Guided Tour

Great Rooms: Lifestyles of the Rich and Royal

In this overview of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century European furniture and decorative arts, visitors are guided through exquisite period-room settings that reflect changes in taste and fashion over time. The Museum's holdings are especially rich in eighteenth-century furniture from France and England, including unique pieces with French royal provenance and others from important English collections.

Free with Museum admission

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Free Programs for Adults

Download the current Free Programs for Adults brochure (PDF), which includes gallery talks, exhibition tours, lectures, Sunday at the Met events, and art-making programs. You can also find up-to-date program listings on our online calendar.

Friday Evening Gallery Events

Bring your friends and chart your own course through the galleries as you participate in activities that connect you with works of art.

Garden Tour at The Cloisters Museum and Gardens

Enjoy collection highlight tours, garden tours, gallery talks, and other programs at The Cloisters museum and gardens, the branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in northern Manhattan devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe.