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5 Global Museum Scavenger Hunts for Kids and Families

Explore art and history online through virtual museum activities

Author Nicole Persun
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Published on: May 14, 2020

mom and daughter looking at computer together virtual museum scavenger hunt

Explore a far-off museum online

When Washington State went on official lockdown, I was thrilled to hear that museums from around the world offer virtual tours. It's the ideal time for armchair travel, right?

I soon discovered, however, that these "tours" can be totally overwhelming. What could make exploring a virtual museum more appealing for kids? How about a scavenger hunt?

Search for the polar bear in the Smithsonian, find the Creation of Adam in the Vatican or inspect a favorite fossil from The Burke. Whatever adventure they choose, your kids are sure to discover a lot more along the way with these five ideas for virtual searches in museums. Find the answer key at the end of this article. 

Use the arrows above the image to check out the hunts.

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