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Metropolitan Museum of Art (The MET)

Sitting on the edge of Central Park, The Met is the largest and finest art museum in the United States. Discover millenia of art, design and architecture with the New York Pass.

The New York Pass FREE ENTRY and Skip The Line to The Metropolitan Museum of Art Normally $32.00 - Free with New York Pass

Over 5,000 years of art, more than 2 million works and more than 30 annual exhibits - The Met is one of the most famous museums in the world and the center of art in NYC. Home of the annual Met Gala, "fashion's biggest night out", the Met welcomes over 7million visitors every year.

From Leonardo da Vinci and Georgia O'Keeffe to Pablo Picasso, Monet, Van Gogh and many more, discover many of the world's most prolific artists and their masterpieces at The Met.

New York Pass Tips

  • Free entry to The Met.
  • Show your Pass and skip the line.
  • Enjoy same-day admission to The Met Breuer and the Met Cloisters.

Did You Know? - The Met facts

  • The museum first opened in 1872 with a Roman sarcophagus and 174 paintings.
  • The Costume Institute boasts more than 35,000 articles of clothing and accessories.
  • The Met has appeared in films such as When Harry Met Sally and The Thomas Crown Affair and television such as Gossip Girl.

Reservation Instructions

Advance reservations are required at The Met. You will not be able to enter the building without a timed reservation. Visit The Met's website to book a date and time.

Getting in

Present your timed reservation confirmation at the main entrance on 82nd Street. Once inside, you must present your valid pass for scanning. 

Entrance to the Met now includes same-day entrance to The Met: Cloisters and passes do not need to be scanned again at Cloisters.

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Visiting Metropolitan Museum of Art (The MET)

Visiting Metropolitan Museum of Art (The MET)

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art (The MET) Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street, New York, NY 10028
  • Closest Subway 86th Street
  • Closest Bus Stop See map
  • Big Bus hop on hop off Tour Stops Stop 24 on Uptown route

Opening Times

We recommend checking directly with the attraction for current opening hours

Thursday and Friday: 12pm - 7pm
Saturday - Monday: 10am - 5pm

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