The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the largest and most visited museums in the world, housing more than two million works of art.

The Met was founded in 1870, and has evolved into one of the world’s greatest art centers. Highlights include paintings by Monet, Van Gogh, Renoir and Vermeer, sculptures by Rodin and Bernini, artifacts of Ancient Greece and Rome, African and Asian art and so much more.

The best part? This must-see museum is easily accessible by Citi Bike from anywhere in the city!

Get there by Citi Bike

To find the closest Citi Bike station to your starting location, please use our station map. Head to your chosen station and use your bike key or pre-purchased ride pass to begin. If you need to get a pass, use the Citi Bike app or kiosk and follow the on-screen prompts to complete your purchase.

There are several Citi Bike stations located near The Met, these include:

  • 5 Ave & E 78th St
  • E 77th St & Park Ave
  • E 81st St & Park Ave
  • E 84th St & Park Ave

Check the Citi Bike map for other nearby stations.

Remember, the first 30 minutes of each ride on a classic bike are included in the price of a single ride, day pass and 3-day pass. If you're an annual member, the first 45 minutes of each ride on a classic bike are included. If you upgrade to an electric bike, it will be an additional $2/ride. For more information about Citi Bike pricing and pass options, please head here.

We recommend combining your visit to The Met with a bike ride through Central Park.