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The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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  • Photograph: Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • Photograph: Wendy Connett

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • Photograph: Wendy Connett

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • Photograph: Wendy Connett

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Photograph: Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Venue details

  • Address:

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Ave
    Upper East Side
    New York
    10028

  • Cross Street:

    at 82nd St

  • Venue phone:

    212-535-7710

  • Venue website:

    metmuseum.org

  • Opening hours:

    Mon–Thu, Sun 10am–5:30pm; Fri, Sat 10am–9pm.

  • Transport:

    Subway: 4, 5, 6 to 86th St

  • Price:

    Suggested donation $25, seniors $17, students $12, members and children under 12 free

  • Map

    1. The Metropolitan Museum of Art
      • 1000 Fifth Ave
        Upper East Side
        New York
        10028
      • 212-535-7710
      • metmuseum.org

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Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche

Art & design, History, Things to Do

  • $$

A holiday tradition at the Met Museum since 1957, this towering Christmas tree and 18th century Nativity scene will wow even the most unimpressed kids. Today, over 200 Neapolitan figurines create this incredible scene, many of which were collected by...

  1. Until Tue Jan 6 2015
  2. The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Ave, (at 82nd St), New York, 10028
  3. Free with museum admission
More info

Family Performance: Weave a Tale

Art & design, Kids, History, Things to Do

  • $

Caroline Boundaries will bring the stories of history to life in their puppet show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The show's narratives will be inspired by the museum's temporary exhibit "Pieter Coecke van Aelst and Renaissance Tapestry." Familes...

Family Performance: Weave a Tale
  1. Sun Dec 21
  2. The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Ave, (at 82nd St), New York, New York, 10028
  3. Free with museum admission; child under...
More info

Family Performance: Weave a Tale

Art & design, Kids, History, Things to Do

  • $

Caroline Boundaries will bring the stories of history to life in their puppet show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The show's narratives will be inspired by the museum's temporary exhibit "Pieter Coecke van Aelst and Renaissance Tapestry." Familes...

Family Performance: Weave a Tale
  1. Sun Dec 21
  2. The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Ave, (at 82nd St), New York, New York, 10028
  3. Free with museum admission; child under...
More info

Family Tours at The Met

Museums & Attractions, Things to Do, Kids activities & themes

  • $$$

Browsing the enormous collections at The Met can be overwhelming, especially with kids in tow. Luckily, Walks of New York is making it easy for families to take in the museum highlights with guided tours that even little ones can digest. Group leaders...

Family Tours at The Met
  1. Sun Dec 21
  2. The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Ave, (at 82nd St), New York, New York, 10028
  3. $49, includes admission for one adult an...
More info

Family Tours at The Met

Museums & Attractions, Things to Do, Kids activities & themes

  • $$$

Browsing the enormous collections at The Met can be overwhelming, especially with kids in tow. Luckily, Walks of New York is making it easy for families to take in the museum highlights with guided tours that even little ones can digest. Group leaders...

Family Tours at The Met
  1. Sun Dec 28
  2. The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Ave, (at 82nd St), New York, New York, 10028
  3. $49, includes admission for one adult an...
More info

Metropolitan Museum Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche

Things to Do, Sightseeing

  • $$
  • Critics' pick

The city’s most elegant tree is an exhibit unto itself, hung with more than 200 18th-century hand-sculpted Neapolitan crèche figures wearing jeweled and embroidered costumes. A traditional nativity scene and animal figurines of sheep, goats, horses and...

Metropolitan Museum Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche
  1. Until Tue Jan 6 2015
  2. The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Ave, (at 82nd St), New York, 10028
  3. Suggested donation $25, seniors $20, stu...
More info

New Beginnings: Lunar New Year Festival

Categories, Museums & Attractions

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The Metropolitan Museum is celebrating the Year of the Ram and the centennial of its Department of Asian Art with an incredible lineup of family-friendly offerings, from dance and music performances to artist-led workshops and interactive gallery activities....

New Beginnings: Lunar New Year Festival
  1. Sat Feb 28 2015
  2. The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Ave, (at 82nd St), New York, 10028
  3. Free with museum admission
More info
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