The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Top 1% of attractions in New York City
8 / 10

16 expert reviews

“Greek and Roman galleries; vast fashion holdings; instruments of historical, technical and social importance; and renowned collections of American, European and Far Eastern fine and decorative art.”

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Fodor's Fodor's
"If Manhattan held no other museum than the colossal Metropolitan Museum of Art, you could still occupy yourself for days roaming its labyrinthine corridors." Full review
Concierge Concierge
"You could spend weeks here admiring the collections."
Frommer's Frommer's
"Home of blockbuster after blockbuster, the Metropolitan Museum of Art attracts some five million people a year, more than any other spot in New York City." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
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"This sprawling encyclopedic museum, founded in 1870, houses one of the biggest art collections in the world." Full review
If you can’t stand crowds, avoid weekends.
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"One of the world's great museums, this Gothic Revival labyrinth tries to be all things to all art lovers—and with its expansion over the past two decades it often succeeds." Full review
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