Reopening in Brooklyn on August 14th!

Photo by Filip Wolak

Remote Learning Resources

The New York Transit Museum works with teachers, parents, caregivers and students to develop free resources for learning and engagement in and out of the classroom. Virtual visit videos with Museum Educators, archival images, lesson plans, suggested reading lists, and background information can be used on their own or to continue the learning after a previous visit to the Museum.

Journey to the Past

Learn about the history of transportation in New York City, and compare the past and present through the lens of public transit.

New extended resources now available for remote learning! 

 

Lesson Plans

 

Virtual Visit Videos

 

Object Spotlight: Car 1407

 

Subway Construction: Then & Now

 

Workshop: Rattan Art

 


Miles of Tiles

Discover the relationship between art and the New York City Transit system through visual art, music and poetry.

New extended resources now available for remote learning! 

 

 

 

Lesson Plans

 

Resource: Art Adventures in the Subway NEW!

 

Virtual Visit Videos

 

Object Spotlight: Cortlandt St Ferry Plaque

 

Object Spotlight: 137th St Station Terracotta Plaque

 

Virtual Walkthrough: R33 Bluebird

 

Workshop: Courtesy Counts

 

 


Bus 3100 on street 2. Photo by Patrick Cashin

Moving Our Communities

Explore the impact of public transportation on a community, and see how vehicles have changed over time.

New extended resources now available for remote learning! 

 

Lesson Plans

 

Virtual Visit Videos

 

Object Spotlight: R-42 Subway Car

 

Workshop: Bridges of NYC

 

Workshop: Mapping Your Community