The Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art (The Met) - NYC
The Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art is widely known as “The Met Fifth Avenue.” The 17th century museum is one of the largest and finest museums in the Western Hemisphere. So it’s no surprise that this world-class art museum is one of New York City’s most popular tourist attractions. The Met’s collections include more than two million works of art. Allow plenty of time to see everything at this massive five-story museum that spans four city blocks. The Met is located at 1000 Fifth Avenue in Central Park’s Upper East Side. Be sure to visit the museum’s store to shop for a wonderful selection of gifts, including jewelry, books, stationery, home decor, clothing, and fun accessories.
Open Thursday-Friday and Saturday-Monday. Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day and the first Monday in May. Visit The Met’s website for more information on admission fee, hours, current, upcoming and past exhibits, and special events.