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    Updated on Mar 26, 2020. Posted on Mar 24, 2020

    These NYC Activities Can Now Be Explored Online

    Quarantine, but make it educational.

    1. Spend the ~day~ at the American Museum of Natural History by browsing through extensive research collections, taking a virtual tour, or downloading the Explorer app to learn more about your favorite exhibits.

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    The options are endless when it comes to exploring this famed museum whilst wearing pajamas. You can also tune into their Facebook page daily at 2 p.m. for recorded tours, peruse museum highlights with Google Arts & Culture, and they even offer a bunch of online learning programs for students and teachers — we're talking museum quizzes and other grade-specific activities to keep your little ones entertained.

    2. Venture to the Upper East Side via cell phone and explore the grand halls of The Frick Collection. From Rembrandt to Goya, you'll be able to get up close personal with stunning sculptures and paintings — all without having to brave a crowd.

    3. Spend a night at the opera — without having to leave your bedroom. The Metropolitan Opera will be streaming a new show on their website (and through the Met Opera on Demand apps for Apple, Amazon, and Roku devices) every night.

    4. For contemporary and 20th-century works, the Whitney Museum of American Art should be at the top of your list! And luckily they're showcasing their signature exhibition, the Biennial, online.

    5. Spring may have sprung, but you're trapped indoors. No worries! The New York Botanical Garden is here to offer a floral escape through virtual activities that can be experienced from your living room.

    6. From livestream interviews and virtual tours to a collection of digital guides, experience the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (and its famous rotunda) while also practicing the ~art~ of social distancing.

    7. For a dose of nature that doesn't require going outside, look no further than Central Park. A virtual tour allows you to check out the entirety of this famed 840-acre Manhattan landmark.

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    From the Imagine Mosaic at Strawberry Fields to Bethesda Terrace, you'll be able to ~walk~ through it all.

    8. Peruse everything on display at MoMa through Google Arts & Culture. This includes both installation and modern art (hello, "The Starry Night" by Van Gogh).

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    They're even offering an online exhibit inspired by Swiss artist, Sophie Taeuber-Arp.

    9. Interested in art history? Then The Metropolitan Museum of Art has your back — they're currently offering up decades worth of publications (578 texts in total) that you can read and download as you please.

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    Plus, the museum offers a virtual tour that uses an impressive 360° technology to give you uninterrupted views of everything from The Great Hall to The Met Cloisters.

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