Question: Is the Met still pay as you wish?

For New York State residents and NY, NJ, and CT students, the amount you pay for your admission ticket is up to you. We suggest the following general admission ticket prices: $25 for adults, $17 for seniors, and $12 for students, but you may pay what you wish. Free for Members, Patrons, and children under 12.

How much does it cost to run the Met?

Met admission fees provide 14 percent of its $305 million operating budget, or $43 million, which Mr. Weiss said puts the Met at the low end among its peers.

When did Met start charging?

Millions of visitors who flock to New York Citys Metropolitan Museum of Art each year may have to start paying a $25 admission fee. On March 1, the museum said it will begin charging out-of-state visitors. The new rule will affect about one third of the Mets roughly 7 million annual patrons, the museum said.

Is Met no longer free?

$25 for adults; $17 for seniors; $12 for students. Free for Members, Patrons, and children under 12. To purchase general admission tickets in advance, choose one of the The Met locations. Admission is free for a caregiver accompanying a visitor with a disability.

Can I go to the Met Gala?

So, can anyone who can afford a ticket go? Unfortunately not. Unlike other charity events, the Met Gala is invitation only and there is a waiting list to get a ticket. According to The New York Times, invitations are typically based on a persons status.

Can I get into the Met for free?

We suggest the following general admission ticket prices: $25 for adults, $17 for seniors, and $12 for students, but you may pay what you wish. Free for Members, Patrons, and children under 12.

Can you visit the Met for free?

We suggest the following general admission ticket prices: $25 for adults, $17 for seniors, and $12 for students, but you may pay what you wish. Free for Members, Patrons, and children under 12.

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