What Time Does the Met Close & Open?

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.

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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.

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The Met Hours

DaysOpening and Closing Time
Monday10 AM – 5:30 PM
Tuesday10 AM – 5:30 PM
Wednesday10 AM – 5:30 PM
Thursday10 AM – 5:30 PM
Friday10 AM – 9 PM
Saturday10 AM – 9 PM
Sunday10 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.

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New Year’s DayWednesdayJan 1Closed
Martin Luther King DayMondayJan 18Regular Hours
Presidents’ DayMondayFeb 15Regular Hours
Good FridayFridayApril 2Regular Hours
EasterSundayApril 4Regular Hours
Memorial DayMondayMay 31Regular Hours
Independence DaySundayJul 4Regular Hours
Labor DaySaturdayMay 1Regular Hours
Columbus DayMondayOct 11Regular Hours
Veterans DayThursdayNov 11Regular Hours
Day Before ThanksgivingWednesdayNov 24Regular Hours
ThanksgivingThursdayNov 25Closed
Black FridayFridayNov 26Regular Hours
Christmas EveFridayDec 24Regular Hours
Christmas DaySaturdayDec 25Closed
Day After ChristmasSundayDec 26Regular Hours
New Year’s EveFridayDec 31Regular Hours