The Morgan Library & Museum

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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.


Condé Nast Traveler

The onetime home of famed financier J.P. Morgan... showcase pieces from Morgan’s personal collection. Full review →



The exquisite Italian Renaissance–inspired building by McKim, Mead & White is a sight to behold, and book-themed temporary exhibits are mounted in the Renzo Piano–designed expansion. Full review →



The treasures inside this museum, gathered by John Pierpont Morgan (1837–1913), one of New York's wealthiest financiers, are exceptional. Full review →


Frommer's 33

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.

Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

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 →


Michelin Guide 54

This highly regarded institution houses an outstanding collection containing some 350,000 works: rare books, manuscripts, drawings, prints and artworks assembled by J. Pierpont Morgan. Full review →


Not For Tourists

See cool stuff the dead rich dude collected. Full review →


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 →


Travel + Leisure

Renzo Piano's cool, clean 2006 reimagining of this landmark yoked together its three disparate buildings under a glass atrium. Full review →



Period rooms open to the public include Mr. Morgan’s study and his library. Full review →

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