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Met Roof Garden

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May 19 @ 10:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm

Metropolitan Museum Of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

$25 (suggested), free/ages 12 & under

Take in stunning views of Central Park and the Manhattan skyline from the roof of the Met. Logistics prevented this year’s installation dues, but it is a still a lovely spot for fresh air and snacks. Purchase fancy popcorn, nuts, chips, prosciutto skewers and more plus fruity adults beverages from the rooftop cafe or bring your own food.

⁣Closed on rainy days.

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Sun Sets

Celebrates the freedom, inclusivity, and creativity of electronic music culture with a series of rooftop garden events showcasing the diversity of sounds emanating from the city’s ever-evolving music underground.

Also experience live music across the Museum, as part of  Date Night at The Met.

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Metropolitan Museum Of Art Storytime

Look, listen, sing, and have fun with picture books; then continue your adventure with a self-guided gallery hunt in the Museum. Geared toward families with children ages 18 months–6, but all ages welcome. Space is limited; first come, first served.

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Start with Art/Art Trek

Fabulous museum educators engage children in conversations and activities related to a few works in the vast collection. Share ideas and enjoy stories, sketching, singing, and other gallery activities that bring works of art to life. Share ideas and enjoy stories, sketching, singing, and other gallery activities that bring works of art to life.


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Ancient Playground

This big playground invokes Egyptian themes with climbable pyramids, a large sand lot and a spray shower that represents Egypt’s Nile River in reference to the ancient Temple of Dendur at the Metropolitan Museum of Art next door.  Lots of slides, tunnels and concrete bridges plus bucket, tire and strap swings are perfect for…

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Princess Play at Let’s Dress Up

Choose from a wide selection of princess and glamour dresses, select matching jewelry and accessories, get a little make-up done, take a photo and then sit down to a seasonal or themed tea party. After tea, hear a story and color, followed by transition time (aka dance party).

Look for upcoming weekend Princess Plays, some…

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