Best of The MET in 2 hours with Expert Guide & Skip-The-Line Access

2 Hours
Group Activity

From (USD) $39 Per Adult / $31 Per Child

Best of The MET in 2 hours with Expert Guide & Skip-The-Line Access

2 Hours
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From (USD) $39 Per Adult / $31 Per Child

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      Best of The MET in 2 hours with Expert Guide & Skip-The-Line Access

      New York, New York, USA
      From (USD) $39 Per Adult / $31 Per Child
      • The best in just two hours: The cleverly planned itinerary covers a perfect cross-section of the collections – from a colossal Egyptian temple to ancient Roman frescoes, paintings by Van Gogh and Monet, magnificent Tiffany windows, and more. A great answer for those with limited time or traveling with children.
      • Skip the line: With group size limited to 15 or less, you'll have uncrowded views and easy access to your guide for questions and explanations. And with pre-reserved admission, you won’t waste time.
      • Exclusive rooftop finish: End your visit with an elevator ride to the museum's roof garden level (not normally included on tours), with thrilling views over Central Park and the New York skyline. May-October, weather permitting.
      • Small Groups: Each tour is limited to 15 guests so you are guaranteed plenty of access to your guide and their expert info! 
      About This New York Tour

      Truly one of the world's great museums, the Met is an absolute must-see – the largest art museum in America, with over two million works in its galleries and vaults. That can be daunting for anyone who's not sure they have the time (or attention span!) to take it on. 

      This tour provides an ideal solution: Give us just two hours and we'll slice through the Met's immensity like butter, guiding you on a tour covering not just its most famous masterworks, but a number of less-visited exhibits that add color and fascination to your experience – including art, sculpture, jewels, artifacts, and architecture.   

      You'll gaze at canvases from Van Gogh, encounter Rodin's bronze Thinker, and be thrilled by Monet's classic Water Lilies. Visit the colossal Temple of Dendur – so huge it required a new wing to house it. Marvel at perfectly preserved ancient Egyptian tomb models showing what life was like in Tut's times, come face to face with mummies, and meet "William," the Met’s portly blue mascot.  

      Skipping between centuries and continents, admire King Henry VIII's armor, Greek sculptures, and Roman frescoes; see the Antioch Chalice, believed to be the true "Holy Grail"; and wonder at beautifully carved Bisj poles from New Guinea, collected by a Rockefeller at the cost of his life. 

      Despite the express pace, your guide will have time to cover the intriguing backstories that bring these works to life. By sharing that knowledge and passion, they'll leave you fully engaged and satisfied that you've captured some of the Met's true magic – in two short hours. 

      A growth experience 

      The idea for the Met had its roots in the whirlwind art world of 1860s Paris, when a group of visiting American businessman and philanthropists decided it was high time New York had its own "institution of art." Starting small, the collection grew like wildfire, and by the time it moved into its palatial new Beaux-Arts home on Fifth Avenue in 1902, the museum was already ranked one of world's finest art centers. Expanded many times since, today the Met complex covers two million square feet. That's equivalent to 46 acres of art.

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      Full refunds issued for cancellations made 7 full days prior to the date and time of requested services. Cancellations made within the 7-day and 72-hour window will receive a 50% refund of purchase total. Purchases are non-refundable inside of 72 hours.

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