The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

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#2 of 9,884 in Museums in United States
The country's largest museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art houses vast series of collections, with more than 2 million works divided among 17 departments. Within this single building view thousands of pieces of American and European art, including notable works by Whistler, Sargent, Rembrandt, and Vermeer. The museum also notably contains what's considered the greatest collection of Egyptian art outside Cairo. One of the world's most prestigious centers of art and culture, the museum welcomes more than 5 million visitors each year. Step inside to see Roman statues, musical instruments, antique weapons, costumes, period rooms, Egyptian artifacts, and modern photographs. Consider a guided tour of the museum highlights. You may want to end your visit with a drink in the rooftop bar. Using our custom trip planner, New York City attractions like The Metropolitan Museum of Art can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Don't miss this gem. Use the Met's website before your visit and pick out about 10 pieces of art you would like to see. Once inside stop at the helpful information desk and they will help you plan.....  more »
  • Literally could go to this museum on a weekly basis. We spent two of our five days in New York at the Met. We both did 25,000 steps a day. The tour guides are great. Joan was our first guide, and she....  more »
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