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Virtual Tours For Kids

One of the many things we missed during lockdown is being able to go to out to museums or visit the zoo. Well i know its not quite the same but you can still visit your favourite places virtually. In todays blog post we will explore some of the best ones we found. We love it if you let us know what you think in the comments. 

British Museum 

British Museum
Photo By @_amphoto

The British Museum is the world’s largest indoor space on Google Street View.  You can go on a virtual visit to more than 60 galleries. See highlights like the Rosetta Stone in the Egyptian Sculpture Gallery or discover gems like the beautiful textiles in the Sainsbury African Galleries. The museum is also part of googles museum of the

world  project where you can find a timeline of artefacts to explore.

The Museum on Street View – Click Here

Googles Museum of the World  Project – Click Here

 

 

London Zoo

Photo By ZSL London Zoo

While London Zoo is closed they have been adding a lot of videos to there website and youtube channels. They have many webcams setup so you can watch the animals live. They also have daily video  updates from there keepers on their website.  

ZSL London Zoo Website –Click Here

ZSL London Zoo Youtube Channel – Click Here

Windsor Castle

Photo By Ron Gatepain

The queen maybe living there at the moment however this doesn’t stop you having a look round the oldest occupied castle in the world. They have created a fantastic virtual tour you can get the see the castle in all its splendour. Visit the banquet room and even have a look round the gardens. 

Windsor Castle Virtual Tour – Click Here

 

 

Stonehenge

Photo By Will Gethin

One of the UK biggest Mysteries, Stonehenge is one of the UK top tourist attractions and now you can visit them even during lockdown. The Fantastic people at english heritage have created a informative and fun interactive virtual tour page. Explore the rocks them selfs or star gaze with the interactive Skyscape project on there site.

Stonehenge Website – Click Here

 

There is many more out there and as we find more we will update this post. If you find any that you like use to feature please do leave a note in the comments.  Don’t forget to check our other School Closure Resources out Here 

 

Don’t forget to share your photo’s of you enjoying the virtual tours on instagram with us using the #iDadGBMakes 

 

 

 

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Hi I’m Dan, the Dad of the family I have 3 beautiful children Oscar, Ivy-Lily and Hector. I’m a shift worker so on my days off I like nothing more than spending time with my family. I have got a real passion for technology, the great outdoors and cooking. I have been running this blog since feb 2017. However the short time the blog has been online i have been designing and hosting websites for over 10 years.

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