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Renegade Metropolitan Museum of Art Tour with Skip-the-line Access

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
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Renegade Metropolitan Museum of Art Tour with Skip-the-line Access
From US$69.00
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11:00am
This ain't your Grandma's museum tour! In two hours, explore the often-overlooked, most scandalous, most amazing objects in the Met's massive collection. This Met Un-Highlights Tour departs at 11:00am
From US$69.00
2:30pm
This ain't your Grandma's museum tour! In two hours, explore the often-overlooked, most scandalous, most amazing objects in the Met's massive collection. This Met Un-Highlights Tour departs at 2:30pm
From US$69.00
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.

What to Expect

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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1 - 5 of 23 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
The most I’ve enjoyed the Met

Our tour guide, Bex, gave us “permission” to have fun with the statues, had us come up with stories about our favourite paintings, and shared juicy feminist/anti-colonialist gossip about the museum that I loved. It was like coming on tour with your best friend who...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 1 week ago
Must do tour

Took our 2 teenagers on this tour and Frank our guide converted them into MET lovers. Frank was fast paced and so so funny. He kept our group engaged and laughing whilst supplying loads of facts. We are all clear that we would visit The...More

Thank holidaymakernsw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
if you like fun, this tour is for your. If you are too full of yourself to enjoy gags, skip it.

The "Frank" experience is like learning to drink beer. At first, you are just not sure about it. Maybe too strong, not for you. But after a few sips, you cannot think of going through life, or in this case the Met, without Frank. My...More

Thank Isra-Caltraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Actually a 3.5 star tour for me

My family did the 2 hour tour at the Met with Frank. Frank is very good guide- he was funny, knowledgable - and he managed our group well. Parts of the tour were great- we learned some cool stuff about several pieces and artifacts. But...More

1  Thank Lori B
Museum_Hack, Guest Relations Manager at Museum Hack, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Lori! Thank you for writing in and sharing your feedback with us. We appreciate you and your family taking the time to join us for a tour with Frank, and we're glad you enjoyed him as a guide! Our goal is not only to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Incredible, hilarious tour!

Frank Hartley was our guide at the Met and it was an unforgettable experience. What an incredibly knowledgeable, hilarious and eccentric guy! Absolutely loved the tour and I would do the same tour with Frank again in a heartbeat. I will be sure to book...More

Thank Kentaro R
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Sonia E
3 May 2018|
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Tours are ~2 hours long
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3 April 2018|
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I think the admission is only to the museum.
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