The Morgan Library & Museum

225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street
New York, New York

Midtown East

Tuesday-Thursday 10:30 am - 5 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 9 pm
Saturday 10 am - 6 pm
Sunday 11 am - 6 pm

Explore the gorgeous former private library of Gilded Age financier Pierpont Morgan and see illuminated, literary, and historical manuscripts, early printed books (including some children’s favorites), and old master drawings and prints.

$: $18, $12/students & seniors, free/12 and under

Annual Memberships: $75+.

Free Hours: Friday 7 - 9 pm

Favorite Spots: Admire the three-story inlaid walnut bookshelves, period furniture, and magnificent ceiling, in the grand East Room, i.e. the library of your dreams.

Current Kid-Friendly Exhibits:

It’s Alive! Frankenstein at 200 (through Jan 27)
Commemorating the two hundredth anniversary of the ground breaking novel Frankenstein, this exhibition traces the origins of Mary Shelley's monster and impact of her novel, which has been constantly reinterpreted in spinoffs, sequels, mashups, tributes and parodies. View art and artifacts (including comic books, film posters, publicity stills, and movie memorabilia) that explain how Frankenstein caught the popular imagination in the course of two hundred years. Portions of the original manuscript will be on display along with historic scientific instruments and iconic artwork such as Henry Fuseli’s Nightmare, a six-sheet poster advertising the Boris Karloff movie in 1931, and the...

Storytimes: Ages 3 and up are invited to hear historical tales in a luxurious library. Sunday 3 -4 pm.

Eat & Treats: Grab a plate of fast-casual new American dishes using farm-fresh ingredients at Freshbites (56 East 34 Street) or sandwiches made from authentic simits (turkish bagel) and mini fig cookies at Simit Sarayi (Fifth Avenue @ 39th Street).

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