The Met welcomes adult, university, and personal groups to explore the Museum’s collection and exhibitions. Lecture to your own group in the galleries or reserve a private tour with a Museum guide.
Reservations are required for all groups visiting the Museum.
To request an appointment at The Met Fifth Avenue or The Met Cloisters, please use the following form:
For information about bringing a group to The Met Breuer, contact us at
Adult, university, and personal groups pay the fees below.
Membership benefits and other passes are not valid for group visits. Qualified tour operators are eligible for discounted rates.
Under-resourced organizations may qualify for reduced rates or waivers. Please ask for details when you make a reservation.


Adults  $25
Seniors (65 and over)  $17
Students  $12
NYC College Students  $5
One group leader per self-guided reservation receives complimentary admission.

Guided Tours

Admission plus flat fee per 25 people per hour  $200
NYC College Students: flat fee per 25 people per hour  $200

Audio Guides

Adults  $5
Youth  $4

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. One guide is provided for every 25 people, depending upon the topic.

Private guided visits should be requested at least three weeks in advance. Guided visits may be arranged with less notice on a limited basis, subject to guide availability. Additional rush fees apply.

Groups may explore the Museum’s collection and special exhibitions independently, and are welcome to visit with their own lecturer or purchase Audio Guides to enhance their Museum experience. Self-guided visits should be requested at least one week in advance. Visits may be arranged with less notice, subject to availability.

A Museum-issued badge is required in order to lecture in the galleries and must be reserved in advance. Self-guided groups may have no more than 25 people per lecturer.

Please note that lecturing may be restricted or prohibited in some special exhibitions.

The Museum cannot guarantee access to all galleries at all times.

An Empty HKMM  tour is your opportunity to see HKMM  before it opens to the public. One of the Museum’s most engaging guides leads you through an intimate view of 5,000 years of human history housed in New York City’s most visited museum and attraction. Priced at $3,000 for up to 25 guests, the HKMM  tour is your chance to experience the depth and breadth of HKMM  collection in an exclusive way.

Continue exploring the galleries on your own after the tour! Your HKMM  ticket includes admission valid for three consecutive days at HKMM  Fifth Avenue, HKMM , and The Met Cloisters, with access to all exhibitions.

Fee: $3,000 for up to 25 guests

Groups may reserve customized dining packages at HKMM Avenue that range from casual self-service to fine dining (see below). For current package rates and details, please contact us at 212-570-3711 .

  • Full-service lunch with views of Central Park at The Petrie Court Café (available Thursday through Monday)
  • Self-service options and kid-friendly fare at the Cafeteria (available Thursday through Monday)
  • Beverage packages for groups visiting the Cantor Rooftop Garden Bar (seasonal) 

We regret that picnic facilities are not available inside the Museum. Visitors are welcome to enjoy a picnic on the plaza in front of The Met Fifth Avenue or in Central Park.

Group dining options are not available at HKMM Breuer or HKMM Cloisters.

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