Virtual Museum Tours

Museums with Virtual Exhibits & Tours

Due to COVID-19, many museums are open with restrictions in place. Our librarians put together a list of virtual museum tours and exhibits that you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home, if you are not yet ready to plan an in-person visit.

AKC Museum of the Dog
Take a virtual tour of the exhibit ​Mush!: A Tribute to Sled Dogs from Arctic Exploration to the Iditarod.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Explore the gardens from home. ​

Cooper Hewitt Museum
Features virtual exhibitions through Google Arts & Culture.

Cradle of Aviation Museum
Browse the Museum’s galleries in 360° via Google Street View.

Fire Island Lighthouse
Take a 360° virtual tour of the keepers quarters, tower, lens building, boat house, and more.

Frick Collection
Features virtual 360° tours, audio tours, online lectures, virtual book clubs,virtual past exhibits, and digital collections. ​

Guggenheim Museum
Take an audio and image tour of the building, discover artwork from the Solomon R. Guggenheim collection, view archives of live-stream interviews with Guggenheim staff members, and watch short interviews with contemporary artists that have been featured in exhibits.

Heckscher Museum of Art
Explore the online collection, which spans 500 years with particular emphasis on art of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. American landscape painting and work by Long Island artists, past and present, are particular strengths, as is American and European modernism.

Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum
Digital resources include virtual talks (registration required), oral history project videos, a virtual tour through Google Arts and Culture, and more.

CMOM at Home provides videos, sing-a-longs, games, resources, and so much more for you to do together with your family at home.
Follow the museum on social media to discover ways to explore, play, and create outside the Museum.

Long Island Museum of Art, History, and Carriages
Explore the museum’s online collections and explore virtual exhibits through Google Arts and Culture.

Museum of Modern Art
Explore the Collection; Art Making Activities Families Can do at Home; Art Resources for Teaching and Learning from Home; Join a community of learners in the Museum’s free online courses.

Museum of the City of New York
Current online exhibitions include: ​Activist New York Online; The Greatest Grid; America’s Mayor; Reginald Marsh;​ and​, ​Worth & Mainbocher.

Nassau County Museum of Art
Take a virtual tour of the Museum’s newest exhibition, ​Blue.​

New York Historical Society
Explore the Museum’s Online Exhibitions and Digital Library.

New York Transit Museum
Explore the Museum’s Online Collections Database.​

Old Westbury Gardens
Explore the gardens from home.​

Parrish Art Museum
While the Museum is temporarily closed, please enjoy inspiring podcasts,videos, and a deep dive into the artists on the East End.

Sagtikos Manor
Take a virtual tour of the Manor House.

South Fork Natural History Museum
The Museum is closed, but all of the trails behind the museum will remain accessible from the museum's parking lot. Provides links to dozens of digital resources including Biology, Botany,Invasive Species, Conservation, Ecosystems and more.

Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum
Explore photo galleries on the Museum’s website.