The Morgan Library & Museum

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

14 expert reviews

“The holdings are housed in several buildings, including Jr's old home, linked by a contemporary structure designed by Renzo Piano.”

– Michelin Guide

Concierge Concierge
"Worth visiting for its architecture alone, the 1906 personal library of Pierpont Morgan, the late 19th-century industrialist, was designed by Charles McKim of McKim, Mead and White."
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
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"Part of the 45-room mansion once owned by steel magnate JP Morgan, this sumptuous library features a phenomenal array of manuscripts, tapestries and books." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"Renzo Piano's cool, clean 2006 reimagining of this landmark yoked together its three disparate buildings under a glass atrium." Full review
Time Out Time Out
"This Madison Avenue institution began as the private library of financier J. Pierpont Morgan and is his artistic gift to the city." Full review
Frommer's Frommer's
"Boasting one of the world’s most important collections of original manuscripts, rare books and bindings, master drawings, and personal writings." Full review
If you want more of the Morgan experience, be sure to check out the museum’s website, which has some of the finest online exhibitions of any museum.
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