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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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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: Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Baby buggy parking, Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access
Reviewed 1 September 2014

You need lots of time and good walking shoes. Some very interesting exhibits. The building is spacious and staff helpful.

1  Thank Jean M
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Reviewed 1 September 2014

The met has some of the most beautiful art I have ever seen. I especially loved the middle ages gallery. The staff and security guards were all helpful. I have heard negative comments about the staff and this was not my experience.

The negative, cameras! The new trend is taking selfies in front of the art. I actually nearly got in a fight with some woman who wanted me to move so she could take her photo. This happened in the Egyptian galleries. There are plenty of galleries where tourists who don't really care about art don't show up.

The American art was super and was not crowded at all. As was the musical instrument gallery, renaissance, middle ages and photography. There is so much to see.

Tip: Eat a big meal before going. The cafe's in the museum are crowded and expensive. $30 for a sandwich, chips, cookie and 2 drinks Huh?

Negatives aside, I loved my visit. A must if you love art!!

1  Thank carlinda6665
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Reviewed 1 September 2014

It was overwhelming, so much to see, so little time. The collection is amazing and so is the building itself. Absolute worth to visit!

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Reviewed 1 September 2014

Loved this museum, but allow plenty of time for your visit as there is just so much to see! It is a little way from the subway stations, so wear your walking shoes too!

Thank DelaneysUK
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Reviewed 1 September 2014

This is the nuuber one thing to do if you go to New York. The examples of art from all periods and places is top tier.

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