The Metropolitan Museum of Art is located at 82nd Street on 5th Avenue. It’s a huge treasure trove spanning four blocks and containing over 3,000,000 exhibits. If you want to really visit the famous hall, it will probably take several half days. Therefore, it is best to draw up a plan for each visit before entering the stately hall. The museum exhibits works of art from ancient civilizations to contemporary times, among which there are hundreds of masterpieces of world civilizations. The museum exhibits not only paintings and sculptures, but also tapestries, musical instruments, clothing, and ornaments. The five exhibition halls are: European Paintings, American Paintings, Primitive Art, Medieval Paintings and Egyptian Antiques. Of the four newly constructed wings, one is dedicated to original art exhibits, called the Michael C. Rockefeller Room. The new weapons and military exhibition hall also reopened at the end of 1991. There are also many garden courtyards in the museum, with glass roofs rising high from them, it will be very pleasant to rest for a while. Of course, you can also buy meaningful souvenirs in the museum shop.

Transportation Take subway lines 4, 5, 6 and get off at 86th St. station or take bus M1, 2, 3, 4 and get off near 82nd St. Address: 1000 5th Avenue New York, NY 10028 Phone: 212 535 7710 Admission | Hours Adults $12; Students/Seniors 65+ $7; Children under 12 Free. Opening Hours: Tuesday to Thursday and Sunday: 9.30am to 5.15pm; Friday and Saturday: 9.30am to 8.45pm. Closed: Mondays, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day.

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