Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Metropolitan Museum of Art
 
n
the principal museum in New York City: founded in 1870 and housed in its present premises in Central Park since 1880

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Metropolitan Museum of Art definition


An art museum in New York City. One of the leading art museums in the world, it is known for its extensive collections, ranging from Egyptian temples to twentieth-century masterpieces.

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