This enormous New York museum devotes itself to art and artifacts dating from the prehistoric to the modern. Great European and American painters are represented, and many are attracted to the vast collection of Impressionists. However, the exhibit on Ancient Egypt (complete with a large reconstructed 15BC Temple of Dendur) is a perennial crowd pleaser.
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art, located in New York City, is the largest art museum in the United States with among the most significant art collections. Its permanent collection contains more than two million works, divided among nineteen curatorial departments.