We might be stuck at home, but that doesn’t mean we can’t go exploring on field trips… virtual field trips, that is!
We’ve rounded up 33 educational virtual field trips your kids can take to explore their interests:
🌏Where do you want to go today?
- Africa: Learn how people and nature work together in the deserts and grasslands of Africa during this virtual field trip from the Nature Conservancy.
- China: Join the Nature Conservancy’s expert scientist Yue Wang on a virtual field trip across the world to two stunning provinces in China.
- Great Wall of China: Get a virtual tour of China’s most famous attraction, which stretches more than 3,000 miles across several provinces of northern China.
- Palau Islands in the Pacific Ocean: Join the Nature Conservancy’s expert scientist, marine biologist Stephanie Wear, on a virtual field trip to the coral reefs of Palau where you’ll explore amazing underwater cities.
🐼Want to see some animals?
- Farm Tour: Immerse yourself in Canadian farm tours! Pigs, cows, apples, eggs, and more.
- Georgia Aquarium: See Jellyfish, Beluga Whales, and more live!
- Houston Zoo: Webcams focused on giraffes, gorillas, elephants and more.
- Monterey Bay Aquarium: Watch live feedings, view the sea otters, and more.
- San Diego Zoo: Watch videos and take part in activities and games.
- Zoo Atlanta: Watch the pandas live in their enclosure.
🏜Which national park do you want to see?
- Bryce Canyon National Park Explore the unique geological and paleontological resources.
- Yellowstone National Park Tour Fort Yellowstone, Fountain Paint Pot, Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and more.
🌓How about an out of this world experience?
- Johnson Space Center: Blast off to the Johnson Space Center with the Innovating the Future virtual field trip.
- Mars: Explore the surface of Mars, as seen by the Curiosity Rover.
- The Moon Take a virtual field trip to the moon with the help of these videos and activities.
- US Space and Rocket Museum See the Saturn 5 Rocket in this YouTube video.
🖼Which museum would you like to visit today?
- Boston Children’s Museum: Explore three floors of fun.
- British Museum: Tour the Great Court, the Rosetta Stone, Egyptian mummies, and more.
- California Academy of Sciences: Watch stingrays, penguins, and more.
- Exploratorium: Virtually explore this renowned museum of art, science, and human perception located in San Francisco, California.
- Guggenheim Museum: Discover works of art from the Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, Modern, and Contemporary eras.
- The J. Paul Getty Museum: Explore paintings, drawings, sculptures, and more.
- The Louvre: Enjoy a cultural tour of Ancient Egyptian artifacts, nineteenth-century Romanticism paintings, and other exhibits.
- Musée d’Orsay: Discover famous works from French artists.
- The Museu de Arte de São Paulo: Explore Brazil’s first modern museum.
- National Gallery of Art: Two online exhibits at this famous American art museum.
- National Museum of Anthropology: Explore ancient Mayan artifacts and more.
- National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art: Explore six floors of Contemporary Art from Korea and more.
- Pergamon Museum: Explore ancient artifacts at one of Germany’s largest museums.
- Rijksmuseum: Explore masterworks from the Dutch Golden Age.
- The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History: Explore every exhibit on all three floors.
- Uffizi Gallery: Explore the art collection of the de’Medicis family.
- Van Gogh Museum: Explore Van Gogh’s art up close.