Get ready to tour the world from the safety of your home during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are sharing a plethora of resources to keep you entertained while socially distanced. Come travel virtually with us!
Zoos and National Parks:
San Diego Zoo Kids: Experience the zoo in a new way using a variety of online resources.
Yellowstone National Park: Ready to explore Yellowstone? You don’t have to wait for a trip out there. You can virtually tour some of the main attractions around the park.
San Diego Zoo Live Cams: Hang out with 11 different animals with live video from the San Diego Zoo!
Monterey Bay Aquarium Webcams: Ten live webcams let you experience the wonders of marine life from anywhere.
Atlanta Zoo Panda Cam: Virtually visit with the Atlanta Zoo’s giant panda.
Houston Zoo Animal Cams: Eight webcams let you enjoy a live look at the animals that call the Houston Zoo home!
Georgia Aquarium WebCams: Eight different live views make you feel like you are there at the Georgia Aquarium.
FarmFood 360: Check out 11 different tours including dairy cow farms, grain farms, mink farms, egg farms and more!
Mars: Explore the surface of Mars courtesy of NASA’s Curiosity Rover.
Future U: Join Boeing and Discovery Education and bring the world into your home by taking students on a journey to places outside their city, country, even planet.
U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Huntsville, Alabama: Go along with a father and son as they visit the Space & Rocket Center.
The Eiffel Tower: Explore the wrought-iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the worlds most famous tower!
Great Wall of China: Take a tour of one of the most impressive structures on the planet.
Museums & Galleries
Google Arts & Culture has teamed up with over 2500 museums and galleries around the world to bring anyone and everyone virtual tours and online exhibits of some of the most famous museums around the world. See the full list here and some highlights below:
The Louvre: Take a virtual tour of the famous Louvre Museum in Paris, France to visit the museum’s exhibition rooms and galleries.
British Musem: This iconic museum located in the heart of London allows virtual visitors to tour the Great Court and discover the ancient Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies.
Guggenheim Museum, New York: Google’s Street View feature lets visitors tour the Guggenheim’s famous spiral staircase without ever leaving home. From there, you can discover incredible works of art from the Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary eras.
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.: This famous American art museum features two online exhibits through Google. The first is an exhibit of American fashion from 1740 to 1895, including many renderings of clothes from the colonial and Revolutionary eras. The second is a collection of works from Dutch Baroque painter Johannes Vermeer.
Musée d’Orsay, Paris: You can virtually walk through this popular gallery that houses dozens of famous works from French artists who worked and lived between 1848 and 1914. Get a peek at artworks from Monet, Cézanne, and Gauguin, among others.
National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City: Built in 1964, this museum is dedicated to the archaeology and history of Mexico’s pre-Hispanic heritage. There are 23 exhibit rooms filled with ancient artefacts, including some from the Mayan civilization.
National Museum of African American History & Culture: Explore the archive of images, download, and share.
Boston Children’s Museum: Do a virtual walkthrough of three floors of fun!
Virtual Field Trips
Packaging together video and activity guides: