Educational Films Online

Enjoy quality museum educational films at home.

FREE! America’s Musical Journey

America’s Musical Journey follows singer/songwriter Aloe Blacc as he traces the roots of American music and explores the great musical cities—places like New Orleans, Chicago, Nashville, Miami, New York City and more—where such electrifying art forms as jazz, the blues, country, soul and rock and roll were born.

Watch it now on YouTube!

FREE! Dinosaurs Alive!

Audiences will journey with some of the world’s preeminent paleontologists as they uncover evidence that the descendants of dinosaurs still walk (or fly) among us. Dinosaurs Alive is a global adventure of science and discovery, reincarnating the earliest creatures of the Triassic to the monsters of the Cretaceous – life-sized and life-like. Audiences will marvel at these great creatures of the past brought roaring to life in 3D. Journey with renowned paleontologists as they hunt for fossilized clues buried in Mongolia’s Gobi Desert and Ghost Ranch, New Mexico, uncovering evidence that dinosaur descendants may still walk (or fly) among us today. Narrated by Michael Douglas.

Watch it now on Vimeo!

Dream Big: Engineering our World

This inspiring celebration of innovations big and small and the amazing engineers behind them will change how you think about engineering.
Available for streaming on Netflix!

FREE! Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs

In mind-blowing IMAX detail, unravel the enshrouded human time capsules that have become the most fascinating mystery of our time Egypt's mummies. Part historic journey and part forensic adventure, Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs follows researchers and explorers as they piece together the archaeological and genetic clues of Egyptian mummies. Through ambitious computer graphics and dramatic reconstructions, the film tells the story of one of the greatest finds in modern history: the late 19th century discovery of a cache of forty mummies, including twelve Kings of Egypt, among them the legendary Rameses the Great.

Watch it now on Vimeo!

National Parks Adventure

The ultimate off-trail adventure into the nation’s untamed wilderness in places like Yosemite, Yellowstone, Grand Canyon and many more.
Available for streaming on Netflix!

FREE! Wild Ocean

Wild Ocean is an award-winning, action-packed adventure exploring the interplay between man and our endangered ocean ecosystem. The film highlights one of nature’s greatest migration spectacles, plunging viewers into an underwater feeding frenzy, an epic struggle for survival where whales, sharks, dolphins, seals, gannets and billions of fish collide with the most voracious sea predator, mankind.

Watch it now on Vimeo!

Virtual Peoria Riverfront Museum is sponsored by the Visionary Society.