Met & Museum of Natural History Semi-Private Skip-the-Line Tour - Max 8 People

5 hr, 30 min

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Join our enthusiastic guide and up to 8 guests on this 5 to 5.5 hour semi-private guided museum combo tour that will explore history, art, and nature’s marvels at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the American Museum of Natural History. You’ll have a short break between the two museums to stay comfortable. Visit two of the Big Apple’s most iconic museums in one day, allowing you to make the most of your time in...
Join our enthusiastic guide and up to 8 guests on this 5 to 5.5 hour semi-private guided museum combo tour that will explore history, art, and nature’s marvels at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the American Museum of Natural History. You’ll have a short break between the two museums to stay comfortable. Visit two of the Big Apple’s most iconic museums in one day, allowing you to make the most of your time in New York.
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Itinerary Details

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Stop At: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10028-0198

With no less than 2 million works of art and artifacts on hand, the Met showcases objects from Ancient Greece and Egypt as well as modern art from Europe and beyond. During this tour, you’ll start at the sumptuous Great Hall before moving to the museum’s most important galleries. In the Medieval Europe Gallery you’ll learn about the Studiolo from the Ducal Palace as well as armory worn by Henry VIII. The American wing hosts the staircase from the Chicago Stock Exchange as well as the iconic portrait of Washington crossing the Delaware River. Learn about the turbulent and inspiring lives of several European painters including Vermeer, Seurat, and Van Gogh in the European wings. 


Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: American Museum of Natural...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10028-0198

With no less than 2 million works of art and artifacts on hand, the Met showcases objects from Ancient Greece and Egypt as well as modern art from Europe and beyond. During this tour, you’ll start at the sumptuous Great Hall before moving to the museum’s most important galleries. In the Medieval Europe Gallery you’ll learn about the Studiolo from the Ducal Palace as well as armory worn by Henry VIII. The American wing hosts the staircase from the Chicago Stock Exchange as well as the iconic portrait of Washington crossing the Delaware River. Learn about the turbulent and inspiring lives of several European painters including Vermeer, Seurat, and Van Gogh in the European wings. 


Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: American Museum of Natural History, 79th Street Central Park West, New York City, NY 10024

After a break for lunch, move to the American Museum of Natural History where you’ll take a trip through time and space. The museum’s 33 million objects are spread through 28 different buildings. You’ll start by learning the museum’s history in the majestic Roosevelt Rotunda before moving onto hear how the dioramas are created as you explore the giant African mammals of the Akeley Hall. 

The creatures get even bigger as you move towards the dinosaur exhibits featuring some of the most complete collections of dinosaur skeletons anywhere in the world. From the gargantuan Titanosaur to the crowd-favorite T-Rex, even the most serious adult feels like a kid staring up at these beasts. You’ll then move on to hear about the North American Forests, featuring the giant Sequoia, before gaping up at the Blue Whale hanging overhead in the Hall of Ocean Life. Visit some American mammals as you learn about the National Parks of the United States. End your visit with a trip to space, exploring the Cosmic Pathway that details the no fewer than 13 billion years of our universe’s existence.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Babylon Tours New York City, New York City, NY 10022

With no less than 2 million works of art and artifacts on hand, the Met showcases objects from Ancient Greece and Egypt as well as modern art from Europe and beyond. During this tour, you’ll start at the sumptuous Great Hall before moving to the museum’s most important galleries. In the Medieval Europe Gallery you’ll learn about the Studiolo from the Ducal Palace as well as armory worn by Henry VIII. The American wing hosts the staircase from the Chicago Stock Exchange as well as the iconic portrait of Washington crossing the Delaware River. Learn about the turbulent and inspiring lives of several European painters including Vermeer, Seurat, and Van Gogh in the European wings. 

After a break for lunch, move to the American Museum of Natural History where you’ll take a trip through time and space. The museum’s 33 million objects are spread through 28 different buildings. You’ll start by learning the museum’s history in the majestic Roosevelt Rotunda before moving onto hear how the dioramas are created as you explore the giant African mammals of the Akeley Hall. 

The creatures get even bigger as you move towards the dinosaur exhibits featuring some of the most complete collections of dinosaur skeletons anywhere in the world. From the gargantuan Titanosaur to the crowd-favorite T-Rex, even the most serious adult feels like a kid staring up at these beasts. You’ll then move on to hear about the North American Forests, featuring the giant Sequoia, before gaping up at the Blue Whale hanging overhead in the Hall of Ocean Life. Visit some American mammals as you learn about the National Parks of the United States. End your visit with a trip to space, exploring the Cosmic Pathway that details the no fewer than 13 billion years of our universe’s existence.

Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
  • Duration 5 - 5.5 Hours (Including A Lunch Break)
  • Entry/Admission - American Museum of Natural History
  • Semi-Private Museum Tour
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Entry/Admission - The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Semi-Private" Means Group Size Is Never More Than 8 Guests Maximum
  • All Entrance Fees
Not Included
  • Tour price does NOT include hotel pickup or drop-off (we recommend UBER or Taxi)
  • Tour is NOT available for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
  • Tour price does NOT include gratuities (optional)
Departure Point
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028, USA
10:30 AM
Return Details
American Museum of Natural History, 200 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024, USA
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • A maximum of 8 people per booking
  • Minimum numbers apply. This tour will not run without a minimum of 2 guests to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • Notes: The Met and Natural History Museum may be subjected to occasional closures without previous warning from the museum management. When this occurs, we will provide guests with an appropriate alternative if the museum opening time is delayed more than 1h from the tour starting time. In these cases we are unable to provide refunds or discounts. Appropriate dress is required for entry into some sites on this tour. No large bags or suitcases are allowed inside the museum, only handbags or small thin bag packs are allowed through security. Due to increased security measures at many attractions some lines may form on tours with 'Skip the Line' or 'No Wait' access. Some specific rooms inside the museum are subjected to a very quiet or restricted right to speak inside, in this cases your guide will provide the information about this places before entering the specific rooms where this rule applies. Some collections may vary along the year.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.