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The Morgan Library & Museum

225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York City, NY 10016-3405
+1 212-685-0008
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Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station, the Morgan is a major exhibition venue for fine art, literature, and music, one of New York's great historic sites, and a wonderful place to dine, shop, and attend a concert or film.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York City, NY 10016-3405
+1 212-685-0008
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I visited this historic home and library of Pierpoint Morgan, the tycoon, on a business trip, but it was so interesting and beautiful. It has some fantastic original manuscripts, like Julia Ward Howe's Battle Hymn of the Republic, and a Mahler Symphony, and much more....More

Thank doctorgolfer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to the Morgan many times, most recently to see the Thoreau exhibition. I love he exhibitions this museum puts on, and the Thoreau one is very interesting and definitely worth checking out. The historic reading rooms and the private library too are...More

Thank Hannah M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful building with easily accessible exhibition spaces full of light and air. Always an ingteresting special exhibit, well curated.

1  Thank MacDonald M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to the Morgan many times. A modern starchitect, Renzo Piano, remodeled the building and it is great. The library still exists but it is on a side street with the main entrance on Madison. The exhibits change all the time and are...More

Thank annbury
Reviewed 1 week ago

By the end of my visit i was wondering how I could have missed this museum for so many years. Standing in JPM's study, i could understand why he came to enjoy being in the room - and the library shouts pride in his collection....More

Thank chrisBerkhamsted
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my visit to the Morgan Library. I was able to see very important historical texts. Very interesting medium sized museum worth a visit.

Thank Jason D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Morgan Library & Museum is an exquisite gem in Manhattan. It is not large, as museums and libraries go, but each item and room are worth the trip. As a book lover, this library has been on my list for a long time. To...More

Thank EricGB555
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had no idea what to expect from this museum so allocated an hour to swing by while at the New York Library - ended up staying at least 3 hours and having a nibble in the cafe. 😜 Medieval manuscripts - WOWZA, what beauty...More

Thank Melissa E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for the free Friday night but I'd definitely pay the admission fee. The library was beautiful and is a book lovers dream. Quick visit but gorgeous

Thank MKED1424
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Museum is a Library so you will be reading alot. The structure from 1906 and 1920 J Pierpont's office Amazing

Thank Gerrald F
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Harriet Y
26 May 2017|
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Response from glenda3231 | Reviewed this property |
That I don't know but I did find the attendants to be friendly and helpful.