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

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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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.
Reviews (104)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Best intro to the overwhelming Met

The Met is a must see in NYC - with with over 2,000,000 square feet of art and a labyrinth of rooms, staircases abs elevators; and thousands of guests visiting daily - it is best explored with a guide. We chose the 3h15m tour with...More

Thank Cityslicker561
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Standing Ovation!

Thank you Katherine Hill for being our tour guide for our tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Saturday, December 15, 2018! Your tour was informative enough that we learned a great deal and you showed us brief glimpses of other things that made...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 12 December 2018
Weekend Celebration at the Met

Our first trip to the Met was very exciting and delightful thanks to our tour guide, Katie. She managed our group with aplomb and a great sense of humor. She shared her passion for art and history while conveying notable information about the exhibits we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank adventuresinhistory
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile
Dissappointed-guide seriously lacking of historical knowldege

Our guide, although a very pleasant person with a sense of humor, she was lacking of historical knowledge. She didnt know the construction period of the Dendour temple.She also said the the Egyptian Government was relieved to donat the temple to the US government because...More

1  Thank Maps729684
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile
Wonderful tour!

Today, we took a three hour tour with Katie through the MET. There were five of us in our party (a 9-year old and four adults). The MET’s collection is extraordinary and it is scattered amongst the various rooms and buildings that organically grew over...More

1  Thank TomNel123
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