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The Met Cloisters

99 Margaret Corbin Drive, Fort Tryon Park, New York City, NY 10040
+1 212-923-3700
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Branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art that was constructed out of sections of French medieval monasteries, offers an extensive collection of statues, paintings, stained glass windows and tapestries.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
99 Margaret Corbin Drive, Fort Tryon Park, New York City, NY 10040
+1 212-923-3700
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Reviewed yesterday

Never tire of treasures to be found in NYC. Whether art, music, architecture, history, exposure to international fashion and jewelry trends, and then dining in eateries that run the gamut from delis to the most upscale. Everything is here.

Thank maryfrances1999
Reviewed yesterday

It takes forever to get here but the bus is easy to catch. Leave a day for this and enjoy the park and the Cloisters. The objects in the collection are amazing.

Thank Katia K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The best thing we’ve been to in New York so far. A little slice of Europe in Manhattan. Wonderful art in an incredible setting.

Thank Tim V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had heard about the Cloisters last time we were in New York so this time we made time to go and see it. They have a ton of history from all over. The building itself is history as well. My wife and I were...More

Thank cmatt169
Reviewed 3 days ago

"The best park in NYC" fellow in truck I stopped for directions. Great to hear when people are proud of their work. Also highlighted that the Park and views of the river are as enjoyable as the Cloisters collection, museum . It was a perfect...More

Thank owl9
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Cloisters is an excellent hidden gem. After getting off the subway, there is a wonderful walk through a park/garden to get to the Cloisters. The audio tour is a must however it is rather confusing to use because of the numbering system. Don't miss...More

Thank phillipd100
Reviewed 1 week ago

So having traversed the vastness that is NYC, we decided to do something different with our day. We caught the A train up to 90th, walked north along Margaret Corbin Drive and took the M4 bus one stop. And voila - the magical Met Cloisters...More

1  Thank MelbourneDoubleC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having being to the Met for a few times, I finally decided to visit Cloisters when I am in NY this time. Oh boy, I did not expect it is that far from the city center. It feels like the subway takes forever. Afterwards, there...More

Thank SandyWang
Reviewed 1 week ago

while the museum is a bit hard to reach, you have to take subway to last stop and then walk, it is definitely a hidden gem.

Thank Yuanxi Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth trekking up to the north end of Manhattan. The whole thing is beautiful, & I say this is as someone who is a museum snob & who had just returned from visiting the other set of unicorn tapestries in Paris. It's also a...More

3  Thank Jamie R
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16 October 2017|
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Response from Marc M | Reviewed this property |
The cloister walks are still beautiful, and the interior medieval displays are wonderful. It’s ok in December!
Haleh N
4 August 2017|
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Response from Lacy1994 | Reviewed this property |
Check on activities, it was crowded on weekend. Worth the crowd!
Mark N
20 June 2017|
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Response from Cabulihan | Reviewed this property |
There is nothing much to do for a 5 year old. There are a lot of stair climbing. There is nothing interactive for a toddler.