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's new David H. Koch Plaza is officially open to the public following a major two-year redesign and reconstruction.

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Get the whole story. Engage with thousands of artworks in the galleries and select special exhibitions. Audio Guides are available in ten languages.

2015 Travelers' Choice | TripAdvisor

Thanks to our visitors, the Met has been named the world's #1 museum in the 2015 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice awards.

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), Russian (русский), 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.