Adult and Personal Groups
The Met welcomes adult groups to explore the Museum's collection. Reserve a private tour with a Museum guide or lecture to your own group in the galleries.
To request a guided or self-guided group visit at The Met Fifth Avenue or The Met Cloisters, please complete the request form:
For additional information, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Masks are strongly recommended.
Read our Group Guidelines and Visitor Guidelines.
Membership benefits and other passes are not valid for group admission.
Organizations with limited resources may qualify for significantly reduced rates or fee waivers. Please ask for details when you request a reservation.
|Seniors (65 and over)||$20|
|One group leader per self-guided reservation receives complimentary admission.|
|Admission plus flat fee per 25 people for a one hour tour*||$200|
*Subject to gallery capacity.
Visiting The Met Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters? Your group can visit the second location on the same day at no additional charge. Reservations are required.
Engaging, hour-long private tours are led by trained Museum guides and offer extraordinary opportunities for your group to make the most of their encounters with great works of art.
To request a guided visit for your group, please complete the Group Visit Request Form above at least three weeks in advance. All tours are subject to guide availability.
Guided Visit Topics
At The Met Fifth Avenue or The Met Cloisters, groups may request tours of the collection.
The Met Fifth Avenue Guided Visit Topics (PDF)
The Met Cloisters Guided Visit Topics (PDF)
Limited tours are available in Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish (subject to guide availability).
Guided visits are limited to 30 people. Larger groups will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Groups larger than 25 will be divided into smaller groups before entering the galleries.
Guided visits are conducted as follows:
The Met Fifth Avenue: Sunday through Tuesday, and Thursday, 10:15 am–3:30 pm, Friday and Saturday, 10:15 am–6 pm. Closed Wednesday.
The Met Cloisters: Thursday through Tuesday, 11 am–3 pm. Closed Wednesday.
Groups are invited to explore the Museum's collection independently, and are welcome to visit with their own lecturer. To request a self-guided visit for your group, please complete the Group Visit Request Form above at least one week in advance.
Lecturing is not permitted in special exhibitions. The Museum cannot guarantee access to all galleries at all times.
Self-guided visits are limited to 30 people. Larger groups will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Groups larger than 25 will be instructed to split into smaller groups before entering the galleries. There may be no more than 25 people per lecturer.
Self-guided appointments are available at the following times:
The Met Fifth Avenue: Sunday through Tuesday, and Thursday, 10 am–3:30 pm; and Friday and Saturday, 10 am–6:30 pm. Closed Wednesday.
The Met Cloisters: Thursday through Tuesday, 12 pm–3 pm.* Closed Wednesday.
*The Met Cloisters closes at 4:30 pm November–February.
Audio Guide devices are not currently available. Stream or download the latest Audio Guide content to your personal device. Enhance your visit to The Met Cloisters with the Bloomberg Connects app.