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Tickets for The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met): Fast Track

Fast-track access to the Met 5th Ave and Cloisters

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Overview

Highlights

  • This mobile ticket gets you one-day, fast-track access to all exhibits at all both Metropolitan Museum of Art locations - the Met on 5th Avenue and the Met Cloisters
  • With more than two million works of art, spanning the entire globe and almost all of human history, the Met is one of the finest collections of art in the world
  • Divided into 17 different curatorial areas, you can pick just a few and really get to know different areas and eras

Exhibitions

In Praise of Painting: Dutch Masterpieces at The Met
Now on  - Oct 4, 2020  ( ends in 13 days )

The work of Rembrandt, Hals, Vermeer and their contemporaries have long been some of the Met's highlight pieces. United by this long-running exhibition, there's rarely been a better time to view the Netherlands' 17th-century masterpieces in such great context.

Housed side by side, these masterstrokes of the Dutch Golden Age provide a unique visual commentary on the period's tensions between realism and idealism, exploring key cultural issues of the time. Don't miss your chance to view over 60 remarkable works, including some which seldom enjoy time on display.

Image: Johannes Vermeer, Young Woman with a Water Pitcher, ca. 1662, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Marquand Collection, Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1889.

Description

Take a trip around the world and back in time, through thousands of pieces of priceless art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art (or The Met) is the largest art museum in the United States. Plus, our mobile ticket gets you one-day, fast-track access to all exhibits at both Met locations – the Met Cloisters is included too!

Real New Yorkers, passionate art lovers, and tourists in the know all have The Metropolitan Museum of Art high on their list. That's because it's one of the premier museums in the world, and brilliantly organized by theme, so you can focus on the areas you're keen on.

Highlights include the European Paintings area with works from El Greco, Rembrandt, Raphael, van Gogh, and many many more. The Temple of Dendur, a full-sized Egyptian temple donated by Jackie Kennedy (with a view of it through the museum’s glass roof from her apartment) is a spectacular feature of the extensive Egyptian collection.

The Period Rooms are another must-see, with original (or lovingly recreated) examples of interior design throughout the ages. Including a grand salon of Louis XIV, an ancient Roman bedroom buried by the eruption of Vesuvius, fixtures from colonial American homes, and more.

The Egyptian Collection is another hit with all ages. Miniature statues, mummy cases, and even a temple to the goddess Isis.

These are, of course, just suggestions. Wander the collections at your own pace, soaking up the history and wonder.

NOTE: The Met's main location is Fifth Avenue. The Met Cloisters is in Washington Heights' Fort Tryon Park. It showcases medieval European art in religious buildings, transported here piece by piece from Europe.

Insider tip

Once you're full of art, hit up the Rooftop Garden Cafe – it has amazing views of New York and Central Park - especially at sunset!

Jon
Regional Manager

Ticket

What's included

Fast-track admission to The Met on Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters
Entry to all exhibitions

What's not included

Fast track at the security control
Additional info
  • Rolling bags and suitcases are not permitted
  • Current general admission prices are $25 Adults, $17 Seniors, $12 Students for all visitors - except for residents of New York State and student from New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, who may pay what they wish at a Museum ticket counter with a valid ID

Amendment policy

  • Changes are possible for this ticket

Instructions

  • Book a timeslot before your visit on The Met website
  • The Met (Fifth Avenue): Show your smartphone ticket and the timeslot reservation at the Advance / Group tickets desk at the back of the main entrance hall
  • The Met Cloisters: Show your smartphone ticket at the ticket desk at the entrance
  • You will get a sticker which you will need to wear during your visit

Venue

Opening hours

The Met
Monday 10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 12:00 - 19:00
Friday 12:00 - 19:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
Met Cloisters
Monday 10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 12:00 - 19:00
Friday 12:00 - 19:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

How to get there

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met)
1000,5th Avenue, 10028, New York
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Ratings & reviews

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Feb 17, 2020
Excellent
Very confusing on where to go. We stood in 2 other lines. It’s needs to be marked better.
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Feb 15, 2020
Excellent
Wonderful museum. You need several days to visit it.
L
Jan 23, 2020
Excellent
Excellent experience! Buying tickets through Tiqets was simple and fast! Thank you!

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