Known as “The Met,” the Metropolitan Museum of Art is home to more than 2 million works of art from all over the world, ranging from prehistoric to present day. The Met was originally built in 1870 to inspire artists and others to continue creating wonderful pieces. You can enjoy a variety of events and activities year round at The Met including special exhibitions, guided tours, gallery talk, lectures, films, benefits, research, classes, and much more.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has something for everyone including children. There are many programs each month designed specifically for children and families including programs like story time, workshops, educational programs, fun activities, and more. For your convenience and enjoyment there are several restaurants and bars at the museum including the Petrie Court Café and Wine Bar, the New American Wing Café, and the Great Hall Balcony Bar, just to name a few. Also visit the museums gift shop where you will find great souvenirs to take home.