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New York's "Must See" museum! The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection of more than two million works of art offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy masterpieces from
Explore the World... All Under One Roof!
Founded in 1870, the Metropolitan Museum is located in New York City's Central Park
along Fifth Avenue.
The Museum's two-million-square-foot
building has vast holdings that represent a series of collections,
each of which ranks in its category among the finest in the world. The
American Wing, for example, houses the world's most comprehensive
collection of American paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts,
presently including 24 period rooms that offer an unparalleled view of
American history and domestic life. The Museum's approximately 2,500
European paintings form one of the greatest such collections in the
world's Rembrandts and Vermeers alone are among the choicest, not to
mention the collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist
canvases. Virtually all of the 36,000 objects constituting the
greatest collection of Egyptian art outside Cairo are on display,
while the Islamic art collection is one of the world's finest. Other
major collections belonging to the Museum include arms and armor,
Asian art, costumes, European sculpture and decorative arts, medieval
and Renaissance art, musical instruments, drawings, prints,
antiquities from around the ancient world, photography, and modern
Your ticket includes admission to
Cloisters. The Cloisters, the branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art
devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe, was assembled
from architectural elements, both domestic and religious, that date
from the twelfth through the fifteenth century. The building and its
cloistered gardens, located in Fort Tryon Park in northern Manhattan,
are treasures in themselves, effectively part of the collection housed
In addition to the
viewing the greatest art of the world in the museum's permanent
collection, visitors are also presented an extraordinary array of
Arms and Armor
The Great Hall
Washington Crossing the Delaware 1851
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Open Daily 9:30 am- 5:30 pm. Friday and Saturday open 9:30 am to 9:00 pm.
Closed: January 1, Thanksgiving Day, December 25.
1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street
New York, New York 10028
5th Avenue and 82nd Street
Pay Parking is available at Fifth Avenue and 80th Street. Validate parking ticket for a discount at the Uris Center Information Desk near the Museum entrance.
Children 12 yrs and under are free with paying adult. Senior Ticket: 65+ yrs with ID. Students must show ID.