Metropolitan Museum of Art Tour : Discover New York City 3-Hour Guide Tour
Explore centuries of art from around the world on a small group, 3-hour guided tour of the Metropolitan Museum, with express entry. Discover art from 5 continents, including Ancient Egypt, modern-day America, such as the paintings of John Singer Sargent.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York City, colloquially "the Met", is the largest art museum in the United States. With 6,953,927 visitors to its three locations in 2018, it was the third most visited art museum in the world.
✔ Travel through 5,000 years of art history at the Metropolitan Museum
✔ Skip the long lines to the Met with a pre-reserved ticket
✔ See art by Van Gogh, Picasso, Singer Sargent and more
✔ Learn about Ancient Egyptian burial techniques
✔ Marvel at an intact monument from Pompeii
✔ Get panoramic views of Central Park from an exclusive VIP rooftop garden
✔ Cancel up to 5 days in advance for a full refund
✔ Hear fascinating stories behind the art, in lieu of boring facts and figures!
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What's included :
- Pre-arranged tickets to the Metropolitan Museum, New York
- Access to the VIP rooftop terraces (May to October)
- Entry/Admission - The Metropolitan Museum of Art
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10028-0198
Get a comprehensive introduction to New York’s Metropolitan Museum on a 3-hour small-group tour that traverses 5 continents and 5,000 years of art.
Travel back to Ancient Egypt at the Temple of Dendur, and learn how it was brought to the museum with the support of Jackie Onassis. Learn about Egyptian burial traditions at Pernod’s Tomb, hear about the Rockefeller who came to an abrupt end collecting beast poles in New Guinea, and see a fully intact Roman ruin from Pompeii.
Marvel at paintings by Raphael, Van Gogh, Rembrandt, Vermeer, and Picasso, hearing about the strange lives of these unusual artists along the way. Look at “Madame X” by John Singer Sargent, and discover why it caused such an outrage upon its release in Paris. You will also see one of the most recognizable paintings in the US at “Washington Crossing the Delaware” by German American artist Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze.
Your guide is an expert art historian who is passionate about the art on display, providing fascinating anecdotes instead of boring facts and figures. In addition, you’ll have access to the Met’s exclusive rooftop terrace when it's open (May to October). Enjoy panoramic views over Central Park and beyond as your guide tells you about the surrounding city and points out where Jackie Onassis once lived, and which celebrities now have their homes on the park perimeter.
Your pre-reserved ticket includes a museum donation, so you won’t have to wait in long access lines, or shell out for the suggested donation once inside
Duration: 3 hours
Departure Point :The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028, USA
Departure Time :11:00 AM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
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- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Near public transportation
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.