1. The San Diego Zoo

Check out the San Diego Zoo. Their site includes behind-the-scenes videos and stories, as well as a variety of printable activities and online games.

2. The Seattle Aquarium

The Seattle Aquarium has a 30-minute video tour. Learn about the animals and the food web that can be found in the Puget Sound waters.

3. The Smithsonian

The National Museum of Natural History’s virtual experiences are self-guided, room-by-room tours of permanent, current, and past exhibits.

4. The Louvre Museum

Everyone wants to go to Paris! But you don’t need a passport to see at least some of the exhibits at the world’s most famous art museum. Check out the current virtual tour: Egyptian Antiquities.

5. Mars

No, really! You can absolutely “go” to the red planet. With Access Mars, you can see the actual surface of Mars, recorded by NASA’s Curiosity rover. Trust us—don’t skip the intro.