Mark Venaglia, an artist in his own right, gave my wife and I a special tour of the museum. His presentation centered on the history of the building, the artists and how they related to each other socially and politically. Was a special tour.
Tours and Tickets by Babylon Tours New York City
Encounter the extremes of Earth without leaving New York City on a private guided tour of the American Museum of Natural History. From prehistoric giants like the Tyrannosaurus rex and wooly mammoth to the giant blue whale and animals of the African savannah, come face-to-face with skeletons and dioramas featuring some of the planet's most astounding species, and even explore the outer reaches of the cosmos. A dedicated guide makes sure you see the highlights of the massive collection spread out over 28 different buildings and skip-the-line admission means you can jump ahead of the crowds.
Get a personalized introduction to New York City's legendary arts showcase on a private tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Housing more than 2 million objects, this renowned institution can be overwhelming to explore, so let a private art historian guide show you all the highlights, from Henry VIII’s armor and paintings by Vermeer to the Chicago Stock Exchange steps and pop culture memorabilia. Opt for an evening tour on the weekends to explore away from the daytime crowds.
Take the guesswork out of a visit to New York’s most acclaimed museum with a small-group tour the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Skip the line and see the most important pieces of the enormous collection—including European paintings, ancient Egyptian sculpture, medieval armor, and pop culture memorabilia—and learn the stories behind the art from an expert guide. Group size is limited to eight for a more personalized tour of this world-renowned institution.
Skip-the-line Private Combo Tour: The Met Museum & Museum of Natural History
If museums are on your New York City bucket list, explore two of the finest in the world on this private combo tour. First, admire masterpieces by Vermeer and van Gogh, medieval armor, ancient Egyptian statues, and other artsy artifacts at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. After a lunch break, head over to the American Museum of Natural History for a tour through time and space on planet Earth, complete with lifelike dioramas, near-complete dinosaur skeletons, and 33 million other scientific objects.
$139.00 per adult
Skip-the-line Met & Museum of Natural History Combo Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max
Devote a day to two of New York City's top museums with a guided combo tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Admire artistic masterpieces spanning ancient Greece to Renaissance Europe and postmodern pop culture at the Met, and then delve into the mysteries of the earth and cosmos as you explore T-rex skeletons, African mammal dioramas, and outer space exhibits. It's a great way to make the most of your time and ensure you see the highlights of both vast collections.
$139.00 per adult
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