The Morgan Library & Museum, New York City

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Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Library
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. Our New York City trip itinerary planning app makes visiting The Morgan Library & Museum and other New York City attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • We stopped in to the Morgan library and were quite surprised by how interesting it was. It’s not big, but it is worth a visit.the library and collections on the first floor were great, but the are...  more »
  • This is one of the most beautiful places in Manhattan. If you’re an art lover, you might find this place interesting during your stay in NYC. The best attractions are located within the two rooms...  more »
  • I enjoy visiting the Morgan Library & Museum for the well researched and artfully displayed exhibits. From what I've seen I would guess that the Morgan owns artifacts comparable to any fine museum in Europe. It's impressive. In addition one can do a comprehensive visit in little more than two hours. The cafe menu is quite satisfying and I enjoy the gift shop.
  • This is the perfect not overcrowded museum to visit in NY, even on Friday afternoons when it's free (7-9pm). The line was very short and at 7 sharp we where let inside the Museum. The library is super beautiful, reminded me of my Disney days as it has a Beauty and the Beast vibe. Totally recommended, especially if you often visit the city and are running low on ideas.

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