Virtual Field Trips You Can Take With Your Kids – Museum Edition

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It’s only a few days into quarantine but we’re all aware this time at home together is going to continue for a quite a while. Virtual field trips are a great way to teach your kids about other places and cultures without leaving your home.

Here are some exhibits, collections, and tours you can visit with your children from the comfort of your kitchen table, or even your couch.

Free Fun In Austin continues to highlight Austin area locations and activities that may not be available at this time. We encourage you to take all safety measures to keep yourself and your neighbors safe. It is our hope that the stories and features on this site will help inform your plans in the future.

Let’s start with Texas Museums!

And here are more online museum options around the world!

The Metropolitan Museum of Art via @anthonymasoncbs on Instagram

Art Museums

History Museums

To access many more virtual tours, download the Google Arts and Culture app for Android or IOS.

Keep checking Free Fun in Austin for more virtual field trips and ideas coming soon!

Featured photo by Dani Dudek/

About the Author

Dani Dudek
Dani Dudek is an Emmy-winning marketer who has been active professionally in the entertainment industry for two decades. She has mastered the art of celebrity spotting across the country, but does so best in Austin, where she runs the website With a special eye for even the most minor of celebs, she is basically Shazam and IMDB together in human form.
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