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Google Street View - INDOORS!

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Google Street View - INDOORS!

I recently stumbled across this and wanted to share for those who may not know and are interested in some of the museums in NYC. It may help you decide if you want to go there in person or not. Google Street View actually takes you inside some places. I saw this first looking at the location of The Cloisters. It also works with the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Museum of Modern Art.

To access this, zoom in to where you can see the building on the map; click the yellow person icon on the left and drag over the building. If it is available, you will see blue lines. Just click a spot and navigate through just like the regular street view. Have fun!

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Just returned from New York and missed my planned visit to the MET. Will have a virtual one now. Thanks!

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Yes, they have had this for over a year now. You can even go in small markets and restaurants.

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i accidently wandered into il bastardos on 21st and 7th. got quite a shock! when we were there, staying with our son in his apartment above this bar, my husband was surprised when he asked if we should go in. 'no need' i said. 'been there already..'.

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It works with the Frick Collection also.

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This is very cool!

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I spend a lot of time on street view before visiting another country and had no idea.

I better start cleaning my house.

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Good one ziggy.

I just learned one more thing after checking out Il Bastardo that Pam mentioned - places with an orange circle will have inside views where you can look around, Where you see blue squares, there are pictures but no navigation.

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Wow, this is great!

Edited: 24 October 2012, 15:16
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And if a place has a couple of levels (like The Met) you can even go up another level.

Ziggy, it's too late to start now. We've seen it, what a disgrace! LOL.

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Omg, so sorry. Those magazines you saw are for research