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Metropolitan Museum of Art
Things to see at Metropolitan Museum of Art:
A bucket list of the top sights at Metropolitan Museum of Art, ordered by popularity.
1. Temple of Dendur
2. Cleopatra's Needle
3. Big Bambu
4. Diana
5. Obelisk
6. Knights
7. King Jagiello
8. Sphinx
9. Helmet
10. Perseus with the Head of Medusa
11. Met Roof
12. Egyptian Art
13. Cloud City
14. Ugolino and His Sons
15. Mao
16. Cupid and Psyche
17. The American Wing
18. Marsyas
19. Hercules
20. Bodhisattva
21. Autumn Landscape
22. Egypt
23. Armor
24. Sarcophagus
25. Roman statue
26. The Charles Engelhard Court
27. Degas
28. Washington Crossing the Delaware
29. Sword
30. Hatshepsut
31. Greek and Roman Art
32. #themet
33. Greywacke Arch
34. Armour
35. MMA
36. Greek
37. Death Becomes Her

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, colloquially "the Met", located in New York City, is the largest art museum in the United States and among the most visited art museums in the world. Its permanent collection contains over two million works, divided among seventeen curatorial departments. The main building, located on the eastern edge of Central Park along Manhattan's Museum Mile, is by area one of the world's largest art galleries, at 2 million square feet. There is also a much smaller second location at The Cloisters at Fort Tryon Park in Upper Manhattan which features medieval art.

Represented in the permanent collection are works of art from classical antiquity and ancient Egypt, paintings and sculptures from nearly all the European masters, and an extensive collection of American and modern art. The Met also maintains extensive holdings of African, Asian, Oceanic, Byzantine, and Islamic art. The museum is also home to encyclopedic collections of musical instruments, costumes and accessories, and antique weapons and armor from around the world. Several notable interiors, ranging from first-century Rome through modern American design, are permanently installed in the Met's galleries.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art was founded in 1870. The founders included businessmen and financiers, as well as leading artists and thinkers of the day, who wanted to open a museum to bring art and art education to the American people. It opened on February 20, 1872, and was originally located at 681 Fifth Avenue.

Admission is pay what you wish with a recommendation of $25.

Visitors 1008
Oldest photo 04/17/1999
Newest photo 04/16/2016
Alternative titles "The Met"
"The Metropolitan Museum of Art"
"Metropolitan Museum"
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