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“The classic art museum...a must do!”

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Ranked #3 of 1,139 things to do in New York City
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: At New York City's most visited museum and attraction, you will experience over 5,000 years of art from around the world. The Met is for anyone as a source of inspiration, insight and understanding. You can learn, escape, play, dream, discover, connect.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Baby buggy parking
Reviewed 12 July 2012

Every New Yorker, and visitor to New York, should get to the Met! This place is truly amazing ..don't let the size of the place daunt you. The maps can be confusing, but ask the guards and they can guide you. There are free tours guided by a volunteer docent and they are wonderful. I started coming here when my kids were preteens and have been here dozens of times since. I am never disappointed. It can be very crowded, just go to the less traveled areas and find unique exhibits. The underground parking is a bit pricey, but a nice option if you are arriving by car. Feel free to give less than the suggested donation...although the place is worth it!

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Reviewed 12 July 2012

As adults we choose to do the project set up for children. You chase down great works of art and study a small part of the art. Winslow Homer's Dressing for the Carnival, 1877, we looked for all the American flags.

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Reviewed 11 July 2012

Beautiful and thought provoking collections spanning Van Gogh to Warhol - a great place to spend an afternoon and appreciate the genius of these artists.

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Reviewed 11 July 2012

One of the best things I did in New York and well worth the money! The METs collection is breathtaking and the sheer quantity of it is mind-blowing. You give a suggested donation which as students we paid $12 dollars each which was very reasonable. The Egyptian artefacts they have are unreal especially the temple! There were so many exceptional exhibitions on at the time we found it incredibly hard to choose which to go to see! Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations, is a must see! The exhibition is displayed beautifully and it is also really interesting! You could spend your whole trip to New York inside the MET if you wanted because it has so much to see!!!

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Reviewed 11 July 2012

The art here is amazing, but it is very difficult to negotiate the museum. Many elevators are staff only, and the guards are not helpful ( even in that brusque NY way).

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