The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

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#2 of 9,886 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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  • Love this place. So much to see so much to enjoy from every period of time. This is a MUST DO in NY Renaissance art, Egyptian, Roman, Impressionists ... they are all there and more for you to...  more »
  • You cannot beat the Met in Manhattan, regardless if you are a museum buff or not. No matter who you are, this place will put culture in you. The museum layout will allow you to become pleasantly...  more »

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