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50+ Washington DC Virtual Tours : Explore Our Nation’s Capital

By February 24, 2014 February 5th, 2020 8 Comments
Washington DC Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour of the Supreme Court

Use these more than 50 Washington DC Virtual Tours to explore our nation’s capital from your classroom. This is an excellent resource for class trip preparation. A Washington DC virtual tour can be built into pre-trip class projects to engage student learning before traveling to Washington DC.  We offer many additional resources to prepare for your trip.

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1. The White House

2. National Zoo: Take a virtual visit to the zoo and watch many of the animals on live web cams.

3. United States Capitols and Landmarks Tour

4. National Aquarium

Tour the United States Botanic Garden

Tour the United States Botanic Garden

5. Washington National Cathedral

6. Embassy Row Tour

7. Frederick Douglas National Historic Site

8. George Washington’s Mount Vernon Mansion Tour

9. Arlington National Cemetery

10. National Arboretum

11. United States Botanic Garden

12. Tidal Basin

13. Reflecting Pool 

14. Basilica of the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Washington   DC   Virtual   Tour:  Capitol   Hill

15. Capitol Hill – Explore each of the buildings located on Capitol Hill.

16. US Capitol Rotunda : View interactive panoramics of the US Capitol Rotunda. Use the navigation at the bottom of the panoramic to visit:

  • 17. National Statuary Hall
  • 18. Old Senate Chamber
  • 19. The Capitol Crypt
  • 20. Old Supreme Court Chamber
  • 21. Brumidi Corridors
  • 22. House Chamber
  • 23. Senate Committee Room
  • 24. East Front of the Capitol

25. Supreme Court 

26. Library of Congress

Washington   DC   Virtual   Tour:  Museums

27. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Online Exhibitions

National Archives

National Gallery of Art

Washington DC Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour of the Smithsonian Postal Museum

34. Smithsonian National Postal Museum

35. Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

36. Smithsonian National Museum of American History Current Exhibitions

37. Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum – Udvar – Hazy Center: High Resolution Photos and 360 degree panoramas.

38. Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum – National Mall Online Exhibitions

39. Smithsonian Museum of American Indian Online Exhibitions

40. Smithsonian Museum of American Art and Renwick Gallery Online Exhibitions

41. Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery Web Online Exhibitions

42. Newseum

43. International Spy Museum 

44. Hirshhorn Museum Current Exhibitions

Washington   DC   Virtual   Tour:  Memorials
Washington   DC   Virtual   Tour:   Theaters   and   Performance   Centers

54. Ford’s Theatre

55. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

56. Folger Shakespeare Library – Elizabethan Theatre


Washington   DC   Virtual   Tour:   Universities

57. Howard University

58. American University

59. Gallaudet University

60. Catholic University of America

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