Private Combo Tour Of The Met And American Museum Of Natural History - New York City

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 5 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    10:30am
  • Departure Details :
    Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Theres no more efficient or engaging way to experience the best of New Yorks museums than on this epic combo tour. Spend a day browsing the art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art before moving to the scientific marvels at the American Museum of Natural History on a private tour. On this 5 hour excursion, your energetic guide will show you the best that these palatial museums have to offer.

Highlights

  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Led by an art historian

Know More about this tour

Start with the Met and its roughly 2 million works of art and artifacts covering everything from Ancient Egypt to modern art. From the Great Hall, youll visit the museums most important galleries. Pass through the Medieval Europe Gallery on your way to the Studiolo from the Ducal Palace. Explore armory from the Middle Ages, including pieces worn by Henry VIII. The American wing hosts the staircase from the Chicago Stock Exchange as well as the famed portrait of Washington crossing the Delaware. A host of European painters including Vermeer, Picasso, and Van Gogh awaits you as you learn about their troubled yet exciting lives.

After a break for lunch (at your own expense), check out a few of the 33 million objects housed in the American Museum of Natural History, covering basically all of Earths history. Begin with the museum itself as you learn about its history in the majestic Roosevelt Rotunda. Your guide will then reveal how the dioramas are made as you explore the giant African mammals of the Akeley Hall.

Then move towards the dinosaur exhibits where youll explore some of the most complete collections of dinosaur skeletons in the world. From the gargantuan Titanosaur to the more familiar T-Rex, youll feel like a kid again as you learn their stories. Youll then move on to hear about the North American Forests, featuring the giant Sequoia, before gazing up at the giant 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. Finally, blast off beyond our orbit in the Rose Center for Earth and Space to feel unbelievably insignificant facing the mysteries of the cosmos.

Inclusions

  • Private Museum Tour
  • Professional Tour Guide Exclusively For You
  • Tour Includes All Entrance Fees  
  • Available Daily At 10:30Am
  • Duration 5 - 5.5 Hours (Including Lunch Break)
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Exclusions

  • Tour price does NOT include hotel pickup or drop-off (we recommend UBER or Taxi)
  • Tour price does NOT include gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A maximum of 8 people per booking

A moderate amount of walking is involved

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.