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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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225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York City, NY 10016-3405
+1 212-685-0008
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

If you love books and want to see rare manuscripts, this is your place. For example, the library owns three copies of the Gutenberg Bible. The drawings were worth it, as well. They give a deep discount for senior citizens.

1  Thank HiTea
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This is a gem of a museum showcasing a beautiful home from the Morgan family, with small (but wonderful) exhibits and collections.

Thank David S
Reviewed 13 October 2017

I went here when the museum was free at night. the exhibition on sweden national museum was fascinating. as was the collection of books

Thank Yuanxi Z
Reviewed 13 October 2017

A sweet little museum, filled with old ladies having tea. I'm into it. The Emily Dickinson exhibit was stunning, & there are some nice permanent pieces.

Thank Jamie R
Reviewed 5 October 2017

J. P. Morgan built his Fifth Avenue home as a museum to display his world class collection of prints, drawings, documents & mediocre decorative art collection. He actually lived in the shack out back - torn down after his death. Three Gutenberg Bibles; Magnificent Prints...More

1  Thank Forest-Hills-Cynic
Reviewed 5 October 2017

I've always wanted to visit this museum but never had time. What a lovely place and so interesting in terms of painting, books, history. Of course, my favorite room is the library. I could spend hours and hours. The rotunda and its beautiful mosaics is...More

Thank MicheleParis
Reviewed 5 October 2017

I am a confessed art lover. Yet, I only maintain continuous membership in two of this City's art Museums: the Frick Collection and this one. J.P.Morgan's extremely valuable collection and much more is hosted in this place. Jr. inherited the collection upon his father's death...More

Thank Oliver S
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The JP Morgan library and museum offers more than just books. Collection includes first editions and rare books along with art, musical scores from many classical and contemporary artists, a great collection of fine art. Housed in the original library of the mansion, the history...More

Thank jacy2
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Even if this place was not an impressive museum filled with some beautiful artwork; this place would be worth a visit. Let's start with the library. The rotunda before you walk in is intricately and lavishly made by Morgan as an entrance to his grand...More

Thank hollytrea
Reviewed 30 September 2017

I saw lots of art museums in my fortnight in NYC. This was my favourite of the smaller ones. It was set up by Piermont Morgan to house his many paintings, drawings and manuscripts which he collected over many years. His library is really exquisite,...More

Thank cynthia158
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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That I don't know but I did find the attendants to be friendly and helpful.