The Met Collection
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Tuesday — Thursday: am — pm Friday and Saturday: am — pm Sunday: am — pm Closed Mondays. Buy Tickets. These tickets may be purchased onsite at a Museum ticket counter with valid ID. Purchase special combination passes to see The Met, plus top New York City attractions for one price. One unbelievable price gets you into The Met, plus five of New York City's most popular attractions—choose your options. Enjoy complimentary Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tours and more. Create a custom itinerary that includes The Met, plus over 50 New York City tours and cultural attractions.
Beautiful exhibits. Wide range from Ancient Egypt to Tiffany to Modern day. Great directions. Wonderful reconstructed temple from Aswan damn. Great position, easy to travel elsewhere.
Buy Tickets. Friday evenings are made possible by the Ruth Lapham Lloyd Trust. Saturday evenings are made possible by the William H. Kearns Foundation. An EmptyMet tour is your opportunity to see The Met before it opens to the public. One of the Museum's most engaging guides leads you through an intimate view of 5, years of human history. Tickets include same-day admission to all three of our locations.
When The Met was founded in , it owned not a single work of art. Through the combined efforts of generations of curators, researchers, and collectors, our collection has grown to represent more than 5, years of art from across the globe—from the first cities of the ancient world to the works of our time. Browse collection highlights selected by curators from the Museum's seventeen curatorial departments. Enjoy more than , hi-res images of public-domain works from the collection that can be downloaded, shared, and remixed without restriction. MetCollects celebrates works of art new to the Museum's collection through the fresh eyes of photographers and the enthusiastic voices of leading scholars and artists.
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Sculptor Robert Laurent came to New York in and found artistic roots in folk art. He told his life story in this work, new to the collection. Create, experience, and expand with studio workshops, live artistic performances, guided tours, evening receptions, and more. Judging has begun! Our panel of six celebrity judges is now reviewing the top 30 finalist submissions. Enjoy free admission, complimentary guest tickets, invitations to exclusive viewing hours, discounts, and more.
With 6,, visitors to its three locations in , it was the third most visited art museum in the world. The main building, on the eastern edge of Central Park along Museum Mile in Manhattan 's Upper East Side is by area one of the world's largest art galleries. On March 18, , the museum opened the Met Breuer museum at Madison Avenue on the Upper East Side; it extends the museum's modern and contemporary art program. The permanent collection consists of 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 museum is home to encyclopedic collections of musical instruments , costumes, and accessories, as well as antique weapons and armor from around the world. Several notable interiors, ranging from 1st-century Rome through modern American design, are installed in its galleries. The Metropolitan Museum of Art was founded in for the purposes of opening a museum to bring art and art education to the American people.