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The MET is Changing its Admissions Policy and it’s Problematic

Time to eat the rich.

Never have I ever been so glad to be a New Yorker. The MET’s long-standing pay-as-you-wish policy is getting removed for everyone not a resident of NY, NJ, or CT. The policy will be implemented on March 1.

The MET is still free for children under 12, but the new rule will require everyone from out of state to pay a $25 admissions charge.

Safe to say, people are not happy:

The main concern that seemed to be shared by many is that the museum should be treated as public property and not subjected to a paywall:

See the rest of the reactions here.

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