Tours for The Cloisters
About The Cloisters, New York City
The Cloisters is located in fort Tryon Park. It is a part of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Cloisters Museum is devoted to the art and architecture of Europe of the medieval period. The museum was assembled using domestic and religious architectural elements from the 12th to the 15th century Europe. The Cloisters boasts of really beautiful gardens. Cloisters’ collections comprise of approximately 2000 art works. It was designated as a New York City landmark in the year 1974. For someone who is interested in history as well as loves to see beauty at the same time, this is a perfect place to visit.
Soak in the medieval architecture of the Cloisters by getting your hands on the Cloisters tickets on offer. The tickets for the Cloisters that is showcased in the tickets section comes with an experienced guide who will make sure the stories of each brick is told. Buy tickets for the Cloisters as immediately as possible and strike a deal on the Cloisters ticket prices. To get the most of the deal, book tickets for the Cloisters in advance.
The Cloisters Information
- Has limited accessibility for wheelchairs.
The Cloisters Tickets Prices
- Adult $25
- Seniors (65+ Years) $17
- Students $12
- Children under 12 Years (must be accompanied by Adult) Free.
How To Get To The Cloisters by Public Transport
- Metro: At Dyckman St.
- Bus: On Margaret Corbin Dr.
Restaurants Near The Cloisters
- Trie Cafe
- New Leaf
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Address: 99 Margaret Corbin Drive, Fort Tryon Park, New York, New York 10040
Ticket Price: 25 USD
Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
Timings: 10:00 am - 05:15 pm Details
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So extremely beautiful and absolutely worth visiting. And even revisiting. Because its stunning. HOWEVER, you must be prepared for two things. 1. There are absolutely no signs as you walk throughout the park to direct you. On top of this, there is construction that blocks you at a few different turns. So all you can do is ask clueless passerby or look up the hill and take your best guess. This led to it taking us probably twenty minutes from the park's entrance to the Cloisters. If you are able to call ahead and talk with someone about what Park entrance you'll be using, it would probably be very helpful. We had a much easier time getting out (probably only a five minute walk). 2. Grumpy people at the main desk. Why be grumpy?? But if you go prepared to jump trough these hoops, you'll be absolutely fine. And bring your camera because picture taking is allowed!
Really nice public place in Washington Heights. The gardens and surroundings are a very nice walk. The museum itself has a good collection, especially the treasury. The views of the Hudson from inside the museum are very nice.
I love the cloisters because it's removed from downtown and walking through Fort Tryon park can still be almost serene and peaceful (despite the raging highway just to the west). The actual cloisters in the museum are lovely in the off-hours, you may actually feel as though you are in Italy. Don't bother with the cloister cafe, it's overpriced and the coffee is truly shameful. Bring a reusable water bottle with some nice white wine hidden in it and enjoy the flowers and the herb garden.
I've been to the Cloisters dozens of times and love it. The rooms are set out very nicely and it's a great feeling to walk around among the works. Free and easy parking around the Cloisters. In the spring and summer they have a little "cafe" for salads and soft drinks. An occasion lecture or concert is a bonus. The greeting staff is kind and helpful but THE SECURITY GUARDS ARE NOT FRIENDLY AT ALL and seem to go out of their way to bother you. I'm a member of the Met so entrance is free but it's certainly worth the price of admission.
Visited during the week, there are multiple gardens to see and the museum itself has a good variety of religious art on display. If you are hungry, there is a small stand offering sandwiches and coffee, no cooked food and it's not an actual cafe like the website made it sound. I think it would require at least 3 hours or so to visit the entire thing.
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