Museums & Virtual Fields

Virtual History Museum: Technology Tools and Environments to Support the Historical Understanding of Students in Inclusive Classrooms.

7 Wonders Panoramas – 360-degree views of the Seven Wonders of the World.

Arounder Virtual Tour of the Moon – 360-degree panoramic views of the moon, courtesy of the Apollo 11, 12 and 17 missions. (Many other Earth locations also available

Frissiras Museum – A virtual art gallery from Athens, Greece that allows you to explore paintings by clicking through their entire collection.

Google Earth – Explore the geography of both land and sea (free download).

Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Vital Signs: Understanding Cardiovascular Diseases – A virtual gallery teaching about heart disease.

Louvre Virtual Tour – Virtual tour of the world-famous Louvre museum in Paris.

Mount St. Helens 360 – See how the volcano Mount St. Helens changed in the three-year span between 2003 and 2006 with these 360-degree panoramas.

Mount Vernon Virtual Mansion Tour – Virtual tour of George Washington’s home, Mount Vernon.

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago – Enjoy 360-degree views of galleries showcasing Egyptian, Assyrian, Mesopotamian and Persian cultures

Rare Book Room – A virtual library that allows you to not only view but read hundreds of rare and historical copies of books, from Shakespeare to Galileo.

Smithsonian National Museum of National History Virtual Tour – Take a virtual walking tour of the entire Smithsonian National Museum of National History.

Smithsonian National Museum of National History Dinosaur Tour – A virtual tour of dinosaur fossils.

Smithsonian National Museum of National History Dinosaur Dig – An interactive virtual paleontological dig for dinosaur bones.

Supreme Court Tour – A 360-degree exploration of the U.S. Supreme Court building.

Taj Mahal Virtual Tour – Virtual tour of the Taj Mahal, featuring 360-degree panoramas.

Tour of Colonial Williamsburg – A virtual tour of Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia.

UAE Interact Virtual Museum – A virtual museum exploring the history of the United Arab Emirates through ancient artifacts like stoneware, jewelry, weapons, tools and coins.

US Capitol Virtual Tour – Virtual tour of the US Capitol, with clickable areas to learn more about the building’s history.

A Virtual Journey into the Universe – Explore our solar system with a variety of interactive tools (no jokes about what lies in the interior of Uranus).

Virtual Museum of Iraq – Discover the history of Iraq through eight museum halls full of artifacts.

The Virtual Museum of Traditional Japanese Arts – Wander down virtual hallways to explore traditional Japanese arts, from fine arts to martial arts.

Virtual Tour of Rio de Janeiro – An amazing 3-D aerial virtual tour of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Visible Body – Detailed, dynamic 3-D views of all the systems in the human body (7-day free trial).

Virtual Worlds Almanac – A guide to online “virtual worlds,” most with educational value.

Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society Life-Size Blue Whale – Feel what it’s like to swim alongside a blue whale.

Museum of Natural Resource - Climate change, biodiversity, astronomy, and archaeology, are all part of the museum.  Come on in and explore it for yourself!

Aquariuams & Zoos - Too many to list, but if you ever wanted to visit the zoo without ever leaving the classroom (or house) this website has some great places to check out.

Science Museums from Around the World - (Technology Academy - Mario) Venture into real museums. 

OLogy - American Science Museum of Natural History

Exploratorium - The museum of science, art, and human perception
Infrared Zoo Gallery
Use the Infrared Zoo Gallery to “see” the difference between warm-blooded and cold-blooded animals. It also allows you to study how well feathers, fur and blubber insulate different animals. Very cool!

National Aquarium
Take a 360-degree tour of the National Aquarium, located in Baltimore. The official website has tons of resources on the marine animals that are showcased in their habitats.

Web Museum

Learn about famous artists and themes in Western art history, and see the art! Special exhibits on Cezanne and the Riches Heures medieval manuscripts are provided along some information on Japanese art and architecture.

Detroit Insitute of Arts

The Detroit Institute of the Arts is the fifth-largest art museum in the United States, and has over 60,000 works of art. Come take a look inside!

National Gallery of Art

Take a look at the paintings, sculpture, and other art exhibits in our country's national art gallery. Learn about special programs and events the museum offers, or visit the gift shop!

Kids -- Art, Music and Museums -- Virtual Field Trips

The Virtual Sun 
Journey to the sun and learn about our nearest star and its relationship to Earth. A slide tour offers factual information and lots of graphics.

Virtual Kite Zoo 
You'll find information about kites of all shapes and sizes, how kites have been used in the past, photos of kites, plans for building many kites, and links to more kite resources.

On the Line - Ghana Virtual Journey
"Take a journey through Ghana, and experience the culture, the cuisine, and the colors of a country steeped in ancient traditions. Take a peek into a typical Ghanaian village, travel back in time and discover the history of chocolate, and learn about Ghana's music scene."

On the Line - Virtual Journey of Togo
Take a virtural journey through Togo, which is one of the smallest countries in West Africa. Learn about Togo's daily life and cultural traditions.

On the Line - Burkina Faso Virtual Journey 
Learn about about the country and people of Burkina Faso: sports, arts and crafts, daily life, food, and more.

On the Line - Virtual Journey of Spain 

Take a virtural journey through Spain, learning about daily life and cultural traditions.

On the Line - France Virtual Journey"Take a journey through France and experience the culture, cuisine and scenery of this beautiful and diverse country. Find out why France is world famous for its cooking, and learn how to make a cr??pe. Read about the biggest annual sporting event in the world, and see what the French like to do in their spare time."

On the Line - Mali Virtual Journey 
Learn about about the country and people of Mali: sports, arts and crafts, daily life, food, and m.

Postcards From America
Postcards from America is a virtual roadtrip of the USA that follows a history teacher and a photographer as they drive across America, seeing a state a week, and sending live postcards on the Internet every day from every state.

On the Line - Virtual Journey of Algeria
Here is the place to find out about the Saharan African country of Algeria, its sports, arts and crafts, daily life, recent history, human rights, and more. The site also provides a quiz that you can use to test your Algerian knowledge.

Beacon Street Girls
Meet the Beacon Street Girls, Charlotte, Katani, Maeve, Avery, and Isabel. You might know them from their books. Now you can take a virtual visit to Beacon Street, play games, and have lots of fun on their interactive website.

A Hurricane Hunter's Photo Album

"A photo album and virtual tour with many pictures of typhoons and hurricanes taken from an airplane by an ex-Hurricane Hunter."

Cave of the Winds

If you're interested in spelunking (exploring and studying caves), this is the site for you. Take the Cave Quiz, the Bat Quiz, take a Virtual Tour of this cave located in Colorado, or learn how to make stalactites at home.

Summer Vacation

How did people spend their summer vacations in times past? Learn about the history of summer camps, road trips, and how Miami Beach was created.

A Stylistic Journey 

Stop in at a virtual "gallery" created by middle school students and discover how technology is revolutionizing a visit to the museum.

Edo Japan, A Virtual Tour

"Edo is the ancient name for Tokyo. During the reign of the Tokugawa Shoguns, Japan's emperor reigned in secluded majesty at the imperial capital in Kyoto; however, the true center of power, government, the economy and social life was Edo, where the Shogun lived and ruled the country. 

Virtual Antarctica

Have you ever wondered what life in Antartica is like? Find out about the weather, the glaciers, and the animals in Antarctica. If you're really interested, there's even information about what you would need to bring for a trip there.

On the Line - United Kingdom Virtual Journey

"Take a peep into the United Kingdom to experience the culture and flavours of a country full of ancient traditions. Learn how to make a perfect cup of tea and find out the name of a world-famous UK football team."

Journey NorthJourney North tracks the springtime migration of many different species by connecting students across North America with the Internet. Students "share their own field observations with classrooms across the Hemisphere. In addition, students are linked with scientists who provide their expertise directly to the classroom.

Chris De Wiff's Berlin Wall Web Page 
Chris De Witt's Berlin Wall Web Pages guides visitors on a virtual tour of Berlin's history. Here, visitors can view photos of Berlin's past and present. There are also several essays on the web site for students interested in the fall of Communism and Berlin's divided past.

Paper University 
Paper University (Paper U) is an educational website for students, teachers and everyone wanting to learn more about paper, papermaking, recycling, trees, forestry, careers, field trips, art & science activities using paper, history of paper, and much more!"
Shark School

Dive into a sea of shark smarts and explore their watery world. Take a virtual tour from the shore to the deep blue sea where you can learn about sharks in San Diego's waters.

U-505 Submarine at the Museum of Science and Industry

Explore a German U-505 submarine that was captured during World War II. Play the interactive games and take a virtual tour to learn about submarine technology and history of the war.

La Tour Eiffel

At this site you can take a virtual tour of the famous Eiffel Tower in Paris, France.

The Tower of London

Take a virtual journey to the Tower of London, one of England's most famous landmarks. Includes a tour of the tower, ghost stories, and information about prisoners, the Crown Jewels, and the Yeoman Warders.

Odyssey Magazine- Adventures in Science

Read articles all about science topics, visit a virtual classroom to see images of animals, people, weather and space and more on this site.

Ultimate Iditarod for Kids & Teachers

Mushers (dogsledders) put together this site about dogsledding and the Iditarod. It explains the equipment and food that is needed for long dogsledding trips.

Virtual Marching Tour of the American Revolution

This site covers the Philadelphia Campaign of 1777, including the March to Brandywine, the Battle of Brandywine, the Battle of the Clouds, the Paoli Massacre, the March to Germantown, and the Battle of Germantown. It also has information on Fort Mifflin, Valley Forge, and the British in Philadelphia.

old Rush! California's Untold Stories

Tour this virtual museum and find out all about the gold rush. You can also learn what Native Americans thought of this period of American history.

"Colonial Williamsburg is the world's largest outdoor living history museum, located in Williamsburg, Virginia, about 150 miles south of Washington, D.C., USA." This website captures the history and information of Williamsburg through educational resources, electronic field trips, teacher resources, and lesson plans. It also provides reference and ...