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Virtual Tours and Experiences

Explore the Stanford campus from home with these virtual tours and experiences. Additional content and links will be added as we get closer to Family Weekend and details are confirmed. Links with an arrow indicate an external site.

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3/7/2008: Stanford Archeologist Laura Jones Archaeological Field Methods class met once a week at the excavated site of the old Men's Gymnasium at Museum Way and Lasuen Street. The building was not yet completed when it collapsed in the 1906 earthquake. Credit: Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News Service
Video tours

Archaeology Collections

These videos highlight the Stanford University Archaeology Collections and a special student-led exhibit on a 20th century Northwest Coast collection, a project that takes place each year as part of the Archaeology Center's Museum Cultures course.  

Aerial view of main quad from above MemChu
Slideshow Presentation

Cultivating Community Through Campus Planning

A virtual tour of the past, present, and future of Stanford architecture, landscape, and planning. Discover popular and unseen parts of the campus and the thought processes and values behind their evolution.

Image of interior of Bay Studio at Stanford's Halls are lined with posters covered in colorful post it notes.
Slideshow tour

Explore the building through our virtual tour slides featuring our classroom studios and student stories. Visit our Instagram for more student perspectives. 

Video of Stanford cactus garden
Interactive story map

Garden Tour

Discover the location of each garden on campus, including descriptions of the history, features, and notable plants.

Sapp Center for Science Teaching and Learning, Old Chemistry Building. Credit: Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News Service
Video tour

School of Humanities and Sciences Virtual Tour

The School of Humanities and Sciences, encompassing 23 departments and 25 interdisciplinary programs, is the foundation of a liberal arts education at Stanford. This tour will give you a taste of our beautiful spaces and offerings.

At Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, a body of water (Searsville Lake) in foreground, and Leslie Shao-ming Sun Field Station at Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve in distance. Credit: Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News
Videos, podcast, interactive story map, and more

Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve

Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve (JRBP) is located near Stanford University's campus in the eastern foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Experience this beautiful preserve virtually and learn how the field station provides undergraduate educational experiences and plays an active role in educating the general public.

Spring on campus. Trees flower in the citrus garden of the inner quad. Credit: Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News Service
Photo compilation video

Natural Wonders Tour

Enjoy the beautiful landscape and horticulture at Stanford. This short video is a compilation of campus photographs taken by the Grounds and Events crews.

Overhead photo of Stanford's Science and Engineering Quad
Slideshow tour

Science and Engineering Quad

Situated on an east-west axis with the historic Main Quad, the Science and Engineering Quad is a popular destination for visitors. Please enjoy this tour, made especially for Family Weekend guests. 

Green Library against a cloudy sky with Shumway Fountain in the foreground and Hoover Tower in the background. Credit: Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News Service
Virtual exhibits, photos, and audiovisual materials

Stanford Libraries Online Exhibits

These online exhibits showcase materials from Stanford Libraries used to support instruction and research. The exhibits include photographs, audiovisual materials, publications, maps, and architectural drawings.

View of Stanford Main Quad
Interactive 360° video tour

Student-narrated 360 tour

Take a 360° guided video tour of the Stanford University campus.

Map of stanford campus with line designating a route from the Visitor's Center to White Plaza
Interactive map

Virtual Campus Walk

Follow the path for a virtual self-guided walking tour featuring photos and information about many sites of central campus.

Sculpture in center atrium of Cantor
Interactive exhibitions, written material, videos, photos, and more

The Arts at Stanford

Experience the creativity and imagination of the arts at Stanford through interactive resources from Cantor Arts Center, Anderson Collection, Stanford Live, Institute for Diversity in the Arts, Stanford Arts Institute, Department of Theater and Performance Studies (TAPS), Department of Music, and Department of Art and Art History.