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The Met Cloisters

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Admission with Access to The Met Breuer and The Met Cloisters
from US$25.00*
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Admission with Access to The Met Breuer and The Met Cloisters
from US$25.00*
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Branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art that was constructed out of sections of French medieval monasteries, offers an extensive collection of statues, paintings, stained glass windows and tapestries.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
99 Margaret Corbin Drive, Fort Tryon Park, New York City, NY 10040
+1 212-923-3700
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Reviewed yesterday

It is such a nice museum. Lots of great artifacts and a very beautiful building. The gardens are amazing.

Thank Mary S
Reviewed yesterday

Who would think this kind of place existed on Manhattan? A respite from the hustle and bustle in a beautiful site and building. I went for the architecture. If you get there early or stay late then you can shoot the main Cuxa Cloister. Just...More

Thank miguele695
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Met Cloisters was a beautiful place. The architecture was amazing. If you didn't know, it's essentially a few pieces from some ancient cloisters were brought here by John Rockefeller. If you enjoy medieval art and architecture, you will want to stop here. It is...More

Thank Joshua B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is just amazing. The history is just fantastic. I mean the way they put this little gem together right here just north of the city is great. It’s full of great art and set on top of a hill that provides an amazing...More

Thank Eddie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

First, if you are coming by train to Penn Station, just find the A line. Get a Metro Card. You pay by the trip, not the distance and I think it is something like $2.75 per trip so just get a $5.50 card if you...More

Thank Whareareugoing
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing day at the Cloisters in late September. It's a little tricky to get there on public transportation - just need to allow about an hour from mid-town Manhattan and either take the bus or walk for about 15 minutes from the...More

Thank Beverly B
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very unique museum in a beautiful setting. As others have said, take the subway - it was about a 25 minute ride from Columbus Circle. We got off the subway about 9:35 on a Monday, and had a leisurely walk through Fort Tyron Park...More

Thank LLG1371
Reviewed 1 week ago

The building is recreating parts from a number of different european cloister. It looks very nice and has some beautiful artefacts on show. But if you have visited real medieval places in Europe you might be disappointed. When we were there they just had an...More

Thank hfTLS
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cloisters is a beautiful place to visit, especially in the fall, with views of fall foliage along the Hudson. We had a bit of a problem finding it, our fault, we are not familiar with the area, so plan accordingly. We combined the Cloisters...More

Thank CNR79SAS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As I seemed to be travelling for ever on the subway ib did wonder if I was saying my time. Not once I got there. The setting is sinning and hard to believe you are in new York on Manhattan island. The museum is built...More

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October 4, 2018|
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Response from Dansker58 | Reviewed this property |
You can also take the metro and/or a bus!
September 28, 2018|
Response from Faye F | Reviewed this property |
Doubtful..... but it is really really close to the city… 15 minutes… Where there are many hotels.. You are very close to the upper West Side
September 13, 2018|
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Response from frugalfamily5 | Reviewed this property |
From Times Square, enter at 8th Av and take the A train to 190 Street. Take the elevator out, where it is a 10-15 minute walk to the museum. From Rockefeller Center, take the B or D train to 59 St - Columbus Circle... More