Metropolitan Museum of Art | NYC Museums
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is an NYC Museum with the distinction of being the largest art Museum in the country. Browse this massive Museum during your next stay at a Hotel in New York.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the most well-known NYC Museums. This is a can’t-miss Attractions for art enthusiasts staying at a Hotel in New York.
About Metropolitan Museum of Art:
As soon as you walk up to the building of this NYC Museum, you will be impressed. The building itself is a work of art. The Beaux Arts design building features hundreds of galleries that include an impressive 2 million square feet.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which opened in 1870, is the largest art Museum in the entire country, and it is one of the 10 largest in the world. The permanent collection includes more than 2 million objects, and it requires several visits to even begin to see all that the NYC Museum has to offer.
You can enjoy a guided tour or explore on your own. While wandering the galleries is one way to enjoy this NYC Museum, you could also choose one of the suggested itineraries. Examples of suggested itineraries include Director’s Tour: First Floor, A Family Treasure Hunt, Artist in Residence: Alarm Will Sound, A Half Day at the Met: The Director’s Tour for the Second Floor, Family Itinerary for Children Ages 3-5: A Treasure Hunt for Creatures from Ancient Greece, and many others.
The Director’s Tour is available in several languages, so visitors can enjoy this popular NYC Museum no matter their native tongue. Consider spending a day – or a few days – exploring the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Daily: 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
While the Museum operates on a “pay what you wish” policy, all visitors are encouraged to pay the suggested amounts.
Under age 12: Free