The virtual experience is reshaping how we connect with our community, family and friends, and has even presented an opportunity for us to get closer to our loved ones from a safe distance. Whether you’re looking for family-friendly games, or hoping to experience something new, these seven virtual events are your fast pass to fun.
METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART
Partnering with Google Arts & Culture, The Met presents several virtual tours spanning through 5,000 years of history, art, and culture. Each art piece you view virtually is placed alongside a historical description. You’re bound to learn something new!
GREAT PYRAMID OF GIZA
One of the oldest, ancient wonders of the world can now be viewed from the comfort of your home. Presented by BBC, this three-minute tour gives a 360-degree view of what these ruins hold inside.
THE VATICAN AND SISTINE CHAPEL
One of history’s greatest endeavors can now be seen virtually. Choose from 12 different virtual experiences to indulge on the history of the Vatican and Sistine Chapel.
PACIFIC SCIENCE CENTER – CURIOSITY AT HOME
Something for the kiddos! The Pacific Science Center has launched their Curiosity at Home campaign full of at-home activities, games, and learning exercises for kids. You can also find a variety of daily live streams on their site.
SAN DIEGO ZOO
Bring the zoo to your home! Well, not literally… The San Diego Zoo hosts live cams for many of their animal exhibits and even offers interactive learning, coloring books, and games.
NATIONAL PARKS SERVICE
Here’s your chance to follow a park ranger through some of our nation’s most beautiful national parks. From Carlsbad Caverns to Utah’s very own, Bryce Canyon, these epic walking tours shouldn’t be missed.
Turn your home into a theme park! The Happiest Place on Earth can now be viewed from your laptop. Disney Parks has a variety of different tours that you can experience: virtual rollercoasters, 360-degree walkthroughs, water rides, and more.