Southside Explores!

Virtual visit to Carlsbad Caverns

According to the National Park Service, Carlsbad Caverns National Park has a particularly storied history as it’s a place where plenty of human activity has taken place from prehistoric people to historic American Indians.

Take a virtual tour of the park's two historic districts, The Cavern Historic District and the Rattlesnake Springs Historic District.

High ancient sea ledges, deep rocky canyons, flowering cactus, and desert wildlife — treasures above the ground in the Chihuahuan Desert.

Hidden beneath the surface are more than 119 caves — formed when sulfuric acid dissolved limestone leaving behind caverns of all sizes.

Jump into the virtual tour and experience the caves for yourself!

Explore a Virtual Planetarium of the Manchester sky

Through Stellaruim Web, you can explore over 60,000 stars, locate planets, and watch sunrises and solar eclipses. If you enter your location, you can see all the constellations that are visible in the night sky in your corner of the world.

Check out the live animal cams, explore the exhibits, enjoy daily diver shows, learn about the animals in the care and more with videos recorded at the Seattle Aquarium.

Visit The Vatican City in Rome

The Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica, and Raphael's Room, are just some of the sites you can see on the Vatican Museum's virtual tour.

Visit the Louvre and see Egyptian artifacts.

You don't have to book a ticket to Paris to check out some of the famous pieces in the world's largest art museum. The Louvre has free online tours of three famous exhibits.

Visit the National Zoo in Washington, D.C.

The Zoo's live animal webcams make it easy to check in with African lions, Asian elephants, giant pandas and naked mole-rats, even when the Zoo is closed.

Have you ever checked out the Millyard Museum in Manchester? Check it out, or visit anytime with a virtual tour!

Another Amazing thing in the Millyard.......The LEGO® Millyard Project at the SEE Science Center. The largest permanent installation of LEGO® bricks at mini-figure scale in the world. This next video is a brief overview of the types of machinery used at Amoskeag Manufacturing company to make cloth. And a closer look at the models built to illustrate the process.

Looking for free things to do? The Manchester Public Library has passes just for you! There is no cost to join the library, and passes are good for your whole family!