Metropolitan Museum of Art
Address: 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028
The Metropolitan Museum of Art collects, studies, conserves, and presents significant works of art across all times and cultures in order to connect people to creativity, knowledge, and ideas.
The Metropolitan Museum's permanent collection contains more than two million works, divided among seventeen curatorial departments. Represented in the permanent collection are art and objects from classical antiquity and Ancient Egypt, paintings and sculptures from European masters, and an extensive collection of American and modern art. The Museum also maintains galleries of African, Asian, Oceanic, Byzantine, and Islamic art.The Museum houses collections of musical instruments, costumes and accessories. Several historical interiors, ranging from first-century Rome through modern American design, are permanently installed in the Met's galleries.