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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 TourMost Popular
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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1 - 5 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Guided walking tour

It was the most horrible experience: it said to be “skip-the-line access”, when we got there, there was a huge line outside of the museum we had to queue up. By the time we got in, it already passed the set meeting time. The tour...More

1  Thank Sascha4488
Reviewed 4 days ago
Best way to tour such a huge museum

Absolutely recommend the Skip the Line tour! Our 10:45 start time worked out great because all the lines outside for the 10:00 museum opening had already cleared, so we just had a 1 minute wait at the security line. Our tour guide Katie was wonderful...More

Thank Kay B
Reviewed 6 days ago
Best money spent in NYC

What a great way to learn about some of the art at the museum. I have visited a few other times and used the audio to tell me about the art. It doesn't compare to the personal tour Kevin provided. I feel like for the...More

Thank Kari J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Had a great time with Katie

My son is not a big fan of museums. But he really enjoyed the tour with Katie! We spent the rest of the day there and had a great time.

Thank Summer Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Skip the line, isn’t really skip the line!

We arrived at the Museum at 3 pm for the tour, only to be turned around and told we did have to go through the security line, the line took about 7 minuets or so, the tour guide left us. She had our tickets and...More

2  Thank Sandranewsome
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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.