29 Period and Historic Rooms at the Metropolitan Museum, Ranked

The Frank Lloyd Wright designed living room from the Little House, Wayzata, Minnesota (1912-14) (image via TOAH)
The Frank Lloyd Wright–designed living room from the Little House, Wayzata, Minnesota (1912–14) (images via TOAH)
  1. Living room from the Little House, Wayzata, Minnesota, 1912–14
  2. Bedroom from Sagredo Palace, Venice, 18th century (c. 1718)
  3. Bedroom from the Villa of P. Fannius Synistor at Boscoreale, c. 40–30 BCE
  4. Reception Room (Qa’a), Ottoman period, 1707 CE, Damascus, Syria
  5. Studiolo from the Ducal Palace in Gubbio, 15th century (ca. 1479–82)
  6. Shoin Room, Japan, 17th century
  7. The Temple of Dendur, from Egypt, Nubia, Dendur, West bank of the Nile River, 50 miles South of Aswan, 10 BCE
  8. The Croome Court tapestry room, Worcestershire, 1758–67
  9. Dining room from Lansdowne House, London, 18th century (1765–68)
  10. Wisteria Dining Room, France 1910–14
  11. Mastaba Tomb of Perneb, from Egypt, Memphite Region, Saqqara, Tomb of Perneb, Egyptian Antiquities Service/Quibell excavations, c. 2381–2323 BCE
  12. Frescoed Room from the imperial villa at Boscotrecase, Pompei, Rome, last decade of 1st century BCE
  13. Chapter House from Notre Dame de Pontaut, France, 12th century
  14. Parlor from the William C. Williams House, Richmond, Virginia, 1810–11
  15. Dining room from Kirtlington Park, Oxfordshire, 1742–48
  16. Paneling from Marmion, the Fitzhugh House, King George County, Virginia, c. 1758; wall painting c. 1770–80
  17. Panoramic View of the Palace and Gardens of Versailles by John Vanderlyn, Kingston and New York, New York, 1818–19
  18. Drawing room of the Craig House, Baltimore, Maryland, c. 1810
  19. The Swiss Room, Flims, canton of Grisons, eastern Switzerland, c. 1682–84
  20. Boiserie from the Hôtel de Cabris, Paris, France, 18th century (c. 1775–78 and later)
  21. Room from a hotel in the Cours d’Albret, Bordeaux, France, c. 1785, with later additions
  22. Room and staircase from the John Wentworth House, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 1695–1700
  23. Parlor from the James Duncan Jr. House, Haverill, Massachusetts, c. 1805
  24. Great Hall of Van Rensselaer Manor House, Albany, New York, 1765–69
  25. Woodwork from the Ballroom at Gadsby’s Tavern, Alexandria, Virginia, 1792–93
  26. Woodwork of a Room from the Colden House, Coldenham, New York, 1767
  27. Room in a house on the Hall Quay, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, 17th century (c. 1600)
  28. North Family Dwelling, New Lebanon, New York, c. 1830–40
  29. New York Dutch Room, Bethlehem, New York, 1751


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