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Library Detail:
The Morgan Library & Museum

General Information:
Type: Library
Name: The Morgan Library & Museum
Address: 225 Madison Avenue (At 36th Street)

New York NY 10016-3403
County/Region: New York (Manhattan)
Description: A complex of buildings in the heart of New York City, the Morgan Library & Museum began as the private library of financier Pierpont Morgan, one of the preeminent collectors and cultural benefactors in the United States. Today it is a museum, independent research library, music venue, architectural landmark, and historic site. A century after its founding, the Morgan maintains a unique position in the cultural life of New York City and is considered one of its greatest treasures. With the 2006 reopening of its newly renovated campus, designed by renowned architect Renzo Piano, and the 2010 refurbishment of the original library, the Morgan reaffirmed its role as an important repository for the history, art, and literature of Western civilization from 4000 B.C. to the twenty-first century.
Phone Numbers: 212-685-0008

Fax 212-481-3484
Email/Website/Webmaster: visitorservices@themorgan.org
Public Website
Business Hours: The Morgan Library & Museum and the Morgan Shop are open: T-10:30am-5pm; W-10:30am-5pm; Th-10:30am-5pm; F-10:30am-9pm; Sat-10am-6pm; Sun-11am-6pm. The Morgan closes at 4pm on Christmas Eve and at 5pm on New Year's Eve and the 4th of July. Closed Mondays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. The Reading Room accommodates guests by appointment only Monday through Friday, 9:30am-4pm. Closed Saturdays, Sundays, and on select dates. Please inquire for details.

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