Although travel is on hold, our passion for discovering new places is still very much alive. With that in mind, we have created a “Journeys from Home” virtual travel hub—a place where you can discover the world through the Smithsonian lens without leaving the comfort of your living room. We hope these resources quench your wanderlust and leave you inspired.
FIND A TOUR
We have curated photos that will inspire you! Please explore and enjoy true armchair travel with us!
Smithsonian magazine has compiled a collection of coverage dedicated to virtual experiences, digital exhibits, and books that will transport you to far-off lands.
Take a virtual visit to the Smithsonian's National Zoo by tuning into their live Panda Cam. Watch Tian Tian, Mei Xiang, and our new cub, Xiao Qi Ji from the comfort of your home.
Smithsonian's vast collections and the research surrounding them are available to you online—from art to zoology and so much more!
Find the full 24-video series, as well as quizzes, interactive maps, and further reading to help guide you through your virtual tour of our nation's capitol alongside Dr. Richard Kurin, Smithsonian Distinguished Scholar and Ambassador-at-Large.
Take off on a thrilling flight across America with Smithsonian Channel. This popular series, available to stream from home, offers rare glimpses of our nation's most treasured landmarks.
Learn some of the ways that the Smithsonian is supporting and helping our country in a time of great need with a vast array of online resources. We invite you to rediscover the wonder of history, culture, the arts, and the sciences with us!
Learn from Smithsonian Journeys Experts
Go ‘on tour’ with some of our most popular Smithsonian Journeys Experts without leaving the comfort of your home! Our experts are chosen for their charisma, expertise, and affability, and will go in depth on topics of interest in our free Expert Lecture Series. Join our email list to receive invitations to upcoming events.MEET OUR EXPERTS >