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Meet The Met: Metropolitan Museum of Art Tour

94 reviews

3 hours

Max 15

Why take this tour?

Highlights

  • Enjoy a specially-devised route through the museum, designed to ensure you get the most out of your tour

  • Interpret the masterpieces with the help of your guide, and learn the stories behind the artwork

  • Visit the Met's rooftop garden for incredible views over Central Park

Health & Safety Standards

At Walks we take your health and the health of our community seriously. To accomplish this, we have set a series of standards that will be implemented across every tour;

  • Walks has been certified by SanseeShield.com
  • Walks Guides have received health & safety training, are self-monitoring temperatures daily, and trained in group social distancing practices
  • We ask our guides and guests to wash their hands regularly and carry hand sanitzier
  • Our guides and guests are required to wear masks in accordance with the local government regulations
  • If headsets are needed, they are disinfected at the beginning and end of your experience
  • All Walks tours are always small groups to give you the maximum comfort and safety

Take Walks: Take a trip around the world without leaving Central Park!

  • Sites Visited
  • The Temple of Dendur
  • 'Washington Crossing the Delaware'
  • 'Madame X'
  • Sculpture Gallery
  • Ancient Pompeiian Room
  • Met Rooftop (seasonal)
  • Greek and Roman Statuary
  • Tour Includes
  • Admission to the Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Small groups of 15 people or fewer
  • Expert art historian tour guide
The Met Museum is a must see sight in New York CityVisit Ancient rooms with an experienced guideDiscover the remarkable wonders of Ancient EgyptWilliam, the Met's informal mascotYour small group tour lets you see the best of the Met The Temple of Dendur, with a fascinating storyThe Met's American wingYour guide is full of fascinating stories and informationA highlight of the tour is Papua New Guinea sectionLearn and have funTake a step into Papua New Guinea on our Met tourAn amazing array of artistic masterpieces will be part of the tourDegas sculptureThe beauty of Monet's Water LiliesBeing in the presence of a Van Gogh is something specialA Van Gogh self-portraitModern Artists, like Jackson Pollock, can be seen and experiencedTake your time afterwards to appreciate the amazing works
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I'm so lucky that I had the chance of havin Katie as my guide I wish I would have the chance to take another tour with her...like a food tour I will still be in NY until Friday

Thank you for a great tour!


FAQ

Am I guaranteed to see all of the rooms and artworks listed?
All of the pieces listed in the tour description are viewable the vast majority of the time. However, the Met, like nearly all great museums, occasionally allows certain works to travel in temporary exhibitions or be lent to other institutions. The Met also allows private parties to book out certain rooms for events (most commonly the Temple of Dendur), rendering them inaccessible for the duration of the event. If one of the listed pieces is unable to be viewed, the guide, at their discretion, will substitute another piece of important value.
Is the rooftop garden visitable all year?
Unfortunately not. The rooftop garden is only open from May through October, weather permitting. On other months your Met tour will include extra artworks instead, spending more time inside the Museum.
I use a wheelchair; can I take this tour?
Yes! The Met is fully wheelchair accessible. However, if you cannot climb the stairs of the central entrance to reach the meeting point, there is a ground level entrance one block south, near the intersection of 81st street and 5th avenue. Tell the desk you need to use the elevator to meet a group in the main lobby (at pharaoh statue), which will then secure your entrance ticket. They will provide you with a temporary pass and help direct you upstairs.
Can I take photos in the Metropolitan Museum of Art?
Non-flash photography is allowed. However, flash photography and video cameras cannot be used inside the Museum. Selfie sticks are also prohibited.

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