The Metropolitan Museum of Art will offer free admission to all federal employees and one guest each for the duration of the federal government shutdown. Visitors may redeem admission by presenting a federal government ID at any of the three locations (The Met Fifth Avenue, The Met Breuer, and The Met Cloisters).
Exhibitions on view at The Met Fifth Avenue include: Jewelry: The Body Transformed (through February 24, 2019), Art of Native America: The Charles and Valerie Diker Collection (though October 6, 2019), and In Praise of Painting: Dutch Masterpieces at The Met (through October 4, 2020). At The Met Breuer, Julio Le Parc 1959 is on view through February 24, 2019. For the complete list of exhibitions, please refer to The Met‘s website. Museum Highlights tours are offered in 11 languages throughout Museum hours (check the complete list of guided tour on The Met‘s website).
The Met‘s general admissions policy offers pay-as-you-wish admission for residents of New York State and students from New Jersey and Connecticut. Admissions for other visitors is $25 for adults, $17 for seniors, and $12 for students. All children under 12 receive complimentary admission. Admission tickets include exhibitions as well as same-day entry to all three Met locations.