Cultural Activities

Take a virtual museum tour, listen to an opera, or give back to the community from the comfort of home! All content is generously provided by domestic and international institutions in support of lifelong learning.


Virtual Tours


Boston Children's Museum

Self-guided tour of all 3 floors of the Boston Children's Museum.

FarmFood360

Tours of several Canadian farms and food processing facilities.

Google Arts & Culture Museum Collections

Virtual collections of hundreds of museum, art gallery, and archival holdings across the globe.

The Hidden World of the National Parks

Virtual tours of several US national parks, including Kenai Fjords (Alaska), Hawai'i Volcanoes (Hawaii), Carlsbad Caverns (New Mexico), Bryce Canyon (Utah), and Dry Tortugas (Florida).

The Louvre

Includes the Louvre's ancient Egypt, medieval architecture, and Louis XIV's Galerie d'Apollon collections.

Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

Guided tour of Rembrandt and Portraiture at Madrid's Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

The Museum of the World

Visual timeline exploration of the world's ancient artifacts on file at the British Museum of London. Powered by Google Cultural Institute.

National Gallery of Art

Video tours of current exhibitions, online learning opportunities, audio and video recordings of lectures, and more.

National Women's History Museum

Online exhibits and selected collections of the National Women's History Museum.

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Selected current exhibits, past exhibits, and research and collections areas of the National Museum of Natural History.

Virtual Yosemite

Virtual tour of Yosemite National Park.


Aquarium & Zoo Livecams


Explore.org

Over 100 livestreams of wildlife, animal sanctuary, and natural wonder locations.

Georgia Aquarium

Webcams covering several exhibits currently on display at the Georgia Aquarium.

The Houston Zoo

Live footage of the Houston Zoo's giraffe, gorilla, elephant, rhino, chimp, flamingo, and leafcutter ant enclosures.

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Several live cams of various enclosures of the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

San Diego Zoo

Live footage of the San Diego Zoo's most popular enclosures.

Smithsonian's National Zoo

Webcams of the Smithsonian's National Zoo's cheetah cub, naked mole rat, lion, giant pandas and elephant habitats.

Vancouver Aquarium's Jelly Cam

Live footage of the Vancouver Aquarium's jellyfish enclosure.


Operas & Orchestras


Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

A wide array of past concerts provided on demand by the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Live streams, on-stage footage, and behind-the-scenes content by BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.

Concertgebouw Orchestra Library

Amsterdam's Concertgebouw Orchestra Library offers an extensive array of past performances and orchestra member documentaries.

Melbourne Recital Center Performances

A range of performances by predominantly Australian performers, provided by the Melbourne Recital Center.

Opera on the Sofa

Collected YouTube playlist of full productions and dress rehersal footage by the Teatro Regio in Turin.

OperaVision

Archive of productions from across Europe, including full performance, interviews, and behind-the-scenes content.

Royal Opera House

Weekly ballets and operas will be streamed live on the Royal Opera House's YouTube channel, with past performances available on demand.

Wigmore Hall Performances

An extensive collection of past chamber music concerts by London's famous Wigmore Hall.


Opportunities to Give Back While Kicking Back


Folding@home

Help researchers fight COVID-19 by running computer calculations that help scientists better understand its biology and provide new opportunities for therapeutic development.

Freerice

Help the United Nations raise funds for the World Food Program, the largest humanitarian effort in addressing world hunger, by playing this basic literacy game. Please note that funds from Freerice are raised via sponsor-funded adverstizements and that using ad-blocking software will limit your session's impact.

Library of Congress Transcription Project

Help improve access to history by transcribing, reviewing, and tagging Library of Congress documents.

NH Wildlife Sightings

Help the NH Fish & Game Department's wildlife conservation programs by reporting wildlife sightings in your backyard, on the hiking trails, or anywhere else in the state.

Zooniverse

Explore the world's largest platform for citizen-powered research.