STUCK AT HOME ! ♡
A list of free, online, boredom-busting resources!
Click on any of the underlined headings/links below to find out more.
- Museums from around the world - Virtual, online tours
Access to 500 Museums & Art Galleries - Free, online
Future Learn - Explore the architecture and history of Rome, walking around a 3D digital model of the ancient city, with this free online course.
- Virtual Tours - Virtual online tours - including zoos, landmarks in foreign countries, etc.
- Aquarium – Georgia aquarium allowing you to tour under the sea
- University of Alabama - Free online archaeology and Egyptology Uni courses (create an account to log on)
- Open Learn - Free, online courses, Open university
- BBC languages - Learn languages online free
- FrenchTeacher.Net - Free French study packs
- Sociology courses - Free online study
- Creative courses - Free online study
Geography and nature
- Tutorful - Top Geography websites, YouTube videos, and resources
- Project Noah – Global site where you can view and share wildlife
- Seterra - Free world geography, online quizzes
- Online film festival - Resistance in the Rainforest
Music*Check the location/time zones of live-streamed concerts to calculate the UK start time. Time Zone calculator
- Concerts online - Various concerts held without audiences to stream online for people having to stay at home - list of live streaming concerts
- Free Opera - Dates confirmed until the end of March. Check the website via the link for future dates to be added
- Free classical orchestras - Live streaming performances
- Free Chamber music - Live streaming
- Berlin Philharmonic orchestra - Live streams and performance archive
- Announcements/lists - of worldwide performances being streamed
- Livestream concerts list - artists and bands
- Bands and artists - streaming performances
- Full-length concerts - watch online free
- Celebrities performing on social media
- Facebook Virtual Choir - Duet with a choir online
Arts and culture
- J P Brewer - View classic paintings online
- Walter's Museum - houses the highest artistic achievements from nearly every corner of the world. View some of the past, present, and future exhibitions
- Google Arts and culture - Learn something new every day!
- Gutenburg - Download free books, e.g. Shakespear, Edgar Allen Poe, Frankenstein, etc.
- Solomon Kingsnorth - Books in PDF, Word and audiobook format - Alice in Wonderland / Wind in the Willows / The Railway Children / The Jungle Book / Peter Pan / Black Beauty
- Read great literature online - Free Ebooks, poetry, classic literature
- Read Free Literature - also includes study guides
- 50,000 free ebooks - arranged by genre
- Open Library Access - Free
- Expeditions App- Free virtual Reality Augmentation app for all ages, to take virtual trips around the world to hundreds of destinations.
- Podcasts - Free to download
- Board Game arena - Play board games online free
- UK parliament - Politics, history, citizenship, etc. Written for children and young people, but lots of very interesting information, including how laws are made.
- Historical association - Learn about 20th Century history
- National Trust sites - Free access to their sites - please check their website first for updates