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New York: Skip-the-Line Metropolitan Museum Family Tour

New York: Skip-the-Line Metropolitan Museum Family Tour

From US$ 265.87 per person

A 2.5 hour family tour of New York's Metropolitan Museum. An expert, kid-friendly guide will engage and educate you about the museum's wonderful Ancient Greek and Roman collections, and with skip-the-line tickets you will waste no time getting in.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 2.5 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


The experience
  • Learn and play with your children while discovering the Metropolitan Museum
  • Have the advantage of skip-the-line tickets
  • See the wonders of the Greek and Roman collections
  • Wonder at masterpieces of modern art created by the likes of Pablo Picasso, Jasper John and Jackson Pollock
Full description
This is a fantastic 2.5 hour kid-friendly tour of one of New York's best loved museums, the Metropolitan. Your expert kid-friendly guide will make sure that all the family has lots of fun while learning all about the fabulous exhibits on display. Meet your guide at the main entrance to the museum, and begin a fascinating journey into the wonderful world of the Metropolitan. You will see up close some of the museum's most beautiful works of art, none more so than in the Roman and Greek collection. Dating back to the foundation of the museum, the exhibits here are mainly from ancient Greece and the Roman Empire, but there are also pieces representing the wide range of cultures and styles that were present in these geographical areas. The Amathus sarcophagus and the Etruscan Monteleone chariot are two of the collection's many highlights, while the Greek and Roman galleries can also boast a variety of classical wall paintings and reliefs from a number of different periods. Your guide will also make sure you see the Arms and Armors Hall, featuring one of the most recognisable and distinctive exhibits in the whole museum, a parade of armored figures on horseback. Other important sections include the American Art collection, ranging from the 18th to the early 20th century, and the Modern Art collection, featuring works of art created by the likes of Pablo Picasso, Jasper John and Jackson Pollock. Thanks to the skill and know-how of your highly qualified, kid-friendly guide, your tour will be enlivened by specially designed games and treasure hunts, and can be customised to cater for your family's specific requirements. So, don't miss this fantastic opportunity to see the best of the New York Metropolitan Museum.
  • Skip-the-line tickets
  • Professional guide
  • Kid-friendly guide
  • Guided tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present proof that they have received at least one dose of a FDA or WHO-approved Covid-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination may include the NYC COVID Safe App, Excelsior Pass, CDC Vaccination Card (or photo), NYC Vaccination Record, or official immunization record from outside NYC or the US
  • In addition to proof of vaccination, all participants who are over 18 years old must present a government-issued photo ID (e.g. driver’s license, passport, etc)

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Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Your guide will wait for you at the Carson Family Hall in the Education Wing at 81st St. Bench 9. They will be holding up a sign with your name on it.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
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