Virtual Discoveries

Social distancing doesn’t have to mean losing touch with your urge to explore. Today’s technology lets us all “visit” a variety of Delaware destinations, via virtual tours and online exhibitions. So settle back, situate yourself, and get ready to take an adventure right from the comfort of your home. Get started with this 360 video that will take you throughout Delaware!

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Beach shore at sunset

A Journey of DiscoveryNew Castle

Stay home and immerse yourself in a brand new interactive experience of warm beaches, grand mansions and thrilling adventures. From the comfort of your home, let your interests, from history to cycling lead the way while behind your screen, busy little bots formulate your unique trip, then voila! your virtual adventure appears like magic right before your eyes! 

View videos of your results and be inspired to #DiscoverLater. Enter this new virtual world here!

Explore the outdoors from inside

Take a walk in the park, learn about the plants and animals that call Delaware home with the help of Delaware State Parks' Virtual Programs website. You can Mount Cuba Centerexplore and learn with videos featuring different parks and their interpreters who will make your "visit" almost as fun as the real deal. Check out the full video lineup on the Delaware State Parks YouTube Channel.

The beautiful gardens of Delaware's majestic estates can be explored with immersive videos and stunning photos. Begin with Explore Mt. Cuba Center's website which allows you to virtually walk the grounds and all its paths and gardens with their Spring Virtual Tour. Head to Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library's Instagram account, WinterthurBloom where you'll see photos and videos of the acres and acres of flowers coming into bloom. Hagley Museum and Library features splendid 360-degree photos of the grounds on their website and Nemours Estate has started a new video series, giving lovely glimpses of the property.

Immerse yourself in the arts

Biggs Museum of American Art
The Biggs Museum of American Arts invites you to enjoy a virtual tour of our feature exhibition, Stephen Althouse: "Relics."  Virtual Group Tours are available, simply Delaware Art Museumshare this tour with family and friends who are also spending time at home.

Delaware Art Museum exhibits
Delaware’s premier visual arts museum gives idle art lovers a chance to enjoy unique perspectives of our nation’s picturesque journey—exhibits range from Contemporary to American Illustrators. (If you’re hunkering down nearby, stop by for a real-life stroll at the charming outdoor sculpture garden.)

Gold mine: Delaware Public Archives
People are surprised how easy it is to become delightfully obsessed with this time-warp portal into yesterday’s Delaware. Collections brim with compelling photos, powerful words, lost voices