New York City is a huge metropolitan center of culture, music, and art. When traveling to New York, you will find no better collection of astounding, historic art and visual masterpieces than the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Museum is conveniently located in Uptown New York adjacent to the scenic Central Park. As a repository of some of the greatest names in art, there are diverse collections throughout the Museum that will cater to the tastes of every member of your family or any friends you have brought along with you.
Enjoy the Classic Beauty of Van Gogh
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is known for its amazing collection of Van Gogh. You will be able to stand within inches of some of the most renowned art in all history and see the thick brush strokes and artistic passion of Van Gogh. The Museum is hosting a special exhibit through 8/16/2015 entitled Van Gogh: Irises and Roses. In this unique collection, you will be able to enjoy a quartet of Van Gogh’s flower paintings that show his unique use of color and contrast.
A Beautiful Collection of Scenic British Art
In a special exhibition running through 11/8/2015, there are eight awe-inspiring Paintings by George Stubbs from the Yale Center for British Art. Stubbs was a self-taught artist with an immense attention to detail in his paintings and subjects. Among the paintings on display, you will witness some immaculate recreations of horses, dogs, and other animals that show an uncommon commitment to realism. These examples of Stubbs’ work are part of this Museums’ collection of some of the greatest works of art from the United Kingdom.
An Amazing Collection for the Arms and Armor Enthusiasts
The Department of Arms is a permanent collection with pieces from all over the world, including Europe, Japan, India, the United States and Tibet. This collection has been over ten years in the making. Amid this collection are exquisite examples of historic swords and pistols along with painting and a significant array of arms decorative designs. A special collection, Arms and Armor: Notable Acquisitions 2003-2014 runs through 12/6/2015 will rotate some of the most intriguing pieces of this permanent collection. Plan to visit the Museum multiple times during your trip to New York City to see multiple different rotated groups of pieces of this collection.
Purchase Your Tickets in Advance and Avoid the Long Lines
You can avoid the long lines for admission tickets by purchasing your tickets in advance for the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Make a memorable, cultured stop on your New York City adventure.
1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10028-0198
Hours of Operation:
Sunday - Thursday 10:00AM - 5:30PM
Friday - Saturday 10:00AM - 9:00PM
After your online purchase you will be redirected to a page with your voucher. An order confirmation, with a link to your online voucher, will also be e-mailed to you within two hours of completing your purchase. Redeem at any of the visitor center locations listed on the voucher. At the visitor center, simply show your voucher on your mobile phone or bring a printed copy.