Metropolitan Museum of Art, The
The Metropolitan Museum of Artwww.metmuseum.org
1000 Fifth Avenue, NYC
Any trip to New York City should include a stop at this venerable world-class art institution, housing one of the largest art collections anywhere. To avoid being overwhelmed, plan on visiting just a few areas. Choose from European painting, sculpture & decorative arts (thirteenth to nineteenth centuries), ancient Near Eastern art, arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas, Asian art, Greek and Roman art, Islamic art, and Medieval art. Highlights also include an extensive Egyptian art collection (anchored by the beautiful Temple of Dendur), the American Wing, the Arms and Armor Collection, and the Costume Institute’s Anna Wintour Costume Center. Include a visit to the rooftop sculpture gallery features fantastic views of Central Park as well as refreshment.