Virtual Tours and More

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It is unfortunate that our museum passes cannot be utilized right now, but you can still visit most of the museums we offer virtually!

Children’s Museum of Manhattan at Home

Guggenheim at Large

Hudson River Museum from Home

Intrepid Museum Education

Museum of the City of New York: MCNY Unlimited

New York Historical Society: History @ Home

New York Transit Museum

The Frick Collection

The Jewish Museum

Katonah Museum of Art

Education and Culture

Visit Westchester Library System for many learning activities and online resources for all ages.

Discover Zócalo Public Square, a nonprofit organization that connects people to ideas and to each other by creating an intellectual space to engage. Browse articles and check for upcoming events that will stream live.

Try visiting Open Culture for free cultural and educational media on the web including movies and animated shorts.

See a list of 45 places you can download books, plays and other literary texts for free.

Visit Harry Potter at Home for activities, articles, puzzles and more to keep Harry Potter fans busy. 

Visit the Library of Congress online to explore resources for all ages and engage with authors.

Read an article on how to help librarians and archivists from your living room from Atlas Obscura.

MOMA is offering free online art courses.

NPR Music is compiling a list of live virtual concerts to stream from all around the world.

Watch and listen to archival chamber music events from The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.

New York Philharmonic is now offering a portal for free digital content to provide comfort and connection to millions of classical music fans worldwide at NY Phil Plays On.

Visit NASA at Home to bring the universe into your home.

The American Museum of Natural History is offering exhibits and online resources for science enthusiasts of all ages.

Go on a virtual dive to see national marine sanctuaries made possible by NOAA.

Stay connected with the outdoors and national parks across the country with online resources from the National Park Service.

Visit the Bronx Zoo’s Virtual Zoo.

Try completing a free online jigsaw puzzle at Jigsaw Planet.

For Children

Dav Pilkey at Home

Lunch Doodles and Thank You Thursdays with Mo Willems!

Guess who has published a new book online for free? None other than J.K. ROWLING, author of the HARRY POTTER series. Check out J.K. Rowling’s introduction to the story, which includes information about an illustration contest, as well as the link to the story, THE ICKABOG.

Story Time from Space

Stream videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books on Storyline Online.

See a list of children’s authors doing online read-alouds and activities.

Bedtime Stories with Dolly Parton

Print Nickelodeon coloring pages for kids.

Fun stuff for kids and teens from the Smithsonian Institution

Activities and online resources for homebound kids from Live Science

Ideas to keep kids busy from Forbes