Virtual Excursions from Your Own Couch
Even with the temporary closure of libraries, museums and art galleries you can still take the kids on a cultural excursion without even having to leave home. There are some fabulous websites that allow users to explore hundreds of pieces of art, sculpture, museum pieces and even visit places like The Louvre, The Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal.
Here is a list of virtual excursions you can take the kids on:
Virtual Tour of The Louvre in Paris | click here
Virtual Tour of the Great Wall of China | click here
Follow the Mars Rover | click here
Visit Blarney Castle and explore the gardens | click here
See the stunning Cliffs of Moher in Ireland | click here
Watch Sealife at the Monterey Aquarium in California | click here
Check out Live Cams of the animals at the San Diego Zoo | click here
Walk around the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History | click here
Check out Rollercoaster rides which have been filmed by rollercoaster riders on this YouTube Channel | click here
Take a virtual tour of Yellowstone National Park in the United States. This includes the iconic Grand Canyon | click here
See Earth live from the International Space Station | click here
Explore the surface of Mars on the Curiosity Rover | click here
There is also an incredible list of Galleries and Museums to visit on the Google Arts & Culture website.
You can take a 3D tour inside a Byzantine Church, explore the glaciers of Kenai Fjords, see inside a Hawaiian lava tube and explore the underground river beneath the Paris Opera House. Click here to visit the site.
Using Google Street Maps, you can also wander around the outside of sites of importance including the Taj Mahal, the Tower Bridge and more.
You can also download the Google Arts & Culture App.
Click here to download the app via Google Play.
Click here to download the app from the App store
At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.
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