Discover Atlanta Virtually: Atlanta Attractions And Museums You Can Visit from Home

Visit your favorite Atlanta attractions through these awesome online programs.
  • Kids will love the live stream performances and activities from the Children's Museum of Atlanta and Center for Puppetry Arts. (📷 Joleen Pete)
    Kids will love the live stream performances and activities from the Children's Museum of Atlanta and Center for Puppetry Arts. (📷 Joleen Pete)

We're all stuck at home, but that doesn’t mean we can't enjoy some of the things we love about Atlanta. Virtually, that is. Experience top Atlanta attractions and museums from the comfort of home, through free virtual tours, activities and performances online. Want to see all that Atlanta has to offer? Start off with a virtual tour of the city with 360ATL.

 Updated April1

Atlanta Botanical Garden

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Despite remaining closed through April 30, #lifebloomson and Atlanta Botanical Garden doesn’t want anyone to miss it. Tune into the Atlanta Botanical Garden Facebook feed for photos, videos and virtual story times for kids each Wednesday. The flowers are still blooming, but now they’re coming to you.

Alliance Theatre 

Alliance Theatre Virtual Resources. Classes, coaching and other activities are available for all ages, virtually, from Alliance Theatre with more on the way.

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Don your fanciest duds (or don't) and turn your living room into a virtual concert hall for ASO’s next Live Stream Watch Party on Facebook. Can’t make the date? Find specially curated content, performances and videos on Atlanta Symphony’s Virtual Stage any time.

Atlanta Braves

Baseball fans can still get a glimpse of the game with Behind the Braves presented by Truist. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the 2020 Atlanta Braves Spring Training, with mini-episodes released every Thursday at 7 p.m. and Facebook Viewing Parties of full episodes every Friday at 7 p.m.  #FortheA

Atlanta History Center

The history books are still open at Atlanta History Center as the experts there share historic tidbits and photographs from the past. It’s a great opportunity to learn about Atlanta’s history and historic figures-all delivered to you via Facebook.

Center for Puppetry Arts

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Center for Puppetry Arts “Center at Home.” Enjoy museum tours, curriculum-based workshops and Digital Learning interactive puppet shows via Zoom. The Center for Puppetry Arts also offers study guides for many of its programs. 

Children's Museum of Atlanta

Children's Museum of Atlanta #CMAatHome. The museum offers daily activities, vocabulary and resources to support  lessons via Facebook at 11 a.m. each morning. 

Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame

The Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame is bringing you Facts & Artifacts, a live stream with historian and curator Jeremy Swick. Tune into Facebook for behind-the-scenes peeks into the secret archive and learn how exhibits are made. Take a virtual tour of the 2019 Hall of Fame class temporary exhibit.

Fernbank Museum of Natural History 

Fernbank Museum #MuseumatHome. Science articles, animal encounters and fun facts are just a few of the things Fernbank will be bringing to its social media channels during the museum’s shutdown. Tune in on Facebook to engage your kids and ignite their passion for nature, science and beyond.

Georgia Aquarium
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See all of your favorite sea animals in real time via Georgia Aquariums live web cams. Watch Beluga Whales, California Sea Lions, African Penguins and more. 

High Museum of Art

High Museum of Art #MuseumfromHome. Get museum facts, photos and artwork from the museum archives via Facebook while the museum is closed. Enjoy activity prompts and take a virtual stroll through the High Museum with Google Arts & Culture.

William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum

William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum will be sharing from its vast archives daily via The Breman Blog and social media channels. This will include videos, stories, lesson plans and more. 

Michael C. Carlos Museum

Michael C. Carlos Museum #carlosfromhome. Follow along on Facebook and Instagram as the Michael C. Carlos Museum shares “new online challenges, fresh digital content and engaging learning opportunities.”

National Center for Civil and Human Rights Rights

Listen at home as the National Center for Civil and Human Rights shares its Podcast series, Rights Not Reserved. Podcast episodes cover discussions on activism, history and today’s pressing human rights concerns with important local, national and international figures.

Tiny Doors ATL 

It isn't a museum or attraction, but a unique Atlanta-based art project. Tiny Doors ATL continues to bring joy to Atlantans with Tiny Door coloring pages. Sign up for the e-mail list to get the downloads. 

The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum

If you've never been to the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum, now you can, virtually. Take an interactive, digital tour of the museum from the comfort of your sofa.

Zoo Atlanta 

Tune in daily to the Zoo Atlanta Panda Cam for your daily dose of “awwww, cute.” #ZAPandas #onlyzooatl

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Joleen Pete lives outside Atlanta with her husband and their son. Joleen is the family travel and lifestyle blogger behind Love, Joleen.

 

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