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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Admission with Access to The Met Breuer and The Met Cloisters
"In 2015 the Metropolitan Museum of Art hit a record-setting year in terms of attendance with 6.3 million people turning up to see its world-renowned collection of art and priceless historical artifacts. That means the lines are longer than ever. Now you can avoid the inevitable hour-plus wait times with this skip-the-line ticket to The Met. The world-famous collection includes 17 curatorial departments that include the splendors of ancient Egypt the spectacular American Wing inspiring treasures from the Greek and Roman world beloved Impressionist paintings and the latest in contemporary art. Bonus Museum EntryWith an admission ticket to The Met
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NYC It All: 4-in-1 Sightseeing Pass
"Redeem your NYC It All pass at the Empire State Building and use it to gain admission to the first of your four included attractions — the skyscraper's 86th Floor Observation Deck. After your first time using your pass you have 14 days to visit all four attractions. Empire State Building:Ride to the 86th floor of this iconic NYC landmark and look down on central Manhattan from 1050 feet (320 meters) in the air. The 86th Floor Observation Deck offers magnificent 360-degree views stretching up to 80 miles (129 km) in every direction. Along with its panoramic outdoor deck there's also an indoor gallery where you can enjoy the views rain or shine
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The Game at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
"This two and a half hour game will spotlight 16 of the greatest works of art in the museum. This game is an interactive experience that will change your visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art entirely. Suited for groups of two to four people you will be greeted by a guide who will give you specific instructions on this unique way to self-navigate your way through the museum. After purchasing a time slot you will be given instructions for meeting your contact at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Your team will not only get an expertly curated tour through almost every single wing of the museum - the photos will be memorable.""""An art hunt through one of the most complex labyrinths on earth. This two and a half hour game at the Metropolitan Museum of Art will spotlight 16 of the greatest works of art in the museum. While playing a game you will travel to Egyptian temples see Van Gogh's Picasso's and all the best in the museum's collection."
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NYC Met Museum Art--Temple of Pernab

An early architectural contribution to the NYC Met was the Temple of Pernab (1913) which was removed from near the Tomb of Djoser, one of the step pyramids at Saqqara. The worn labyrinth of partially...
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Jul 10, 2011

NYC Met Museum Art--Egyptian Mummies, Etc.

New York City residents shouldn't flatter themselves too greatly, after all their collection of Egyptian antiquities certainly doesn't substitute well for a trip to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. But,...
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Jul 10, 2011

NYC Met Museum Art--Egyptian Sacklar Wing

The Temple of Dendar, which was rescued from the rising waters of Lake Nasser, is fully reconstructed inside gallery 131 of the Sacklar Wing. This represents one of the best architectural achievements...
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Jul 10, 2011

NYC Met Museum Art--Alexander McQueen

During my 4th of July visit an Alexander McQueen fashion special exhibit was extremely popular. Long lines waited to see the macabre and spectacular garments and video displays of this designer who...
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Jul 10, 2011

NYC Met Museum Art--European Arts, Part 4

At the time of our visit on a holiday, the museum was short staffed and so the galleries for Rembrandt and other Dutch masters were closed. But, I took a telephoto shot of a Rembrandt self-portrait...
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Jul 10, 2011

NYC Met Museum Art--The American Wing, Part 2

In a labyrinth of galleries within the American wing, whole rooms of furniture and decorate parts are recreated to educate the visitor about life during the post colonial period. Red Oak hardwood...
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Jul 10, 2011

NYC Met Museum Art--The American Wing

NYC Met has one of the world's greatest collections of American art beginning with colonial period pottery crafts and decorative arts and ending with early 20th century decorative art by Tiffany and...
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Jul 10, 2011

NYC Met Museum Art--European Arts, Part 3

I also ran into confusion between the medieval or renaissance art sections and the more recent European arts galleries. This area has a lot of traffic heading to the bathrooms or into special...
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Jul 09, 2011

NYC Met Museum Art--European Arts, Part 2

I frankly got somewhat confused by the layout and overlap of the European arts and sculpture that ranged from Italy to England, Poland to Spain. I'll need help locating on the museum map exactly where...
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Jul 09, 2011

NYC Met Museum Art--European Arts

American wealth and prosperity has allowed the well endowed Met to successfully bid at auction for whole rooms of furniture, and even the walls themselves, from European palaces. I suppose that much...
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Jul 09, 2011

NYC Met Museum Art from Americas

Surprisingly small, given the resident importance of such a collection, the Americas are represented by a hodge podge and random collection of a few early Peruvian textiles, Arctic Circle tribal wear,...
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Jul 09, 2011

NYC Met Museum Art from Africa

I found the NYC collection of art from Africa worthy of recommendation but surprisingly small in scale. The collections of similar art in my hometown museums in San Francisco were comparable in the...
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Jul 09, 2011
 
 
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Things to Do Near Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Neue Gallerie

The Neue Galerie New York (German: "New Gallery") is a museum of early twentieth-century German and Austrian art and design located at 86th Street and Fifth Avenue in New York City. It is one of the...
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Guggenheim Museum

This collection of art from Solomon Guggenheim, is housed in an iconic Frank Lloyd Wright building on the east side of Central park. The Collections includes works by Gaugain, Cezanne and Degas to...
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Whitney Museum of American Art

Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, the museum's namesake and founder, was a well-regarded sculptor and serious art collector. In 1918. she created the "Whitney Studio Club," a New York City based exhibition...
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

If you are interested in design, I would more strongly recommend the Museum of Art and Design (MAD), which focuses more on contemporary design, but if your design interests are broader, you may like...
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Central Park - Belvedere Castle

Along the 79th street traverse that cuts through Central Park is the distinctive Belvedere Castle, the name of which means "beautiful view" in Italian. This name is fitting because the location...
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Central Park - Cleopatra's Needle

On a small hill, just behind the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is an authentic obelisk secured from the Egyptian Khedive in 1887. This heavily eroded and poorly displayed stone is actually unrelated to...
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Getting to Metropolitan Museum of Art

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1000 5th Ave., New York, NY 10028

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  • Sunday 10:00 to 17:30
  • Monday 10:00 to 17:30
  • Tuesday 10:00 to 17:30
  • Wednesday 10:00 to 17:30
  • Thursday 10:00 to 17:30
  • Friday 10:00 to 21:00
  • Saturday 10:00 to 21:00

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