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Explore Philly from home

The Franklin Institute science museum is one of Philadelphia's major attractions.

Here are just a sampling of local attractions offering virtual museum tours and online activities.

Independence Seaport Museum
Dive into virtual exhibits, create works of art and test your nautical knowledge: PhillySeaport.org/digital-resources

The Franklin Institute
Take a virtual tour of the Giant Heart, discover NightSkies@home and get daily #SparkofScience with engaging experiments: fi.edu/franklin-at-home

Barnes Foundation
Stay inspired with daily “Barnes Takeout” art talks on YouTube or register for a class online for a deeper dive: BarnesFoundation.org/whats-on/explore-the-barnes-online

Science History Institute
Explore free digital content, including articles, video and a podcast, and tune into Lunchtime Lectures on Wednesdays at 1 p.m.: ScienceHistory.org/learn

Museum of the American Revolution
Explore digital resources for all ages, including a virtual museum tour, virtual field trip and digitized collection: AmRevMuseum.org/education/digital-resources

Mural Arts Philadelphia
Explore the world’s largest outdoor art gallery from your home: map.MuralArts.org

Penn Museum
Free cultural and educational resources, recipes, at-home anthropology projects, online happy hours and curator chats, online collections, and one-minute gallery tours: Penn.Museum/athome

The Clay Studio
Live-streamed tutorials and Q&A sessions on its YouTube channel: TheClayStudio.org