Staying at home doesn’t mean being unable to see museums and galleries; many places have some excellent websites for virtual visits or a spot of online learning. Take a tour, watch a video, or view a live webcam – the choice is yours!
There are plenty of learning or craft resources online. So whether you’re interested in online learning, fun activities, or virtual visits we have some suggestions below to help you get started but there are many, many more online for you to discover.
State Library of Queensland
Queensland Department of Education
Learning @ Home provides easy access to a variety of information and activities for all ages from kindergarten to adult.
Find Learning Resources by school year.
You could even explore by choosing a colour!
There are fun At Home Activities for all ages, choose a wordsearch, scavenger hunt, craft, or colouring-in.
Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art
Make, play, and watch for children and lots of videos and information about art and artists for everyone QAGOMA Kids
Queensland Air Museum
Discover the history of a variety of aircraft, learn about the restoration processes, or explore the Queensland Air Museum in a virtual tour!
Scienceworks at Home has family activities, jigsaw puzzles, stories, and tours. Take a virtual visit and learn along the way!
A virtual visit to the zoo! Watch live stream or recorded videos and find your favourite animal at Animals at Home
Natural History Museum
Discover learning resources, crafts, and lots and lots about dinosaurs at Try This At Home.
Learn to draw a dinosaur, take a quiz, or find your favourite in the Dino Directory.
Australian Age of Dinosaurs also has some interesting information for you to browse.
Great Barrier Reef
Explore the Great Barrier Reef in an interactive tour with David Attenborough, including our local islands: Heron and Lady Elliot.
Google Arts & Culture
Visit museums and galleries around the world via Google Arts & Culture Street View. Take a virtual visit as a stay-at-home tourist.