Digital and Virtual Museums
kinds of digital musems are available online?
What online museums can I explore with my students?
How can I integrate virtual museums trips into my classroom?
Have you always wanted to explore
the history museums at the Smithsonian in Washington DC or travel
through Europe visiting art museums? You may not be able to afford
a real trip, but how about a virtual trip to these museums?
Use the excalendar to find out about upcoming events at museums around the world.
Explore Musings: Using Museums in Teaching and Learning from the American Museum of Natural History.
Use the following resources to locate online museums. You can also do a search in Google for topics such as "French art museum" or "horse museum".
Specific Museum Websites
Lots of readings and activities on American History
Canada Science and
Explore exhibits, lessons, activities, and games
Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Exhibits, science, discoveries, and education programs.
Diego Rivera Web Museum
Exploratorium from the San Francisco
On online museum of science, art, and human perception
Franklin Institute Science Museum
Lots of exhibits and resources for teachers and students
Library Bell Virtual Museum
Missouri Botanical Gardens
Lots of great resources on botany.
Measures in Time: Explore the Virtual Museum
Glacier: Legacy in Ice project.
Museum of the City of San Francisco
National Museum of American History
Lots of exhibits and resources for kids and adults
Ology from the American
Museum of Natural History
Information on genetics, biodiversity, paleontology, and astonomy.
- Asian Art Museum of San Francisco in San Francisco
- Fine Arts Museums of San Fransciso
- Los Angeles County Museum of Art in Los Angeles
- Louvre Museum in Paris
- Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City
- Museum of Modern Art in New York City
- National Gallery in London
- National Gallery in Washington DC
- National Museum of American Art in Washington DC
- Philadelpedia Museum of Art from Philadelphia
- Rijkamuseum in Amsterdam
- Textile Museum in Washington DC
- Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam
Virtual Egyptian Antiquity Museum
Virtual Museum Articles
Building a Virtual Museum: MusDev
Learn about a tool for building virtual museums.
Explore the development of the Virtual Smithsonian.
Museum Website Links
24 Hour Museum
Virtual Library Museum Pages
Links to resources for children and young adults
Museum Around the Word
Directory of museums by countries
Museums in the USA
Science Learning Network Museums
Links to science museums online
Explore Online Museums
Explore online museums. Brainstorm how you could create your own digital museum.