World Map

One Met. Many Worlds.

One Met. Many Worlds.

The Met is a place to explore. Across the world and across time, our collections are a passport to our past, and key to understanding our present and future. Travel has inspired great artists for centuries; visit our galleries or browse our collection online to discover where the Met will take you today.

New Online Feature

Inspired by and based on The Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide, our new feature One Met. Many Worlds. presents the Met's more than five hundred collection highlights in English, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. Further, visually engaging details of individual works are highlighted to introduce provocative and layered concepts. One Met. Many. Worlds. invites our visitors to respond by pairing details playfully, poetically, and creatively. See the feature.

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82nd and Fifth

Make a virtual date with one hundred curators. See one hundred works of art that have transformed the way they see the world, and become transformed yourself. One curator, one work, two minutes at a time.


Take a stroll online with our colleagues, who share their experiences and perspectives on diverse works of art throughout the Met. Discover your own connection to themes and ideas that resonate throughout the collection.


Discover or rediscover the illuminating record of the last five decades of Met scholarship, as we breathe new digital life into our past publications and extend the global reach of our current and future print and online publishing program.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide

Linger over close to six hundred thoughtfully selected masterpieces from the Met's encyclopedic holdings, including painting, photography, sculpture, decorative arts, works on paper, and more. The new Guide is in print in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, and Italian.

Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History

Revel in the grandeur of world art history with the Met's curators and art experts. Share our passion to make sense of nearly seven thousand works in the Met's collection through chronology, geography, and universal concepts.

The Collection Online

Locate the treasures at the Met. Search and sort our online collection of close to 370,000 works of art, and glide through time and space by selecting what you want to see: who, what, where, and when.

Director's Itineraries

Indulge in a personalized online or audio tour with our director Thomas P. Campbell and behold works that reflect humankind's highest achievements from around the world. In audio in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, and Spanish.

Museum Map

Become an expert navigator through the more than two million square feet (one hundred ninety thousand square meters) that make up our galleries. Don't overlook The Cloisters museum and gardens, our branch devoted to medieval European art, located in northern Manhattan.

The Met Around the World

Keep your finger on the pulse of the Met's activities local and global. Travel with our exhibitions and works of art. Delve into our conservation and excavation initiatives. Survey our worldwide collaborations and explore the work of our international guests.

Archaeological Fieldwork

Step back in time with our active excavations in Egypt, Syria, Crete, and Turkey. The Met's engagement with the study and research of world antiquity continues to illuminate our understanding of our culture and collection today.