While we’re all having to stay home we at the Historical Society have compiled a brief list of materials for education and entertainment. This list is not comprehensive. Stay safe and well!
Middletown Historical Society Coloring Book
Biggs Museum of American Art: Short video clips discussing specific works of art
Delaware Art Museum: Browse the Delaware Museum of Art’s online collection
Delaware Historical Society: Short video clips discussing specific works from the collection
Delaware Museum of Natural History: Online programs and storytime
Hagley Museum and Library: The Digital Archives
Milford Museum: Online Exhibitions
University of Delaware Special Collections and Museum: Previous exhibitions and special collections and museum blog
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library: Online collection catalog
Minnesota Children’s Museum has a BOATLOAD of parent resources and links!!
Children’s Museum Cleveland: Educational programs, storytime, and much more
Children’s Science Center Lab: Science experiments
Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum: Science experiments and other activities
Opera Philadelphia: playlist clips
Virtual Museum Tours by Google maps:
The Uffizi: Art museum in Florence, Italy, home to Botticelli’s Birth of Venus
Musee d’Orsay: Museum in Paris, France, virtual tour and exhibition catalogs. Home to works by Van Gogh and many of the French Impressionists.
Rijksmuseum: Art Museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands, online exhibitions and collection catalogs, home to The Night Watch by Rembrandt
Museo Nacional de Antropología: Mexico City, Mexico, Google tour showcasing Mayan artifacts.
Acropolis Museum: Archaeology museum in Athens, Greece. Google Arts and Culture Tour, scroll down for the virtual tour. Home to artifacts from the Acropolis mount.
The Louvre (Flash required), Art museum in Paris, France. Limited exhibition tours.