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The Metropolitan Museum of Art opened at 681 Fifth Avenue in New York City on 13 April 1870. Ten years later it moved to its current location on Fifth Avenue and 82nd Street, where it became the largest art museum in the United States and one of the most significant museums in the world. Its American Wing alone features 1,700 works of painting, sculpture, and domestic arts....

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