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Skip the Line Private Family Tour at Metropolitan Museum of Art

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This highlights tour is a great way to see The Metropolitan Museum of Art in a short time. The tour is created for families with kids, it's fun and interactive with gallery activities. You will see main artifacts of the Met in 2 hours. We can customize the tour to match your family interests. All tours are private and led by Art Historians.
  • Nurture a child’s love of art and culture on a family-friendly museum tour 
  • Explore the Met with a private guide who is an art historian 
  • Save time with skip-the-line access and multiple departure times daily
  • Create a custom experience that fits your family’s interests 
What to Expect
Meet your guide at the Main Hall of the Met and skip the admission line. With your tickets ready, you can head straight for the exhibits, which vary depending on your choice at checkout. Navigate through one of the world’s great art institutions, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, with a private guide who is also an art historian. Along the way, stop at displays specifically selected to appeal to children’s interests, including the Arms and Armors Hall, the Greek and Roman Hall, and sections devoted to ancient cultures. Kids will learn about Egyptian temples and see the armor worn by Japanese samurais. At the end of your tour, you are free to continue exploring the museum on your own.
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Important Information
Departure Point
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028, USA
Departure Time
Suggested times are 11:00am and 2:00pm every day
5:00pm on Fridays, Saturdays

Please indicate in the Special Requirements section at checkout preferred start time.
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Private Tour
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Entry/Admission - The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • A minimum of 3 people per booking is required
  • Private family tour, maximum of 8 people per booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Wheelchair accessible , but please inform us in advance
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My 13 year old son and I spent a wonderful morning at the Met with Anastasia. Anastasia was engaging, knowledgable, and FUN! She didn't merely give facts about various works of art, she shared background stories, antidotes, and fun facts that made the pieces come...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My two “tweenage” sons and I took a family tour at the Met with Sarah and she was fantastic! She was interactive with the kids, and seemed able to gage their interests and educational level very insightfully. Two hours with Sarah flew by. I’ve spent...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Christina O
Reviewed 24 July 2019

I am so thankful for Sarah and Curious Mind Tours. The Met could be overwhelming for families with two active and inquisitive children in tow, but our guide's knowledge, beautiful attitude, and kind interaction made our tour effortless and a true fun learning experience. Sarah...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 3 July 2019

We had an amazing tour with Curious Minds and Emily as our tour guide. Emily is a wonderful guide. She presented the art in a form of interesting stories that kept my daughter and her friend fully engaged for over two hours. The tour was...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 16 June 2019

Lauren was a fabulous tour guide and did such an amazing job keeping our kids (10 and 12) and us fully engaged! Two hours flew by and we were sad to part with her. Exploring the museum with her guidance and expertise made for SUCH...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Daniel M
16 May 2018|
Response from tdhousto | Reviewed this property |
You would need to contact them directly and ask some specifics. But on our private tour, the guide made it clear she would adjust the tour to meet out needs.
8 May 2018|
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  • Duration: 2h
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