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The Met Breuer

The Met does modern on Madison at The Met Breuer.

The bold architecture of Marcel Breuer's landmark building on Madison Avenue at 75th Street provides a superb setting in which to experience art of the 20th and 21st centuries. Taking a global approach, The Met Breuer [BROY-er] presents modern and contemporary works by artists from around the world. Programs range from exhibitions and performances to artist commissions, residencies, and educational initiatives. Get a brief glimpse inside.

What's On at The Met Breuer This Month

Views of The Met Breuer's restaurant, Flora Bar, and two of its exhibitions

From exhibition tours to new menu options in Flora Bar, every trip to The Met Breuer is a unique experience. See what's happening this month.


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

Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, and January 1. Friday evenings are made possible by the Ruth Lapham Lloyd Trust. Saturday evenings are made possible by the William H. Kearns Foundation.


General Admission

Read our admissions policy in 10 additional languages (PDF) and in American Sign Language.

For visitors from outside New York State:

Adults $25
Seniors (65 and over) $17
Students $12
Members and Patrons Free
Children (under 12) Free

General admission tickets include exhibitions and are valid for three consecutive days at The Met Fifth Avenue, The Met Breuer, and The Met Cloisters.

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Suggested Admission

For New York State residents as well as New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut students, the amount you pay is up to you.

These tickets may be purchased onsite at a Museum ticket counter with valid ID. Suggested admission tickets include exhibitions and same-day entry at The Met Fifth Avenue, The Met Breuer, and The Met Cloisters.

We accept many forms of residency verification, including:

  • New York State driver's license
  • New York State identification card
  • IDNYC
  • Current bill or statement with a New York State address
  • Student ID
  • New York library card

Read frequently asked questions about The Met's admissions policy.


Special Combination Passes

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

CityPASS: 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 Pass: Choose a one-, two-, three-, five-, seven-, or ten-day pass. Receive free entry to more than 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 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.

The New York Sightseeing Pass: Choose the pass that's right for your trip and visit any of our 90 premier New York City attractions—including The Met. Includes instant delivery and a complimentary matching number of days on the hop-on, hop-off bus.

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


 

Group Visits

Advance reservations are required for all adult and student groups of 10 or more, and for any third-party guided tours, regardless of size. For more information, see Group Visits.


A map indicating The Met Breuer with a red pin

The Met Breuer

945 Madison Ave
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.


Parking

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.

Caregivers of visitors with disabilities will be admitted for free. These tickets may be obtained at a Museum ticket counter.


Wheelchairs

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 access@metmuseum.org 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 Devices

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 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 access@metmuseum.org or 212-650-2010 (voice). Relay and voice calls welcome.


Large 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 Guide

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.

Helpful Hints

  • 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.
  • Flash photography and video cameras cannot be used inside the Museum.
  • Only pencils may be used in the galleries; the use of pens and markers is prohibited.
  • Strollers are allowed in all galleries unless otherwise noted.
  • Wheelchairs are available at the coat checks.

Save Time by Traveling Light

  • All backpacks and packages must be checked in at the coat-check facilities. Avoid waiting in long lines by leaving backpacks and packages at home.
  • Luggage, carry-on bags, and oversize backpacks are not allowed in the Museum and cannot be checked in at the coat-check facilities.
  • Musical instruments cannot be brought into the Museum and may not be checked at the coat checks.
  • Coats and small umbrellas may be carried into the galleries. Large umbrellas must be checked.

Strollers

Strollers are permitted in most areas—inquire at Book Bar for gallery limitations. Oversize and jogging strollers are prohibited.


Luggage and Coat Check

Luggage is not allowed into the Museum and cannot be checked in at the Museum's coat-check facilities. This includes small carry-ons and oversize backpacks. All backpacks, large bags, and large umbrellas must be checked in at the coat-check facilities. To ensure the safety of the collection, the Museum does not permit visitors to carry bags on their backs in the galleries. Musical instruments are not allowed into the Museum without prior appointment, and cannot be checked in the coat-check facilities. Food and drink are not allowed in the Museum and may not be checked in at the coat-check facilities.

The Museum reserves the right to decide what can and cannot be checked in at the coat-check facilities.


Lost and Found

If you have left something behind at the Museum, call the Museum Experience team at 212-731-1675.


First Aid

Inform the nearest security officer if you require first aid in the galleries.


Photography

Still photography is permitted for private, noncommercial use only in the Museum's galleries devoted to the permanent collection. Photographs cannot be published, sold, reproduced, transferred, distributed, or otherwise commercially exploited in any manner whatsoever. Photography is not permitted in special exhibitions or areas designated as "No Photography"; works of art on loan from private collections or other institutions may not be photographed. The use of flash is prohibited at all times and in all galleries. Movie and video cameras are prohibited. Tripods are allowed Monday through Friday, and only with a permit issued by the Museum Experience team in the Lobby Gallery.

For press and other special photography, including film and videotape projects, please contact the Communications Department during business hours by phone (212-879-5500, ext. 3441) or fax (212-472-2764). See Image Resources for more information about requests regarding photographs of works of art owned by the Museum for any purpose other than private and noncommercial.

The Museum reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to withhold and/or withdraw permission to photograph on its premises or to reproduce photographs of objects in its collection.


Sketching and Copying

Sketching, in pencil only, is permitted in all galleries of The Met Breuer; please inquire at the Book Bar in the Lobby Gallery about current exhibitions and guidelines.

The use of ballpoint pens, ink, markers, fountain pens, or watercolors is not permitted at any time. Crayon, pastel, and charcoal are permitted only on Museum-supervised tours that specifically authorize their use.

While sketching, please do not hinder visitor traffic flow in the galleries.

During periods of high attendance, the Museum reserves the right to make any necessary adjustments to this sketching policy.

Upcoming Events


Tuesday / July 10
12:30–1:30 p.m.

Tuesday / July 24
12:30–1:30 p.m.
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Food & Drink

A bustling restaurant during dinner service

At Flora Bar and Flora Coffee on the ground floor of The Met Breuer, stop in for a full dinner, a small bite, or a drink at the long bar. Learn more.

The Met Store

View of The Met Store and The Met Breuer showing a selection of items inspired by contemporary designers

Located on the lobby level of The Met Breuer, The Met Store presents limited-edition prints, home decor, publications, stationery, jewelry, and more inspired by The Met Breuer's architecture and exhibitions. Shop now.

Museum Map

Screenshot of The Met Breuer interactive map

Download The Met Breuer map (PDF).


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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.

Flora Bar image by Glen Allsop.

**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.