April 2020 while museums and attractions are closed due to the COVID-19 State of Emergency.
Although we are unable to physically visit the institutions that are part of the Bellingham Public Library’s Museum Pass Program, we can visit many of them from the comfort of our homes! So stay right on your couch and enjoy all of the educational and fun entertainment these organizations are providing to the public.
We encourage you to explore all of the resources available on each of the museum’s own webpages, but are including some particularly enriching links here.
- Take a virtual tour of the Boston Children’s Museum.
- Visit the museum’s Play and Learning Resources page for many engaging activities for children.
- Explore the museum’s Video Library page to watch virtual exhibition tours, interviews with artists and musical performances.
- Go to their Collections Search page to view thousands of works in the MFA’s collection.
- Click this #MOSathome link for a collection of STEM resources and daily live stream presentations.
- Tune into a variety of daily live stream and webinar content for kids and parents through their MOS Live link.
- Watch the aquarium’s Penguin Live Stream!
- Follow the aquarium’s Facebook page for almost daily live videos of the animals.
- Go to the aquarium’s Virtual Visit page for live presentations, videos, and activities to try at home.
- Go to their Facebook page or YouTube for more virtual visits!
- There are many Hall Education Activities that you can have fun with at home, from building your dream team to making homemade ice cream!
- Enter the NE Patriots Together While Apart 2020 Writing Contest for a chance to win prizes.
- Check out their website for the latest news.
- Watch The Adventures of Paws and Sox video storybook on YouTube.
- Although the museum is temporarily closed, watch their video 40 Years of Play on the museum’s homepage to see all of the creative exhibits and programs you will be ready to take part in once they reopen.
- Watch videos on their Facebook page of past activities and follow them on Twitter and YouTube
- Get a behind-the-scenes look at the park’s animals and explore a fun activity you can do at home through their Virtual Zoo School videos which are on their homepage under Featured Activities.
- Learn about the animals on exhibit.
- Check out their Facebook page for more videos and activities.
- Although the zoo is currently closed, you can look at their list of exhibits here, so you’ll be ready for a visit when they reopen!
- Watch some of Southwick’s videos about their animals on their Facebook page.
- You can follow Southwick’s Zoo on Twitter and see some of their cool animal pictures on Instagram.
- Play their online game A Sailor’s Life for Me!
- Try some of the museum’s hands-on activities
- Watch videos on their Facebook page, follow on Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.