Remote Learning Resources

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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

Virtual Visit Videos

Object Spotlight: Cortlandt St Ferry Plaque

Virtual Walkthrough: R33 Bluebird

Workshop: Courtesy Counts


Design a Vehicle

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