Metropolitan Museum of Art | The MET
Metropolitan Museum of Art | The MET
Immerse Yourself in Hundreds of Years of History at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

No visit to New York City is complete without a tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Located in the heart of the city on Fifth Avenue in Central Park, this massive museum boasts four levels of displays offering a maze of exciting exhibits for hours of enjoyment. As you exit the bustling Manhattan streets and pass through the columns of the stately building, you will be transported to ancient civilizations and mysterious cultures. Long-time art and history lovers as well as the curious newcomers will be pleased to explore ancient artifacts and famous paintings housed in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Planning Your Visit

Because the museum is home to a myriad of rotating exhibits and in-house collections, it can be overwhelming to plan your visit. With a little preparation, however, you can get ready to get the most out of your time at the Met. Spend some time researching the exhibits currently on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art before you arrive. With even a cursory idea of what to expect in the art you might see on your tour, you will be able to take in the immense treasures of the museum. Plus, it is always advisable to get a sense of an exhibit’s significance in the context of history and culture in order to maximize your enjoyment and understanding as you view the pieces in person.

Current Exhibits Celebrate One Hundred Years of Asian Art at the Museum

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is home to a department of Asian art with rich items from China, Japan, India, and Nepal to name a few. Through 8/16/2015 China: Through the Looking Glass offers viewers a panorama of Chinese traditional clothing juxtaposed with high-fashion costuming. Or, view hundreds of Japanese masterpieces in the exhibit open through 9/27/2015 Discovering Japanese Art: American Collectors and the Met.

The Indian art exhibit premiering through 7/26/2015 entitled Sultans of Deccan India, 1500¬–1700: Opulence and Fantasy explores the mixed influence of visitors to the Deccan courts through the time period’s painting, metalwork, and intricate textiles. Those who enjoy handwork will be pleased to explore the museum’s collection of lacquer pieces from China, Korea, and Japan in the Sumptuous: East Asian Lacquer, 14th–20th Century exhibit on display through 8/16/2015. Celebrate one hundred years of Met displays of Asian artistry with these special exhibits.

Permanent Collections On Display

Picture yourself surrounded by thoughtfully collected and beautifully presented sculpture, painting, and artifacts from all over the world at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Book your tour today to soak up the culturally rich offerings of the Met.

Location 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10028-0198
Hours of Operation Sunday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Adult: $25

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Metropolitan Museum of Art | The MET

Adult: $25
Immerse Yourself in Hundreds of Years of History at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

No visit to New York City is complete without a tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Located in the heart of the city on Fifth Avenue in Central Park, this massive museum boasts four levels of displays offering a maze of exciting exhibits for hours of enjoyment. As you exit the bustling Manhattan streets and pass through the columns of the stately building, you will be transported to ancient civilizations and mysterious cultures. Long-time art and history lovers as well as the curious newcomers will be pleased to explore ancient artifacts and famous paintings housed in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Planning Your Visit

Because the museum is home to a myriad of rotating exhibits and in-house collections, it can be overwhelming to plan your visit. With a little preparation, however, you can get ready to get the most out of your time at the Met. Spend some time researching the exhibits currently on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art before you arrive. With even a cursory idea of what to expect in the art you might see on your tour, you will be able to take in the immense treasures of the museum. Plus, it is always advisable to get a sense of an exhibit’s significance in the context of history and culture in order to maximize your enjoyment and understanding as you view the pieces in person.

Current Exhibits Celebrate One Hundred Years of Asian Art at the Museum

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is home to a department of Asian art with rich items from China, Japan, India, and Nepal to name a few. Through 8/16/2015 China: Through the Looking Glass offers viewers a panorama of Chinese traditional clothing juxtaposed with high-fashion costuming. Or, view hundreds of Japanese masterpieces in the exhibit open through 9/27/2015 Discovering Japanese Art: American Collectors and the Met.

The Indian art exhibit premiering through 7/26/2015 entitled Sultans of Deccan India, 1500¬–1700: Opulence and Fantasy explores the mixed influence of visitors to the Deccan courts through the time period’s painting, metalwork, and intricate textiles. Those who enjoy handwork will be pleased to explore the museum’s collection of lacquer pieces from China, Korea, and Japan in the Sumptuous: East Asian Lacquer, 14th–20th Century exhibit on display through 8/16/2015. Celebrate one hundred years of Met displays of Asian artistry with these special exhibits.

Permanent Collections On Display

Picture yourself surrounded by thoughtfully collected and beautifully presented sculpture, painting, and artifacts from all over the world at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Book your tour today to soak up the culturally rich offerings of the Met.

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