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The Met Cloisters

99 Margaret Corbin Drive, Fort Tryon Park, New York City, NY 10040
+1 212-923-3700
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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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99 Margaret Corbin Drive, Fort Tryon Park, New York City, NY 10040
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Peaceful paradise amidst a bustling town . Cloisters was serene and beautiful . The artifacts were well displayed and worth the trip .

Thank Sm0uli
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a beautiful place to visit! Medieval architecture, intricate tapestries, stained glass windows, peaceful courtyards, and ancient artifacts. We thoroughly enjoyed our time there. I also have to give big thanks to the staff at the Cloisters for how helpful they were in making it...More

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Met Cloisters preserves some of the most magnificent gothic stonework, religious medieval art, and cultivates a beautiful garden all in the style of an abbey. While the art and artifacts were enough to keep my rapt attention some of my favorite parts of my...More

Thank Matthew N
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Met Cloisters is an architectural collage sourced from four French monasteries and abbeys, built to resemble medieval cloisters surrounded by medieval gardens. The building houses a well-curated collection of Gothic and Romanesque art situated in a Medieval European monastery. Admission is by donation, and...More

Thank Sassamatt
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and are a fan of the Middle Ages, get up to the Cloisters. It is a branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and has the world class art you would...More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 5 days ago

This takes a bit of getting-to but on a beautiful day it's definitely worth the journey! The unicorn tapestries along are worth it, but just strolling the grounds is wonderful too...

Thank Candid_Canuck
Reviewed 1 week ago

This looks like an old monastery. but was built funded by John D. Rockefeller. It brought an old church aspe from Spain, which is incorporated into the building. More surprisingly,a fresco was taken from another Spanish church and put on the ceiling of the aspe....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely walk through the park to the Cloisters. Fascinating place to wander. I particularly enjoyed the Medicinal Garden.

Thank rivernan
TheMetMuseum, Manager at The Met Cloisters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for coming! Did you know we use all medieval gardening techniques in our gardens? We are so glad you enjoyed them.

Reviewed 1 week ago

You can arrive by subway and the walk or you may need to take the bus. It's quite a trek, but it's well worth it. Especially in the spring when the gardens are blooming.

Thank AnnieB2304
Reviewed 1 week ago

Out of the way, but a beautiful place to visit both inside and out. Audio guides. Very well done. Very intimate.

Thank Deb L
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Mark N
Are there things at the cloisters which might appeal to a five year old boy who likes art and is very engaged with any activity he does?
20 June 2017|
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Response from apples0ranges | Reviewed this property |
It is not a hands-on place but it is a wonderful place to explore from afar.
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Kathleen D
How crowded will it be on Mothers Day May 14, 2017?
7 May 2017|
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Response from TheMetMuseum | Property representative |
Hello, and thank you for your question. Mother's Day can be a great day to visit The Met! We recommend arriving earlier in the day if you would like more of the Museum to yourself, but it is a fine day for a visit. Please... More
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Valleygirl
Using a New York Pass, do you have to visit The Cloisters and The Met on the same day?
27 April 2017|
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Response from TheMetMuseum | Property representative |
Hello, and thank you for your question. You would want to visit both locations on the same day in order to use admission from your Pass. They are about an hour away from each other by bus, slightly less by train. We... More
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