The Metropolitan Museum of Art vs The Louvre Musuem

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, also known as the MET, has a similar website to the Louvre as far as looks and quality. However, I would prefer to visit the MET because it is less expensive than the Louvre, and more friendly to tourists. For example, in the MET, tourists can plane to their visite before they go from the website. Because the website have all the information they need to know and the direction and they give you opyion if you go by your self or in group even they have plane for the kids. The MET museum offer a verity of event and programs for all visitor and they publish all that in the calendar everyday.

In contrast, the MET is better than the Louvre because The visitor ...

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of time to go through the whole of this massive museum. So the visitor will have to look at the map, check the location of a particular object and go to it to see it. The map only shows the picture of one important object per section without any description, so it assumes that the visitor knows about it. The visitor will then go to the object to only find out that the description is written in French. This is not very convenient to the foreign visitor. There is a service in the museum to solve this. This is in form of audio books. A visitor is expected to deposit 100 Euros or leave an ID on the counter when taking the audio book. The audio book itself has a cost to it. However if a visitor arrives in the afternoon to the museum he will find that all audio books have been already taken due to their high demand. However even the audio books may not appeal to all the visitors, since they have a lot of material recorded on them which many won't even hear unless having a full day visit to ...

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