For Kids

The Met has so much to offer kids and their families. Have fun together in the Museum and online!


#MetKids | Made for, with, and by kids

#MetKids is a digital feature made for, with, and by kids! Discover fun facts about works of art, hop in our time machine, watch behind-the-scenes videos, and get ideas for your own creative projects.

Family Map and Guides

Family Map

How well do you know the Met? To find out, download our kid-friendly map or pick it up at the Information Desks for tips and ideas for your visit.

Family Guides

Set out on an adventure with a family guide. Hunt for details, uncover stories, and use your imagination to travel the world at the Met. Download a guide before your visit, or pick one up for free at the Information Desks.

More for Kids and Families

Families Family Programs

Look, learn, and create together during fun, interactive programs for kids of all ages and their parents/caregivers.

Suggested Itineraries Wheat Field with Cypresses

Choose one of our suggested itineraries to help you navigate the thousands of works on view at the Met.

Audio Guide for Kids Audio Guide for Kids

Ideal for children ages 6–12 and their families, these specially designed Audio Tours include easy-to-follow messages throughout the Museum.

Nolen Library in the Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education Nolen Library

Nolen Library is open to all Museum visitors and welcomes readers of all ages to consult a wide range of materials about the Museum's collection, exhibitions, and the history of art.

Children's Art Classes, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Spark imagination, creativity, and lifelong connections with art at the Met! Sign up for classes taught by experienced educators and teaching artists who use the entire Museum—from the studios to the galleries—as an expanded classroom.

Family Memberships at the Met

Become a Member at the Family/Dual level to enjoy priority registration and a 15% discount on Children's Classes, free admission for two adults, and more! For a higher level of support and additional benefits, see Met Family Circle.

Parents and children enjoying a performance

Selected concerts throughout the year offer special $1 tickets for kids (ages 7–16) accompanied by an adult purchasing a full-price ticket (maximum three children's tickets per paying adult).

See a list of Bring the Kids programs.