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Met Museum & Central Park Semi-Private Skip-the-Line Tour: Max 8 People provided by Babylon Tours New York City

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Met Museum & Central Park Semi-Private Skip-the-Line Tour: Max 8 People

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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Updated 25/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
  • You'll start at
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028, USA
    By the Information Desk in front of the Egyptian Pharaoh statue, in the Great Hall of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
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  • 1
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Central Park
    Stop: 3 hours
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  • 3
    432 Park Avenue
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 4
    Time Warner Center
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 5
    Bow Bridge
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 6
    Gapstow Bridge
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 7
    Turtle Pond
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 8
    The Dakota
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 9
    Strawberry Fields, John Lennon Memorial
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 10
    Bethesda Fountain
    Stop: 10 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028, USA
Return Details
Central Park, New York, NY, USA
  • Semi-Private Museum Tour
  • Semi-Private" Means Group Size Is Never More Than 8 Guests Maximum
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Duration 5 - 5.5 Hours (Including A Lunch Break)
  • All Entrance Fees
  • Entry/Admission - The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
  • Tour price does NOT include hotel pickup or drop-off (we recommend UBER or Taxi)
  • Tour price does NOT include gratuities (optional)
  • Tour is NOT available for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
  • Entry/Admission - The Dakota
  • Entry/Admission - Central Park Zoo
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • 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 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.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Matt wrote a review Dec 2019
2 contributions1 helpful vote
I’ve been to the Met several times without a guide, this was my first trip with one. So glad I did the tour. Highly recommend it. Katherine was very knowledgeable and a great host.
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Date of experience: December 2019
Judy L wrote a review Oct 2019
Shickley, Nebraska, United States8 contributions2 helpful votes
We had such a good day with Jeff! He showed us highlights of the museum (which would have been overwhelming without a knowledgeable guide) and Central park. He was personable and friendly and did a great job answering our questions. It was a great overview of 2 NYC gems. His
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Date of experience: October 2019
Joan H wrote a review May 2019
Grand Junction, Colorado6 contributions1 helpful vote
Our guide Katherine was knowledgeable and personable. She managed to keep our tour moving while allowing time for individual interests and questions. We couldn’t have asked for a better tour guide or a more enjoyable tour.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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By: Babylon Tours New York City
Fantastic Tour of Central Park
Jonathan gave us a fantastic tour. We had been to Central Park many times but we went to many areas of the park we
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Joan H
Wonderful experience!
Katherine gave us an amazing tour of the Met and Central Park; we still talk about what a perfect day it was! We h
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Exquisite details about art at the Met / Natural History made exciting
(apologies late review) Really enjoyed the Met as our expert guide provided exquisite details behind every piece of
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FIrst time at the Met
This was my first time visiting the Met. Our tour guide Robin was wonderful. She was full of interesting insights
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Incredible experience
Mark was an amazing tour guide. We had such a blast. I Scheduled a tour with myself and three teenage boys 13, 16
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Robin was the perfect tour guide. She knew the museum, in and out. She was able to provide information regarding th
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Couldn’t have asked for a better tour!
Wow. This tour was just fantastic. Katherine was our tour guide, and she did absolutely everything in her power to
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Best Met Tour!
Robin is fantastic!!!! Her knowledge of art and history made for such an enjoyable experience. I highly recommend
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Mrs Lorna Knott
Mark was a wonderful tour guide. His passion and enthusiasm for art was a joy. He read the room very quickly and al
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A new appreciation for the Met
Mark was a wonderful guide! He was very knowledgeable about the history and architecture of the museum, and he offe
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An Amazing Day at the museum!
We started our day seeing the wonderful volcano movie. Then experienced the incredible solar system in the planetar
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Best tour we have ever taken!!
We were absolutely impressed by the tour!! It was out first time to New York and this has been one of the best high
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Highly recommended tour!
We had an excellent experience with Mark. We learned a lot and we explored areas of the Museum that we would never
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Private tour of Met
It was excellent!!! I booked this tour for my 40th birthday, for me, my 8 year old daughter and my two parents. Rob
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Mark was an OUTSTANDING guide!
Mark was knowledgeable, personable, and a joy to spend the afternoon with! We learned so much ... highly recommend!
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  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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