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OPEN: Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Tour: All Options

OPEN: Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Tour: All Options

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Visits to the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island are musts in the Big Apple. On this guided tour, you get priority boarding on the ferry from Manhattan to visit the two important historical sites. Visit the grounds of Liberty Island and go inside the Statue of Liberty Museum. Then hop the ferry to Ellis Island and learn about the millions of people who arrived here between 1892 and 1954 in hope of living the American dream. For the comprehensive 4 hour option, you will have a guided tour of both Liberty and Ellis Island. For the Express 2 hour option, you will have a guided tour of Liberty Island and you can visit Ellis Island on your own. You may stay as long as you wish after the tour. For the Essential 30 minute tour, you will get the essential information prior to boarding and access to audioguides while on the island. With all options you will have roundtrip ferry tickets to both Liberty and Ellis Islands and entry into the Museums.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$44.00
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$44.00
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All-Access 9/11: Ground Zero Tour, Memorial and Museum, One World Observatory
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All-Access 9/11: Ground Zero Tour, Memorial and Museum, One World Observatory

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In remembrance of the events of September 11, 2001, take this guided tour of Ground Zero and the 9/11 Memorial. Walk through the space of the former World Trade Center in NYC, and get a deeper understanding of the events that took place on that day. Your ticket includes skip-the-line access to the 9/11 Museum and Memorial, as well as the One World Observatory for panoramic views of the city.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$109.00
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$109.00
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Full-Day New York
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Full-Day New York "Must See" Small-Group Tour plus One World Observatory Ticket

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Take in all the highlights of New York City on this comprehensive, one-of-a-kind tour. Explore the Big Apple like a New Yorker, as you walk, ride the subway and take the Staten Island ferry. Visit Times Square, the Broadway Theater District, Grand Central Terminal, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Statue of Liberty, and much more. Entrance to the One World Observatory is also included.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$109.00
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$109.00
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Washington DC Day Trip from New York City

Washington DC Day Trip from New York City

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On this New York to Washington DC tour, check out the nation’s capital in a day with all logistics, transport, and entrance fees included so you’re totally free to focus on the sights. Traveling by comfortable minivan or bus with a guide for commentary—another advantage over an independent trip—view landmarks including the White House and Washington Monument. Plus, visit Arlington Cemetery and the National Air and Space Museum.
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  • 11 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$169.00
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$169.00
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Early-Access Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour

Early-Access Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour

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Avoid the big crowds at the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island with help from this small-group, early-access tour in New York City. Climb aboard an early ferry to Liberty Island, and see the iconic Statue of Liberty up close. Walk the Stairs of Separation that divided some families, visit the joyful Kissing Post where many immigrants met their relatives, and more.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.00
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$59.00
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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour
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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour

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Get up close and personal with Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty on a tour that covers two NYC landmarks. Listen to the live narration from you guide through your own personal headset; enjoy priority access to the ferry; and get the best views of Manhattan as you cross New York Harbor by boat. Plus, if you upgrade, ascend the Statue of Liberty pedestal for privileged views of the city skyline.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$64.99
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$64.99
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Guided Central Park Pedicab Tour

Guided Central Park Pedicab Tour

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Get to know Central Park, the most visited urban park in the United States, on a private pedicab tour. Take a leisurely ride around this iconic New York City landmark, exploring its many bridges, fountains and statues while learning about its history and design from the experienced driver/guide. See the spots featured in more than 300 different films since 1908 and discover interesting details and anecdotes about the park.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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$50.00

Boroughs Tour: Harlem, Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Coney Island
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Boroughs Tour: Harlem, Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Coney Island

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Take a break from Manhattan’s major tourist zones on a day trip through Harlem, the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Coney Island. Avoid the hassle of planning logistics, and enjoy the views as your guide navigates the way through neighborhoods often missed by visitors. Going with a guide also ensures you spot hidden landmarks and leave with an insider’s understanding of New York’s outer boroughs.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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$75.00

Central Park Horse Carriage Ride - VIP Tour with photo stops (55 min)

Central Park Horse Carriage Ride - VIP Tour with photo stops (55 min)

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Ramp up the romance and magic on your trip to NYC with a carriage ride around Central Park. Prebook to ensure a carriage with a reputable family-owned company. See key park sights, including the Wollman Rink, the Central Park Carousel, and the Pond, and pause for photos at Cherry Hill and Strawberry Fields. Feed the horse a treat and stay cozy with warm blankets in winter.
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  • 55 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$160.00
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$160.00
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New York City Statue of Liberty Super Express Cruise
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New York City Statue of Liberty Super Express Cruise

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Don't waste precious hours on your NYC vacation at the Statue of Liberty when you can try this speedy Lady Liberty cruise that's perfect for travelers with limited time. Just hop aboard at Lower Manhattan's Battery Park and soak up the sea breeze as you're whisked past Lady Liberty. You can marvel at the statue from the water, learn about the landmark from your guide's live narration, and snap a few up-close photos with unobstructed views of this must-see NYC attraction.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$24.00
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$24.00
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 New York City Ghost Tour of Greenwich Village

New York City Ghost Tour of Greenwich Village

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Greenwich Village is one of New York City’s most beautiful and most haunted neighborhoods, but just strolling through alone you’d miss out on all the spooky historical facts. This Greenwich Village ghost tour is led by a guide who tells chilling stories of celebrity ghosts, lost children, phantoms, and more as you stroll through Washington Square Park, the New York University campus, and West 10th Street.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.94
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$35.94
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Skip the Line Private Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour Ticket

Skip the Line Private Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour Ticket

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Get a personal introduction to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island on a private, half-day tour led by a local guide, and explore two of New York City’s most iconic sites at your own pace. Hear inspiring stories about the design and construction of the Statue of Liberty as you explore. Learn about the immigrants that came to Ellis Island from around the world in the fascinating Ellis Island Museum. This fully-customizable private tour is a perfect fit for families and groups with limited mobility.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$181.00
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$181.00
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New York "Must See" Small-Group Half-Day Tour

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Experience the best of the Big Apple during this half-day tour of Manhattan with a group limited to 15 guests. Rather than trying to do it all yourself, let an experienced guide lead you through the vibrant streets, colorful neighborhoods, and historic landmarks on foot, subway, and ferry. Get the full New York City experience and see iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, Grand Central Station, and Wall Street.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$74.00
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$74.00
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Guided Bike Tour of Central Park New York City

Guided Bike Tour of Central Park New York City

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Pedal to Central Park’s most iconic destinations on a bike tour with an experienced guide. Set a leisurely pace as you cruise alongside your guide to spot the angel atop the Bethesda Fountain, Belvedere Castle, and the moving Lennon Memorial at Strawberry Fields. Learn the history of the park while exploring, spot the filming locations of beloved movies and TV shows, and discover the tranquil park at the heart of New York City.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.00
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$45.00
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Inside Central Park Bike Tour

Inside Central Park Bike Tour

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Pedal the shady paths and boulevards of Central Park on a guided bike tour with a small group of cyclists. Enjoy a leisurely pace as you trace a route to landmarks and hidden gems, from the Bethesda Fountain to the memorial at Strawberry Fields. See the Dakota apartment building where John Lennon lived, then loop around Cleopatra’s Needle and visit Jackie Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. Take in the natural side of life in New York City with an experience that’s suitable for all fitness levels and experience.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.99
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$48.99
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New York Secret Food Tour of Historic Greenwich Village w/ Private Tour Option

New York Secret Food Tour of Historic Greenwich Village w/ Private Tour Option

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New York City has been known for its yummy food for centuries, but if you don’t know Greenwich Village well, you might pass up some of the city’s most delicious dishes. This New York secret food tour lets you sample a mix of doughnuts, New York-style pizza, cupcakes, bagels, and more, so you can get a taste for the rich history of this historic NYC area.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$85.86
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9/11 Memorial, Ground Zero Tour with Optional One World Observatory Ticket
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9/11 Memorial, Ground Zero Tour with Optional One World Observatory Ticket

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Get a better understanding of the September 11 attacks on New York City on this guided walking tour. With a guide by your side, visit the National September 11 Memorial and Ground Zero, and hear stories about the event that changed a country and the world. See the impromptu memorials that sprang up in St Paul’s Chapel, and visit the incredible reflecting pools and Fireman’s Memorial. There’s also an optional upgrade to visit One World Observatory, where you can admire the NYC skyline.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.00
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$35.00
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High Line and Chelsea Small Group Tour

High Line and Chelsea Small Group Tour

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An instant classic with locals and tourists since the day it opened in 2009, the High Line is a former railway line on the west side of Manhattan that has been converted into a dynamic park. This guided tour walks you through the High Line as well as the cosmopolitan neighborhood it runs through, Chelsea, and reveals amazing architecture and art you might not have noticed on your own.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.00
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Statue of Liberty Tour and 9/11 Museum Entry
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Statue of Liberty Tour and 9/11 Museum Entry

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Experience three of NYC’s top sights, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and National September 11th Memorial and Museum, during this full-day tour. Maximize your time in New York City with priority boarding for the ferry to the Statue of Liberty and nearby Ellis Island. After exploring these on your own, join a downtown walking tour with stops at Saint Paul’s Chapel and 9/11 Memorial and Museum skip-the-line access.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$115.00
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$115.00
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Central Park Pedicab Guided Tours

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Central Park Pedicab Guided Tours

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Hop aboard a pedicab—a bicycle-powered cab—for a private ride around New York City's Central Park. Enjoy the undivided attention of your guide and the chance to customize your itinerary to include four stops of your choosing among more than 20 local attractions. Riding in a pedicab will get you around the 843-acre (341-hectare) park much more efficiently than you ever could on foot.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Hamilton Musical Walking Tour

Hamilton Musical Walking Tour

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Alexander Hamilton spent much of his life in New York City, and with this walking tour inspired by the Tony Award-winning 'Hamilton' musical, you can take a deep dive into the Founding Father's life and the making of the hit Broadway show. Whether you have already seen the show, plan to see it soon, or simply love the cast album, this tour provides context to the story and its songs as you explore lower Manhattan.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$62.94
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Central Park Walking Tour
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Central Park Walking Tour

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With an area covering more than 800 acres, Central Park is hard to take in on your own. Explore with a guide on this walking tour so you don’t miss any of the highlights. See landmarks such as the Delacorte Clock, Strawberry Fields, Bethesda Terrace, and the Alice in Wonderland statue. Hear about how the landscape architects Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux created this urban masterpiece.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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9/11 Memorial and Ground Zero Walking Tour with Optional 9/11 Museum
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9/11 Memorial and Ground Zero Walking Tour with Optional 9/11 Museum

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Learn more about the tragedies and triumphs of 9/11, one of the darkest days in NYC history, as you explore the 9/11 Memorial with a native New Yorker guide. Visit significant sites such as the 9/11 Memorial, St. Paul's Church, and the Fireman's Memorial on a walking tour, see the recently built Oculus, and upgrade to include admission to the 9/11 Museum.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$19.99
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$19.99
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Metropolitan Museum of Art Private Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line Ticket
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Metropolitan Museum of Art Private Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line Ticket

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Get a personalized introduction to New York City's legendary arts showcase with this private tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Housing more than 2 million objects, this renowned institution can be overwhelming to explore, so let a private art historian guide show you the highlights from paintings by Vermeer to pop culture memorabilia. Explore at your own pace and concentrate on the museum sections that interest you most with a private tour.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.70
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