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The Morgan Library & Museum, New York City

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4.6/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web
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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  • Fabulous collection in an organized, open building. Mr Morgan's library was intriguing (be sure to look for the hidden spiral staircase). One of us in the group is a major lover of books, another love...  read more »
  • Have been to NYC several times and just happened upon the Morgan Library - beautiful building inside and out - wonderful collection of books. Three interesting special exhibitions. 
  • Not far away from the Empire state building is the gorgeous Morgan library & museum. It is unbelivable nice decorated and the library is so rich... You can see there a Tintoretto painting, and a nice ...  read more »
  • 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.
  • As many times as I've been to NY, I didn't visit The Morgan until last summer. A wonderful collection worth experiencing. And the gift shop is filled with reasonably priced merchandise and books.
  • Pay what you wish Friday's 7-9PM. One of the best museum gift shops in NYC. Adorable postcards.
  • Museum with great history. Catch the free tour guide to learn more in depth about the Morgans. Great place to grab coffee in a modern, airy space with lovely architecture.
  • Permanent exhibition of J.P. Morgan's library and collection as well as varying exhibits. Nice lunch room with decent wine selection. Bit pricey.
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