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An updated list of museums offering at-home activities

As part of our continued efforts to support educators, families, and learners during the current public health crisis, the howtosmile team is maintaining a list of science center, planetarium, aquarium, and children's museum websites offering at-home activities and related learning resources.

Please check back for new additions to this list over time. If you would like your museum's website listed here please emails us

Updated 2/15/21

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Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum - STEM at Home
Aquarium of the Bay - At Home Lessons
Arizona Science Center - Online Learning
Buffalo Museum of Science - Virtual Science Fair
California Science Center - Stuck at Home Science
Carnegie Science Center - Things to DO
Chicago Children's Museum - Recipes for Play at home
Children's Creativity Museum - Create @ Home
Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose - Virtual Museum
Children's Museum of Houston - A Virtual Playground for our Mind
Children's Museum of Indianapolis At Home
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh - Museum At Home
COSI Connects  
CuriOdyssey Science Experiments for Kids  
Discovery Children's Museum - At Home Discoveries
Discovery Museum (Acton, MA) - Discovery at Home and Teacher Resources for Distance Learning
Discovery Place Stay-at-Home Science  
Duluth Children’s Museum stay@home play@home  
ECHO at Home
Ecotarium - At Home Resources
Explora - Try this at home
Exploratorium Online Learning
Franklin @ Home
Great Lakes Science Center - Engage with us at home
Hawaii Children’s Discovery Center At Home
Homewood Science Center Virtual Programs
‘Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaii - ʻImiloa@Home
Insights El Paso Science Center - STEM Activities To Do At Home
The Jackson Hole Children’s Museum - Play*Create*Explore*Discover at Home 
Kansas Children's Discovery Center - Discovery at home 
Kansas University Natural History Museum - Museum From Home
Kohl Children's Museum Home Zone and Teaching Resources 
The Lawrence at Home 
Lincoln Children's Museum Boredom Busters 
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum - Fun Activities for Home 
Marbles Kids Museum - Play At Home 
Michigan Science Center - Home Science Activities 
Miami Children's Museum - Museum At Home 
Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology - At-Home Learning Resources
Minnesota Children's Museum - Play Helps 
Morehead at Home
Monterey Bay Aquarium - Learning at home
Museum of Discovery and Science (MODS) Challenge
Museum of Idaho - Museum @ Home
Museum of Life and Science at Home and Vida y Ciencias en casa
Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago - Science At Home
National Children's Museum - Virtual Collection and STEAMwork activities 
NYSCI Home Resources 
OMSI - Science at Home 
Orlando Science Center - OSC at Home 
Pacific Science Center - Curiosity at Home 
Perot Museum of Nature and Science - Amaze Your Brain at Home 
Pink Palace Museum to Go 
Port Discovery Children's Museum 
Rochester Museum of Science - Science Activities for Home
Science Museum London - Explore our Museums at Home and At-home Activities   
Science World - At-Home Activities   
Sciencenter Home Resources   
Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum - At Home Activities   
Saint Louis Science Center - Museum At Home   
Science Museum of Minnesota - Learn From Home
The Tech Interactive at Home
Thinkery At Home

Resources for Virtual Field Trips

We have had a few requests to add virtual field trips links to this page as another option to expand online engagement. Feel free to email us at if you have suggestions that you would like added here.

Road Trip From Home: Virtual Field Trips: a long list of virtual field trip locations
Virtual field trips to Ancient Corinth from the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Greece