Before you Go

Temporarily closed until further notice

If you're an art lover, then the Metropolitan Museum of Art is certainly the place for you. Its extensive collection makes it America's largest art gallery. With pieces from every corner of the globe and from virtually every period of human history, it really is a place where you can lose yourself in art.


  • Purchase your tickets in advance and avoid the long lines
  • 5,000 years of art from all over the world
  • The Met Store: An extensive selection of jewellery, textiles & souvenirs to take home!
  • Family and kid-friendly map to explore the Museum
  • MetKids, a digital feature made for, with, and by kids so they learn as well


  • Entrance to The Met Fifth Avenue
  • Same-day access to The Met Breuer and The Met Cloisters


No trip to New York City is complete without a visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York City is bursting with culture and art and nowhere more so than the Met. One of the most visited art galleries in the whole world, it contains a collection that spans the centuries and the globe. From artefacts from the ancient world to masterpieces of the modern, the Met really encompasses it all.

As well as the permanent exhibitions, the Met has a series of temporary exhibitions each year, so there's always something new to see. Among the highlights of the Museum's permanent collection are works by Turner, Van Gogh, Caravaggio, Rembrandt and Velazquez, to name just a few. Then, there is the incredible collection of objects from around the world.

Whether you spend a few hours or a whole day in the Met, you won’t run out of new treasures to discover.

Before you Go

The Met Fifth Avenue

  • Opening hours (*subject to change)

  • Sunday - Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

  • Friday, Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

  • Closed: first Monday in May, Thanksgiving, 25 December, 1 January

The Met Breuer

  • Opening hours (*subject to change)

  • Monday: closed

  • Tuesday - Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

  • Friday, Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

  • Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

  • Closed: Thanksgiving, 25 December, 1 January

The Met Cloisters

  • Opening hours (*subject to change)

  • Open 7 days a week

  • March - October: 10:00 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.

  • November - February: 10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

  • Closed: Thanksgiving, 25 December, 1 January

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final: tickets cannot be exchanged or money refunded by City Sightseeing.

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