The Met’s McQueen Exhibit Got More Visitors Its First Day Open Than Any Costume Institute Show

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About 5,100 people went to see the exhibit opening day Wednesday, forcing the museum to suspend guided tours due to crowd volume. The most trafficked opening day of any exhibit in the museum's history is "Vincent van Gogh: The Drawings," which attracted 5,400 people when it opened in 2005. [On the Runway/NYT] Related: Video: Tour the Met’s New Alexander McQueen Exhibit