Metropolitan Museum and Cloisters to Observe Veterans Day Weekend with Free Admission, 11/11 & 12
Metropolitan Museum of Art, Cloisters, Veteran's Day
The Cloisters museum and gardens displays masterpieces of the Museum's renowned collection of medieval art, including the famed Unicorn Tapestries, and hundreds of examples of exquisite staiNed Glass, metalwork, enamels, ivories, and paintings, all in a magnificent architectural setting along the Hudson River that evokes the Middle Ages. The Cloisters museum and gardens is located in Fort Tryon Park, in northern Manhattan.
In the Metropolitan's main building, Charles H. Tally Holiday Monday Family Programs specially organized for Veterans Day include discussion and sketching activities that will be available for families with children ages 5 through 12 at 11 a.m., noon, 1:15, and 2:30 p.m. These programs are free with Museum admission. A complete listing of programs and activities to be held at both the Metropolitan Museum's main building and The Cloisters can be found on the Metropolitan Museum's website at www.metmuseum.org. Museum shops and parking are available at both locations. Museum cafés will be open in the main building.
The next two Met Holiday Mondays will be on December 24 and 31. Closing time on these two Mondays only will be 5:00 p.m.
Hours -- Main Building
Fridays and Saturdays
9:30 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Hours -- The Cloisters Museum and Gardens
9:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
9:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m.
For more information, call (212) 535-7710 or visit www.metmuseum.org.