MPL Cultural Exploration

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The Merrimack Public Library invites all visitors to engage in a Cultural Exploration by using any of the provided links to live web cams, virtual tours, and videos.

All content in this section has been generously provided by domestic and international institutions in support of lifelong learning. No library card required!

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Operas & Orchestras
A wide array of past concerts provided on demand by the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.
Live streams, on-stage footage, and behind-the-scenes content by BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.

Amsterdam's Concertgebouw Orchestra Library offers an extensive array of past performances and orchestra member documentaries.

Collected YouTube playlist of full productions and dress rehersal footage by the Teatro Regio in Turin.

Archive of productions from across Europe, including full performance, interviews, and behind-the-scenes content.
Weekly ballets and operas will be streamed live on the Royal Opera House's YouTube channel, with past performances available on demand.
An extensive collection of past chamber music concerts by London's famous Wigmore Hall.
Aquarium and Zoo Live Cams
Over 100 livestreams of wildlife, animal sanctuary, and natural wonder locations.
Webcams covering several exhibits currently on display at the Georgia Aquarium.

Several live cams of various enclosures of the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
Live footage of the San Diego Zoo's most popular enclosures.

Webcams of the Smithsonian's National Zoo's cheetah cub, naked mole rat, lion, giant pandas and elephant habitats.

Live footage of the Houston Zoo's giraffe, gorilla, elephant, rhino, chimp, flamingo, and leafcutter ant enclosures.

Live footage of the Vancouver Aquarium's Sea Otter enclosure.
Virtual Tours of Museums, Parks, and More
Self-guided tour of all 3 floors of the Boston Children's Museum.

Tours of several Canadian farms and food processing facilities.
Virtual collections of hundreds of museum, art gallery, and archival holdings across the globe.
Travel guide and virtual tour of the Great Wall of China.
Guided tour of Rembrandt and Portraiture at Madrid's Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.
Online exhibits and selected collections of the National Women's History Museum.
Selected current exhibits, past exhibits, and research and collections areas of the National Museum of Natural History.
Virtual tours of several US national parks, including Kenai Fjords (Alaska), Hawai'i Volcanoes (Hawaii), Carlsbad Caverns (New Mexico), Bryce Canyon (Utah), and Dry Tortugas (Florida).

Includes the Louvre's ancient Egypt, medieval architecture, Louis XIV's Galerie d'Apollon collections, and more.
Visual timeline exploration of the world's ancient artifacts on file at the British Museum of London. Powered by Google Cultural Institute.
Virtual tour of Yosemite National Park.