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Metropolitan Museum of Art Tour with Skip-the-Line Access

From US$42.00
Highlights
  • Avoid waiting in the long lines at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's entrance
  • Your guide leads you through the highlights of the museum’s collections
  • Learn about artifacts that span over more than 6,000 years of human history
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Metropolitan Museum of Art Tour with Skip-the-Line Access
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2-hour Express Tour
2-hour express tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
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3-hour and 15 minutes extended tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Overview
In the grand Metropolitan Museum of Art, it’s easy to get lost, or to spend hours looking for the exhibits you’d like to see most. With this guided tour, you won’t waste time wandering aimlessly. Bypass the chaos of the entrance lines with a skip-the-line admission ticket, and head inside where your guide’s packed agenda leads you to the top highlights of the museum’s collections in just a few hours.
What to Expect

Meet your Metropolitan Museum of Art tour guide in front of the Met. Use your skip-the-line admission ticket to avoid the heavy crowds waiting to get in.

Your tour begins in the Ancient Egypt section of the museum. From here, you see the armor of King Henry VIII, the Antioch Chalice, and ancient Greek and Roman artifacts. Your guide describes the history and significance of each artifact in the collection as you go.

Next, view masterpieces by European masters such as Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet, and Auguste Rodin before heading up to the rooftop garden to take in sweeping views over Central Park.

If you’ve chosen the longer tour time, continue through areas of Dutch, Italian, and Spanish paintings by artists such as Rembrandt and El Greco.

When your tour ends, you can stay and explore the Met on your own, or continue on your New York City adventure.

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1 - 5 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Very enjoyable

Our guide Katie was very knowledgeable about the art. It’s definitely worth doing a tour to get the background stories. The met is huge so trying to go through it on your own is a challenge. Doing the tour still didn’t touch on everything but...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wonderful Tour

Kate lead us on a 3 hour tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Her knowledge of the different artists was astonishing. This is one of the best tours I have ever participated in, and it was definitely the highlight of our recent trip to...More

Thank gary h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Metropolitan Museum of Art Tour

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Katie Hayes. It is readily apparent that she enjoys her job. She was an outstanding guide and extremely knowledgeable. She communicated with everyone on the tour and answered all questions. I think the tour was enjoyed by all. I...More

Thank Suzanne Q
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Glad I did it

Can't remember the name of our guide, but it was a man with a nice French accent. He was knowledgeable and pleasant. The tour was fast-paced as there was much to cover. I had paid for the 3 hour tour and was put together with...More

Thank Laurey S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Tour with Katie well worth it

My kids ages 12 and 13 - and not terribly interested in museum/art stuff - really enjoyed this tour. Katie was fun and kept them engaged and it moved along quickly. We saw the main highlights of the museum in about 2 and a half...More

Thank RHFamilyof4
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