Virtual Tours & Virtual Reality Experiences
Browse the world’s largest collection of educational multimedia virtual tours and virtual reality on the web! Choose from our free collection of tours, or subscribe to access over 1800 educational tours including 360° panoramas, live cameras, narrated tours, videos, and virtual reality. With over 1800 tours to choose from in all K-12 curriculum subject areas, your students can explore new places and experience a world of learning like never before!
Did You Know?
The virtual reality market has a projected value of 227 billion by 2029 (up 45% from 11 billion in 2023), with an estimated 171 million current users worldwide and growing. The unique qualities of virtual reality such as immersion and interactivity make virtual reality a highly sought after resource in today’s education and public library markets.
Blacktip Reef (Animals)
Blacktip Reef is a breathtaking, award-winning exhibit full of color, light and movement located in the heart of National Aquarium. This coral-filled livestream exhibit, replicating Indo-Pacific reefs, is active with life that guests can experience from many vantage points, including a new floor-to-ceiling pop-out viewing window that allows guests to virtually come face to face with the animals.
Google Arts and Culture (Arts & Culture, Exhibits)
Discover online collections and exhibitions about the artists, locations and history of street art. Start your journey by exploring the map. To continue the experience, follow the Street Art Project link.
Scientific Drilling International (How Things Are Made, Occupations)
Welcome to the 360 degree Virtual Tour of Scientific Drilling International — Applied Technologies Center. The Applied Technologies Center is where Scientific Drilling International’s engineers, designs, develops, tests and builds electronic tools and equipment utilized by the oil & gas industry. The tour will transport you through the Applied Technologies Center, providing information and media across multiple stages of the design, manufacturing, and testing process.
Holocaust Memorial Museum Tour (Museums)
A living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum inspires citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity. Tour the Museum’s Online Exhibits and learn from the world’s leading online authority on the Holocaust. Information on the site is available in 16 languages.
Solar System Tour (Space)
Solar System Scope is an incredibly accurate solar system tour, allowing you to explore the solar system, the night sky and outer space in real-time. All of the objects on the tour are accurately positioned based on where they are right this very second, and the tour contains interesting facts and information about the many objects in space.
Virtual Tours & Virtual Reality Explained
Curious about the difference between a virtual tour and virtual reality experience?
Virtual Tours & Virtual Reality Resources
More and more educators are integrating virtual reality into their classroom programs is to enhance engagement, and bring context to learning for students. VR is transforming the way educational content is delivered by immersing students in what they’re learning — real or imagined — and by allowing students to interact with it. Being immersed in what you’re learning motivates students to learn in new creative ways.
Learn Why Teachers are Using Virtual Tours & VR in the Classroom and how our Assessment Tasks can be integrated into your classroom program.
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If you don’t find the virtual tour or virtual reality experience you’re looking for, we want to now about it! Let our team of talented Provincial Library Curators find the virtual content you need to support learning in your classroom.
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For just $25 per year (approx. $1 per student), individual teachers can subscribe to our Virtual Tours & Virtual Reality library and provide their students with access to over 1800 virtual learning experiences. New tours are added every year! The world is yours to discover…
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