Enjoy Free Virtual Experiences Wherever You Are With Awakening Weeks

6 weeks, 6 countries, over 100 museums & attractions — and you!

Join our FREE, one-of-a-kind virtual experiences during Awakening Weeks. Enjoy history and cocktails with London’s View From The Shard, discover the Musée d’Orsay in Paris, and explore the Empire State Building in New York City – online, for free and together with culture lovers from across the globe.

The UK Awakens

City Cruises London

A sightseeing tour with a difference

Imagine Experiences

Sex, sodomy and scandal in London’s history

Palace of Holyroodhouse

History, royalty and Scottish connections

Merlin Attractions London

Get closer to the magic with 5 iconic London attractions

Old Royal Naval College

Hidden in plain sight: The stories of the Painted Hall

The Scotch Whisky Experience

Reawakening Scotch: A private tour of the Scotch Whisky Experience

View From The Shard

Gin and cocktail experience at the top of The Shard

France Awakens

Château de Versailles

Welcome to the Palace of Versailles

Centre Pompidou

Inside the VIP Experience

Les Caves du Louvre

History, royalty and Scottish connections

Panthéon

Discover: the Pantheon in Paris

Musée d’Orsay

Discover the French museum of fine arts devoted to the period ranging from 1848 to 1914

Palais des Papes

Discover Avignon and its incredible UNESCO heritage!

Caen Memorial & Museum

All you need to know about the D-Day landings and WWII

Cité de l’espace

Cité de l’espace takes you to the world of the infinite and the extraordinary!

Spain Awakens

Casa Vicens

Discover an oasis in Barcelona

Palau de la Música

The rooftop experience

Oceanogràfic of Valencia

A submarine journey through the oceans of the world

La Pedrera

The hidden life of La Pedrera: an exclusive virtual experience

Palacio of Gaudí

Gaudí’s Palace: Journey Through History

Volcano Teide

The scenic route: Explore Mount Teide

Tarantos Flamenco Show

Take in a Flamenco show!

The Netherlands Awakens

Royal Delft

Meet the Dutch master painters

Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!

Get ready to enter a weird and wonderful world in the heart of Amsterdam

Johan Cruijff Arena

Visit the home turf of AFC Ajax

Canal Cruise

A virtual canal cruise

Body Worlds

Discover the Happiness Project

Tour de BonTon

Go behind the scenes of Amsterdam’s sex scene with Tour de BonTon

Moco Museum

From Banksy to Kusama to Warhol: Virtually tour the Moco

Italy Awakens

AC Milan

Journey through Rossoneri history with Daniele Massaro

Gardaland

A virtual experience

Venice City Tours

Experience the heart of Venice

Aquarium of Genoa

Explore the largest aquatic biodiversity exposition in Europe

Trevi Fountain Underground

Under the Trevi Fountain: The Vicus Caprarius and the ancient virgin aqueduct 

Stadio di Domiziano

Discover the ancient ruins underneath Piazza Navona

View From The Shard

Gin and cocktail experience at the top of The Shard

The US Awakens

Florida Aquarium

Live from the Aquarium

Aquarium of the Bay

An interactive underwater tour

Empire State Building

A virtual visit to the most famous building in the world 

9/11 Memorial & Museum

Behind the Scenes at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum

Fotografiska New York

A sneak preview of Cooper & Gorfer: Between These Folded Walls, Utopia

Special exhibitions and activities

Are you in one of our six awakening countries? Discover special activities to do in-person during the Awakening Weeks.

See London by Night
See the beautiful sights of London at night on a live guided open top bus tour. Book with Tiqets and get a 20% discount on your ticket.
Thames Rockets
Take on the award winning 50 minute Ultimate London Adventure – all for one amazing price!
Belfast Cathedral
(St Anne’s) 
A visit to Belfast Cathedral is a unique addition to any visit to Belfast. During UK Awakens Week, visit the Cathedral for just £4 per person.
The Beatles Story
The Beatles Story is now open. ‘Come Together’ to see brand new experiences including John Lennon’s White Room and the replica Cavern Club, along with exciting new memorabilia.
Dalí Paris
Explore over 300 artworks by Spanish artist Salvador Dalí, including paintings, sculptures, etchings, surrealist objects, and furniture. 
Château de Fontainebleau
Visit one of the largest royal French châteaux – this medieval castle is a wonderful day out for adults and kids alike. 
Centre Pompidou Metz
Discover the temporary exhibition Folklore. From the beginnings of modern art to the most current art, the exhibition traces the relationships that artists have with folklore.*
Vedettes de Paris
Starting at the Foot of the Eiffel Tower, embark on the Vedettes de Paris unique Guided Cruise. Your guide will share all the secrets of Paris’ history, iconic monuments and emblematic bridges (in English and French).
Casa Batlló
Discover one of Antoni Gaudi’s most famous buildings in the centre of Barcelona!
Barcelona Aquarium
Give the whole family an outing that they’ll never forget with a fun-filled visit to the Barcelona Aquarium.
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza
Attend Momentos Alhambra | Aperitivos Thyssen, a series of summer concerts held on the museum’s terraces.
MNAC(Museum of National Art of Catalunya)
Discover the world’s greatest collection of Romanesque mural painting! Book with Tiqets during Spain Awakens (7-13 September) and get 2 for 1 tickets!
Fashion for Good
For those interested in the future of fashion, a tour of sustainable fashion innovations will be a fabulous way to spend the day. 
Xtra Cold Icebar
If chilled is how you prefer to spend your days, this is the experience you’ve been waiting for. Grab your tickets, and a cold drink inside Amsterdam’s ice bar.  
Wondr Experience
Treat your inner child to a little fun with a visit to the Wondr experience. Filled with Instagrammable moments, this is the colourful playground for adults you didn’t know you’d been looking for. 
Rijksmuseum Muiderslot
Take a tour of a castle in the Netherlands! Located at the mouth of the Vecht river, this popular medieval castle is a great day out.
Pozzo della Cava

Discover the underground world that winds under the streets and houses of the oldest part of the Medieval quarter of Orvieto.

Leonardo3 Museum

Explore the world of Leonardo through working models of his machines and digitalized restorations of his paintings. With more than 200 interactive 3D reconstructions, this exhibition is accessible for all ages.

St. Peter’s Basilica with Vox Tours

Skip the long lines, and gain entry through a dedicated entrance, to the world famous St Peter’s Basilica. Once inside, feel free to explore the venue at your own pace, whilst tuning into audio commentary in your own language.

Rome Hop-on Hop-off Walking Tour with Vox Tours

Discover the city of Rome the Vox City way! With a 24, 48 or 72 hour ticket, you can enjoy access to unique and flexible hop-on hop-off walking tours. Plus, get unlimited sightseeing during your stay with a self-guided mobile city guide.

Niagara Falls tour in one day from NYC
In New York City? Don’t miss one of the most amazing natural wonders of the world, Niagara Falls and join this one-day tour from NYC.
Art Institute of Chicago
Discover Monet and Chicago, the first exhibition to explore Chicago’s pioneering connection to the “Father of Impressionism”, which brings together 65+ paintings including major works and rarely seen still lifes and landscapes.
One World Observatory
Enjoy epic views of New York City from the tip-top of the One World Trade Centre. 
Zoo Atlanta
Bring the whole herd to Georgia’s wildest attraction, which houses more than 1,000 animals from around the world.

*Photos of Centre Pompidou-Metz: Centre Pompidou-Metz, 2010 © Shigeru Ban Architects Europe et Jean de Gastines Architectes, avec Philip Gumuchdjian pour la conception du projet lauréat du concours / Metz Métropole / Centre Pompidou-Metz / Photo Roland Halbe

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