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Department of Arms and Armor at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Department of Arms and Armor at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York (NY), 10028, United States

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MO 10:00 – 17:30 SA 10:00 – 21:00
TU 10:00 – 17:30 SU 10:00 – 17:30
WE 10:00 – 17:30
TH 10:00 – 17:30
FR 10:00 – 21:00
About The Met's Arms and Armor collection is one of the most comprehensive and encyclopedic of its kind, comprising over 14,000 objects, focusing on works that show outstanding design and decoration, rather than those of purely military or technical interest.
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Mission The principal goals of the Arms and Armor Department are to collect, preserve, research, publish, and exhibit distinguished examples representing the art of the armorer, swordsmith, and gunmaker.
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Founded 10/28/1912
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