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Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, known as the Met, is the largest art museum in the US and one of the ten largest in the world. It’s permanent collection contains more than 2 million works of art. The main building, located on the eastern edge…


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Cloisters

The Cloisters museum and gardens was the primary brainchild of John D Rockefeller, Jr. who was a major benefactor of the Met. The Cloisters is located in Fort Tryon Park in northern Manhattan and was completed in 1938. It was named after the five medieval…