Virtual Experiences

Check out these no-cost virtual experiences for the whole family! All of them are based within the state of Georgia.

Toddlers-Early Elementary Aged Children

Cheekwood Estate & Gardens—Tots! Online: Download files to create art projects, get coloring sheets, and more here.

Middle-High School Aged Children & Adults

  • The High Museum of Art in Atlanta has posted family-friendly art activities on its blog with tutorials and explanations of different aspects of art. You can find these blog posts here.
  • The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum in Atlanta, GA offers free video and virtual programs ranging from the life stories of Holocaust survivors, history talks, and live musical performances, found here.
  • Are you into contemporary art? Burnaway, an Atlanta-based digital magazine that focuses on contemporary art and criticism, posts daily content including reviews, interviews, studio visits, and more. You can find those blog posts here.
All Ages

  • The Atlanta History Center offers virtual learning labs with various activities, exhibitions, events, programs, and more for different age groups here. They are also holding virtual events.
  • Check out the Georgia Aquarium’s live feeds here!
    The Georgia Aquarium also offers various tools and activities for at-home learning, found here.
  • Learn about Georgia wildlife with the free-of-charge videos provided by the Chattahoochee Nature Center in Roswell, GA. There are also activities connected to some of the videos and all of the videos on the webpage align with the Georgia Standards of Excellence.
  • The Michael C. Carlos Museum, renowned for its art collections from around the world, has virtual story times, exhibits, activities, and more available here.
  • Who doesn’t like pandas? Watch them live with Zoo Atlanta’s Panda Cam here.
  • Check out a 360-degree view of Anna Ruby Falls in Helen, GA—with audio—here.
  • Have you missed the thrills of an amusement park? Check out these POV rollercoaster rides from Wild Adventures in Valdosta, GA here.
  • Do you like history? Check out these virtual tours provided by the Booth Museum in Cartersville, GA, featuring galleries that showcase artists and hand-signed letters from each U.S. President, alongside their portraits. The museum also has a Native Hands gallery, which holds more than 150 Indigenous artifacts. View those tours here.
  • The Columbus Museum has an online collections database that is publicly accessible for your exploration of all things art here.
  • Check out this 360-degree view of Driftwood Beach at Jekyll Island here.
If you want to travel outside the state from the comfort of home, check out these national and international museums that are currently offering free virtual experiences.

  • The British Museum, home of the Rosetta Stone, in London offers a no-cost interactive virtual tour through ancient history here.
  • Explore online art exhibits and collections from the Detroit Institute of Arts, including one featuring Frida Kahlo, here.
  • You can also view five virtual art exhibits on Georgia O’Keeffe, known as the “Mother of American Modernism”, and her greatest works from the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, California here.
  • Do you dream of escaping to Paris, France and wandering through the Louvre? Experience seven free virtual tours from the world’s largest art museum here.
  • Take a virtual tour of the National Museum of the United States Air Force in Riverside, Ohio here.
  • Check out these online exhibits created by the National Women’s History Museum here.
  • Be sure to “Gogh” check out this virtual tour of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam here.
  • The Vatican Museum is offering a virtual tour, including a look into the Sistine Chapel, here.
  • The National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland is providing an interactive virtual tour of all their exhibits here.
  • Have you seen Night at the Museum? Check out the National Museum of Natural History in New York, New York for yourself with these no-cost virtual tours.
  • Take a virtual tour of the Museo Galileo in Florence, Italy, which houses over 5,000 ancient scientific instruments including Galileo’s telescope, here.
  • Access live streams, virtual exhibits, STEM activities, and more from the Museum of Science in Boston, Massachusetts here.
  • Ascend to the stars from the comfort of home with NASA’s virtual exhibits, found here.
  • Take a trip to D.C. with this virtual tour of the National Air and Space Museum here.
  • Check out the National Museum of Computing in Bletchley Park, England with this virtual tour.
  • Travel to Ancient Greece by viewing the online exhibits provided by the Acropolis Museum in Athens.
  • Visit the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, Netherlands with this interactive virtual tour of the secret annex.
  • Visit the London Science Museum from the comfort of home by taking the virtual tour and viewing the curator gallery guides, found here.
  • The Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington has panoramic views of the inside of their aircrafts, found here.
  • Check out this virtual tour, accompanied by a worksheet and lesson plan for students, of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.