Virtual Tours

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Calgary Zoo Panda Cam 

Can't go to the Calgary Zoo to see the pandas?  Check out the Calgary Zoo's PandaCam presented by Hainan Airlines.  You can watch the two giant pandas - Er Shun and Da Mao - every day from 9am to 6pm.  

Calgary Zoo Daily Dose at Home

Check out these behind-the-scenes zoo activity videos.  Each segment also included an educational piece about the animals and what the Calgary Zoo does with them.  

The Royal Tyrrell Museum

Thanks for Google Maps and their streetview camera, you can wander around the museum as if you were there. In fact, you can even access some of the parts behind the scene that might not be able to access as a visitor.

Canadian Museum of History

With about 95 online exhibitions to search through and explore, the Canadian Museum of History not only offers unique opportunities to study Canadian history but also world and cultural histories. Some are interactive websites, others photographic journals. Some offer teacher resources, some are geared to older viewers, and some just share information. It’s a varied and exciting collection of history.

Farm Tours

Across each of Canada’s provinces are a variety of farms, and this website offers a great chance to visit some of them. The site has 15 different types of farms.

Iqaluit, Nunavut - The Canadian Arctic

This website offers the opportunity explore Iqaluit in the territory of Nunavut – located up on Baffin Island. Walk around the town to see what life is like in this remote community. There is also a series of guided audio tours, sharing unique and interesting buildings and sights. Experience a dog sled ride, learn about early explorers of the region, and how they filmed the town.

The Parliament Building in Ottawa

Thanks to Google, we are able to do a “walking tour” through the Canadian Parliament Buildings in Ottawa just by clicking our mouse. The tour allows you to wander through the hallways and many rooms of the buildings, including:

  • the Peace Tower Observation Deck
  • the Memorial Centre
  • the House of Commons
  • the Prime Minister’s Office
  • the Library of Parliament
  • a Meeting Room
National Park Tours 

Here are 33 National Park Tours you can take virtually from the comfort of your home. 

Boston Children's Museum

Walk through the Boston Children's Museum thanks to Google Maps!  This virtual tour allows kids to explore 3 floors of fun! 

Rome Reborn

Did you ever wish you could travel back in time to see ancient Rome at the peak of its glory? Now you can thanks to Rome Reborn®, a series of products for personal computers and VR headsets that make it possible to visit the now-vanished ancient city. Computer reconstructions of the buildings and monuments explained to you by leading experts bring the city to life. Rome Reborn® is something new: think of it as the place where virtual tourism meets virtual time travel. 


Explore the surface of Mars on the Curiosity Rover!  


Visit the museum's exhibition rooms and galleries, contemplate the façades of the Louvre...  Come along on a virtual tour and enjoy the view, thanks to the sponsorship of Shiseido.

British Museum, London

This iconic museum located in the heart of London allows virtual visitors to tour the Great Court and discover the ancient Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies. You can also find hundreds of artifacts on the museum’s virtual tour.

Guggenheim Museum, New York

Google’s Street View feature lets visitors tour the Guggenheim’s famous spiral staircase without ever leaving home. From there, you can discover incredible works of art from the Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary eras.

National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

This famous American art museum features two online exhibits through Google. The first is an exhibit of American fashion from 1740 to 1895, including many renderings of clothes from the colonial and Revolutionary eras. The second is a collection of works from Dutch Baroque painter Johannes Vermeer.

Musée d’Orsay, Paris

You can virtually walk through this popular gallery that houses dozens of famous works from French artists who worked and lived between 1848 and 1914. Get a peek at artworks from Monet, Cézanne, and Gauguin, among others.

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul

One of Korea’s popular museums can be accessed from anywhere around the world. Google’s virtual tour takes you through six floors of Contemporary art from Korea and all over the globe.

Pergamon Museum, Berlin

As one of Germany’s largest museums, Pergamon has a lot to offer – even if you can’t physically be there. This historical museum is home to plenty of ancient artifacts including the Ishtar Gate of Babylon and, of course, the Pergamon Altar.

Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Explore the masterworks from the Dutch Golden Age, including works from Vermeer and Rembrandt. Google offers a Street View tour of this iconic museum, so you can feel as if you’re actually wandering its halls.

Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

Anyone who is a fan of this tragic, ingenious painter can see his works up close (or, almost up close) by virtually visiting this museum – the largest collection of artworks by Vincent van Gogh, including over 200 paintings, 500 drawings, and over 750 personal letters.

The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

European artworks from as far back as the 8th Century can be found in this California art museum. Take a Street View tour to discover a huge collection of paintings, drawings, sculptures, manuscripts, and photographs.

Uffizi Gallery, Florence

This less well-known gallery houses the art collection of one of Florence, Italy’s most famous families, the de'Medicis. The building was designed by Giorgio Vasari in 1560 specifically for Cosimo I de'Medici, but anyone can wander its halls from anywhere in the world.

MASP, São Paulo

The Museu de Arte de São Paulo is a non-profit and Brazil’s first modern museum. Artworks placed on clear perspex frames make it seem like the artwork is hovering in midair. Take a virtual tour to experience the wondrous display for yourself.

National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City

Built in 1964, this museum is dedicated to the archaeology and history of Mexico’s pre-Hispanic heritage. There are 23 exhibit rooms filled with ancient artifacts, including some from the Mayan civilization.