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Shady Ladies Tours

1202 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10028-1439
+1 646-560-3205
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Shady Ladies Tours uncovers the sexy secrets of history and art. Our tours show you the sexy side of the world's great museums and cities. We currently offer 4 tours of the Metropolitan Museum: Shady Ladies (courtesans and royal mistresses), Nasty Women (powerful and ambitious women), Fashion and Beauty, and our new tour, Hidden Secrets of the Metropolitan—a tour about the scandalous backstories that bring the masterpieces to life!
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1202 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10028-1439
Upper East Side
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"art history"
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"metropolitan museum"
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"fun and informative tour"
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"paris tour"
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"our guide was extremely knowledgeable"
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"wonderful stories"
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"works of art"
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"fun afternoon"
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"thought provoking"
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"learning experience"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This targeted tour was engaging and informative. One of the best ways to see the cavernous Metropolitan Museum of Art. Subject matter more adult than child.More

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Thanks for the great review, Ellen! One of the things we like about our tours is that they each give you a kind of orientation in this vast and overwhelming museum: by focusing on a theme, we show you several different sections of the museum...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent tour with wonderful historical background information! The fact that we covered most of the museum moving from piece to piece is actually advantageous. We got to see sections of the museum some of us had never been to before!!

Thank Marie M
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Andrew L, Owner at Shady Ladies Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for coming on the tour! The Met is such a big museum that we think people get intimidated. So we try to orient them by taking them all around--and definitely by including sections that most people haven't seen. Come again some time!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Entertaining and educational tidbits enlivened the most obscure corners of the museum. We were treated to stories of heroism and the perseverance of the artist against the odds of society. It was inspirational and good exercise as well as we travelled back and forth across...More

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Andrew L, Owner at Shady Ladies Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review! We look forward to seeing you again on another tour!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour was incredible. The tour guide knew so many little details and was so entertaining. I really enjoyed his stories and hope to take another one of his themed tours.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The "Women"s History Tour of Greenwich Village" was superb, as were the 3 tours I took with professor Lear at the Met. Always packed with knowledge, I come away inspired to learn more. What else can I ask of a tour???????????

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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