Cloisters: Medieval Art & Architecture Tour

What to expect
  • Explore the MET’s medieval exhibits housed at the Cloisters in Fort Tryon Park, one of the jewels of the city
  • Wander surreal grounds featuring historical structures brought over from Eastern Europe
  • Learn about the art works and architecture of the museum from a medieval arts expert
  • Discover one of NYC’s landmark arts exhibits during a fun and informative tour
Looking to shine a light on the dark ages?

During this three-hour walking tour, you’ll explore the MET’s medieval arts and architecture collection at the Cloisters in Fort Tryon Park. Situated on a hill overlooking the Hudson River, the Cloisters was designed and built in the 1930s, and includes parts from five Eastern European abbeys deconstructed, shipped to the United States, and then reconstructed into a museum like no other.

Your guide on this journey back in time will be an art historian specializing the medieval works, who will take you on a comprehensive tour of the incredible exhibits and gardens housed within. Among the art pieces you will find both religious and secular works, including paintings, altarpieces, carvings, gold and silver, stained glass, illuminated manuscripts, and sculptures.

New York City is about to get medieval on your … brain.

Note: There is a 2 person minimum to book this activity and a 6 person maximum. Please inform vendor of any mobility concerns.
Key Highlights
Price $85.00 per guest
Duration / Session 3 hours
# Sessions 1
Cancellation notice must be provided at least 48 hours in advance in order to receive a 85% refund.

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