The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) is open from morning till late early evening. It stays open on normal days, weekends and most national holidays. Please note that there may be a little variation in the operating hours of some locations. However, most locations conform to the hours you will find below.
What Time Does the Met Close & Open on Weekdays?
The Met (New York) will open at 10 a.m. and close at 5:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday. While it opens from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday. Please bear in mind that there may be a little variation in the operating hours of some locations. Hence, you may come across some locations that do not completely conform to the hours above. Also, some federal holidays are likely to affect the aforementioned hours.
Is the Met Open on Saturday and Sunday?
The Met is open on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Keep in mind that weekend hours may also slightly vary across different locations. And also, there may be some adjustments when a holiday falls on a weekend.
The Met Hours
|Days||Opening and Closing Time|
|Monday||10 AM – 5:30 PM|
|Tuesday||10 AM – 5:30 PM|
|Wednesday||10 AM – 5:30 PM|
|Thursday||10 AM – 5:30 PM|
|Friday||10 AM – 9 PM|
|Saturday||10 AM – 9 PM|
|Sunday||10 AM – 5:30 PM|
The Met Holiday Hours
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) is usually closed on New Year’s Day, Christmas Day and Thanksgiving. It will remain open on other federal holidays, as listed in the table you will find below. Be aware that there may be some adjustments on some of these holidays.
|New Year’s Day||Wednesday||Jan 1||Closed|
|Martin Luther King Day||Monday||Jan 18||Regular Hours|
|Presidents’ Day||Monday||Feb 15||Regular Hours|
|Good Friday||Friday||April 2||Regular Hours|
|Easter||Sunday||April 4||Regular Hours|
|Memorial Day||Monday||May 31||Regular Hours|
|Independence Day||Sunday||Jul 4||Regular Hours|
|Labor Day||Saturday||May 1||Regular Hours|
|Columbus Day||Monday||Oct 11||Regular Hours|
|Veterans Day||Thursday||Nov 11||Regular Hours|
|Day Before Thanksgiving||Wednesday||Nov 24||Regular Hours|
|Black Friday||Friday||Nov 26||Regular Hours|
|Christmas Eve||Friday||Dec 24||Regular Hours|
|Christmas Day||Saturday||Dec 25||Closed|
|Day After Christmas||Sunday||Dec 26||Regular Hours|
|New Year’s Eve||Friday||Dec 31||Regular Hours|