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Metropolitan Museum Tree & Menorah

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November 30, 2019 @ 9:30 am - January 6, 2020 @ 5:30 pm

Metropolitan Museum Of Art

1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street
New York    + Google Map

Pay-what-you-wish for NYC residents, suggested $25, free/ages 12 & under

A vivid eighteenth-century Neapolitan Nativity scene adorns a candlelit spruce. Gorgeous 18th Century Baroque creche angels hover over an Italian village filled with animals and interesting characters. Look for a monkey, elephant and more. 

Also see one of the largest silver Hanukkah lamps in the world, an ornate late 19th-century silver Menorah from Ukraine with elaborate motifs.

 

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