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Renegade Metropolitan Museum of Art Tour with Skip-the-line Access

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  • Admission ticket to the Metropolitan Museum of Art included with this tour
  • Skip the line to breeze past crowds, saving valuable time
  • See the Met differently from the typical visitor on this 16-and-up tour
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Renegade Metropolitan Museum of Art Tour with Skip-the-line Access
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11:00amMost Popular
This ain't your Grandma's museum tour! In two hours, explore the often-overlooked, most scandalous, most amazing objects in the Met's massive collection. This Met Un-Highlights Tour departs at 11:00am
From US$69.00
2:30pm
This ain't your Grandma's museum tour! In two hours, explore the often-overlooked, most scandalous, most amazing objects in the Met's massive collection. This Met Un-Highlights Tour departs at 2:30pm
From US$69.00
Overview

Get a different take on New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art during this fast-paced, interactive, “renegade” tour that’s far from an ordinary museum tour. Focused on the weirdest and most scandalous artwork and accompanied by insider secrets and behind-the-scenes information, this guided tour isn't recommended for participants under 16 years of age. Plus, skip-the-line access means you'll save valuable vacation time.

What to Expect

Make your way to the Metropolitan Museum of Art to meet your guide and group. Move past the crowds and enjoy skip-the-line admission with your guide in the lead.

Put aside any idea about stuffy museum tours as you enter this huge, hallowed art institution for a most unconventional tour. Expect your guide to focus on the strangest and most scandalous works of art as you move through the galleries.

Your guide customizes this tour based on your small group's interests, with no two tours ever the same. This tour goes beyond straight art history to tell the juicy backstories of the artists and the art itself. You'll play games, participate in quizzes, and find spots to take the best social media-worthy photos.

Booking this popular tour ahead of time ensures that you'll avoid disappointment in the case of a sold-out day.

Reviews (116)
1 - 5 of 41 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great introduction to the Met!

Sara our tour guide spent 2 fun-filled hours (honestly we were laughing out loud at some of the information and her jokes!!) with us teaching our group about some of the unknown facts about the Met and its artifacts. Even with a large group Sara...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DSF99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Best of all worlds!

Went to NYC with my two daughters for a unique trip I've been waiting years to do. However, with one daughter not entirely on board with NYC, it was tricky to plan! Picked this tour to satisfy two of us being interested in museums, and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tryingoutloud
Reviewed 6 December 2018
Did the Un-Highlights Tour of the Met (and American Museum of Natural History)

Loved them both! Dustin was great. Both Museums are huge but this was not your typical tour or tour guide. Eclectic, irreverent and fun! Skipped around (not literally) and saw odd, amazing exhibits with tons of inside information and witty insights. Do either or both....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 16 November 2018
Missed a good bit of the tour due to connections...

My fault, mea culpa. The tour started without us and we connected about halfway through. We did have trouble communicating with the administrative staff trying to find out where to meet the tour. What we saw of the tour was ok. Not great, just ok....More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Tom B
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile
Met-Hacked

Elizabeth hacked the Met for us - great way to spend a Friday afternoon. Engaging, informative, and interactive! Hope they come over to the UK - highly recommend!

Thank Jamesymcg
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Dorothy B
12 August 2018|
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Response from taknaangii | Reviewed this property |
There is an Egyptian statue in the Great Hall. Right in the entry. That is where they meet you. They will have a sign.
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Kellie A
2 July 2018|
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Response from Museum_Hack | Property representative |
Hi Kellie, Thank you for reaching out. =) We do require that all guests are at least 16 years old to come on our public tours, as we're aiming to craft an experience for adults to enjoy with other adults. We are happy to... More
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Sonia E
4 May 2018|
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Tours are ~2 hours long
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