Leafy home to the City’s elite, the Upper East Side is a place for pastry, pearls and pocket squares. Refined culture and shopping are the name of the game up here. Case in point: Museum Mile, whose institutions include big names like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum alongside gems like Neue Galerie and the Frick Collection. The shopping options offer a chance to get a new wardrobe from luxury boutiques and high-end department stores.
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This 3-hour fast-paced, reverently irreverent tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art exposes all of the backstory, gossip and history of the artists and the art. This small-group tour races through the museum, focusing on the "Un-Highlights." You've never seen the Met like this!
This ain't your grandma's museum tour! This two-hour, fast-paced, interactive small group tour offers you the most incredible, most scandalous and most amazing backstory for the amazing objects at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
You will have 2 or 5 days to hit all the stops of your tour: snap pictures on a Double Decker Bus Tour, learn about the rich history of the city at Museum of The City of New York, and explore the skyline from our Liberty Cruise. Explore Downtown, Uptown, Brooklyn, or The Bronx, and see New York City at Night. Your pass also includes our 75-minute Downtown Liberty Cruise, getting you up close to the Statue of Liberty. Other perks include museum admission, breakfast, and a 2-hour free Bike Rental with any Bike Rental purchase. With the help of an automated and live tour guide, you and your family couldn't find a more thorough and exciting sightseeing tour. Whether visiting for the first time or a New York native, you're guaranteed to fall in love with the city all over again. So why wait? Take a bite out of the Big Apple with Go NY Tours!
One of the world’s greatest art museums, the Metropolitan Museum of Art — aka the Met — is so vast you could easily spend days inside. This 2- or 3-hour tour cuts to the chase, taking you straight to the collection’s highlights for an in-depth look. A knowledgeable guide introduces you to a broad spectrum of art, jewelry, ancient relics and architecture on this small-group tour, limited to 15 people. Booking this tour allows you to skip the entrance line, and from May to October, you'll also visit the rooftop garden for views over Central Park.
Experience the Metropolitan Museum of Art in a whole new way on this 2-hour photography tour. See this iconic museum through the eyes of a skilled photographer, and capture expert photos of the Met's awe-inspiring interiors filled with natural light. You'll learn photography skills along the way.
A visit to New York City wouldn’t be complete without a trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. And you will have more time to see it all with this convenient skip-the-line ticket. At the city’s most visited museum and attraction, you will experience collections spanning more than 5,000 years of culture, from prehistory to the present. The tour also includes same-day admission to The Met Breuer (Tuesday-Sunday) and The Met Cloisters, the museum's magnificent faux-medieval monastery in upper Manhattan that houses a rich collection of European art from the Middle Ages. Want to Visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York like never before?
Founded by three free-thinking dancers who wanted to explore unorthodox possibilities, Eidolon Ballet draws on innovative dance and collaborative processes to create avant-garde works, such as their Dashpot piece, an exploration of limiting dancers’ movement with fabric.
The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium is home to the Metropolitan Museum’s extensive, varied programming, including lectures and panels in conjunction with special exhibitions, documentary and film screenings, concerts and performances by world-class artists and musicians, and the popular “Sunday at the Met” program.
This gallery—the New York outpost of the Praxis international gallery group, which operate sister galleries in Miami and Buenos Aires—focuses on contemporary art (including paintings, drawings, sculptures and prints) by both new and established Latin American artists.