New York Journals

Museum Mile

A July 2007 trip to New York by ripplefan2

Metropolitan Museum of Art Photo, New York, New York More Photos
Quote: What a cool place. A definate stop on your trip. It's totally worth it.

Museum Mile

Overview

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An area consisting of nine different museums all along central park and 5th Avenue. There is The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Goethe-Institut New York/German Cultural Center, Neue Galerie New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, The Jewish Museum, Museum of the City of New York and El Museo del Barrio. Quick Tips: Most of these museums are city run, so admission tends to be either suggested or severely cheap. And it is all within a general walking distance.Best Way To Get Around: Best thing to do is to take the 4/5/6 train to 86th Street stop and walk over to The Met on 85th Street and 5th Avenue an...Read More

Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Attraction

Metropolitan Museum of Art Photo, New York, New York
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Opened in 1872 and relocated more than a major sports team, the Metropolitan Museum of Art (www.metmuseum.org) in New York is by far one of the most unique and interesting museums in the world. Situated right on 5th Avenue and 85th Street, The Met is in a prime locale for those looking to escape the world or take a break form the park.Admission is $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and $10 for students. But here is the kicker. It is suggested! Really! You can pay whatever you want and no one cares. Pay a dime and treated just as well as someone who paid full price. I went with two other people and only paid a total of $0.75, as opposed to the $60 we wou...Read More

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Metropolitan Museum of Art
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