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The Morgan Library & Museum

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TripExpert Score based on reviews in 11 publications
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11 expert recommendations

14

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.

8

Condé Nast Traveler

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

63

Departures

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 →

6

Fodor's

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

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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.
2

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 →

11

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 →

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Not For Tourists

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

9

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 →

12

Travel + Leisure

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

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Where

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

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