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Make your way to the Metropolitan Museum of Art to meet your guide and group. Move past the crowds and enjoy skip-the-line admission with your guide in the lead.

Put aside any idea about stuffy museum tours as you enter this huge, hallowed art institution for a most unconventional tour. Expect your guide to focus on the strangest and most scandalous works of art as you move through the galleries.

Your guide customizes this tour based on your small group's interests, with no two tours ever the same. This tour goes beyond straight art history to tell the juicy backstories of the artists and the art itself. You'll play games, participate in quizzes, and find spots to take the best social media-worthy photos.

Booking this popular tour ahead of time ensures that you'll avoid disappointment in the case of a sold-out day.

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Overview

Get a different take on New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art during this fast-paced, interactive, “renegade” tour that’s far from an ordinary museum tour. Focused on the weirdest and most scandalous artwork and accompanied by insider secrets and behind-the-scenes information, this guided tour isn't recommended for participants under 16 years of age. Plus, skip-the-line access means you'll save valuable vacation time.

Highlights
  • Admission ticket to the Metropolitan Museum of Art included with this tour
  • Skip the line to breeze past crowds, saving valuable time
  • See the Met differently from the typical visitor on this 16-and-up tour
  • Learn scandalous stories behind artists, their artwork, and art history
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Met Tour with Frank!

Frank was very knowledgeable and very funny. This was easily the best museum tour I have ever been on. Beneath all the humour, was certainly long hours of preparation work, very impressive. I highly recommend this tour!

Thank EmunYW
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great fun at the Met....do not skip this tour.

Delightfully fresh approach to visiting a museum. The Met is enormous and can be overwhelming. This tour invites the visitor to approach the museum in a completely different way, by exploring its diversity in a very hand-picked, carefully vetted way. Our guide Ben was perfect:...More

Thank cm8602016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
The MET with Frank!

I had an absolute blast on the tour of the MET! Frank, our tour guide, was hilarious and informative from the moment we started. I've been to the MET before but this was by far the BEST visit I've ever had thanks to Frank. His...More

Thank Josh S
Reviewed 9 July 2018
Kylie was amazing!

This was my 2nd Museum Hack tour and it was so much fun. I had two teenagers with me and two other adults who dont always love a museum tour. They all said it was one of their favorite parts of the vacation. Kylie was...More

Thank taknaangii
Reviewed 29 June 2018
Fun & Fascinating

My husband and I live in NYC, but never take advantage. The MET is a place I could spend several visits enjoying on my own and he is a cultured, but less than enthused museum fan. I chose this tour to appease both of our...More

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Dorothy B
11 August 2018|
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Response from taknaangii | Reviewed this property |
There is an Egyptian statue in the Great Hall. Right in the entry. That is where they meet you. They will have a sign.
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Kellie A
2 July 2018|
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Response from Museum_Hack | Property representative |
Hi Kellie, Thank you for reaching out. =) We do require that all guests are at least 16 years old to come on our public tours, as we're aiming to craft an experience for adults to enjoy with other adults. We are happy to... More
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Sonia E
3 May 2018|
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Tours are ~2 hours long
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