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The Morgan Library

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Why locals love it

The museum consists of Pierpont Morgan’s collection of illuminated, literary, and historical manuscripts, early printed books, and old master drawings and prints. A collection of ancient seals, tablets, and papyrus fragments from Egypt and the Near East are on exhibition showing the earliest evidence of writing. There is a café but it's pricy.

Why you should visit it

The Morgan Library & Museum is the only institution in the world to possess three copies of the Gutenberg Bible, the first substantial book printed from movable type in the West. It is a book lovers wonderland where the focus on the written word, the history of the book, and master drawings has been maintained.

Special tip

Admission is free on Fridays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Admission is not required to visit the Morgan Shop, Morgan Dining Room, and Morgan Café.

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3 Comments

Amazing architecture, sometimes, we feel like being in an old movie. Worth seing
An Inactive User
Traveller
February 16, 2018
Will like to visit. My correct mail is demonvive@yahoo.com
Pedro
Traveller
January 16, 2018
Great space with meaningful exhibihtios and provoquative talks
An Inactive User
Local
February 19, 2017

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