Category: Private Tours

She Said Yes! Rafi’s Amazing Surprise Proposal At The Met

There’s nothing we love more at Museum Hack than celebrating love.

Proposal tours are among our favorite events to plan, and earlier this year, we were lucky enough to work with Rafi to create the perfect proposal experience for his soon-to-be-fiancée, Emily.  

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Rafi had a specific vision for his proposal and worked closely with his tour guide, Jen, to help bring it to life. We crafted a custom scavenger hunt designed to keep the couple engaged (and Emily unsuspecting!) throughout their tour leading up to the big moment. 

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A Summer Proposal at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is a naturally romantic place, making it the perfect backdrop for a fantastic proposal.

Proposal tours at the Met are one of our favorite events to plan and we especially loved working on a recent summertime proposal at the museum.

A few weeks ago, Tony reached out to us, hoping we could help make the moment he asked his longtime girlfriend to marry him extra special. We were happy to work with Tony and quickly paired him up with the tour guide who would be there for him every step of the way.

Tony and Natali celebrate their engagement on the Met's rooftop!
Tony and Natali celebrate their engagement on the Met’s rooftop!

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An Awesome NYC Museum Tour For The Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village

Earlier this spring, we had an opportunity to introduce a new group to our favorite museum in the world.

The Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village is a residential community in Rwanda that provides a home to youth who were orphaned as a result of the country’s 1994 genocide. A few weeks ago, 17 alumni of the ASYV came together to reunite in New York City for the organization’s annual Stand Up & Be Counted gala. The alumni are now college students in the United States, Canada, and Costa Rica, and many had never been to New York City before – let alone the Metropolitan Museum of Art. ASYV staff wanted to treat the alumni to the quintessential New York experience, and that wasn’t complete without a trip to the Met.

Alumni and supporters of the ASYV enjoy their Met tour.
Alumni and supporters of the ASYV enjoy their Met tour.

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Ty and Jenna’s Amazing Proposal Tour at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is always magical, but there’s something extra special about the museum when it’s home to an incredible proposal tour.

Over the last month, we worked with Ty to craft an unforgettable surprise proposal for his girlfriend at the Met. We helped Ty plan down to the last detail, from how to successfully hide their families in the museum until just after the big moment, to bringing in a professional photographer, to communicating with the soon-to-be groom as though we were planning a team building tour to keep his girlfriend from suspecting anything was afoot.

The proposal tour went off spectacularly!

Ty gets down on one knee.

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How To Plan An Amazing Birthday Party For Kids In A Museum

Planning a kids’ birthday party that can keep a dozen children entertained for a few hours can be tough, but planning a party that will interest a handful of nine-year-olds inside a museum?

It may sound impossible, but it was a Herculean task we were ready and willing to undertake when a father contacted us about arranging a private family tour focused on Greek mythology for his daughter and her friends. The group of children all loved mythology, thanks to the popular Percy Jackson series, and wanted a party worthy of Mount Olympus.

A guide reveals the secret stories behind the art.
A guide reveals the secret stories behind the art.

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Sean’s Super Secret, Romantic Proposal Tour at the Met!

Few places in New York City are more suited for a night of wonder and romance than the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Earlier this month, we were asked to be part of an incredible moment for Sean and his girlfriend (soon to be fiancée!). With the help of the Met’s natural romance and intrigue, we planned the perfect private event for Sean to pop the question to his unassuming bride-to-be.

Sean and his girlfriend enjoying their private tour of the Met before he gets down on one knee.
Sean and his girlfriend enjoying their private tour of the Met before he gets down on one knee.

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She Said Yes! Amazing Marriage Proposal at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Happy couple after she said yes to the engagement proposal

We love hosting private tours at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC, and perhaps our favorite are the ones that include a romantic marriage proposal. The museum is a unique and fun place to pop the question, and a GREAT place for photographing the event.  The Met has the perfect lighting and backdrop for showing off their rare exhibits, and that lighting and backdrop also happen to be great for showcasing you and your partner at that special moment.

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Great Photos from a Private Tour at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Danielle and Scott contacted us a few weeks ago requesting a private late night tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. 

Together with eight of their friends, two of our top guides took them on a whirlwind evening tour of the Museum. They played a ton of interactive games and heard a bunch of juicy stories. The guides ended the tour with a sneak peek of the Met a few moments after it closed. 

VIP Private Tour in the Main Hall of the Metropolitan Museum of ArtThe group in front of the Pharaoh in the Main Hall of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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