As a home to more than two million artworks, The Metropolitan Museum of Art shows you millennia of world cultures, all under one roof. Discover the greatest collection of Impressionist art outside Paris. Find inspiration while exploring the spectacular New Greek and Roman Galleries. Enjoy serenity in the Chinese Garden. Once you've walked the galleries, drop by the museum's Petrie Court Cafe—set against Central Park—and the Metropolitan Museum of Art Store.
New for 2009: American Art in a New Light-From monumental sculptures to stunning stain glassed windows by Tiffany, The Charles Engelhard Court is the grand gateway to the Met's unparalleled collections of American Art. The newly renovated American Wing also features superb ceramics, glass, silver, pewter, jewelry and paintings as well as three centuries of domestic architecture, furniture and interior design, including a Frank Llyod Wright living room.
The Director's Selection Audio program is narrated by Museum Director Philippe de Montebello. It is available in 8 languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Mandarin, and Korean.
Your ticket also includes admission to The Cloisters museum and gardens, a branch of The Met in northern Manhattan's Fort Tryon Park devoted to medieval Europe.
Admission to the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Admission to all special exhibitions at The Met
Same-day admission to The Cloisters museum and gardens
Bypass all ticket-buying lines
Hours of operation:
Sun.: 9:30 AM–5:30 PM
Tues.: 9:30 AM–5:30 PM
Weds.: 9:30 AM–5:30 PM
Thurs.: 9:30 AM–5:30 PM
Fri.: 9:30 AM–9 PM
Sat.: 9:30 AM–9 PM
The Met will also be open Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; Presidents' Day; Memorial Day; and Labor Day.
Galleries are cleared 15 minutes before closing time. Children ages 12 and younger receive free admission.