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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Renegade Metropolitan Museum of Art Tour with Skip-the-line Access
Ranked #3 of 1,093 things to do in New York City
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Fee: Yes
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: Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities, Baby buggy parking, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Brescia, Italy
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98 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2014

This is my favorite museum in NYC!! It was really a pity we decided to visit it in the afternoon because we did not have the time to visit all the rooms (and we stayed 3 hours!).
The audio guide is highly recommended as it explains almost everything and the visit is therefore more interesting, especially if you are not a specialist.
Definitely a must see!

Visited June 2014
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Quebec City, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“You must go!”
Reviewed 25 June 2014

You need to plan a lot of time because this Museum is So big and there is so much to see!
As far as the entry price goes, they suggest 25$ but it is a "give want you want donation" so you can visit for very few dollars but it's well worth the suggested price!

Visited June 2014
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Spring, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“What else can be said?”
Reviewed 24 June 2014

Liked the bag check and the cafeteria. The layout map was very helpful but sometimes difficult to follow. Only saw about 20% on this visit. we were there 2 hours. All the merchant carts lined up on the sidewalk in front of the building took away from the experience.

Visited June 2014
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Fairbanks, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Museum is wonderful for all ages”
Reviewed 24 June 2014

The Museum contains many amazing things. If you need help finding some unique highlights, pick up the free top twelve guide aimed at kids from one of the information desks. It lists places and pieces of art spread across the Museum that will guide you on a journey of exploration. The list includes Degas' Little Dancer, the medieval arms and armor, and the Chinese Garden. It is a great way to help kids get a taste of the variety of the collections, adults enjoy it too.

Both the Egyptian collection and the Impressionist collections are worth viewing multiple times. You can spend an hour and get a taste or spend the entire day and still have things left to see on another trip. The place will absorb as much time as you feel like giving it.

The food isn't bad so you can plan on getting lunch or a snack when you need a break from walking around the galleries.

Don't miss spending some time there when you visit New York City.

Visited October 2013
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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Art... and more! From around world”
Reviewed 24 June 2014

In this museum you could see more than art...
You could choose see things from Egypt, Greece, Rome and more...
Sculptures, mummies, artefacts and paintings :D

Go to NYC and not see this museum for the ones that love arts is not possible!

Visited March 2014
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