New York City Getaways
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
With nearly two million works of art spanning more than 5,000 years, The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the world’s largest and finest museums, presenting the best of human creativity from across the globe. From the splendors of ancient Egypt to the spectacular New American Wing, plus 30 special exhibitions, all are free with your admission.
Also, the Met Audio Guide offers a low-cost option of more than 75 hours of informative audio commentary available in eight languages, developed by curators and educators. Plus, enjoy dining facilities and shopping at The Met Store.
Admission to the Met includes same-day admission to The Cloisters museum and gardens, the branch of the Metropolitan Museum devoted to the art, architecture, and gardens of medieval Europe. Boasting unparalleled views of the Hudson River, The Cloisters is located in northern Manhattan's Fort Tryon Park.
The Met is open six days a week: Sunday and Tuesday–Thursday, 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9:30 a.m.–9 p.m. Closed on Mondays, except holiday Mondays. Also closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Beginning summer 2013, the Met will be open seven days a week. Galleries are cleared 15 minutes prior to closing time.
For more information visit www.metmuseum.org or call 212-535-7710.
Purchase your rail/admission ticket from any Metro-North ticket office or full-service ticket vending machine (excluding Grand Central) and through WebTicket.
IMPORTANT: Be sure to print an ITINERARY. It contains important information about your package.
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