The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the largest and most visited museums in the world, housing more than two million works of art spanning 5,000 years.

The museum was founded in 1870, and has evolved into one of the world’s greatest art centers, displaying tens of thousands of works of art at any given time.

Highlights include paintings by Monet, Van Gogh, Renoir and Vermeer, sculptures by Rodin and Bernini, artifacts of Ancient Greece and Rome, African and Asian art, Tiffany glass, and the ancient Egyptian Temple of Dendur.