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Tickets for The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met): Skip The Line

Skip-the-line access to the Met 5th Ave, the Met Breuer, and the Cloisters

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Overview
Opening hours
The Met
Today:  10:00 - 17:30
Tomorrow:  10:00 - 17:30
Wednesday:  10:00 - 17:30
Thursday:  10:00 - 17:30
Friday:  10:00 - 21:00
Saturday:  10:00 - 21:00
Sunday:  10:00 - 17:30
Met Breuer
Today:  Closed
Tomorrow:  10:00 - 17:30
Wednesday:  10:00 - 17:30
Thursday:  10:00 - 17:30
Friday:  10:00 - 21:00
Saturday:  10:00 - 21:00
Sunday:  10:00 - 17:30
Met Cloisters
Today:  10:00 - 16:45
Tomorrow:  10:00 - 16:45
Wednesday:  10:00 - 16:45
Thursday:  10:00 - 16:45
Friday:  10:00 - 16:45
Saturday:  10:00 - 16:45
Sunday:  10:00 - 16:45
Best time to visit
Between 10:00-12:00, 15:00-17:00
Highlights
  • This mobile ticket gets you one day skip the line access to all exhibits at all three Metropolitan Museum of Art locations - the Met, the Met Breuer, and the Met Cloisters
  • With more than two million works of art (not a typo), spanning the entire globe and almost all of human history, this is one of the finest collections of art in the world
  • Divided into 17 different curatorial areas, you can pick just a few and really get to know different areas and eras
Description

Take a trip around the world and back in time, through thousands of pieces of priceless art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art (or The Met) is the largest art museum in the United States. Our mobile ticket gets you one day skip-the-line access to all exhibits at all three Met locations!

Real New Yorkers, passionate art lovers, and tourists in the know all have The Metropolitan Museum of Art high on their list. That's because it's one of the premier museums in the world, and brilliantly organized by theme, so you can focus on the areas you're keen on.

Highlights include the European Paintings area with works from El Greco, Rembrandt, Raphael, van Gogh, and many many more. The Temple of Dendur, a full-sized Egyptian temple donated by Jackie Kennedy (with a view of it through the museum’s glass roof from her apartment) is a spectacular feature of the extensive Egyptian collection.

The Period Rooms are another must-see, with original (or lovingly recreated) examples of interior design throughout the ages. Including a grand salon of Louis XIV, an ancient Roman bedroom buried by the eruption of Vesuvius, fixtures from colonial American homes, and more.

The Egyptian Collection is another hit with all ages. Miniature statues, mummy cases, and even a temple to the goddess Isis.

These are, of course, just suggestions. Wander the collections at your own pace, soaking up the history and wonder.

NOTE: The Met's main location is Fifth Avenue. The nearby (10-minute walk) Met Breuer focuses on art of the 20th and 21st centuries. The Met Cloisters is farther afield - in Washington Heights' Fort Tryon Park. It showcases medieval European art in religious buildings, transported here piece by piece from Europe.

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Ticket features
Smartphone tickets accepted
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What's included
  • 1-Day skip-the-line admission to The Met on Fifth Avenue, The Met Breuer & The Met Cloisters
  • Entry to all exhibitions
  • Skip-the-line at the security control
Instructions

Show your smartphone ticket at the Advanced / Group tickets desk of any of the three venues.

Cancellation

Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date.

Venue
Address
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met)
1000,5th Avenue, 10028, New York
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Audio guide
Available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, German, and Russian
Additional info

Current general admission prices are $25 Adults, $17 Seniors, $12 Students for all visitors - except for residents of New York State and student from New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, who may pay what they wish at a Museum ticket counter with a valid ID.

Insider tip

Once you're full of art, hit up the Rooftop Garden Cafe - it has amazing views of New York and Central Park - especially at sunset!

Jon
Regional Manager
Reviews
Feb 16, 2019
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met): Skip The Line
Perfect!
Feb 14, 2019
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met): Skip The Line
Good
Feb 12, 2019
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met): Skip The Line
Easy and trustworthy!!
Feb 10, 2019
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met): Skip The Line
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Jan 28, 2019
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met): Skip The Line
AS a New Yorker for 85 years this was my first visit to the Museum. You know, always, "Ah, I do it tomorrow. Well finally tomorrow arrived and I was extremely impressed by the deportment of the visitors, the cleanliness of the Museum and the kindness fo the workers on duty. Thank you for a wonderful visit. Rev. Joseph P. La Mar, M.M.
Jan 28, 2019
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met): Skip The Line
Well it’s the MET. It’s enormous, and you couldn’t see everything in a week. I think it’s the best art museum in the world, and I’ve been to most of the GREAT ones. Wear comfy shoes, and prepare to be overwhelmed.
Jan 25, 2019
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met): Skip The Line
Just need to know to redeem at Group/Advance Tix counter at Museum.
Very convenient, no waiting in a ticket purchase line.
Unbelievable museum that would days to fully explore...
Jan 20, 2019
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met): Skip The Line
Great!
Jan 20, 2019
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met): Skip The Line
Fast snd easy.
Jan 20, 2019
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met): Skip The Line
Worked well, great skipping the line!.
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