You don't need to leave the house to explore some of southern New England's best museums and galleries. All you need is a screen and an internet connection. Check out these free virtual tours and other interactive resources.

Digital Exhibits
Black and white photo of RISD Museum sculptures and paintings
Virtual Gallery Night Providence

Gallery Night offers a tour of Providence's art galleries. You would normally be whisked around by bus, but for now, Gallery Night Providence has made these galleries available virtually. View exhibits at the RISD Museum, Gallery Z and the gallery at URI, among others.

Choose from nine digital exhibits at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, including the "Grand Panorama of a Whaling Voyage ‘Round the World" — the longest painting in North America. Learn More ›

Search more than 81,000 works of art and design dating back to ancient times with the RISD Museum's online collection. If you're looking for a new adventure, use the "show me a random object" feature. Learn More ›

Virtually walk the halls of the International Tennis Hall of Fame and learn about the history of the tennis racquet, explore more than 600 tennis ball containers, or take an in-depth look at the history of tennis fashion. Learn More ›

Explore exhibits on display at Rosecliff or take a tour through The Elms, courtesy of the Newport Mansions of the Preservation Society. Learn More ›

Take a quick trip through the Museum of Newport Irish History with this video browsing some of its exhibits. Learn More ›

Additional Resources & Activities

If you're a fan of jigsaw puzzles, the Museum of Work & Culture has just the thing for you! Choose from dozens of puzzles depicting many of the museum's exhibits with difficulty ranging from easy (35 pieces) to very hard (200+ pieces). Learn More ›

According to the International Code of Signals, when Code Flag Lima is flown in-harbor, it means "this ship is in quarantine." So, while closed to the public, the Herreshoff Marine Museum/America’s Cup Hall of Fame will be sending out a regular newsletter filled with museum content. Learn More ›