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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 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.
Reviews (91)
1 - 5 of 36 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wow. Wonderful

This was worth the time and money,, tour guide was a art history professor and was so knowledgeable. Wish the tour was longer.

Thank asktexas1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great way to tour the Met

We wanted a guided tour of the Met because the amount of exhibits and artifacts to see are overwhelming, and our tour with our guide Stephane did not disappoint. He managed to cover a huge range of artwork and artifacts over the course of the...More

1  Thank Roving815039
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
An Amazing Place

One could easily spend a week here and still not cover the amazing exhibits. For me it is like the British Museum , a MUST to visit each time I arrive in those cities. Get there early and the queues, area not bad at peak...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 16 September 2018
Exciting first time tour

It's been a great pleasure going around the MET and having a tour guide (Katie) who knows about the exhibits, their history but also the history of the museum. The highlights tour is more than sufficient to familiarise yourself with the place and the ticket...More

Thank Cosmin C
Reviewed 24 August 2018
Fantastic and informative Met tour with Ryan!

Ryan did a fantastic job of giving us an overview of all The Met has! If it wasn't for him, we may have skipped the entire Egyptian area which ended up being a highlight of our visit. He was very knowledgeable on all the areas...More

1  Thank Glen B
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A group tour.
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