Cloisters (New York, USA) Reviews
Description:Fort Tyron Park. Tel: +1 (212) 923 3700. Admission through donation (suggested as $7 adults and $3.50 senior citizens ... more
Newest Review: ... min walk) and the bus back (M4) - the bus back was interesting as you get to see parts of Manhattan that, as a tourist, you probably would get to see and I definately recommend this. The entry fee to the Cloister's is only 'suggested' therefore if you are tight for money you can make a donation, as much or as little as you can afford. I'm not a fan of Museums, this one contains ... more
Customer Cloisters (New York, USA) Reviews (2)
by - written on 28/07/09 (Very useful, 30 readings)
If you've been to NY a couple of times before or are there for longer the the average 4 nights during the summer months then Fort Tyron Park and the Cloisters are worth a visit. Situated in North Manhattan on the Hudson River, easily accessible from Mid-town Manhattan, we took the subway up (A Train to 190th St and then a 5-10 min walk) and the bus back (M4) - the bus back was interesting as you get to see parts of Manhattan that, as a tourist, you probably would get to see and I definately recommend this. The entry fee to the Cloister's is only 'suggested' therefore if you are tight for money you can make a donation, as much or as little as you can afford. ... Read the complete review
by - written on 22/08/00, updated on 22/08/00 (Somewhat useful, 127 readings)
The Cloisters is affiliated to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and you can visit both museums on the one ticket. The Cloisters is a little way out of the centre of the city and you will need to get the subway. It is well worth it though. The Cloisters is a beautiful and peaceful monastry-like building and is a wonderful place to go if the noise and bustle of the city is getting a little too much for you. The museum mostly contains medieval European art/sculpture/artifacts etc. The museum is beautifully set out and it's very calming to walk around. I found lots to interest me in the museum, although it did seem strange to go to America and end up walking around a ... Read the complete review
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