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Virtual Field Trips

Do you want to add a little hands-on technology to your child's curriculum? Take a virtual tour!  Learn about places, people, and things around the globe without leaving the comfort of your own home.

Many of these tours require Adobe Flash Player.  You'll want to be sure you have the latest version installed.
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Statue of Liberty National Monument - Virtual Tour
Whether you want to relive a previous visit to the Statue of Liberty, or you've never been to the park and want to get an idea of what it's like, a virtual tour is the way to go. You control your experience within the virtual tour, choosing from 360-degree panoramas, videos, pictures, and sounds.
Taj Mahal - Online Virtual Tour
Explore the Taj Mahal through this awewsome virtual tour. View 360° panoramas, movies, photos, narration, maps, music and text and visit areas which are off-limits to the general public, such as the Roof, Minarets & Crypt. Includes in-line text for the hearing-impaired & complete downloadable MS Word files, mini-movies, and panoramas.
The Chocolate Making Process
Click here for an interactive tutorial on how to make a virtual candy bar from scratch!
U.S. Capitol Virtual Tour
The U.S. Capitol Virtual Tour is an interactive, user friendly, comprehensive and integrated multimedia tour of the U.S. Capitol. It includes panorama views and historical information about the rooms of the U.S. Capitol, as well as, information about the objects found in those rooms. This tour will leave you with the feel of an actual visit to the U.S. Capitol and serve to provide a unique "Capitol" experience.
United Nations Virtual Tour
Take a tour of the United Nations. Click the places you want to visit and learn a bit about the history of the UN's buildings, main bodies, and artworks. When you're done, learn how it works! Read an introduction to the UN, or go to the main UN website by following informative links about the UN.
United States Botanic Garden Virtual Tour
The Architect of the Capitol and the U.S. Botanic Garden welcome you to this virtual tour of the USBG. This botanic garden is run by the Congress of the United States. It is located in Washington, D.C.
United States Mint Virtual Tour
The United States Mint will take you behind the scenes and show how they make the coins you use every day. The tour offers a general overview of how the United States Mint designs and manufactures its products.
USS Pampanito Virtual Tour
This online tour will provide you with a glimpse of what life was like for the sailors aboard the USS Pampanito. You'll even be able to visit areas not safely accessible because of the vertical ladders and confined space.
Utah State Capitol Virtual Tour
Explore the unique art, architecture, and history of the Utah State Capitol building through this interactive virtual tour.
Van Gogh's Van Goghs Virtual Tour
Take a virtual tour of Van Gogh's Van Goghs. This exhibition was on view at the Gallery October 4, 1998 - January 3, 1999. This virtual tour allows you to navigate through panoramas of the exhibition galleries. As you walk through the space, you can select specific paintings for larger image views, close-up details, and more information.
Virginia State Capitol Virtual Tour
This state of the art virtual tour provides online tours of both the Virginia State Capitol Grounds and the Capitol Building. You have the ability to explore areas on you own or view video presentations. There is a Non-Flash version available here: http://virginiacapitol.gov/virtualtours/Virtualtours508/home508.htm
Virtual Dioramas from the American Museum of Natural History
The American Museum of Natural History's "virtual dioramas" immerse you in fascinating exhibits, presenting 360° panoramas complete with interactive components. Choose from the Alaska Brown Bear, Bison and Pronghorn, Upper Nile Region and Cuthbert Rookery dioramas. AMNH also offers videos and audio tours.
Virtual Tours of US National Arboretum
The USNA Virtual Tours provide you with detailed tours of each of their major display gardens and collections: (1) The whole arboretum (including a tour for kids), (2), the Asian Collections, (3) Fern Valley, (4) the Gotelli Dwarf and Slow Growing Conifer Collection, (5) the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum, (6) the National Herb Garden, and (7) the Power Plants Garden.
Virtual Whale Watching
Take a virtual whale watching tour with Prince of Whales. Located in, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada - the Whale Watching Capital of the World.
White House Virtual Tour
White House Museum, the unofficial virtual museum of the president’s residence, offers an online tour that will take you through more than 140 areas in the grounds and mansion of the White House with photos and illustrations going back more than 200 years.
Windows into Wonderland - Yellowstone eTrips
Explore award winning electronic field trips! (Both low and high bandwidth options) Since 2001, Yellowstone has been offering eTrips to share the resources and treasures of the world’s first national park. Embark on these exciting adventures and look through new Windows Into Wonderland.
WSCGA Educational Videos on Cranberries
The Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association has two videos on their site that provide an overview of Wisconsin’s cranberry industry, including its history, the growing and harvesting processes, and packaging and processing systems for the tart tangy berry. There are also educational resources and games for kids, so be sure to look around their website!

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