You can still explore museums, attractions, and more across Lehigh Valley from the comfort of your home! Many of our local tourism partners have launched digital platforms so you and your family can continue to learn about what is made possible in Lehigh Valley. While we've done our best to keep this alphabetical list updated, we recommend contacting local organizations for more information.
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Attractions are featured alphabetically.
The Allentown Art Museum features activities to put creative minds to work. These activities are posted online and are appropriate for all ages, and even give you the chance to win a prize! In addition, you can check out coloring pages, story boards, and more.
The team at ArtsQuest is no stranger to bringing the community together for gatherings and events. While in-person events are on hold, they're taking things to the digital front offering a variety of interactive at-home experiences including livestreams of concerts, movie talks, comedy workshops, art classes, story times, and more. Check out the full roundup of offerings & daily schedules here.
Did you know the Bach Choir of Bethlehem is the oldest Bach Choir in the nation? Tune into their "Moment of Comfort" series to watch recordings of some of their most memorial performances.
Baum School of Art
The Baum School created a series on online instructional art classes called "Artist-In-Your-Residence." Find these sessions on their YouTube channel, as well as shared to Facebook and Instagram.
Tune into live story hours from the Book & Puppet Co., a children's bookstore based in Easton. They regularly stream live on Facebook with entertaining presentations that are sure to keep little ones smiling.
Crayola Experience is now offering Crayola Experience Home Adventure, full of video-guided, hands-on fun! For some quality off-screen time, try one of their free printable crafts complete with step-by-step instructions.
Da Vinci Science Center educators want to continue to bring science to life and lives to science, even while you’re at home! These Science at Home activities have been carefully selected to ignite your sense of curiosity and encourage you to:
- Learn It – Explore some new resources and discover fun-facts about various topics.
- Try It – Complete some of the challenges we’ve suggested for learners of all ages.
- Share It – Show us your work! We’ll re-post our favorites so we can all learn from one another!
The Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor (D&L) educators are connecting you with the area’s heritage and environment through virtual programs, initiatives, and events. Get involved in one of the many D&L Programs, including the Adventures Aloud: a video reading series from the National Canal Museum, featuring museum staff in period dress, these readings bring canal history to life. If you’re looking to get outside, the D&L Trail has an adventure for you. Their Bike Out Guide and Interactive Trail Map are just two resources to help you plan the perfect trip.
Missing the thrills of roller coasters? You can take a virtual ride on favorites like Thunderhawk, Talon, Steel Force, and more! Plus, Dorney Park gives you ideas for at-home activities where you can build your own amusement park or ride. For something a little more easy-going, print out one of their Planet Snoopy-inspired coloring pages.
HBMS continues their "Free Sundays at the Museum" programming in a digital format. Each week, they'll send out a newsletter with fun activities that kids can do at home. Plus, they've turned some of Bethlehem's most famous structures into coloring pages. Sign up for the weekly newsletter here. If you're ready for a bit of fresh air, consider taking a self-guided tour through the Historic Bethlehem Heritage Trail. You can purchase digital access to the audio guides on their website.
Explore the Art Galleries of Lehigh University from home. They've transitioned a number of experiences to a digital format including Art in Dialogue Discussions and Family Days. View their website for full details on upcoming programs.
Tune into Facebook for live-streams, animal features and feedings, story hours, and more from the Zoo.
The NMIH goes online with its "Virtual Museum" offerings. You'll find a variety of programming suitable for various age groups ranging from children's story hours to live lectures with historians, virtual tours, and more. Check out the full schedule of programming here.
Missing live music? Tune into Facebook for Martin Guitar's "Jam in Place" series featuring live performances from artists including John Mayer, Thomas Rhett, and more.
PBS39: Lehigh Valley Learns
Our local PBS station is offering up special on-air content geared towards children. Programming during "Lehigh Valley Learns" will feature remote educational offerings for students grades Pre-K to 12th grade. You can also check out PBS39's Distance Learning Center for additional content.
PEEPS® - “PEEPSONALITY® Live
For the first time ever, PEEPS® is hosting “PEEPSONALITY® Live!” – a weekly series every Tuesday dedicated to showcasing PEEPS®-inspired recipes and crafts with fun, easy-to-follow tutorials that families can do together! Follow on Facebook or Instagram to get the latest.
Easton's Sigal Museum comes to you virtually with posts, activities, educational links, and historical facts for the curious at heart. Pull up a chair and join them for a tale or two. Programs include virtual tours, kid's activities, and more. You can also follow along and keep track of the latest updates by visiting their Facebook page.