Metropolitan Museum of Art Luggage Storage

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Metropolitan Museum of Art Luggage Storage Guide 2022

Posted Sep 29, 2022

Are you wondering, "Where can I store my luggage near Metropolitan Museum of Art?" Perhaps you just arrived in New York and need a place to store your bags near Metropolitan Museum of Art before you check into your hotel or AirBnB -- or maybe you just checked out and don't want to drag your bags around with you for the rest of the day.

Perhaps, you're planning on shopping at Gucci Paramus Garden State Plaza, Pelham Manor Shopping Plaza, or The Waterfront At Port Chester and need a place to store your bags. Or, you're planning on sightseeing in the Metropolitan Museum of Art area at National September 11 Memorial, Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk, or George Washington Bridge and don't want to be burdened by your baggage.

Don't worry, there are plenty of options for luggage storage near Metropolitan Museum of Art!

Luggage storage nearby Metropolitan Museum of Art with Bounce

Bounce is one of the largest luggage storage networks in New York with multiple locations near Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Featured in The Boston Globe, Techcrunch and Forbes, Bounce is present in more than 100 cities. We partner with local hotels and shops to open up space for you to drop off your bags in essentially any major neighborhood.

Our team vets each location and provides all the security measures including insurance, security seals, and well-trained staff.

Bounce is the #1-rated bag storage network with thousands of 5-star reviews. Many of our shops are open for luggage storage 24/7 but this varies by location… we strategically open new spots so you can find the closest location to temporarily store your bags. Our prices in the Metropolitan Museum of Art area start at just $5.90 per 24h/bag.

Book through our website or mobile app (required) so that we can cover you with insurance, space availability, and our 24/7 customer support. We love to travel as much as you so we make it as easy as possible! There are no size limits for suitcases or backpacks stored with Bounce. For less than a cup of coffee per bag, you can enjoy your entire day without dragging your bags with you!

Here are some ideas for making the most of your time in the Metropolitan Museum of Art area now that you are free from your baggage. Some notable places to relax before a flight are Starbucks, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and Central Park Zoo. You can also go for a hike around Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge Path, Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park, and Eastern Parkway Malls. And if you’re looking for a night on the town, check out Terminal 5, The Loeb Boathouse, and Beer Authority.

Why is Bounce the best luggage storage provider in the Metropolitan Museum of Art area?

Multiple locations near Metropolitan Museum of Art

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How do I store luggage near Metropolitan Museum of Art with Bounce?

You can find the closest luggage storage location to Metropolitan Museum of Art really easily. Simply select a location here. Find the shop that meets your preferences in terms of location & hours. Once you’ve chosen a location, you can book in under 2 minutes.

Space does fill up so booking before you go there is required, but you can show up right away. With your booking confirmation in hand, we’ll give you the exact details and directions to the shop. Once there, all you have to do is show your booking confirmation and we’ll tag and check in your bags.

You’re now free to enjoy Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York without your things!

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About the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is not only the largest in New York - it’s one of the biggest in America. Referred to as the “Met” by most, this massive building is over a century old. Architect Richard Morris Hunt collaborated with Calvert Vaux and Jacob Wrey Mould to build the Met in 1874. The building houses more than two million art pieces and features permanent collections from around the world. The Met also has a massive film archive. 

Fun fact: since January 2020, the Met has started uploading these films to their YouTube channel once a week.  

Things to do at Metropolitan Museum of Art

Visiting the Met will be an experience unlike any other. This museum takes excellent care of the works it houses. It also takes great pride in its history as a cultural hub for New York. From fashion to architecture to fine dining, the Met has something for everyone. Bounce recommends trying the following activities when you visit the Met.

  • Admire works of art from thousands of artists and cultures

  • Travel through time in one of the Met’s “Period Rooms”

  • Encounter fantastic beasts at one of the Met’s Mythology Exhibits

  • Rub shoulders with greatness at Henry VIII’s Exhibit

  • Embark on one of the Met’s Dinosaur Tours, and walk alongside giants

  • Watch a movie from the Met’s ever-growing film archive

  • Chow down at one of the Met’s stellar on-site restaurants

  • Broaden your horizons at one of the Met’s annual Fashion Shows

  • Sign up for a cutting edge Virtual Tour of the museum

Transit Options near Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • Metro Buses: Northbound M1 - M5

  • New York City Yellow Cab 

  • Subway Trains: 4 - 6

Luggage Storage near Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Met’s size, scope, and scale are things you’ll have to see in person to appreciate fully. For the best possible experience at the Met, we highly advise not bringing any luggage. Find a Bounce partner in the area and securely stow your gear there.

Luggage Storage near the Metropolitan Museum of Art

According to the Met's bag policy, the museum reserves the right to refuse any luggage or large bags. So, if you're out in New York with your backpack, make sure you check it into one of our nearby Met luggage storage locations before you visit this iconic attraction.

There's no need to stop there. Here are some other activities you should consider once you've made use of our luggage storage near the Met:

Met Breuer: The Met’s tribute to contemporary art rests between 945 Madison Avenue and East 75th Street. Rest your luggage with Bounce before you visit.

In Food We Trust: You’ll eat and explore New York with this Food Tour. Let Bounce care for your luggage while you dig in. 

Albertine: A humble bookstore located on 972 Fifth Avenue. Stow your luggage away with Bounce before visiting this novelty shop.

Central Park: New York’s most famous park starts at North 110th Street. Book your baggage with Bounce before visiting this wonderland.

Cleopatra’s Needle: There are three Needles around the globe. New York’s is near Central Park, west of the Met. Bounce away your bags before you visit this ancient art piece.

Belvedere Castle: This decorative building is also in Central Park. Use Bounce to travel light and make the most of your trip.

National 9/11 Memorial Museum: Also known as Ground Zero, this tribute to victims of the September 11th attacks lies on 180 Greenwich St. Leave your luggage with Bounce before paying your respects.

Met Gala: The Met holds this annual fundraiser inside the Anna Wintour Costume Center. You can’t bring your bags to the show, but you can leave them with Bounce.

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Frequently asked questions

  • How much does it cost to store luggage near Metropolitan Museum of Art?

    The price for luggage storage near Metropolitan Museum of Art is just $5.90/bag for the entire day.

  • Where can I store luggage near Metropolitan Museum of Art?

    There are multiple locations in the Metropolitan Museum of Art area which can be booked through the Bounce platform including near Atlantic Terminal, Terminal 4, and MTA - Broadway Junction Subway Station and all over New York.

  • Is it safe to store your bags near Metropolitan Museum of Art?

    Yes. Every bag is tagged with a security seal and comes with the $10,000 Bounce Guarantee. Every location is required to uphold tight security precautions. You may be asked to show ID and you will be required to use a credit card to book through Bounce in advance. With hundreds of thousands of bags stored, you can count on Bounce to handle your baggage near Metropolitan Museum of Art.

  • Are there storage lockers near Metropolitan Museum of Art?

    Yes, there are storage lockers and many other luggage drop off points in the Metropolitan Museum of Art area. Bounce has multiple luggage storage locations nearby Metropolitan Museum of Art and in the broader New York area where you can conveniently store your luggage with full security and the $10,000 safekeeping guarantee.

  • What public transportation exists near Metropolitan Museum of Art?

    Popular metro stations like MTA Subway - 42nd St/Times Square/Port Authority Bus Terminal, MTA Subway - 59th St/Columbus Circle, or MTA Subway - Fulton St can be used for nearby transit. When traveling within New York near Metropolitan Museum of Art, you may be close to some bus stations: Port Authority Bus Terminal, Gate 233, or Ridgefield Circle. If traveling by train, Hoboken Terminal, New York Penn Station, and NJT - Frank R. Lautenberg Secaucus Junction Station are nearest to Metropolitan Museum of Art.

  • Where are the best hotel accommodations near Metropolitan Museum of Art?

    The top-ranked middle to high-range hotels near Metropolitan Museum of Art are New York Hilton Midtown, The Westin New York at Times Square, and Park Central New York. When traveling on a budget, the best hostels near Metropolitan Museum of Art are Hostelling International, Chelsea International, and NY Moore Hostel.

  • Where are the best restaurants near Metropolitan Museum of Art?

    The most popular restaurants to visit when near Metropolitan Museum of Art are Eataly Flatiron, Joe's Pizza, and The Halal Guys.

  • Where are the best parks and nature attractions near Metropolitan Museum of Art?

    Check out the nearby Central Park, Union Square Park, and Bryant Park.

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