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The Morgan Library & Museum

225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York City, NY 10016-3405
+1 212-685-0008
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Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station, the Morgan is a major exhibition venue for fine art, literature, and music, one of New York's great historic sites, and a wonderful place to dine, shop, and attend a concert or film.
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225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York City, NY 10016-3405
+1 212-685-0008
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

We were lucky enough to visit when an Emily Dickinson exhibit and Martin Luther exhibit were housed in the museum part. Both were well curated with lots of room to see each item without feeling crowded by the rest of the tourists. The library was...More

Thank blkWeyburn
Reviewed 28 January 2017

J.P. Morgan turned his personal collection into an incredible library full of beautiful works of art and a great place to spend a couple of hours. Filming is prohibited in the actual library, but you not in Mr. Morgan's office. The bookcases house an amazing...More

Thank Julie V
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Someone suggested that we go to this museum and we were not disappointed. The collection of rare books and manuscripts was well worth the visit. Also to visit the home of one of the true Barron's of industry was very interesting. The exhibit on Emily...More

Thank Mastachiw
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

I have stayed near here numerous times I have visited NYC BUT only this trip decided to go~ why I didn't go earlier I'll never know! If; like me. You absolutely #love libraries & have visited Trinity College in Dublin and been to the library...More

Thank Elaine A
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Go back in time and view precious collections in this library. Morgan collection is extensive, and amazing.

Thank suzijohn
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Not a must-see for tourists, but having been to the city multiple times, I thought I'd check it out - they have free entrance on Friday nights that start at 7. It is a lovely place and while the exhibits are small compared to other...More

Thank F S
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Visited The Morgan Library and Museum after the visiting the Cooper Hewitt Museum which took away a little from our impressions of the Morgan Library. We were attending the Morgan to look at the house rather than the contents. The house is amazing being able...More

Thank Grant S
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The Morgan is in a beautiful building. The exhibitions are exceptional. Right now they are doing one on Emily Dickinson with lots of never seen displays. The court cafe closes much too early, though.

Thank Carole S
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I had just read a biography on JP Morgan, and the financiers of New York, so when we travelled I made sure to see the place where a lot of deals were done. My wife enjoyed it as well, just from the standpoint of opulence....More

Thank Doodlemeyer
Reviewed 22 January 2017

It was the day before the exhibit ended and we only had an hour so we only did the special exhibit. The exhibit had a copy of his 95 thesis along with letters, books and and bibles he wrote/translated.

Thank Ron T
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Harriet Y
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Response from glenda3231 | Reviewed this property |
That I don't know but I did find the attendants to be friendly and helpful.