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Shipping & Returns

Shipping

Shipping charges apply to each address. Items shipped to any given address may be shipped in separate parcels on separate days, but you will only be charged once per address. Shipping charges apply as indicated below.

Order Total per Address US Canada International
Up to $50.00 $7.95 $19.95 $34.95
$50.01-100.00 $10.95 $22.95 $37.95
$100.01-150.00 $14.95 $25.95 $40.95
Over $150.00 $16.95 $28.95 $43.95

Delivery times as follows:

  • Contiguous 48 States: 5–10 business days
  • US Territories, APO/FPO: 5–15 business days
  • Canada: 6–12 business days
  • International: 2–6 weeks (varies by location)

Order before 1 pm ET for in-stock items. Not available to rural routes or P.O. boxes. Expedited delivery is only available to the locations listed below.

Contiguous 48 US States
Two Business Days $13.95 additional
Next Business Day $22.95 additional
Hawaii, Alaska
2–3 Business Days $13.95 additional
1–2 Business Days $22.95 additional
Puerto Rico
2–3 Business Days $13.95 additional

Orders must be placed by 1 pm ET (excluding weekends and holidays) to be considered as placed on a given business day. Orders placed on weekends or public holidays will be handled as if placed the following business day.

For delivery outside the US and Canada, allow 2 to 6 weeks (varies by location). Please be aware that recipients are responsible for any applicable duties, taxes, or brokerage fees. Not all products are eligible for shipping outside of the United States. Oversized items will incur shipping surcharges.

All domestic orders are tracked. Your shipment confirmation email will include the shipping date, the carrier, and the tracking number. You can also track your order by visiting My Account. Contact Customer Service for assistance in tracking international orders.

A $15 per item surcharge will apply to oversized items, which are noted online and in our catalog. This surcharge applies to addresses within the US and Canada; deliveries to other destinations may incur additional fees. Contact Customer Service for more information.

The purchase of more than 20 units of any one product is subject to approval and may result in additional shipping charges.

We will promptly inform you in the rare case of a shipping delay that exceeds 30 days.

Returns & Exchanges

We want you to love your Met Store purchase. If for any reason an item does not meet your expectations, please return it within 180 days for an exchange or refund in the manner in which it was paid. We can only refund or exchange merchandise that is in saleable condition; shipping and handling charges cannot be refunded. Memberships, donations, eGift Certificates, and Gift Cards are also nonrefundable.

To return or exchange an item, just fill out the form included with your order. Use the return label provided on the back of the form to send your items to:

The Met Store
66-26 Metropolitan Avenue, Bays 1–4
Middle Village, NY 11381-0001
United States of America

Online customers should receive a confirmation email once we’ve issued a refund. Please allow one billing cycle from the time we receive the returned item for the refund to appear on your credit card statement.
*Applies to online and catalog purchases only. For retail store purchases with a receipt, you may return or exchange merchandise in saleable condition within 90 days from the date of purchase. Without a receipt, a store credit will be issued for the item’s lowest selling price.

Gift recipients will receive a refund check by mail for the price paid by the purchaser, provided we can identify the original order. If you cannot include the purchaser’s packing slip, we will issue you a refund for the item’s lowest selling price.

If the merchandise is damaged or defective at the time of delivery or the incorrect item was sent, please contact Customer Service for a swift resolution.