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The Met Cloisters: Tours & Tickets

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:15 PM
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Branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art that was constructed out of sections of French medieval monasteries, offers an extensive collection of statues, paintings, stained glass windows and tapestries.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:15 PM
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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99 Margaret Corbin Drive, Fort Tryon Park, New York City, NY 10040
Upper Manhattan (Uptown)
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Only for those who have a taste for Medieval art. If you have that interest, this is the finest museum of its kind in North America.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank C2002SHmarkm
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a treasure this is! The tranquil setting is beautiful and perfect for this museum of religious artifacts from medieval times. To think that the collection came from Europe piece by piece is mind boggling. There is a little of everything, from tapestries, to paintings,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank iteach45
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife has been asking to get to the Cloisters for almost 30 years, and we finally went on our most recent trip to NY (I'd been as a kid). It was worth the wait. If you have any level of interest in medieval art,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mudge828
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cloisters is a beautiful museum built to look like a French monastery. The collection of art is almost entirely religious art - tapestries, religious relics and so on. The gardens are lovely with lots of nooks and crannies for peaceful contemplation. Definitely a hike...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The setting is beautiful and peaceful. The collection is extensive and fascinating, saw examples of items I have never seen before. The friend I had with me was not in good health. Once she got too tired to walk further the staff brought us a...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank hardhatrnl
Reviewed 1 week ago

You will think you've stepped into another time and place when you enter this beautiful attraction in upper Manhattan. The Cloisters offers so much - from the gardens to the artwork & exhibitions (highlights - unicorn tapestry & gothic chapel) to the building itself. A...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank tiffanys000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quite a way down the Hudson River but worth the cab fare, my friend and I went back to Manhattan by local bus which was entertaining. The Cloisters really is a lovely place to visit, it has an interesting history.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Nora246
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Met Cloisters is such a surprise find in New York. I've heard about it for years but never took the trip. I am so glad I did. Stunning architecture and absolutely gorgeous. My only regret is that I waited so long to visit.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank wookie113
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see! Beautiful grounds lots of walking and sitting places. The views are unbeatable . Tapestries, sculptors amazing art. Bonus, your pass is good at the met also

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 962debrat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

*WARNING FOR TRAVELERS. Have wanted to see this place for 20 years and finally made time on a visit to NYC. Took the a train for 30 mins from Chelsea, hiked the hill, and turned away at the door. The security folks - noting this...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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ladylynnea
28 August 2019|
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Response from evedomabi | Reviewed this property |
You can use your ticket for 3 consecutive days. It could either be 2 days in The MET Fifth Avenue and 1 day in The Met Cloisters or 1 day each in the 3 MET (including The MET Breuer).
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anns426
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Response from SteakNBourbon | Reviewed this property |
About an hour and fifteen minutes with the short walk door to door.
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5 October 2018|
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