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.

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  1. 1.   Overview of Metropolitan Museum of Art  ← you are here
  2. 2.   National Register of Historic Places for Metropolitan Museum of Art
  3. 3.   Images of Metropolitan Museum of Art (27)
  4. 4.   Timeline of Metropolitan Museum of Art (2)
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Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, New York)
Date Published
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
November 24, 2021