Online virtual tours from the UK and around the world
We have compiled a list of some of the best live webcams from arounds the world suitable for children and families. As with all online content, parental discretion is advised.
Our top pick
The British Museum - The London based ‘Museum of the World’ have teamed up with Google for a fantastic interactive tour of their enormous selection of artefacts – search by themes and time periods and then choose an object to read an associated article or hear an audio reading of it
Click the link below to find a selection of livestreams from a number of tanks at this popular aquarium in the US which is well known for its research and conservation work. These live feeds have the accidental side-effect of being quite relaxing to view and also would be useful from a sensory perspective.
Feeds include a Californian Sea Lion, Indo-Pacific Barrier reef exhibit, beluga whale and penguins.
Musee d’Orsay, Paris - Take this opportunity to explore one of the most famous art galleries in the world from the comfort of your own home with the chance to view and read about some of the world’s best known masterpieces.
Yellowstone National Park - This site features moving and static webcams of various key sites in the Park including the Old Faithful geyser, the Volcano Observatory as well as additional educational articles on their unique features.
Great Wall of China Virtual Tour - This is a fantastic opportunity to see one of the Seven Wonders of the World in all its glory with a fully interactive walk-through tour.
San Diego Zoo
Keep tabs on some of the world’s most exotic creatures with the wide selection of live cams featuring baboons, polar bears, tigers, elephants and more.
Check out the full selection of museums working with Google to provide virtual tours via this link: https://artsandculture.google.com/partner?hl=en&tab=pop