Metropolitan Museum Of Art Tickets

Explore one of the world’s largest and finest museums with your Metropolitan Museum of Art tickets. Make your way through a world-class collection of history and arts. Discover 17 separate departments, boasting works of art and antiquities from ancient Egypt, Europe, Asia, America, Greek and Rome, Islam, and more! See the masterpieces from El Greco, Rembrandt, Raphael, van Gogh, and more. Aside from a visit to the MoMA Museum, complete your New York itinerary with Met Museum tickets.

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Our tips for The Met (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

  • Book online. Housing over 2 million works of art, tickets to the Met Museum NYC tickets are always getting sold out. It is recommended to book online well in advance to avoid disappointment.
  • View from the Rooftop Garden. Yes, Met has rooftop gardens! If you want to explore the Met truly like a local, go to the rooftop garden to enjoy the gorgeous view of the New York skyline.
  • Arrive early. Like other top New York attractions, it is best to arrive early to avoid the worst crowds.
  • Enjoy the fountains. The water fountains outside the museum move in different patterns. It is fun to watch them go.

Good to know

The largest museum in the country, the Metropolitan Museum of Art is the most sought-after tourist destination in New York. It was established in 1870 and is the fourth-largest museum in the entire world.

Art connoisseurs, tourists and even locals have it high on their list of things to do in New York. It houses geographical history as well. The Temple of Dendur, a full-sized Egyptian temple donated by Jackie Kennedy is a spectacular addition to the Egyptian collection.

The museum has two branches - The MET Breuer which houses contemporary art and the MET Cloisters which houses medieval art. The 2,000,000 sq. ft. building houses artwork from 5000 years.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: What is the best time to visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art?

    The best time to visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art is during the early morning hours when it is less crowded.

  • Q: What are the working hours of the Metropolitan Museum of Art?

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art opens from Sunday to Thursday from 10 am to 5: 30 pm. On Friday and Saturday, it opens till 9 pm.

  • Q: Where is the Metropolitan Museum of Art located?

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art is located at 1000, 5th Avenue, New York.

  • Q: How do I get there?

    You can easily reach the Metropolitan Museum of Art via public transport. If you are coming by subway, take the green line to reach 86th St station which is nearest to the Met. You can also take a taxi to directly reach Met.

  • Q: What are the top exhibits to see in the Metropolitan Museum of Art?

    The top exhibits include The Harvesters (Pieter Bruegel the Elder), Antioch Chalice (The Holy Grail), Bis Pole (Asmat people), The Death of Socrates (Jacques Louis David) and Head of a Queen Mother.

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