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

  • 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
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
3-Hour Extended Tour
3-hour and 15 minutes extended tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
GREAT TOUR - don't think twice

Everyone in out party of 6, ranging from 5 to 76, had a great and education-filled time thanks to Katie. I'm sure other guides are great, but we were a lucky family to get such a great guide who obviously has a love and passion...More

1  Thank J P
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile
MET tour w Katie

We thoroughly enjoyed our Met tour today w Katie! She was absolutely fantastic from start to finish and we hated to see our time with her come to an end! We felt like we got to see all of the highlights and she told us...More

Thank BKubal
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile
The best Museum in US

We have been to NY city few times and we thought our 14 years old would enjoy Met now than when he was younger. Katie made the whole experience so wonderful. She interacted with everyone in the group and very knowledgeable. My son had a...More

Thank annitsui
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We went there on school trips & later on dates w/ now hubby, return on anniverares to enjoy the outstanding collections on view. Had no "SKIP THE LINE ACCESS" but has always been worth the e time to get inside; but take advantage of the...More

1  Thank Ann N
Reviewed 2 June 2018
Great 3 hour extended tour with Katie!

If you've never been to this museum I recommend getting the 3 hour extended tour. Katie was a fantastic and knowledgeable guide. She goes from the Egyptians, the Europeans, the Americans, the Native Americans to the modern artists. She literally doesn't stop for 3 straight...More

Thank Karen M
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Shane B
5 July 2018|
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Response from Suzanne Q | Reviewed this property |
A group tour.
Brad W
30 May 2018|
Response from thompsonw013 | Reviewed this property |
You will be able to spend the rest of the day in the museum.