Virtual Boston

Enjoy some of Greater Boston's best experiences virtually!

Although there are many temporary COVID-19 related closings, you can still explore your favorite Boston museums and attractions. See below for our growing list of online resources from museums, galleries, arts organizations, performance venues, and more.



Museums & Exhibitions

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 MuseumMuseum of African American History and the USS Constitution Museum.

Online Events, Museums & Exhibitions


Performing Arts

An audio recording from Boston Lyric Opera's final dress rehearsal of the rarely produced Vincenzo Bellini opera, NORMA -  can be streamed at and  

Enjoy exciting performances, behind the scenes content, and videos featuring various musicians with the Boston Symphony Orchestra's social media channels.

Beginning on March 23 at 8pm and continuing each night for four weeks, WCRB will take you to Symphony Hall and a selection of remarkable BSO performances from the Andris Nelsons era. 

Laugh Boston has compiled a list of recommended podcasts to lighten and lift your spirits.

Family Friendly Activities

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.


Watch: New England Aquarium Online Octopus Feeding




Concerts and Nightlife

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. 


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