Virtual Australia - exploring Australia online
The Story Spheres of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
Google Street View Trekker in NSW National Parks
Georama tours of SA National Parks, including:
There are 22 parks that come up on a search for virtual tours and each park’s page has a range of additional information available.
NB: these virtual tours require Adobe Flash
Learning in Nature : playlist of eight YouTube videos from Parks Victoria
Parks Victoria on SoundCloud : this educational channel from Parks Victoria has 18 audio tracks evenly divided between the topics of “Under the Sea” and “Gippsland Birds”, the longest track is 6min44sec.
Victoria’s Parliament House
NSW’s Parliament House (these are YouTube videos rather than a direct VR experience)
Parliament House, Canberra
NT’s Parliament House
The following are examples of the 36 tours available via Google Arts & Culture
The following are examples of the 75 locations (including galleries, museums and more) who have made some/all of their collections available via Google Arts & Culture (please note, despite limiting my search to Australia, there are some overseas locations in the mix)
Australia: Great Sporting Land : explore the unifying spirit of Australian sport - from tales to traditions, larrikins to legends
The Australasian Virtual Herbarium : Australian and New Zealand herbaria house over eight million plant, algae and fungi specimens.
Wilsons Promontory Virtual Herbarium : This virtual herbarium provides access to a significant collection of plant and algal species from Wilsons Promontory National Park.
Virtual Globe - exploring the world online
Monterey Bay Aquarium, California exhibits
FarmFood360 : explore Canadian farms and food tours
Tundra Connections : Experience Polar Bears | Virtual Field Trip in Churchill, Manitoba, Canada
Tour the Louvre, Paris : currently there are two virtual tours of the Louvre - Egyptian Antiquities and the Remains of the Louvre’s Moat, both of these require Flash to be enabled. There is also a mini tour/information site on the restoration of the Galerie d'Apollon, which also requires Flash.
The British Museum’s Collection Online : There are currently 2,335,338 records available, which represent more than 4,000,000 objects. 1,018,471 records have one or more images.
The Dali Theatre-Museum, Catalonia : By means of this virtual visit, we invite you to take a tour around some of the museum's rooms and see some works and objects exhibited there by means of panoramic pictures. NB: requires Flash to view panoramic images.
Langley Research Centre Virtual Tour (NASA) : click to view the map and then use the markers to visit different locations around Langley. Each marker opens up an information page about the location with a video and (scrolling down) additional information about the area and what happens there.
Glenn Research Center (NASA) : there are 10 virtual tours to take, including the Wind tunnels, Ballistics Impact Lab, the Space Environments Complex, and Zero-G.
The Vatican : seven different 360º tours of museums and other locations within the Vatican
Online exhibits @ the National Women’s History Museum, USA : 29 different online exhibits examining Women’s history in the USA, although I’ve noticed a lack of any mention of First Nations women.
Take me to the Opera : OperaVision has 21 operas from companies across the globe available for you to share with your students. Each thumbnail takes you to the specific performance’s information page where you can view the YouTubeLive video, read up on the cast, the story and insights into the opera.
Berliner Philharmoniker Digital Concert Hall : if you register before March 31, the Berlin Philharmonic is offering a free 30 day pass to access their digital concert hall.
Virtual Space - explore beyond the exosphere
Innovating the Future Virtual Field Trip : Join Boeing and Discovery Education on a mission to inspire the world through aerospace innovation with an exclusive virtual field trip to historic Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.
Holocaust Museum and Learning Centre -The Holocaust Museum & Learning Center preserves the legacy of the Holocaust, educates about its causes and empowers visitors to make the world a more tolerant place by rejecting all forms of hate, racism, and bigotry
Museums from around the world - Virtual, online tours
Access to 500 Museums & Art Galleries - Free, online
Future Learn - Explore the architecture and history of Rome, walking around a 3D digital model of the ancient city, with this free online course.
Virtual Tours - Virtual online tours - including zoos, landmarks in foreign countries, etc.
Aquarium – Georgia aquarium allowing you to tour under the sea
University of Alabama - Free online archaeology and Egyptology Uni courses (create an account to log on)
Open Learn - Free, online courses, Open university
BBC languages - Learn languages online free
FrenchTeacher.Net - Free French study packs
Sociology courses - Free online study
Creative courses - Free online study
Geography and nature
Tutorful - Top Geography websites, YouTube videos, and resources
Project Noah – Global site where you can view and share wildlife
Seterra - Free world geography, online quizzes
Online film festival - Resistance in the Rainforest
*Check the location/time zones of live-streamed concerts to calculate the UK start time. Time Zone calculator
Free Opera - Dates confirmed until the end of March. Check the website via the link for future dates to be added
Free classical orchestras - Live streaming performances
Free Chamber music - Live streaming
Berlin Philharmonic orchestra - Live streams and performance archive
Announcements/lists - of worldwide performances being streamed
Livestream concerts list - artists and bands
Bands and artists - streaming performances
Full-length concerts - watch online free
Celebrities performing on social media
Facebook Virtual Choir - Duet with a choir online
Arts and culture
J P Brewer - View classic paintings online
Walter's Museum - houses the highest artistic achievements from nearly every corner of the world. View some of the past, present, and future exhibitions
Google Arts and culture - Learn something new every day!
Gutenburg - Download free books, e.g. Shakespear, Edgar Allen Poe, Frankenstein, etc.
Solomon Kingsnorth - Books in PDF, Word and audiobook format - Alice in Wonderland / Wind in the Willows / The Railway Children / The Jungle Book / Peter Pan / Black Beauty
Read great literature online - Free Ebooks, poetry, classic literature
Read Free Literature - also includes study guides
50,000 free ebooks - arranged by genre
Open Library Access - Free
Expeditions App- Free virtual Reality Augmentation app for all ages, to take virtual trips around the world to hundreds of destinations.
Podcasts - Free to download
Board Game arena - Play board games online free
Historical association - Learn about 20th Century history
National Trust sites - Free access to their sites - please check their website first for updates
*Check the location/time zones of live-streamed masses to calculate the UK start time. Time Zone calculator
Spiritualism - English version
Spiritualism - Spanish version
Catholic Mass - streamed online
Masses from around the world - streamed online
God stories today - telling the stories of ordinary people - YouTube