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Twisted Metropolitan Museum of Art Tour: Scandals & Secrets of the Masterpieces

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2 hrs 30 mins

Max 15

Why take this tour?

Welcome to the Metropolitan Museum of Art tour for people who don't take art museum tours. This lighthearted, but no less informative, exploration of America's greatest art collection will show you all the highlights and some hidden gems while giving you the delightfully off color and irreverent stories behind them. From the wild lives of artists to hidden meanings in some very recognizable works, you’ll never again look at art in the same way.

Highlights

  • Created with Sketch.An irreverent look at one of the world's greatest art collections
  • Created with Sketch.See the highlights of the collection along with lesser known gems
  • Created with Sketch.Small group of 15 people or fewer and a personable, engaging and funny tour guide

Take a peek at the lighter side of great art

There are a lot of different ways to see take a Metropolitan Museum of Art Tour, but this is definitely the most light-hearted. Over 2.5-hours, your funny and engaging guide will bring you and small group of no more than 15 people for an up-close-and-personal experience with some of the strangest and most thought-provoking works at the Met. They'll also tell you the funny and off-color stories behind many of the most famous pieces.

From Egyptian wardrobe malfunctions to Washington Crossing the Delaware, risque Dutch dinnerware, to the Temple of Dendur, we have created a special Met museum tour that mixes historical curiosities with bona fide masterpieces. There's even a pop quiz about but...

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There are a lot of different ways to see take a Metropolitan Museum of Art Tour, but this is definitely the most light-hearted. Over 2.5-hours, your funny and engaging guide will bring you and small group of no more than 15 people for an up-close-and-personal experience with some of the strangest and most thought-provoking works at the Met. They'll also tell you the funny and off-color stories behind many of the most famous pieces.

From Egyptian wardrobe malfunctions to Washington Crossing the Delaware, risque Dutch dinnerware, to the Temple of Dendur, we have created a special Met museum tour that mixes historical curiosities with bona fide masterpieces. There's even a pop quiz about butts. We don't want you to just see great art; we want you to enjoy it. That's why our expert guides go out of their way to help you understand what you're seeing and what makes is so special.

In the end, it's an unforgettable couple of hours. You'll laugh, you'll gasp, and you'll have more than few stories to tell your friends next time the conversation turns towards art. Just don't blame us if you can't go to an art museum ever again without cracking a smile.

  • Sites Visited
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Tomb of Perneb
  • Meketre Tomb models
  • William the Hippo
  • Statue of Hathshepsut
  • The Temple of Dendur
  • Washington Crossing the Delaware
  • Naughtly Flemish Dinnerware
  • Painful Colombian jewelry
  • Various works Van Gogh
  • Pollock
  • Monet and more
  • Tour Includes
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art Tickets
  • Expert art historian guide
A real-life coat of armour at the Met Museum
Hear the stories that bring artworks to life on our guided Met tour
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Katie was AMAZING! She was enthusiastic, really knew her stuff and we loved her personality!