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Private Celebrations for Museum Members

Members may host private celebrations in the Museum's elegant dining rooms. From business meetings to intimate dinners and cocktail receptions, these rooms offer exceptional opportunities to entertain family, friends, and colleagues—customized to your tastes and budget.

Learn more about private dining options for Members (PDF).


Patrons Lounge and Patrons Lounge Library

Patrons Lounge view

This elegant, art-filled space offers views of the Manhattan skyline and Central Park only available at The Met. Ideal for sophisticated gatherings and distinctive entertaining.

View a slideshow of images of this space.

Eligibility for Reception Rental: Members, Corporate Patrons, and Real Estate Council members
Eligibility for Lunch Rental: Corporate Patrons

Availability:

  • For receptions: Friday and Saturday, 5:30–10 pm (during the Museum's public hours)
  • For lunch: Monday–Friday, 12–2 pm (during the Museum's public hours)

Capacity:

  • Reception: 100 guests
  • Lunch: 80 guests

Media Specifications: wireless Internet access

Ideal Event Type for This Venue:

For further information, call 212-396-5532 or contact [email protected].

Terrace Room

Terrace Room room

A breathtaking space with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Central Park, the Terrace Room is a unique location for your next private event. Ideal for cocktail receptions, bridal showers, or anniversary dinners.

View a slideshow of images of this space.

Eligibility for Rental: Members, Corporate Patrons, and Real Estate Council members

Availability: Sunday–Thursday, 10 am–5 pm, and Friday and Saturday, 10 am–9 pm (during the Museum's public hours)

Capacity:

  • Seated dinner, brunch, or lunch: 36 guests
  • Reception or cocktail party: 50 guests

Media Specifications: wireless Internet access

Ideal Event Types for This Venue:

For further information, call 212-396-5532 or contact [email protected].

Bass Room

Table setting

A distinctly original location for your next business lunch or dinner. Entertain clients and colleagues in this well-appointed meeting space.

Rose Room

Lunch setting

An intimate and serene room, adjacent to the Members Dining Room, with views of Central Park. This space is perfect for a small private dinner or luncheon, offering sophisticated dining for personal gatherings.