A Host Of Virtual Tours To Keep You Entertained

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During lockdown many of us will be missing trips to a favourite museum and gallery. And that’s where virtual tours come in!

Here are just a few available from around the country.

Explore Dundee’s History

The University of Dundee’s Museums and Galleries have a wide range of online resources.

These include self-guided walking tours of Dundee, live online events and videos, public art virtual tours and more.

Click here for more information.

Interview Your Grandparents

Learn about history first-hand. Call grandparents and find out what life was like when they were young.

Recorded the answers on the activity sheet available from Shetland Museum and Archives website.

Click here for more information.

Unlock Jacobite Secrets

Get creative with activities inspired by Perth and Kinross heritage and culture.

Click here for more information.

Delve Into Scotland’s Past

Gairloch Museum are offering a series of online winter talks.  

Click here for more information.

Turner in January

NGS invites visitors to explore their collection of works by JMW Turner online.

Find out more about this great artist today by clicking here.

Get Creative

The Gallery of Modern Art have lots of fun activities for the whole family.

Activities include art packs and online talks.  

Click here for more information.

Ladybird Book Artists

South Ayrshire Council’s staff are sharing information and stories online and via social media.

The video tour of the Ladybird Book Artist exhibition is sure to bring back some memories!

Click here for more information.

Bake Roman Army Bread

Trimontium Museum have put together Roman inspired activities suitable for P3-P7.

These include a fun and easy bread to make with kids, and a Roman “marching” sandal craft activity.

Click here for more information.

Museum At Home 

Explore the wonderful collection at Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museum.

Click here for more information.

Wee Wardlaws

Wee Wardlaws Online helps your little one explore the world around them through stories, songs, and crafts.

Click here for the YouTube playlist.

For more virtual tours to try during lockdown, click here.

Iain McDonald

Iain is Digital Content Editor at the "Friend", making him responsible for managing flow of interesting and entertaining content on the magazine's website and social media channels.