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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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We went to the Morgan specifically to see the current exhibit of John Singer Sargent charcoal drawings. That exhibit did not disappoint; thoroughly going through the notes took us 90 fascinating minutes. We had an excellent lunch in the airy cafe and finished our stay...More
We saw drawings by Sargent and about Verdi’s operas, these exhibits where very interesting, but even more interesting where the permanent exhibits in the library. It reminded me that people being influenced by other parts of the world and other cultures isn’t anything new in...More
You must go even if it is only for the Library it is worth the price of admission. It is spectacular and you must walk and sit to take it all in. In the main lobby there is a bright/sunny place to sit and have...More
This is a triple threat. It is an architectural masterpiece. It is an amazing collection of rare books and a rotating exhibition of manuscripts, letters and drawings and an important historical sight. Small in scale and doable in a short time it is a window...More
One can appreciate the architecture, but this museum is not at all worth the cost. Check for access to special exhibits before visiting, they can be worth the cost of admission. Often there is very little being curated during transition between temporary exhibits. Looking at...More
If you like books, old libraries & great architecture this is a place for you. We went on an evening when entrance was free. The building is architecturally lovely. And the library collection is interesting.
Enjoyed this visit though inspired by friends' suggestion. Interesting look into this family's use of their wealth. Could and should be expanded for more exposure. Not the Met, but interesting all the same.