Peaceful paradise amidst a bustling town . Cloisters was serene and beautiful . The artifacts were well displayed and worth the trip .
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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
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
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
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
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...
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
Lovely walk through the park to the Cloisters. Fascinating place to wander. I particularly enjoyed the Medicinal Garden.
Thank you for coming! Did you know we use all medieval gardening techniques in our gardens? We are so glad you enjoyed them.
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.