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The Brooklyn Museum is the second largest art museum in New York City and one of the largest in the United States. One of the premier art institutions in the world, its permanent collection includes more than one and a half million objects, from ancient Egyptian masterpieces to contemporary art, and represents almost every culture. It is housed in a 560,000 square foot, Beaux Arts building that welcomes approximately half a million visitors each year. Located in Central Brooklyn, a half hour from midtown Manhattan with its own subway stop, the Museum is set on Eastern Parkway and one block from Grand Army Plaza in a complex of 19th century parks and gardens that also contains Prospect Park, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and the Wildlife Center.