For the protection of the artworks and other collections and for a hassle-free and enjoyable experience of the exhibits, please observe the following guidelines.
All bags will be checked by the guard-on-duty upon entry at the museum. Big bags, umbrellas and large packages must be deposited at the check-in counter at the entrance. Light valuables must be carried by the visitor at all times inside the Museum.
Taking of pictures and videos are not allowed inside the museum. For press and other special filming requests, please contact the Marketing Department.
Visitors are reminded not to touch the paintings, sculptures and other objects on display. For exhibits that are marked as touchable or tactile, visitors are encouraged to explore the tactile pieces with caution.
FOOD AND DRINKS
Eating and drinking are not allowed in the galleries. Visitors who need to dine may do so at the Museum’s restaurant, the Met Cafe.
Smoking is not permitted anywhere in the Museum premises.