The Metropolitan Museum of Art Tickets

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Tickets

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met)

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  • Skip the Line Smartphone Ticket
  • Entry to The Met & The Met Cloisters
  • Ticket is valid for 3 consecutive days of admission
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours before your visit

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Ticket Information

The Met, short for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, has more visitors than any art museum in the United States and is one of the top 5 most visited museums worldwide. With over 2 million works of art in its permanent collection, organised by 17 curatorial departments, you could spend a life-time exploring and appreciating its vast collections. Certainly, no visit to New York City is complete without a visit to the Met.

The Met Online Ticket Options

Metropolitan Museum of Art Skip the Line Ticket - this mobile ticket grants you fast track access to all exhibits at both Met locations - the Met and the Met Cloister. As the ticket is only valid for one day, if you want to visit both the Met and the Met Cloister you will need to visit them on the same day.
Because of covid-19 the Met, in order to reduce crowds, is limiting the number of visitors allowed in at the same time. For this reason, after booking your ticket online, you will need to book a time slot for your visit on the Met website.
On the day of your visit, you will show your smartphone ticket at the entrance and receive a sticker which you have to wear for the duration of your visit.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ticket price:

  • $25.00 for adults
  • $17.00 for seniors
  • $12.00 for students
  • Free for children younger than 12
  • Students of New York, Connecticut and New Jersey and Residents of New York State can decide how much they want to pay for the visit and a valid ID is necessary to be let in

New York City Pass - you can also visit the Met with a city pass of New York City. There are numerous passes to choice from. If you are interested to learn more about the different city passes and how they work visit our New York City Pass Page.

Health & Safety Measures

  • All visitors older than 2 years old need to cover their face.
  • Visitors are asked to maintain physical distancing.
  • All visitors temperature will be checked before entering the museum.
  • Visitors should regularly use hand sanitizer and wash their hands during their visit.
  • To reduce crowds, the number of visitors allowed in at the same time is controlled and limited.

A Few Tips & Good to know before your Visit

  • After or during, your visit to the Met, enjoy a drink and incredible views of the Central Park at the Rooftop Garden Cafe
  • Visitors entering with a reduced ticket need to show a valid ID at the entrance
  • All visitors need to go through a security check and lines at the security check cannot be skip with the skip the line ticket.
  • Suitcases and rolling bags are not allowed in and the coat check is temporarily closed.

The Met Directions

The Met is located on the 1000 Fifth Avenue

    By Subway the 86th Street station on the Green Line is the subway station closest to the MET.

    From the Met to the Met Cloister take the M4 bus from Madison Av/83 Street and get off at the last stop.

    From the Met to the Met Breuer take the M2 bus from 5 Av/East 81 St to 5 Av/East 75 St or walk taking the 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue.

Metropolitan Museum of Art Opening Hours

    Thursday & Friday: 12pm. – 7pm

    Saturday–Monday: 10am– 5pm

    Closed every Tuesday and Wednesday

    The Met also is closed on the first Monday of May, Thanksgiving Day, the 25th of December and the 1st of January.