If you find conventional museum visits boring this is your antidote.
A new and fun filled way of visiting the museum: Museum Quest New York is a combination of audio guide, guide book, and quiz show based on the book written by Lisa Farrington PhD and Brian Cooper.
You’ll be guided through the museum’s departments with turn by turn directions and asked to identify fabulous art objects along the way by finding the answers to clues presented to you in riddle form. You’ll find many of the museum’s masterpieces and treasures. The answers are given in a fun and amusing context written by professional art historians.
You can download the App for Free and take a Free sample of a one of our quests.
You are sure to like it. You can purchase additional Quests from within the App.
We are currently offering Quests to the following Departments:
Quest 1: MUSEUM HIGHLIGHTS
Approximate Time: 2 hours.
Our turn by turn directions will guide you through 10 major departments of the Museum to find 29 fabulous works of art and treasures. Many of the museum’s must see artworks are in this Quest.
Quest 2: GREECE and ROME
Approximate Time: 30 minutes.
You will find the Metropolitan’s beautiful collection of Greek and Roman Antiquities which are housed in some of the most beautiful galleries in the world.
Quest 4: MODERN ART
Approximate Time: 1 hour.
Most of the great 20th Century artists are represented in this collection where you can find some of the most valuable art in the world.
Quest 5: 19th CENTURY EUROPEAN ART
Approximate time 45 minutes to 1 hour.
Find many of the world’s great masterpieces are in this Quest, including the Impressionists.
Quest 6: 19th CENTURY EUROPEAN ART 2
Approximate time: 1 hour.
Renaissance Art, Old Masters and more can be found in this quest.
Quest 10: ANCIENT EGYPT
Approximate time: 30 minutes.
Find spectacular treasures and discover some of the mysteries of Ancient Egypt.
You can download this app via any Wi-fi connection.
At the Metropolitan Museum there is wi-fi throughout, but we find the best signal strength in the Main Lobby and in the American Wing Sculpture Court.
Please note that this App is not affiliated with the Metropolitan Museum of Art.