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New York City Getaways

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Metropolitan Museum of Art

Year-round
Sunday-Thursday: 10 am-5:30 pm; Friday and Saturday: 10 am-9 pm
Seven days a week (closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day and the first Monday in May)

The experience

With works of art and culture spanning more than 5,000 years, 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-visted attraction. From the splendors of ancient Egypt to the spectacular New American Wing, plus 30 special exhibitions a year, all are free with Museum admission.

Also, the Met Audio Guide offers a low-cost option of more than 100 hours of informative audio commentary available in 10 languages, developed by curators and educators. Plus, enjoy dining facilities and shopping at The Met Store.

Admission to the Met includes same-day admission to The Met Cloisters and The Met Breuer.

For more information visit The Metropolitan Museum of Art here or call 212-535-7710.

The deal
  • ADMISSION: Discounted* priority entrance admission to the Met: adults, $20; seniors, $13; students, $9; children 12-17, $9.50; children under 12, free when accompanied by a paying adult. (*Discounted value based on full suggested admission.).
  • RAIL FARE: Discount round-trip rail fare.  Check for price from your boarding station.

Purchase your rail/admission ticket from any Metro-North ticket office or full-service ticket vending machine (excluding Grand Central).

Getting There

Address: 1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street.

Take the Hudson, Harlem or New Haven Line to Grand Central Terminal. From there take the following:

    Subway:
      Take the uptown train to the 77th Street stop and walk a few blocks northwest to the museum, or the , trains to the 86th Street stop and walk a few blocks southwest to the museum.
    Bus:
      Take the northbound M1, M2, M3, M4 or M5 (located on Madison Avenue) to 82nd Street.

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