Visitors to Met museum in NYC sue over ‘deceptive’ admission fee

Visitors to Met museum in NYC sue over ‘deceptive’ admission fee

Visiting the venerable Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City can be a transformative experience for any art lover. And best of all, it’s free.

But a lawsuit filed on Tuesday against the museum complains that most museum-goers have no idea that the “recommended” $25 entrance fee is nothing more than a suggestion.

The plaintiffs include a member of the museum, along with two Czech tourists who purchased single-day admissions. They argue the museum employs misleading signs and other techniques to dupe its 6 million annual visitors into believing they must pay to gain access.

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2016-07-08T10:06:04+00:00