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Private Family Tour at Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • Nurture a child’s love of art and culture on a family-friendly museum tour 
  • Explore the Met with a private guide who is an art historian 
  • Save time with skip-the-line access and multiple departure times daily
Private Family Tour at Metropolitan Museum of Art
From US$79.00
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MET Highlights Tour for kidsMost Popular
Fun interactive tour for families with kids where you will be engaged in fascinating history of Egyptian Pyramids, Greek Gods, Medieval Kings, American Art and Ancient Asia.
From US$89.00
Ancient Asia Tour at MET
Fun and interactive tour for families with kids where you will learn about Confucius, Buddha, Asian warriors Samurais and the greatest inventions of that time.
From US$79.00
Visit Manhattan’s Metropolitan Museum of Art on a tour designed for children of all ages and conducted for just your family. Perfect for art-loving parents who want to share their passion with their kids, this personalized exploration of the Met highlights artifacts that kids will appreciate—items such as suits of armor and Egyptian mummies. An art historian guide tells stories and offers activities to keep kids amused and engaged.
What to Expect
Meet your guide at the Main Hall of the Met and skip the admission line. With your tickets ready, you can head straight for the exhibits, which vary depending on your choice at checkout. Navigate through one of the world’s great art institutions, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, with a private guide who is also an art historian.
Along the way, stop at displays specifically selected to appeal to children’s interests, including the Arms and Armors Hall, the Greek and Roman Hall, and sections devoted to ancient cultures. Kids will learn about Egyptian temples and see the armor worn by Japanese samurais. At the end of your tour, you are free to continue exploring the museum on your own.
Reviews (24)
1 - 5 of 18 reviews
Reviewed August 22, 2018
Terrific way to see the MET

Had an amazing tour of the Met with Sarah. She had the kids engaged and interested from the beginning and the tour was very easy on them and fun for all of us. Highly recommend it!! Very reasonable price too to spend over two hours...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Chris O
Reviewed May 8, 2018
Highlight of our trip!

Our tour guide was Sarah who was fabulous. Our 13yr old son and daughter loved every minute of it and learned so much as it was both interesting and fun.Feels a bit pricey when you book but you will not regret it. We have just...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JGCRJamieson
Reviewed April 6, 2018
Fantastic guide

Our guide Sarah was absolutely fantastic, Our kids aged 4,7,7, 8 yrs old remained engaged the whole time, asked lots of questions and had a very enjoyable time. My sons both said “ she was 5 star mum”. I’d definitely recommend her and was so...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Znedel
Reviewed April 4, 2018
Engaging MET Tour for our Teenage Boys!

We booked a Curious Minds Tour because we wanted to introduce our two teenage sons to the beauty, stories, and history behind the artifacts in the MET without overwhelming them with the sheer volume of items on display. Our guide, Sarah, exceeded our expectations as...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank TammyM677
Reviewed April 2, 2018
Terrific family tour

Sarah did a terrific job, showing us interesting items and really tailoring everything with our 9 year old in mind. Highly recommend both her and this tour. We got a nice overview of the Met and had time afterward to go see other things that...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank tdhousto
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Daniel M
May 15, 2018|
Response from tdhousto | Reviewed this property |
You would need to contact them directly and ask some specifics. But on our private tour, the guide made it clear she would adjust the tour to meet out needs.
brad c
May 7, 2018|
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Response from tdhousto | Reviewed this property |
2 hours