SIMPLY FOLLOW THE RED ARROWS to take The "Grand Tour" of the Metropolitan Museum of Art . . . IN 90 MINUTES!
Save VALUABLE VACATION TIME with this FREE & FUN METHOD OF GOING THROUGH THE MUSEUM! Kids love it, too!
You are guided through the museum with pictures — NO MAPS ARE NECESSARY!
WITH OUR SHORTCUTS we save you from getting lost in the GIANT MAZE that is the Met.
See hundreds of the Met's most famous PAINTINGS, SCULPTURES, AND COOL WALK-IN ROOM RECREATIONS in the SHORTEST AMOUNT OF TIME.
You'll visit all 18 different Met collections — including EGYPTIAN ART and THE IMPRESSIONISTS — and see most of the Met's "Greatest Hits" . . . . . and you will have seen more of the Met than most New Yorkers!
Start your FREE MUSEUM ADVENTURE on the MET'S FRONT STEPS by clicking on the "CLICK TO START" box below . . . or start from any other spot in the Met by clicking one of the collections below.
1) FRONT STEPS. . .GREAT HALL
Click the box titled "Click to Start" or the words "FRONT STEPS" to get to the first picture.
2) EGYPTIAN ART. . .(and, when open, THE COSTUME INSTITUTE)
9) ESCALATOR . . . THE GREAT HALL (2nd floor)
FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO LOVE MAPS. . .HERE'S THE ROUTE !
TREASURES OF THE WORLD
The Met is far more than a collection of paintings — which only take up about 1/4 of the Met.
It's got giant sculptures, countless theme rooms, and cool, sometimes bizarre, artifacts of 5,000 years of civilization.
IT'S LIKE TOURING THE WORLD WITHOUT LEAVING NEW YORK CITY.
Among the Met's treasures you will see along the way are . . .
The Temple of Dendur (15 BC)
A Sphinx who loves to pose for selfies with you.
An entire 1700's bank facade in The American Wing Courtyard
The interior of a Frank Lloyd Wright "Prarie Style" House
A 360-degree wrap-a-round diorama of Versailles
Wheat Field with Cypress by Vincent Van Goth
Odalisque with Gray Trousers by Henri Matisse
Knights . . .and their Horses. . . in Shining Armor
Fabregre Eggs owned by Russian czars
Round entrance to The Astor Court
Inside the The Astor Court (a replica Chinese courtyard)
A Japanese reindeer covered with glass bubbles.
Nasturtiums with the Painting "Dance" I by Matisse.
Mademoiselle V. . . in the Costume of an Matador by Edouard Manet (1862)
The Daughters of Catulle Mendes by Renoir.
Study for Fourteen Year Old Dancer by Degas
South Seas Dance Masks
The worlds tallest musical instruments: slit gongs from the Pacific Islands.
The partial head of a Roman.
Sections of a Large Ionic Column
The giant Washington Crossing the Delaware by Emmanuel Leutze
Portrait of Madame X by John Singer Sargent
The gigantic Petrie Sculpture Court
Recreated French mansion rooms.
The world's oldest piano - 300 years old!
Boy with a Bird by Goya
The Death of Socrates by Jean Louis David.
Aristotle with a Bust of Homer by Rembrandt
A blue Mihrab (wall niche pointing to Mecca) in the Islamic WIng
A Moroccan Courtyard
Two human-headed giant winged lions in The Assyrian Room
Elegy for the Spanish Republic by Robert Motherwell
Autumn Rhythm (#30) by Jackson Pollock
. . . It's a museum adventure like no other! And you can see it all in just 90 minutes!
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