Tour some of the world’s greatest museums from home! Working in partnership with Google, they have produced special tours optimized for viewing online. We periodically update our lists of virtual field trips as part of our remote learning program, CHC Connect. These tours can inform students’ classwork, give them new ideas and inspire their imagination.
The Louvre in Paris: Visit here
The British Museum in London: Visit here
The Musee d’ Orsay in Paris: Visit here
The Prado in Madrid: Visit here
The Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia in Madrid: Visit here
The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Netherlands: Visit here
The Van Gough Museum in Amsterdam: Visit here
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City: Visit here
The David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History Visit here for a gateway that links to all things White House, including a virtual tour of the building and grounds; a list of interesting books to read about “The People’s House;” and free access to The Digital Library, which contains thousands of images covering the White House’s entire history.
Mount Vernon Visit here to see every nook and cranny of George and Martha Washington’s beloved and beautiful Virginia estate, where the United States’ first President and First Lady received guests from around the world.
National Museum of American History Visit here for a gateway to several digital exhibitions telling the story of the United States.
National Museum of African American History & Culture Visit here to see tens of thousands of artifacts that tell the story of African American life, history and culture in the United States — including Harriet Tubman’s hymnal and Nat Turner’s bible.
National Women’s History Museum Visit here to learn the stories about women who transformed our nation.
National Museum of Natural History Visit here for an awesome look at the fauna, flora and creatures big and small of the United States. This virtual tour features every exhibit in the museum.
The American Battlefield Trust This organization and its members have saved more than 52,000 acres in 24 states so everyone can better understand the legacies of our country’s defining conflicts. Visit here to tour more than 20 battlefields.