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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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  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
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“gutenberg bible” (69 reviews)
“on display” (108 reviews)
“renzo piano” (39 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York City, NY 10016-3405
Midtown
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+1 212-685-0008
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"gutenberg bible"
in 69 reviews
"on display"
in 108 reviews
"renzo piano"
in 39 reviews
"emily dickinson"
in 35 reviews
"book collection"
in 32 reviews
"illuminated manuscripts"
in 30 reviews
"book lovers"
in 27 reviews
"christmas carol"
in 15 reviews
"personal collection"
in 15 reviews
"love books"
in 14 reviews
"rotating exhibits"
in 13 reviews
"amazing collection"
in 39 reviews
"gilded age"
in 22 reviews
"madison avenue"
in 21 reviews
"alice in wonderland"
in 28 reviews
"special exhibit"
in 27 reviews
"gift shop"
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

I have visited the Morgan Library many times: to see art exhibits, to attend chamber music concerts, and to eat lunch in the dining room. The space is very elegant overall, the exhibits are well-arranged, and you can have a very good meal in the...More

Thank 396Helen
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

Visit the Morgan to see the exhibits but also take in the building and the grounds. Always a nice respite from the hustle of midtown

Thank peter k
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

This is a must visit IMO.The actual library and the remarkable collection of books are a testament to one of the richest men in the world

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

It is easier to spend a few hours here if you love books and art and are willing to take your time browsing this beautiful museum. This house was owned by the JP Morgan family and is part of the "Connoisseur's Pass" available through August...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

We didn't have a long time to visit the Morgan, but since we were in the area we stopped in for an hour. You would probably need at least two hours to go through all the exhibits, but you can appreciate the building and get...More

Thank nancyolah
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Introduced to the Morgan by a friend.....who happens to work for the company.... Came for lunch.....excellent cafe-bar.....and the 3-martini lunch has to be obscene value at $13-50......had the burger which was a bit pricey at $18-50 but amazingly good burger and fries Stayed for the...More

Thank Mike D
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I made a day trip to NYC last week to see the wonderful new exhibition curated by Curator of Near Eastern Art, Sidney Babcock, "Noah's Beasts, Sculpted Animals from Ancient Mesopotamia," a jewel box assemblage of wondrous beasts and carved cylinder seals telling their stories....More

Thank SBallCT
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

A favorite place to meet a friend. The dining room is quite good with an exceptional wait staff. After lunch (or before) take in the museum. The exhibits are very worthwhile without being overwhelming so you actually feel you've seen everything without getting dizzy and...More

Thank msnanalou
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Everything started in a bad way. Credit card declined, small exhibits. Interesting though. Fortunately we ended up in the vault treasure and it was gorgeous. Guttemberg bible. Original music plays. Very old books everywhere in a gorgeous aisle. Nice photos.

Thank Nathalie P
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Jo Morgan's firmer mansion and library has been recently renovated and this is a major upgrade. Beautiful rooms especially the library, make this memorable. A very nice Restsurant in the premesis serves great lunches as well and there is plenty of good photo ops here....More

Thank Allan S
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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.
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