Visiting The Met?

Face coverings are still required and all other visitor guidelines are in effect, even if you are vaccinated.

Read our visitor guidelines

Admission Tickets

New York State residents and NY, NJ, CT students, the amount you pay for tickets is up to you.

If you wish to pay less than the general admission ticket prices, you may purchase your ticket at one of The Met’s locations with a valid ID.

Continue to purchase a timed ticket below if you are not eligible for suggested admission, are not a Member, or do not already have a pass or voucher for admission to the Museum.

Your admission ticket provides same-day entry to both Met locations. There are no additional costs or timed tickets for exhibitions. There may be a line to enter exhibition spaces to maintain physical distancing. Exhibitions may also be closed to additional visitors toward the end of the day.

Are you eligible for suggested admission or a Member?

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Enjoy unlimited free admission for you and your guest(s) on every visit.

General Admission Tickets

$25 for adults; $17 for seniors; $12 for students.

Free for Members, Patrons, and children under 12.

To purchase general admission tickets in advance, choose one of the The Met locations.

Admission is free for a caregiver accompanying a visitor with a disability.


Visitor Guidelines

To ensure that we are providing a safe environment for all, the Museum has the following additional protocols in place:

Face coverings are required for all visitors age two and older, even if you are vaccinated.

Maintain physical distancing. Keep at least six feet from others. 

Report symptoms of illness.

Wash hands and use hand sanitizer regularly during your visit.

Select beverage options are available.

Coat check is temporarily closed. No large bags.

Please follow directions from Met staff.

Please do not touch the art.

Please check the New York State Covid-19 Travel Advisory for the latest guidelines on visiting New York. Some visitors may be required to complete the online Travel Health Form.

For a full list of reopening guidelines, go to the Visitor Guidelines page.

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