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Returns & Exchanges

If for any reason you are not satisfied with your order, you may return the merchandise within 180 days* from the date of purchase. We can only refund or exchange merchandise that is current and in saleable condition; shipping and handling charges cannot be refunded. Memberships, donations, and eGift Certificates are also nonrefundable.

To return or exchange an item, complete the form that comes with your order, and using the return label provided on the back of the form, send your shipment to:

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Store
66-26 Metropolitan Avenue, Bays 14
Middle Village, NY 11381-0001
United States of America

Online customers should receive a confirmation email once the refund is complete. 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 catalogue 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 at the lowest selling price.

Gift Returns

Gift recipients will receive a refund check by mail for the price paid by the purchaser, provided the original order can be identified. Without a packing slip, a refund will be issued at the lowest selling price.

Damaged Merchandise

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