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New York City Getaways

Metropolitan Museum of ArtMetropolitan Museum of Art


The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents the best of human creativity from across the globe. A world of great art awaits you at New York City’s largest museum and most-visited attraction. From the splendors of ancient Egypt to the spectacular New American Wing, plus 30 special exhibitions a year – all free with Museum admission. In addition, admission to the Met includes same-week admission to The Cloisters Museum and Gardens, the branch of the Metropolitan Museum devoted to the art, architecture, and gardens of medieval Europe. Located on four acres overlooking the Hudson River, The Met Cloisters building presents a harmonious and evocative setting for more than 2,000 exceptional artworks and architectural elements from the medieval West.

Discount Package Includes: Up to 30% Savings

  • LIRR Off-Peak Round-Trip rail fare
  • Admission to Museum

Adults: $37 Zones 1-10; $49 Zones 12-14
Youth (12-17): $26 Zones 1-10; $38 Zones 12-14
Children (5-11): Free admission to museum; rail purchase required
Seniors 65+ should check current regular admission and rail fare and compare with adult package price.

Hours: Open Seven Days a Week
Sunday–Thursday: 10:00am–5:30pm*
Friday and Saturday: 10:00am–9:00pm*

*Galleries are cleared 15 minutes prior to closing time.
*Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day and the first Monday in May

For more information visit:

Buying Tickets at LIRR Gray, Green or Blue Ticket Machines:
Press the “Getaways/Packages” button on the first screen, then select NYC Getaways, then the button for your package or deal. Pay with credit cards or ATM/debit cards. Gray and green machines also accept cash. See here for more information on buying tickets.

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Travel Information from Penn Station:

Address: 1000 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10028

Phone: (212) 535-7710

Subway:E TrainE Train, or E Train train to 86th Street and walk three blocks west to Fifth Avenue

Bus: M1M2M3, or M4 bus along Fifth Avenue (from uptown locations) to 82nd Street or along Madison Avenue (from downtown locations) to 83rd Street.

For Travel information, see schedules or call 511and say "LIRR".

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