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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 good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 10:30 - 21:00
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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Reviewed 5 December 2016

The Morgan Library & Museum was fascinating! We had a few hours to fill between events and I spotted this 6 blocks from us. It was worth the walk and our time. The books, antiquities, art and sculptures he collected in his (very rich) lifetime...More

1  Thank Safrona Renee O
Reviewed 5 December 2016

The museum offers free coat-check, audio-tours and guided tours in a lovely setting. Note that there are restrooms on the lower level and avoid those on the second floor. The dining room appeared somewhat crowded, expensive and very noisy.

Thank tweedybird26
Reviewed 5 December 2016

When we walked in around 2pm, beautiful sounds of a cello and violin were echoing in the main entrance. The library is spectacular with fantastic collection highlights and the architecture itself is jaw-dropping. The study was also amazing with all of the pieces of art...More

1  Thank ecogirl71
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The Library space is very interesting but you must peruse the variety of books titles that are present. A beautiful depository of a wealth of printed books.

1  Thank John V
Reviewed 30 November 2016

This is a gorgeous museum on 36th and Madison, the former mansion of J.P. Morgan. Must see features are Mr. Morgan's sumptuous study and library, which displays the rare specimens he collected, books as well as music scores. The museum generally has an excellent literary-type...More

1  Thank Gammie8
Reviewed 29 November 2016

A must for anyone going to New york. It gives you an insight into how all new immigrants passed through New York, very moving.

Thank Margaret D
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Still a "well kept secret" this Is the kind of places that make NYC a unique place for visitors and AN inexhaustible attraction menu. The former JP Motgan's house, shows his tasteful prívate office and an out of this world prívate library showing pieces of...More

1  Thank Malonsoc
Reviewed 28 November 2016

This is not a big place. The former residence of a rich man and collector, Morgan Museum hosts different exhibits on a regular basis. It's regular collection is not big and consists of several rooms open for viewing and personal collection of Mr. Morgan. The...More

Thank Hodok17
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

The historical part was cool, but the art collection wasn't my taste/interest. The architecture of the library itself was unique - the Guttenberg Bible and First Folio of Shakespeare were impressive.

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

What a gem of a museum! Great location for a little culture, a little shopping and a little eating! Do not miss the personal library. Even reluctant readers can find something interesting here.

1  Thank 86laurelb
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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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