Virtual Museum Tours & Programs
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University:
Science from Home – Family science experiments, backyard birding, and activities to try with kids
Online Exhibits – Explore online exhibits including the Academy’s butterfly room and their Dinosaur Hall!
Chanticleer – A Pleasure Garden:
Weekly Bloom Update – Explore a photo gallery of currently blooming plants in the Chanticleer gardens! Updated weekly!
Elmwood Park Zoo:
Bubby’s Club – Elmwood Park Zoo’s digital education hub featuring activities, games, videos, and more.
Zoo School Live! – Links to the Elmwod Park Zoo’s Facebook page where every weekday at 11a members of the zoo’s education team broadcast about zoo animals LIVE and take questions.
Animal Cams – Cameras in animal enclosures provide a constant stream of updates about some of the zoo’s animals – you can even control the cameras for a better view!
Collection Connection – Search the Collection Connection to learn about plants and garden features of interest to you and where they can be found at the Arboretum.
Museum of the American Revolution:
Virtual Museum Tour – The virtual tour allows visitors the opportunity to explore our immersive galleries from anywhere through 360-degree panoramic images.
Virtual Field Trip -Take a behind-the-scenes field trip of the museum with I Survived series author Lauren Tarshis! (Presented in partnership with Scholastic Books.)
Lesson Plans for Students & Teachers – Various historical lesson plans and activities for students and teachers of all ages
National Constitution Center:
Online Civic Learning Opportunities – Live, public sessions that are part lecture and part lively conversation via Zoom that are open to students, teachers, and parents. New lectures are added each week. High School and College sessions will also be recorded and available after the live sessions.
National Museum of American Jewish History:
Collection Highlights – Browse selected objects from the museum’s collection covering six different categories.
Virtual Tour via Google Cultural Institutes – Click on the yellow “person” icon near the top to take a virtual tour of the museum!
Penn University Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology:
Online Collections – A one-stop portal for the vast range of digital content offered by the museum! Includes virtual tours of some collections, recorded lectures, archival films, and activities!
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts:
Browse the Collection – Browse through the heart of PAFA’s museum and stay inspired by their world-famous collection of American art, available online through the Albert M. Greenfield American Art Resource.
Past Program Video Archive – Access an archive of past public programs and exclusive features on the PAFA YouTube Channel
At-Home Learning Resources for Students – Curriculum-based lessons and hands-on activities for families with children in grades 3-12
Gallery Gateway – A hybrid of a traditional catalog and a virtual experience allows you to explore the collection online.
Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum:
Education Resources – Classroom materials, lesson plans, and technology worksheets for students.
Digital Collection – Search vehicles by their make, manufacturer, or production year to find out in-depth information about each one!
Woodmere Art Museum:
The Violet Oakley Experience – An in-depth digital look at Violet Oakley, an artist commissioned to create a monumental series of murals in the PA State Capitol building.