Plan Your Visit


These helpful hints and explanations of Museum policies will allow you to make the most of your visit to the Met.


See directions to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, information for bus drivers, and parking rates.

Petrie Court Café and Wine Bar

From casual to elegant, The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers a wide variety of dining options.

Reserve group admission in advance to receive special group rates and bypass the admission lines.
Architect's Rendering of New Plaza

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has launched a complete reconstruction of its four-block-long plaza along Fifth Avenue—one of New York City's iconic outdoor spaces.


The Met Audio Guide offers approximately one hundred hours of audio commentary, developed by curators and educators, about works of art in the Museum's permanent collection and select special exhibitions.

Director, Thomas P. Campbell

Explore the Met's encyclopedic collection with Thomas P. Campbell.

The Director's Tour is available in English, French (français), German (Deutsch), Italian (italiano), Japanese (日本語), Korean (한국어), Chinese (Mandarin) (中文), Portuguese (português), and Spanish (español).

Still Life with Apples and a Pot of Primroses by Paul Cézanne

Explore highlights of the collection through a variety of tours with Museum-trained volunteers.

Tours are free with Museum admission.