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The Met Cloisters

99 Margaret Corbin Drive, Fort Tryon Park, New York City, NY 10040
+1 212-923-3700
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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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  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“medieval art” (414 reviews)
“fort tryon park” (275 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:15 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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99 Margaret Corbin Drive, Fort Tryon Park, New York City, NY 10040
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Reviewed yesterday

A different kind of museum, lovely, but less known in New York. Located on four acres overlooking the Hudson River and Washington Bridge in northern Manhattan, just a brief walk from the subway. The Cloisters contains approximately five thousand individual European medieval art works. The...More

Thank CRISTOS_AGAPE
Reviewed 2 days ago

Go early and enjoy the peace and quiet, the walk in the gardens in the spring and summer are great. Most NY-er have never been, it is worth the trip!

Thank VFF63
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful museum that is worth the train ride . A walk through Fort Tryon Park was great, even better in the snow. There is a cafe and gift shop. They were having holiday concerts. Took two hours To leisurely enjoy this great...More

Thank Donna G
Reviewed 2 days ago

How delightful to visit this outstanding museum. One is transported to Italy or Spain with this superbly designed building, filled with chapels, halls, gardens, tapestries and precious pieces. The architecture includes Romanesque and Gothic sculptures. There are paintings, ivories, enamels, stained glass, metalwork and illuminated...More

Thank MICZ
Reviewed 4 days ago

Definitely pay a visit to the Met Cloisters it is unique! If you can choose, go there in the Summer time or at Fall and walk by the park, you will have a wonderful view of the Hudson river. You can also enjoy the little...More

Thank Alice G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to be recommended this by 2 sets of friends. It is a little out of the central city - we took the subway and walked through a lovely park with the river on one side. Fascinating museum and the history of...More

Thank ex_patFigeac
Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't even know about the Cloisters before our visit and it became a highlight of the trip. From the walk, overlooking the Hudson, from the train to the beautiful building and collections. Everything was just perfect!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A bit hard to find if arriving by subway as there is an initial sign, but then no further directions. Park is lovely and after walking a bit we were able to see the building, so we made it there ok. Would have lijed a...More

Thank bcasey1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Met Cloisters is a medieval art museum and is located in Fort Tyson Park near the northern tip of Upper Manhattan. This museum sits on 4 acres of land and overlooks the Hudson River. This museum is part of the Metropolitan Museum of Art...More

Thank rockyjoe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

amazing views, architecture and history of the reconstructed monastery; superb tapestries and European art/sculpture pieces, and admission by "suggested donation" [give waht you want/can afford]. Accessible by bus or Uber.

Thank KaneoheMike
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Tmcwilli
15 October 2017|
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Response from Marc M | Reviewed this property |
The cloister walks are still beautiful, and the interior medieval displays are wonderful. It’s ok in December!
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Haleh N
3 August 2017|
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Response from Lacy1994 | Reviewed this property |
Check on activities, it was crowded on weekend. Worth the crowd!
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Mark N
19 June 2017|
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Response from Cabulihan | Reviewed this property |
There is nothing much to do for a 5 year old. There are a lot of stair climbing. There is nothing interactive for a toddler.
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