The Met Cloisters
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Explore a castle-like museum overlooking the Hudson River in northern Manhattan’s Fort Tyron Park.
* This branch of the Met dedicated to the art, architecture, and gardens of medieval Europe has secret passages, peaceful gardens, stunning terraces with river views, golden treasure and lots of depictions of animals including intricate unicorn tapestries (warning, the unicorn gets killed).
* Pay-what-you-wish for New York State residents and NY, NJ, and CT students.
* Closed on Tuesdays.
🍽 Get sandwiches, pastries and snacks at the counter-service outdoor Trie Café in a lovely courtyard.
🛍 Princess/knight costumes optional. Gift shop has wonderful books, costumes & toys.
🌳 Pack a picnic to eat in the lovely surrounding Fort Tryon Park, which has lots of amazing views and pretty pathways. The Anne Loftus Playground is less than a ten-minute walk northeast.