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The Met Fifth Avenue



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

Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1, and the first Monday in May. 

Masks are strongly recommended.


1000 Fifth Avenue
at 82nd Street
New York, NY 10028

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The Met’s galleries for sub-Saharan African art, Ancient American art and Oceanic art in The Michael C. Rockefeller Wing are closed temporarily in preparation for the exciting new renovation project which will reenvision these collections for a new generation of visitors.

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The Met Fifth Avenue Digital Guide

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