Virtual School Tours

This year, many wonderful global and national zoos, museums and galleries are welcoming children into their buildings virtually in place of a traditional school tour. We hope your children enjoy getting an insight into these fascinating places!

Zoos

Dublin  Zoo : Check out the live webcams – Feeding times for the Elephants and Penguins @2.30 pm

https://www.dublinzoo.ie/animals/animal-webcams/
Elephants – https://www.dublinzoo.ie/animals/animal-webcams/elephants/
Penguins – https://www.dublinzoo.ie/animals/animal-webcams/penguins/
African Savanna – https://www.dublinzoo.ie/animals/animal-webcams/african-savanna/

African Adventure – Virtual School Tour :
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Ii_n-oKaxE&feature=youtu.be

Lots of further videos available on the Dublin Zoo Youtube Channel
https://www.youtube.com/user/dublinzoovideos/featured

International Zoos
Edinburgh Zoo – https://www.edinburghzoo.org.uk/webcams/panda-cam/
Marwell Zoo (UK) – https://www.marwell.org.uk/zoo/keep-in-touch/webcams
San Diego Zoo – https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/live-cams
Houston Zoo – https://www.houstonzoo.org/explore/webcams/
Clear Water Marine Aquarium – https://www.seewinter.com/animals/webcams/water-cam-1/
 
Irish Museums and Cultural amenities
 
Áras and Úachtaráin: Visit President Michael D Higgins
https://president.ie/en/explore-visit/virtual-tour
 
Brú na Bóinne – Newgrange , Knowth – Take a virtual tour 
https://www.irelandsancienteast.com/discover/stories/featured-stories/bru-na-boinne
https://www.knowth.com/knowthtour.htm

The Irish Natural History Museum ( The dead zoo)  – Take a virtual tour
https://www.museum.ie/en-IE/Museums/Natural-History/Visitor-Information/3D-Virtual-Visit

The Natural Museum of Country life ( Mayo)  – Take a virtual tour
https://www.virtualvisittours.com/national-museum-of-ireland-country-life/

The National Museum of Ireland – Archaelogy – Take a virtual tour
https://www.virtualvisittours.com/national-museum-of-ireland-archaeology/

The National Museum of Ireland – Decorative arts and history- Take a virtual tour
https://www.virtualvisittours.com/national-museum-of-ireland-decorative-arts-history/

The National Library of Ireland
https://www.nli.ie/en/vt/online-tour-of-the-main-library.aspx

Trinity College Dublin- The Long Room
https://panoramicireland.com/guide-to-ireland/360-degree-panoramas-of-ireland/trinity-college-360-degree-panorama

The Medieval Museum – Waterford
http://www.waterfordtreasures.com/medieval-museum/the-experience/virtual-tour
 
Space Exploration
Living in Space – Learn what its’ like to sleep, eat, wash your hair or brush your teeth or play with slime in Space
https://www.sciencekids.co.nz/videos/astronauts.html
https://www.weareteachers.com/slime-space-virtual-field-trip/

Tour of the International Space Station (ISS)
https://thekidshouldseethis.com/post/international-space-station-tour-iss
https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/main/suni_iss_tour.html

NASA – Virtual Tours
https://www.nasa.gov/glennvirtualtours
https://oh.larc.nasa.gov/oh/
 
Explore Mars on the curiosity Rover
https://accessmars.withgoogle.com/

Museums and Galleries Abroad

The Anne Frank Museum – Amsterdam
https://www.annefrank.org/en/museum/web-and-digital/

The Louvre – Paris
https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne

The Vatican Museum
https://www.vaticannews.va/en/vatican-city/news/2020-03/vatican-museums-virtual-tours-coronavirus.html

The Guggenheim Museum
https://www.guggenheim.org/at-large

Pompei
https://www.italyguides.it/en/campania/pompeii

The British Museum
https://www.britishmuseum.org/learn/schools/ages-7-11/ancient-britain/virtual-visit-peek-prehistory

 
Virtual Tours of Landmarks Abroad

The White House – Visit the home of the President of the United States
https://www.youvisit.com/tour/aid.depoy
https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/the-white-house

Great Wall of China
https://www.thechinaguide.com/destination/great-wall-of-china

Machu Pichu, Peru
https://www.youvisit.com/tour/machupicchu

Pyramids of Giza, Egypt
https://www.google.co.uk/maps/about/behind-the-scenes/streetview/treks/pyramids-of-giza/

The Eiffel Tower, Paris
https://www.toureiffel.paris/en/news/130-years/virtual-tour-eiffel-tower

Best Virtual School Tours Abroad – Research where you’d like to by location
https://www.virtualfieldtrips.org/video-library/videos-by-location/
https://www.weareteachers.com/best-virtual-field-trips/

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