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Un-Highlights Tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

by Museum Hack Duration 2h Non-refundable No booking or credit card fees
per traveller Price is AU$78

With 17 acres (7 ha) of galleries and one of the world’s largest art collections, the Metropolitan Museum of Art – The Met, for short – can be overwhelming. Let an entertaining guide lead you on an unconventional tour, highlighting must-see pieces and little-known facts about this hallowed institution.

Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a been-there-done-that local, this humorous and fast-paced tour of the Met is sure to keep art history buffs and neophytes alike amused, intrigued and on your toes. Pick up quirky facts and stories about the Met’s most celebrated masterpieces, and uncover thought-provoking works that a casual visitor might miss. Learn about the museum’s mascot William the Hippo, and get a behind-the-scenes perspective on how certain pieces were acquired and why they matter.

Between rattling off remarkable facts and laugh-out-loud anecdotes, your guide incorporates fun activities that let you interact with the art, making this a hands-on cultural outing that visitors of all ages can enjoy. After your tour, you can choose to stay on and continue exploring on your own. Your new knowledge of the museum’s past and the context around its most well-known collections is sure to add a whole new level of interest to your visit.

With 17 acres (7 ha) of galleries and one of the world’s largest art collections, the Metropolitan Museum of Art – The Met, for short – can be overwhelming. Let an entertaining guide lead you on an unconventional tour, highlighting must-see pieces and little-known facts about this hallowed institution.

Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a been-there-done-that local, this humorous and fast-paced tour of the Met is sure to keep art history buffs and neophytes alike amused, intrigued and on your toes. Pick up quirky facts and stories about the Met’s most celebrated masterpieces, and uncover thought-provoking works that a casual visitor might miss. Learn about the museum’s mascot William the Hippo, and get a behind-the-scenes perspective on how certain pieces were acquired and why they matter.

Between rattling off remarkable facts and laugh-out-loud anecdotes, your guide incorporates fun activities that let you interact with the art, making this a hands-on cultural outing that visitors of all ages can enjoy. After your tour, you can choose to stay on and continue exploring on your own. Your new knowledge of the museum’s past and the context around its most well-known collections is sure to add a whole new level of interest to your visit.

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11:00 AM, Tour in English

Duration 2h Non-refundable No booking or credit card fees Live Commentary in English.
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per traveller
AU$77.99

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Un-Highlights Tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Activity Location

Metropolitan Museum of Art

1000 5th Avenue

New York 10028

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art

    1000 5th Avenue

    New York 10028


Highlights

  • Unconventional & entertaining tour of the Met's collections

  • Behind-the-scenes perspectives on famous masterpieces

  • Intriguing insights on celebrated artists

  • Exciting games and surprises

  • Expert guide for insider commentary & interactive activities


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • Museum admission fee

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Know Before You Book

  • This activity is wheelchair accessible.

  • Maximum group size is 9 people.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to your booked tour start time.