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Met Museum Tour for Kids with Skip-the-Line Tickets

Discover the museum through creative storytelling with a family-friendly expert guide
From US$446 privately
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Tour Details
3 hours
Product Type
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Photos & Highlights
  • Explore the collection of the Met with interactive, family-friendly storytelling
  • Led by an expert guide with experience working with young minds and their learning needs
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Tour Description
Our educator-led tour of the Met for kids tour is a wonderful adventure into the ways stories can be told through art. Together, by exploring objects from collections across the museum, such as ancient Greek sculpture, Renaissance altarpieces, Medieval armor, American portraiture, or Impressionist landscapes, we will examine how artists communicate narrative throughout history in a variety of media. We’ll learn to read these narratives and discover what they can tell us about the time, place, and people connected with each work. 

Met for Kids - Tailored to your Family

As this is a private walk, the material will be tailored to the level and interests of the youngest participants. For children 12 and under your guide will engage them to find elements in paintings, or a drawing exploration to keep the children interacting while learning. For middle schoolers, the emphasis is placed on questioning the works of art and our assumptions about them. In each case, we ask that you tell us about your children's current studies and provide any comments about their learning styles you can.

Booking Instructions

We make a special group reservation for our visit to the museum, which allows you to skip the long entry lines to the museum. These reservation tickets will be added to your cart when you check out. Your guide will have your entry buttons with him/her on the day of the walk. However, due to enhanced COVID-19 safety precautions at this venue, there will be a mandatory security line that we must wait in together. 

Please note that museum memberships cannot substitute for the group reservation required by the museum. All reservation ticket sales are final and cannot be refunded. 


Is this tour wheelchair accessible? 
Yes, this tour is wheelchair accessible. 
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Our guide John answered about 300 questions from my kids during our tour. Thank you for your patience, knowledge, and engagement!
Our family tour of The Met with Jessica was wonderful! She was extremely knowledgeable.
David was personable and engaged with our young kids. He gave a great overview of the museum!