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A Virtual Tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art – MET

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

A Virtual Tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art – MET

The Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York City is the largest art museum in the United States. Its permanent collection has over two million works consists of works of art from the ancient world to modern art.

The MET’s extensive collection covers Egyptian, Greek, African, Asian, Oceanian, Byzantine, and Islāmic 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 historical interiors, ranging from first-century Rome through modern American design, are installed in the museum’s vast galleries.

MET European Paintings Collection

MET Modern and Contemporary Art Collection

MET Greek and Roman Art Collection

MET Egyptian Art Collection

MET Asian Art Collection

MET Ancient Near Eastern Art Collection

MET American Wing Collection

MET Islamic Art Collection

MET Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas Collection

MET European Sculpture and Decorative Arts Collection

MET Medieval Art Collection

MET Drawings and Prints Collection

MET Costume Institute Collection

MET Arms and Armor Collection

MET Photograph Collection

MET Musical Instrument Collection

Explore

Native American Artworks at the MET

Art and Empires on the Shores of the Sahara – Met Exhibitions

Conserving Degas

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“Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.”
– Leonardo da Vinci

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Photo Credit: By Sracer357 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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