Although there are many temporary COVID-19 related closings, you can still explore your favorite Boston area attractions. See below for our growing list of online resources from museums, galleries, arts organizations, performance venues, and more.
Celebrate the revolutionary history of Boston with virtual events and activities.
The Boston Pops will present A Boston Pops Salute to Our Heroes to pay tribute to the COVID19 frontline workers and honor those who have lost their lives during the current health crisis. Tune in via broadcast TV, radio and digital media for newly created content from the Boston Pops and guest artists, as well as traditional Fourth of July favorites and other highlights from recent broadcasts of The Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular.
Enjoy Freedom Trail Foundation resources - access to history lesson videos and audio guides of the Freedom Trail.
Action Tour Guide offers a GPS self-guided audio tour of Boston's Freedom Trail, fully narrated mobile apps available for download.
Action Tour Guide offers GPS self-guided audio tours of Boston's Freedom Trail, Harvard Yard, Harbor Walk, and Cape Ann. Perfect for walking, biking or driving, the audio tours are fully narrated mobile apps available for download.
Make a virtual visit to Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House in Concord, MA via the website for Freedom’s Way National Heritage Area. Here, you can enjoy many other virtual cultural experiences.
Each day the Museum of Fine Arts will be highlighting various pieces of art over social media with descriptions, podcasts and commentary.
The Peabody Essex Museum is sharing exhibits, educational podcasts, and e-newsletters through their website and social media channels.
Learn more about the life and legacy of president John F. Kennedy virtually through a variety of interactive experiences created by the John F. Kennedy Library.
Other museums making their collections available through their website or social channels include: the Commonwealth Museum, Harvard Art Museums, Institute of Contemporary Art, Isabella Steward Gardner Museum, Museum of African American History and the USS Constitution Museum.
An audio recording from Boston Lyric Opera's final dress rehearsal of the rarely produced Vincenzo Bellini opera, NORMA - can be streamed at BLO.org and ClassicalWCRB.org.
Enjoy exciting performances, behind the scenes content, and videos featuring various musicians with the Boston Symphony Orchestra's social media channels.
Laugh Boston has compiled a list of recommended podcasts to lighten and lift your spirits.
Dive into the lives of fascinating aquatic creatures with the New England Aquarium's #VirtualVisits! Each day the Aquarium's educators will be posting live videos on their social media accounts allowing everyone to learn more about the aquarium and it's animals.
Franklin Park and Stone Zoo present #ZooToYou: a daily dose of animal cuteness, chats with our care staff, crafts and activities to do at home, and more!
Follow The Boston Children's Museum social media accounts for fun at home activities, homeschooling info, their list of our list of #100WaysToPlay and so much more!
The Museum of Science will be hosting a variety of innovative STEM webinars for kids to help unleash their inner creativity and solve problems.
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Live Nation has launched their Live from Home series including live streams and content from popular artists, listed below.
Big Night Live offers Big Night TV - featuring live dj performances you can access via their Facebook page.
Tuscan Kitchen has created a quick and easy recipe & cooking kits to make homemade pizza, pasta, and pastries!