Free virtual museums and zoos
Experience the best museums and zoos from San Diego to Seoul, right from the comfort of your home/classroom.
There are over 500 museums worldwide that are accessible online.
I will start with my favorite one
Here are some zoos and national parks open for (virtual) field trips, along with videos and activities.
- Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
- San Diego Zoo
- Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle
- Georgia Aquarium
- Working farm tour from a farm in Canada
- Yellowstone National Park
- Grand Canyon National park
Almost all national parks now offer virtual tours. Find a park by state here and the virtual tours here, from Google - The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks
Here are some notable museums around the world
- Boston Children's Museum
- British Museum, London
- The Louvre, Paris
- Guggenheim Museum
- National Gallery of Art
- Dalí Theatre-Museum
- Vatican Museums
- Great Wall of China
(3/15/2020) On Friday, the Metropolitan Opera announced it will stream encore performances of some of its most famed shows to the public starting on Monday, March 16 and it will all be completely free. Learn more here.
For a very comprehensive list (over 500) check out a complete list of museums you can visit online through the Google Art Project.