The Cloisters, the Metropolitan Museum of Art's showcase for medieval art in Fort Tryon Park, has many awe-inspiring tapestries and altars for people. But in order to ensure that the masterpieces are kept in museum condition, there are motion detectors that beep when the curious come too close. Which means the beeps are heard regularly: One guard told the NY Times, “I’d say about 99 percent of the people who come here set off those security buzzers," while another explained, "Everyone likes to point." One startled woman, who was caught coming to close to the 600-year-old Merode Altarpiece, said to her husband, "Let’s just get out of this room. That thing’s crazy."