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Stop At: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10028-0198
Start your day with this exclusive tour through The Metropolitan Museum of Art. For an hour and a half, journey uninhibited through an institution which hosts over 5,000 years of art from every corner of the world. Experience this popular New York attraction in an intimate setting, limited to 25 guests each tour. As you roam the galleries, snap photos without the crowds and listen to commentary from an expert guide. Feel a frisson of achievement passing the long lines of people once you exit the museum. This surreal, one-of-a-kind experience is not to be missed!
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028, USA
1 hour 30 minutes
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Fantastic once in a lifetime experience. Columbia University Art Lecturer guide was fantastic. Gave us a different perspective on the museum. Have been to the museum before but far better when empty well worth it.
It was an amazing experience to see all those works of art without a lot of other distractions and with such a knowledgeable tour guide!
Our guide was raised in the Met. It showed, she obviously loved her job and made the tour outstanding. There is so much to see and she managed to give us a great overview of important exhibits, some of which we may never have found on a short visit to such a grand museum.
An immersive introduction to the museum from a PhD Columbia professor of Art History. You can't get any better than this!!!!!
I used the $ I would have spent on a Broadway play and I came here instead. It was an experience I will never forget. I learned a lot, and the docents as well as the tour guide were top notch and they LOVE the MET. You can tell they are excited to share it with you. I got to spend the entire day there but the empty part was the best part of my trip.
Experiencing the Met when it is empty is absolutely awe inspiring. The spaces in the morning when we arrived compared to after the museum opened was astonishing. This tour was worth every penny.
Wonderful tour explaining the layout of the Met and important acquisitions. Highly recommend to anyone who is overwhelmed when visiting the Met.
Great tour to get an overall feel for the Met plus where major exhibits are and how to get around. Our guide, Page Knox, PHD, Columbia University, kept us moving (which is required in a 1 1/2 hour tour) but still took the proper time to show us many exhibits and individual pieces. I hope you get her for a guide. She made the $199 fee more than worth it.
As a local New Yorker this tour is my yearly treat to myself. You get a real one of a kind experience!
I was excited to visit the Met with few patrons, however I'm not sure this was worth the experience. It was nice to have no one around but the 20 in our group especially after the tour and seeing the throngs of people coming in. The guide was knowledgeable but seemed more interested in telling us about the buildings updates and advancements and not so much the actual items on display. If I had the chance to do it all over again, I would take a pass and just get a regular ticket and Audio Tour.
Ever dream of visiting The Met like a VIP? An EmptyMet tour is your opportunity to see The Met before it opens to the public. One of the Museum’s most engaging guides leads you through an intimate view of 5,000 years of human history housed in NYC’s most visited museum and attraction. The EmptyMet tour is your chance to experience the depth and breadth of The Met’s collection in an exclusive way.