The Metropolitan Museum of Art David H. Koch Plaza. (©The Metropolitan Museum of Art)
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, and more fill this encyclopedic museum, which houses more than 5,000 years of artistic endeavor from every corner of the world.
Hours: Su-Th 10 am-5:30 pm, F-Sa 10 am-9 pm
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day and the first Monday in May
Admission beginning March 1, 2018: Pay-as-you-wish for residents of New York State and students from New Jersey and Connecticut. Mandatory full-price admission for visitors from outside New York State: $25 adults, $17 seniors (65+), $12 students, age 12 and under free. Full-price admission includes admission to the museum’s three locations (The Met Fifth Avenue, The Met Cloisters and The Met Breuer) for three consecutive days.