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The Met Breuer

The Metropolitan Museum of Art's modern and contemporary art program includes a new series of exhibitions, performances, artist commissions, residencies, and educational initiatives in the landmark building designed by Marcel Breuer [BROY-er] on Madison Avenue and 75th Street. Now open to the public, The Met Breuer provides additional space for the public to explore the art of the 20th and 21st centuries through the global breadth and historical reach of The Met's unparalleled collection.

Closed Monday
Tuesday and Wednesday: 10 am–5:30 pm
Thursday and Friday: 10 am–9 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10 am–5:30 pm

Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, and January 1

Suggested Admission

If you buy tickets at a museum ticket counter, the amount you pay is up to you. Ticket includes same-day admission to The Met Fifth Avenue, The Met Breuer, and The Met Cloisters.

Adults $25
Seniors (65 and over) $17
Students** $12
Members (Join Today!) Free
Children (under 12; accompanied by an adult) Free

Please be as generous as you can.

Exhibitions are free with Museum admission.

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Groups: Advance reservations are required for all adult and student groups of 10 or more, and for any third-party guided tours, regardless of size.

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The Met Breuer

945 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10021

Phone: 212-731-1675

From The Met Fifth Avenue: Walk east to Madison Avenue; head south on Madison to 75th Street. The walk is approximately nine minutes.

By Subway/Bus

From East Side of Manhattan: Subway: Take the 6 train to 77th Street and walk two blocks west to Madison Avenue. Walk south two blocks to 75th Street. This walk is about a third of a mile and takes approximately eight minutes. Bus: Take the M1, M2, M3, or M4 bus along Madison Avenue (from downtown locations) to 75th Street or along Fifth Avenue (from uptown locations) to 75th Street.

From West Side of Manhattan: Take the 1 train to 79th Street, then the M79 crosstown bus across Central Park to Madison Avenue; OR take the C train to 81st Street, then the M79 bus across Central Park to Madison Avenue.

From Penn Station: Take the M4 bus to 75th Street and Madison Avenue; OR take the C local train to 81st Street and transfer to the M79 crosstown bus across Central Park to Madison Avenue.

From The Met Cloisters: Take the M4 bus directly to 75th Street and Fifth Avenue, walk one block east to Madison Avenue; OR take the A train to 125th Street, transfer to the B or C local train, exit at 81st Street, and transfer to the M79 crosstown bus across Central Park to Madison Avenue.

Some transfers are free. Please note: Certain restrictions apply to bus and train transfers. Please visit the MTA website for additional details, and for bus and subway maps.

By Metro-North Railroad

Take the Hudson, Harlem, or New Haven Line to Grand Central. From there, take the following:

Subway: Take the 6 train to 77th Street and walk two blocks west to Madison Avenue. Walk south two blocks to 75th Street. This walk is about a third of a mile and takes approximately eight minutes.

Bus: Take the M1, M2, M3, or M4 bus along Madison Avenue to 75th Street.

By Car

From The Met Cloisters, Bronx, Northern New Jersey, and New England: Take southbound Franklin D. Roosevelt Drive (FDR) to 96th Street exit; cross 96th Street and turn left on Park Avenue; turn right on 75th Street to Madison Avenue.

From Brooklyn and Staten Island: Take Williamsburg Bridge, Manhattan Bridge, Brooklyn Bridge, or Battery Tunnel to northbound/uptown FDR Drive; exit at 96th Street; turn left onto 96th Street westbound; turn left on Park Avenue; turn right on 75th Street to Madison Avenue.

From Southern New Jersey: Take New Jersey Turnpike to Holland Tunnel–Uptown exit; northbound Hudson Street becomes Eighth Avenue, which becomes Central Park West; at 79th Street, turn right and cross Central Park; turn left on Madison Avenue.

From Bronx, Queens, Long Island, Upstate New York, and New England via RFK Bridge: Take southbound Franklin D. Roosevelt Drive (FDR) to 96th Street exit; cross 96th Street and turn left on Park Avenue; turn right on 75th Street to Madison Avenue.

From Queens and Long Island via Queensborough Bridge: Use either level; take right-lane exit onto 60th Street (westbound); at Madison Avenue, turn right and drive north/uptown; The Met Breuer is located at 75th Street.

Information for Bus Drivers

Buses are not permitted to stand or park on Madison Avenue. Buses may stop long enough to unload or load passengers. Please note that these laws are strictly enforced by the New York City Police Department and Department of Transportation. After unloading on Madison Avenue, buses may cross Central Park at 79th Street and proceed to West 62nd Street between Columbus Avenue and Amsterdam Avenue, most of which is reserved for bus layovers. The recommended return route is north on Amsterdam Avenue to 65th Street, east on 65th Street across Central Park, and north on Madison Avenue.

Visit the official New York City website for updated motor coach regulations and Charter Bus Parking Guidelines.


The Met Breuer does not have a parking garage. However, parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis at Rapid Park Garage, located on 75th Street across from the Museum.

Additional parking is located at The Met Fifth Avenue and is only a short, nine-minute walk to The Met Breuer.

The Museum is committed to making its collection, buildings, programs, and services accessible to all audiences. The Met Breuer offers events for visitors with disabilities on a regular basis.

WheelchairsWheelchair Accessible

The Met Breuer is accessible to wheelchair users and other visitors who need to avoid stairs.

Visitors with disabilities may use mobility devices, including manual and electric wheelchairs, mobility scooters, and manually powered mobility aids (such as walkers, canes, and crutches) in all areas open to public pedestrian use. You may also use certain electronic personal assistance mobility devices (EPAMDs) in areas open to public pedestrian use in accordance with Museum guidelines. Please contact or 212-650-2010 for guidelines and to make a reservation.

Visitors may borrow manual wheelchairs (standard and wide) from the coat check on a first-come, first-served basis.

Service Animals

Service animals are welcome in the Museum.

Assistive Listening DevicesAssistive Listening Device icons

Assistive listening devices (with headsets or neck loops) are provided at select exhibition tours at The Met Breuer. These tours are limited to 25 people; get your tour ticket from any Museum ambassador in The Met Breuer lobby. See the schedule of events for visitors with hearing loss.

Individuals can request assistive listening devices (with headsets and neck loops) for other tours and programs. Ask any staff member in the lobby.

The Ticketing Desk and Book Bar in the lobby are equipped with induction loops. Look for the signs indicating locations.

Sign Language InterpretationSign Language Interpretation

See the schedule of events presented in American Sign Language with and without voice interpretation, as well as events with Sign Language interpretation.

American Sign Language interpretation is available free of charge for other Museum events or guided group tours with two weeks' notice, subject to the availability of interpreters. Voice interpretation may be requested for programs in ASL only. Contact or 212-650-2010 (voice). Relay and voice calls welcome.

Large PrintAccessible Print

Large-print label booklets are available for some exhibitions. Individuals can request one from a staff member in the lobby.

Large-print What's On Today flyers are available at the Book Bar by request.

Audio GuideHeadphones, ear, and large-print icons

Listen to the Audio Guide on your smartphone or pick up a player in the lobby. Audio Guide players are free for visitors who are blind, partially sighted, Deaf, or with hearing loss.

Audio Guide players have volume controls and headsets. Neck loops for hearing aids with T-switches are available upon request. Transcripts in standard and large print are also available for selected tours.

Purchase special combination passes to The Met and other New York City attractions for one price:

New York City PassCityPASS: Purchase admission to The Met and five other of the most popular New York City attractions for one low price in a prepaid booklet that fits in your pocket.

The New York PassThe New York Pass: Choose a one-, two-, three-, five-, seven-, or ten-day pass. Receive free entry to over 80 attractions, including The Met, with no limit to the number of attractions you can visit. Includes a 200-page guidebook with maps, directions, and additional discounts on meals, Broadway shows, and shopping.

New York City Explorer PassNew York Explorer Pass: Create your perfect itinerary of three, five, seven, or 10 attractions from more than 50 top tours and museums, including The Met. Valid up to 30 days.

Guest PassGuest Pass: Purchase a guest pass to The Met as a gift for a friend.

Food & Drink

Water in plastic bottles may be brought into the Museum. Other food or drink is not allowed and may not be checked at the coat checks.

Blue Bottle Coffee

Floor 5

Pop-up café serving a delightful coffee menu and light fare. Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday, 10:00 am–5:00 pm; Thursday and Friday, 10:00 am–6:00 pm; and Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 am–5:00 pm. Closed Monday.

Estela Breuer

Coming Summer 2016

Estela Breuer will provide a distinctively modern culinary experience that responds to the contemporary context of The Met Breuer and its iconic Marcel Breuer–designed building. Learn more.

Museum Map

The Met Breuer map

Download The Met Breuer map (PDF).


The Met gratefully acknowledges the following lead contributors to The Met Breuer: Daniel and Estrellita Brodsky and Howard S. and Nancy Marks; The Carson Family Charitable Trust, Tony and Amie James, and Anthony W. and Lulu C. Wang; Cheryl and Blair Effron, Mark Fisch and Rachel Davidson, Mr. and Mrs. J. Tomilson Hill, Eliot C. and Wilson Nolen, Samantha Boardman Rosen and Aby J. Rosen, Bonnie J. Sacerdote, and Alejandro Santo Domingo; Stephanie and Peter Brant, The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation, Jane C. Carroll, Anne Cox Chambers, Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey W. Greenberg, Mary and Michael Jaharis, Michael B. Kim and Kyung Ah Park, Leonard A. Lauder, Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee, The Dr. Mortimer and Theresa Sackler Foundation, Barrie and Deedee Wigmore, and two anonymous donors.

Major corporate support for The Met Breuer is provided by Sotheby's.

**The Museum participates in several programs that include free admission for students. All New York City public school students, along with students from Bard Graduate Center, Barnard College, Columbia University, and the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, may visit the Museum for free. Please check with your school administrator to see if your student ID allows free admission to the Museum.