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Admission Tickets

Welcome to The Met! No matter where you buy them, all admission tickets include admission to The Met collection and all exhibitions. Ticket includes same-day admission to The Met Fifth Avenue, The Met Breuer (closed Mondays), and The Met Cloisters. Tickets are valid for up to one year after the date of purchase.*

You can get tickets to The Met at the Museum's ticket counters or online in advance.

Ticket Counter Admission

If you buy tickets at a Museum ticket counter, the amount you pay is up to you. Please be as generous as you can. Suggested admission is $25 for adults; $17 for seniors; $12 for students; and free for Members, Patrons, and children under 12.

Buy Tickets in Advance

Buy your tickets online now to avoid waiting in admission lines later. By buying tickets online, you agree to pay the following suggested admission prices.

At least one non-child ticket must be included for online purchase.

Ticket Type
Adult Admission
Senior Admission (65+)
Student Admission / Valid ID
Child Under 12 with Adult
A black ticket-shaped image the text: "New York City" in white and "Pass" in dark red CityPASS: Purchase admission to The Met and five other of the most popular New York City attractions for one low price in a prepaid booklet that fits in your pocket.
Three rows of the silhouette of the New York City skyline, in light blue, dark blue, and white; at the bottom is the text: The New York Pass The New York Pass: Choose a one-, two-, three-, five-, seven-, or ten-day pass. Receive free entry to over 80 attractions, including The Met, with no limit to the number of attractions you can visit. Includes a 200-page guidebook with maps, directions, and additional discounts on meals, Broadway shows, and shopping.
A credit-card sized card; on the left, in white letters on a red ground is the text: New York City Explorer Pass; on the right is a close-up of the Statue of Liberty New York Explorer Pass: Create your perfect itinerary of three, five, seven, or 10 attractions from more than 50 top tours and museums, including The Met. Valid up to 30 days.
Guest Pass Guest Pass: Purchase a guest pass to The Met as a gift for a friend.

* Terms and Conditions: No refunds or exchanges. Advance reservations required for all groups of 10 or more and for any third-party guided tours regardless of size. Visitors may have to wait in other lines within the Museum.