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Marduk, King of the Gods

This is the story about the young god Marduk, how he defeated the forces of the terrifying goddess and rose to become King of the Gods.

Just for Fun Cezanne’s Astonishing Apples Explore new ways to see art and visit the Museum: Knights in Central Park, Learn About Color, and more... A Closer Look Tughra of Sulaiman the Magnificent Learn the hows and whys behind Met objects: Washington Crossing the Delaware, The Unicorn Tapestries, and more...
Artists How Van Gogh Made His Mark Step into an artist's world: Vincent van Gogh, Edgar Degas, Romare Bearden, and more... Themes and Cultures Art of the First Cities Discover cultures, past and present, with our special features on the Met's collections and exhibitions: the Ancient Near East, Egypt, China, and more...
Publications for Educators China: Dawn of a Golden Age Bring the Met's collection into the classroom through online features and printable files (PDFs). Read All About It! Family Guides Download publications for families and kids.

Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History

Explore the world from prehistory to the present with the Met's collection as your guide. Enter the Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History.

Program Support

Explore & Learn is made possible by the Uris Brothers Foundation Endowment and the May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Inc.

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Museum Hours
Monday: Closed (Except Met Holiday Mondays)
Tuesday–Thursday: 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 9:30 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

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