THE BRISTISH MUSEUM - THE MUSEUM OF THE WORLD 

A great online resource which allows children to travel through time to view and learn more about hundreds of artefacts from around the world. 

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS 

A well-resourced website where children can discover the world around them, make fun resources and play exciting quizzes and games. 

 

 

 

AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM 

Have a little one who loves all things to do with the ocean? This site has lots of fun sea-worthy crafts and activities to try. 

 

 

 

 

MUSEUMS VICTORIA 

Many ideas on how to bring the Museum into your home. 

 

 

 

 

SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION

Lots of free museum-based activities for young people to engage with and explore. 

 

 

 

 

SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION: COLLAGASAURUS

A fun collage activity to try at home using images from the Smithsonian collection. 

 

 

 

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

Take a virtual tour around the 3 levels of this Museum. Can you find the display on Australian animals? 

 

 

 

 

 

CMOM 

This website lists a wide range of engaging activities for children, all with their own simple downloadable fact sheets, so that you can try them out at home for yourself. 

 

 

 

  

NASA VIDEO AND IMAGE GALLERY

Check out some amazing photographs from NASA and click on the pictures to discover more information. 

 

 

 

 

AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

A site filled with games, stories, videos and hands on activities for children. 

 

 

 

 

PETERSEN AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM 

The perfect site for any little people interested in cars. Learn about the evolution of automobiles and participate in some fun activities while doing so. 

 

 

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