A paradise for art-lovers and one of the most fascinating museums on earth, exploring the Met is a must when visiting The Big Apple!
The largest art museum in the US and one of the most visited in the world, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, nicknamed ‘The Met’, boasts an incredible collection of over two million artworks, ranging from millennia-old artefacts through to contemporary pieces, and encompassing some of the most celebrated artists of all time!
Avoid long queues and gain access to all of the Met’s fascinating exhibitions and collections, along with the nearby Met Cloisters gallery, with the Get Your Guide Skip-the-Ticket-Line Entry pass. From ancient Egyptian sphinxes and the paintings of Picasso, Matisse, and Van Gogh to Native American artworks and modernist sculptures, explore the museum’s extensive and diverse collection.
There's an almost overwhelming amount of choice for things to do in New York. That's why we've took the time and done the due diligence to cherry pick only the most awesome, memorable days out in The Big Apple for you. You're welcome.
You'll need at least 3 hours to browse the permanent exhibitions and up to around 5. If you'd like to explore the time sensitive exhibitions also you can easily spend the whole day here being enchanted by it's endless artistic offerings.
NYC is a great year round destination, but during peak seasons, can be extremely busy and expensive, therefore the shoulder seasons of Spring and Autumn are the best periods to visit.
A smaller offshoot of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Met Cloisters Gallery specialises in European medieval art and architecture.
Absolutely. Everything from clothing to jewellery, ornaments and books, the gifts are as carefully designed and displayed as their exhibition counterparts.
In a city with almost as many stunning art galleries as it has traffic lights, the Tate Modern stands on a scupltures plinth all by itself as the most famous gallery around.
Michelangelo’s most revered masterpiece will have you looking to the heavens both literally and metaphorically.
The Louvre isn't just Paris' most iconic museum, it's one of the most famous museums in the world. It's definitely worth setting aside some time for this beautiful art museum.