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Explore the hidden corners of the Met

Explore the hidden corners of the Met

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:1 ticket
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I have two degrees in Art and Architectural History from universities in New York City, which means I have been basically living in the Met for 9 years. I spent 3 years developing a private tour company that ran tours through the Met, where I amassed over 1000 hours of tour experience. I've worked with everyone from visiting families to bachelorette parties to corporate team building events; I've…
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What we’ll do

We will go on an exploratory adventure deep in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where I will let you in on the hidden gems in its collection, the marvels of its architecture, the characters who built it, and the many stories that make it so iconic to New Yorkers. As we go along I will tailor the experience to you and your group: I never give the same tour twice, so your interests (whatever they are…

What else you should know

This is a 1.5-2 hour walking tour, and guests should follow me closely. Please feel free to ask questions! The Met will not check luggage or laptops.

What I’ll provide

Tickets
Metropolitan Museum

What to bring

Comfortable walking shoes

Where you'll be

Visible Storage, a little-visited area with oddities such as a Colonial era port-a-pottie; the Robert Lehman collection, an elaborate annex for the collection of an eccentric billionaire, which few guests find and even fewer guests understand; the odd nexus of Musical Instruments and Arms and Armor wing, where fish and Henry VIII meet; the not-so-celebrated corner most indebted to the Met's first (and most controversial) director

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 9 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

This is a 1.5-2 hour walking tour, and guests should follow me closely. Please feel free to ask questions! The Met will not check luggage or laptops.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

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    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

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Explore the hidden corners of the Met
New experience
£49/person
New experience
£49/person