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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York City, NY 10016-3405
+1 212-685-0008
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to see an exhibit of Thoreau's journals. Typical of the Morgan it was all in one room and comfortably viewed in 45 minutes. So we also went through a second exhibit on Henry James and American painters of the early 20th century which...More

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful, informative Henry James exhibit. Lovely bookstore. The frescoed ceilings in the hall are superb. Very enjoyable.

Thank Kathleen D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

excellent collections of illustrated bibles in a setting not soon to be forgotten. worth every second of your time

Thank fkher
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very special place to see some wonderful paintings and books. In a beautiful old family house. A wonderful place to wander and take in all to see.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Morgan Library in mid-town Manhattan offers fascinating sights into the US literature past and present. Watch out for great evenings with authors.

Thank TimBley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cool to see the impressive library and collection, just like Harry potter's library. Chance to see the original Christmas carol at Christmas and good exhibits like Austen sisters and Alice in wonderland. Free to go Friday evenings which is well worth it.

Thank Rebecca L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always enjoy stopping by the Morgan Library & Museum; great old architecture including a mid-nineteenth-century brownstone and the 1902-06 Library by McKim, and new infill by Renzo Piano -- all magnificent. We love the current exhibition that presents the journals of Henry David Thoreau ("Walden"),...More

Thank T2011PQcarol
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While small, the museum does a fantastic job with the space it is given to provide an incredible experience. The temporary exhibits are interesting, I personally really liked the Ancient Mesopotamia Animal exhibit. Of course, the crown jewel of the museum is Morgan's stunning office...More

Thank mjsheridan130
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Though I have reviewed the Morgan before as a major attraction in NYC, I want to add this review for four superb shows currently on view. One is a display of French drawings of the 17th c., including exquisite works by Poussin, Claude Lorraine, Vouet...More

1  Thank Marion T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum has such a wide variety of exhibitions and concerts: a past special exhibition of goldleaf Hagaddahs beautifully rendered, concerts affiliated with the Mannes school of music, an exhibition of Maurice Sendak sketches. Such fun and such variety. What wonderful curators.

Thank Rena G
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
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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.