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Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City: 194 reviews and 382 photos

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, often referred to simply as "the Met", is one of the world's largest and most important art museums.

The Met's permanent collection contains more than two million works of art, divided into nineteen curatorial departments.

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.

Address: 1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street
Directions: Take 4, 5, or 6 train to 86th Street and walk three blocks west to Fifth Avenue
Phone: 212-535-7710
Website: http://www.metmuseum.org/home.asp

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jul 2, 2007
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