Metropolitan Museum of Art New York, NY

One of the world's great art museums, the Met was incorporated in 1870 and moved to its current location in 1880. Today, it contains the largest collection of American art in the world, the largest Egyptian collection outside of Cairo, and an important collection of European paintings.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248969
Names
Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Timeline

24 Jun 1986
Metropolitan Museum of Art designated a National Historic Landmark
24 Jun 1986
Metropolitan Museum of Art added to National Register of Historic Places
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National Register Data

Metropolitan Museum of Art has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places with the following information. Note: some of this data may have become outdated since the listing date. View full NRHP data →

National Register ID
86003556
Date Listed
19860624
Name
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Address
Fifth Ave. at Eighty-second St.
City/Town
New York
County
New York
State
New York
Category
building
Creators
Hunt, Richard M.
Level of Significance
national
Years of Significance
1880; 1902
Areas of Significance
ART; ARCHITECTURE