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Fee includes admission to the Main Building and same-day admission to The Cloisters museum and gardens. There is no extra charge for entrance to exhibitions.

Adults $25
Seniors (65 and older) $17
Students $12
Members (Join Now) Free
Children under 12 (accompanied by an adult) Free

To help cover the costs of exhibitions, we ask that you please pay the full recommended amount.

The Museum offers special admission rates and programs for school groups, camp groups, adult, college, and tourism groups, groups of visitors with disabilities, and community groups.

Appointments are required for all groups visiting the Museum.

The Museum's many dining options offer a range of culinary treats, from the casual, self-service cafeteria to the outdoor Roof Garden Café and Martini Bar to the elegant Members Dining Room—and everything in between.

All of the Museum's dining facilities accept Visa, MasterCard, and American Express.

Explore highlights of the collection through a variety of tours with Museum-trained volunteers.

Guided tours are offered daily in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish, and are free with Museum admission.

Our suggested itineraries will help you plan your visit. Each itinerary features masterpieces from the Museum's vast collections and offers interesting insights and engaging stories, as well as a map of the route and an estimate of how long it will take.

  • Museum Map


    Our interactive map allows you to navigate through the more than four hundred galleries and other public spaces within the Main Building. Each gallery on the map is numbered and includes an overview description of what's on view.

  • Visit The Cloisters


    The Cloisters, the branch of the Museum devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe, was assembled from architectural elements that date from the twelfth through the fifteenth century.

  • Museum Guide

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide provides a comprehensive view of art history spanning five millennia and the entire globe.

    The Guide is also available in Chinese, French, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, and Spanish.

  • Visitor Tips and Policies

    These helpful hints, time-saving suggestions, and explanations of Museum policies will help you make the most of your visit to the Met.

  • Accessibility

    The Museum is committed to making its collections, buildings, programs, and services accessible to all audiences.

  • Contact Information

    This list includes phone numbers, addresses, and email addresses for all of the Museum's public offices.