Virtual Field Trips

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•  VIRTUAL FIELD TRIPS

 
Does your museum or field trip venue have a virtual field trip?  Is so let us know and we will add it to this list.

 

America’s Capital
Virtual tour of the buildings and history of Washington, D.C.
www.ahp.gatech.edu/dc_map.html 


Colonial Williamsburg
Extensive collection of short videos about many aspects of 18th century life and history.  Find them here...

  

Henricus Historical Park
A video tour of the Historical Park and numerous short documentaries covering the English settlements along the James River and the Powhatan Indians.  Find it here...

 

Library of Congress - Online Tours
The Library of Congress was established by an act of Congress in 1800 when President John Adams signed a bill providing for the transfer of the seat of government from Philadelphia to the new capital city of Washington. The legislation described a reference library for Congress only, containing “such books as may be necessary for the use of Congress -- and for putting up a suitable apartment for containing them therein...”
www.loc.gov/visit/tours/online-tours/


Mariner’s Museum
From bow to stern, The Mariners' Museum is filled with fascinating stories, captured in priceless artifacts that celebrate the spirit of the open sea. Explore over 120,000 square feet of gallery space with rare figureheads, handcrafted ship models, Civil War ironclad USS Monitor artifacts, paintings, small craft from around the world, navigational instruments, and so much more.
www.marinersmuseum.org/main/virtual-tour


Monticello
Tour the house that Jefferson designed and built for himself and his family and enjoy the grounds of the Monticello Plantation.
www.monticello.org


Mount Vernon Virtual Tour
Take a virtual tour of Mount Vernon, Virginia, George Washington's home.
www.mountvernon.org/virtualtour

 

National Park Service Virtual Museum Exhibits
www.nps.gov/museum/


Smithsonian National Museum of National History Virtual Tour
Take a virtual walking tour of the entire Smithsonian National Museum of National History.
www.mnh.si.edu/panoramas/


U.S. Capitol Virtual Tour
An interactive, user friendly, comprehensive and integrated multimedia tour of the U.S. Capitol. It includes panorama views and historical information about the rooms of the U.S. Capitol, as well as information about the objects found in those rooms. This tour will leave you with the feel of an actual visit to the U.S. Capitol and serve to provide a unique “Capitol” experience.
www.senate.gov/vtour/