This itinerary takes you on a tour of over two hundred years of social, political, and industrial growth that took America from its revolutionary past to the robust nation it has become. These artists offer a glimpse into their unique experiences of an ever-changing nation.
See artworks in the Metropolitan Museum's collection that were courageously saved by the Monuments Men, a group of unlikely heroes culled from the art world who risked their lives to preserve Europe's cultural treasures during World War II.
From ancient Egypt to Medieval Europe to Africa, Oceania, and then on to the classical world of the Ancient Greeks and Romans, you will encounter works that reflect humankind's highest achievements.
This itinerary is also available as an Audio Guide in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, and Spanish.
Discover extraordinary holdings from throughout Asia, one of the world's finest collections of old master paintings from Europe, the art of the Ancient Near East, and beloved masterpieces of Impressionist, post-Impressionist, and modern art.
If the Metropolitan Museum is so big to you that it seems a continent, then how about seeing it one "country" at a time? Start with Egypt!
Our youngest visitors can discover the Met at their own speed, one nook and cranny at a time.
Capturing the Museum's depth and breadth, this itinerary will lead you through galleries that range from quietly intimate and personal to dramatic and awe inspiring.
Two members of our staff designed this itinerary to reflect their favorite works in our collection as well as those of our visitors.
Explore the collection via the What's Your Met? itinerary, which features objects handpicked by celebrities.