Welcome to our virtual tours and trips page. During this ‘lockdown’ period we must adhere to the government guidelines of “STAY AT HOME, PROTECT THE NHS, SAVE LIVES” which means many trips during the Easter break have sadly been cancelled. Well, we have the next best thing! As you scroll down this page you will find links to lots of fantastic places around the world that you can virtually visit from your house! You can visit a variety of aquariums, art galleries & exhibitions, famous places, landmarks & buildings, science & history museums and zoos. Go on… we dare you to take that once in a lifetime visit to the Great Wall of China, Mars or the Taj Mahal – just don’t forget your passport!
AQUARIUMS AROUND THE WORLD
Baltimore National Aquarium has a selection of live cameras and also offers a floor-by-floor, interactive virtual tour.
Clear Water Marine Aquarium has live cameras of their rescued dolphins, Winter, Hope and PJ, as well as an otter, pelican and turtle camera.
Georgia Aquarium has live cameras for Jellyfish, Beluga Whales, Piranhas, California Sea Lions, African Penguins, Southern Sea Otters, the Indo-Pacific Barrier Reef, an underwater Puffin camera and the Ocean Voyager Camera.
Monterey Bay Web Cams has ten live cameras to choose from.
ART GALLERIES & EXHIBITIONS
Georgia O’Keeffe Museum six virtual exhibits are available online from this museum named for the “Mother of American Modernism”.
National Gallery, London get a dose of art and culture thanks to the virtual tour on offer from the National Gallery in London.
Tate Art – for Kids explore, make or take part in games and quizzes
Visit The Louvre in Paris, France travel to Paris, France to see amazing works of art during this virtual trip.
The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands you can get up close and personal with the impressionist painter’s most famous work.
Famous Places, Landmarks and Buildings
Angkor Wat – travel to Angkor Wat in Cambodia through 3D simulations of temples and 360 degree views.
The Acropolis – visit the ancient citadel of Athens, Greece: The Acropolis, with a virtual tour and explanations of some of the fascinating history.
Barcelona’s Camp Nou Stadium – take a trip over to Barcelona, Spain and visit the entrance, the pitch, the boxes, the locker room and much more.
Canterbury Cathedral – get a sneak peek of Canterbury Cathedral’s incredible architecture and beautiful artefacts in this extensive tour which offers a floor plan, where you can select the rooms you’re interested in visiting.
Eiffel Tower – take a trip to Paris, France to check out the tallest structure in Paris!
Giant’s Causeway – explore the rugged landscape around the Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland.
Great Wall of China – take the virtual tour of the beautiful Great Wall of China.
Machu Picchu – take the virtual tour of Peru’s 15th century Incan citadel: Machu Picchu, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.
Pyramids of Egypt – take a virtual tour of the world-famous Pyramids of Egypt. You can even see the Sphinx inside the Mastaba Tombs.
Roman baths – take a virtual walk through the iconic Roman baths, in Bath, England.
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre – check out this historic venue with an interactive tour that also includes a variety of photos, videos and an audible guide.
Stonehenge – take an interactive tour of Stonehenge with views inside the monument.
Taj Mahal – stroll along the iconic gardens of the Taj Mahal in India or view some great aerial shots of the monument and the surrounding city of Agra.
Yellowstone National Park – check out the hot springs, grand canyon and mud volcano of Yellowstone National Park.
Anne Frank’s House – take a look around and discover the secret annex where Anne Frank hid for more than two years during WWII and where she wrote her diary.
Boston Children’s Museum – walk through this museum for 3 floors of fun, thanks to Google Maps!
British Museum London – enjoy this walk through experience and see Rosetta Stone and Egyptian Mummies, plus much more!
National History Museum – always wanted to visit the National History Museum in London? Well, now is your chance – find out answers to your big questions from the comfort of your own home.
The Vatican Museums and City – THe Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica and Raphael’s Room are just some of the sites you can see on the Vatican’s virtual tour of their 7 museums.
Liberty Science Center, New Jersey – check out this fantastic center where a variety of experiments take place. There a lots of movies for you to watch!
Science Museum, London – ignite your curiosity with a virtual walk through of London’s Science Museum.
Aurora Borealis – view the northern lights, natures most amazing light show, from Churchill Northern Studies Centre in Manitoba, Canada.
Mars – explore the surface of Mars on the Curiosity Rover.
Nine Planets: The Solar System – take a virtual tour to explore our solar system, the night sky and outer space in real-time.
NASA – take a 360-degree tour, virtual tour of the NASA Mission Operations Room, home to the Hubble Space Telescope.
Zoo and Animal Cameras
Atlanta Zoo – they have set up a Panda camera.
Duke Farms – they have installed a webcam on a tree adjacent to a Bald Eagle next to provide live footage of the day-to-day life of Eagles.
Houston Zoo – has six animal cameras including giraffes, gorillas, elephants, leaf cutter ants, rhinos and chimps. The elephants are often very playful!
Kansas City Zoo – has four animal cameras including: king penguin, gentoo penguin, polar bear and Masai giraffe.
San Diego Zoo – has a website just for kids with amazing videos, activities and games. Enjoy the tour! Click here for the live cams too at San Diego Zoo!
Discovery Education Virtual Trips – offers a range of topics for you to learn about. These include Polar Bears and the Tundra, Social Emotional Skills, STEM and Manufacturing. Each virtual trip comes with a companion guide, too.