The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the preeminent cultural institutions in the world. In formation since 1870, the Metropolitan Museum's collection now contains more than two million works of art from all points of the compass, ancient through modern times. It spans the history of world art. Hundreds of world-famous masterpieces. Gift shop.
Closed Monday except Met Monday Holidays (see web site). Suggested admission fees are: Adults $20, Seniors $15, Students $10, Kids under 12 with adult are free. Closed Mondays, Thanksgiving, Dec. 25th, and Jan. 1.