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Treasures of the MET Guided Tour

Question – where can you find over 5,000 years of art from around the globe?

Answer – New York City’s own Metropolitan Museum of Art!

We admit that’s a lot of art to take in, but we also have a solution. With our Treasures of the Met Guided Tour, you’ll be introduced to the Met’s most important works in its permanent collection, with one of our savvy art specialists serving as your licensed tour guide. Plus, this private tour can be customized based on your interests. 

What can you expect to see? Well, there’s the inspiring American Wing featuring the iconic painting of Washington Crossing the Delaware, a breathtaking atrium featuring a replica of a Tiffany stained-glass window, and art and artifacts spanning the colonial period to the early 20th century.

Then there’s an outstanding collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings including works by some of the greatest artists to walk the earth – Van Gogh, Monet, Renoir and Degas. And that just touches on what this Met highlights tour can offer.

There are many NYC art tours as well as Met tours available, but this highly recommended experience is one that will leave you feeling like a specialist in art history yourself!

Offered Year Round

Duration: 2-Hours
Start Time: Between 11am and 2pm
Meeting Location: The Great Hall of The Met
Activity Level: Easy

Treasures of the MET Guided Tour
Itinerary & Highlights

  • Your Met customized – and private – guided tour begins when you meet your expert fine art guide in the Great Hall of the Metropolitan Museum of Art at a pre-designated time.
  • From there it’s off to check out the permanent collection with plenty of commentary along the way – and you get to decide what you specifically want to focus on.
  • The Met’s exhibition areas are varied. You’ll find ones centered on Greek and Roman Art, Egyptian Art, Medieval Art, Modern and Contemporary Art, European Sculpture and Decorative Arts and more.
  • Some other fascinating exhibits that you can take in include the following:
    • The Temple of Dendur – an ancient Egyptian temple that was relocated to the Met in the 1960s.
    • The Arms and Armor Wing – a fascinating exhibit that provides visitors with a glimpse into the history of weapons and armor from around the world.
    • The European Sculpture and Decorative Arts Wing – home to an impressive range of Italian Renaissance sculpture, including works by artists such as Michelangelo, Donatello and Verrocchio
  • As you take in the collection of rare and beautiful objects that are housed in this iconic museum, you’ll also learn more about their significance and feel the excitement as your guide makes the museum come to life and happily answers your questions in depth.
  • Yes – your choices are many, but your guide can assist in simplifying the many options available to you.
  • All stops, timing and inclusions of the tour are dependent on traffic and weather conditions.

Starting from: $849 per guest

Please contact us for customized pricing information.

Or contact us to create a tailor-made vacation.