Millennia of human experience unfold within the galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the largest museum in the United States and among the greatest art collections in the world. Overseen by thousands of curators and researchers across twenty-four departments, the Met's permanent collection is one of the great wonders of New York City.

Greek and Roman galleries; vast fashion holdings; instruments of historical, technical and social importance; and renowned collections of American, European and Far Eastern fine and decorative art, and more fill this encyclopedic museum, which houses more than 5,000 years of artistic endeavor from every corner of the world.

Hours: Su-Th 10 am-5:30 pm, F-Sa 10 am-9 pm

Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day and the first Monday in May

Admission beginning March 1, 2018: Pay-as-you-wish for residents of New York State and students from New Jersey and Connecticut. Mandatory full-price admission for visitors from outside New York State: $25 adults, $17 seniors (65+), $12 students, age 12 and under free. Full-price admission includes admission to the museum’s three locations (The Met Fifth Avenue, The Met Cloisters and The Met Breuer) for three consecutive days. 

1000 5th Ave
New York, NY 10028
United States

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