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The Morgan Library & Museum, New York City

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Created in 1906 to house J. P. Morgan's private library, The Morgan Library & Museum houses illuminated manuscripts and original works from well-known authors and artists, including scraps of paper Bob Dylan wrote on. Inside the New York City landmark, admire drawings and sketches from masters, such as Rembrandt, as well as the space's elaborate polychrome decor. A research library is on site too. To visit The Morgan Library & Museum on your trip to New York City, use our New York City travel itinerary planner.
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  • The House is very nice, looks like a castle. A very interesting ride. We went after 19:00, when admission is free. Worth much
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  • The interiors of the building are beautiful - they give a superb glimpse into life in another era. The café, in addition to having seating in the modern atrium, even has dining space within one of the...  more »
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  • Nice and peaceful museum by Pier Morgan. Do get hold of a guide to navigate. Makes it way more interesting.
  • Lovely and quiet place. Lovely and quiet people. It is small but with a lot of information to read and appreciate.
  • Great dip into the city's and country's history in this former library turned museum. The grand architecture makes it feel like a religious experience. Very well put exhibitions.Take advantage of the free entry on Friday evenings, when there's a nice buzz of people and live music.
  • They have done a great job making this place handicapped accessible with a series of elevators and lifts. Very extensive collection and highly recommend.
  • Don't miss the Dubuffet exhibit. A picture titled something like "everything in the world" which was a round dining room table full of a Jackson Pollock look of clutter. So validating to me an my cluttered (but now everything in the world) horizontal surfaces.