The building housing the collection is colossal, as is the wealth of its holdings. With more than 250,000 works, it is possible to discover an infinite variety of cultures.
All fields of art are on display, with an obvious penchant for modern art.
The collection of paintings is staggering. Impressionism, post-impressionism and surrealism are the art movements best represented.
Among the masterpieces on offer are Edward Hopper's Nighthawks, Grant Wood's American Gothic and Van Gogh's Chambre à Arles,
Sculpture, furniture and collections of Asian art complete this collection of works of art. Allow plenty of time - a minimum of 3 hours for a first approach.