Online History Resources

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Useful History Sites
  All About Explorers
  Ancestry.com (via MIC Library)
  Ancient China
  Ancient Egypt
  Ancient Greece
  Ancient Greeks (for Primary School)
  Ancient India
  Ancient Mexico
  The Ancient Olympics
  Ancient Web
  Animals Myths & Legends
  Anne Frank Secret Annex
  BBC Primary History Sites
  Bronze Age (at RTE.ie)
  Castle Explorer (Explore the Castles of Britain)
  Castles on the Web
  Coalmining in Castlecomer
  Children of the Famine
  Clues to the Past
  Conflict History (Timeline)
  Dúchas Schools' Folklore Collection
    - Weatherlore (1930s)
  The Egyptians
  Ellis Island - Stories of Yesterday and Today
  Embalm Your Own Mummy
  Encyclopaedia Mythica
  Eternal Egypt
  Eyewitness to History
  Fakebook (Create Proflies for Fictional/Historical Characters)
  Google Newspaper Archives
  Hieroglyphs
  A History Of Ireland in 100 Objects
  History Of The World (British Museum/BBC)
  History Teacher's Attic
  Hyper History Online
  In Search of Ancient Ireland
  Investigating Norman Castles
  Ireland's History in Maps
  Ireland's Last Nomadic People
  Irish Census Search (1901 and 1911)
        - Census At School (Ireland)
  The Irish Flag (at Scoilnet)
  Irish News Archive (Free for schools)
  Irish Potato Famine
  Iron Age Celts (at BBC Wales)
  Lascaux - A Visit to the Cave
  Medieval Castles
  Mesoweb
  Monastic Ireland
  Mummies of Ancient Egypt
  Museum Box
  Myths and Legends
  Mythweb - Greek Mythology
  Nova Pyramids
  Nelson Mandela (at BBC Schools)
  Newseum
  1916 Rising - Personalities and Perspectives
  Odyssey Online: Greece
  Old Magazine Articles
  On Board The Titanic
  On This Day (BBC)
  On This Day (NY Times)
  On This Day - Beyond The Headlines
  Pirates Theme Page
  Resources for History Teachers
  The Romans (for Primary School)
  Royal Timeline
  The Salmon of Knowledge
  Scoilnet Look At History
  Stone Pages
  Treasures of Ancient Egypt
  Turning the Pages
  Views of the Famine
  Viking and Medieval Dublin (Primary Version)
  Viking Network Ireland
  Voyage of Exploration
  Way Back
  Winged Sandals (Ancient Greek Gods)
  Words Of The World (History Words Explained)
  World Digital Library (Primary Source Materials)
  World War 2 People's War
  Zoom Explorers

Sites for Teachers
  Best of History Web Sites





Games and Activities
  Death in Sakkara (Egyptian Adventure Game)
  Dig It! (Bronze Age at RTE.ie)
  Egyptians (Interactive Tour)
  Gladiator Dressed To Kill (at BBC)
  Greek Pot Painter
  Make A Roman Mosaic
  Mummy Maker (at BBC History)
  Pyramid Builder (at BBC History)
  Roman Centurion
  St. Patrick's Journey (at BBC Northern Ireland)
  This Day (at Nikon.com)
  The Three Pyramids (at National Museums of Scotland)
  Toy Timeline (at TES iBoard)
  Transport Timeline
  Turas Naomh Pádraig
  Viking Quest (at BBC)
  Your Life On Earth (at BBC)

Activity Collections
  Children's University of Manchester
  Interactive Sites for Ed. - Ancient Egypt Activities

Timelines and Timeline Makers
  Chronas (Interactive Timeline of World History)
  Chrono Zoom (History of the World Timeline)
  Histography
  Hstry (now Sutori)
  My Histro (Maps and Timelines)
  Preceden
  Read Write Think Timeline Maker
  Sutori (formerly Hstry.com)
  Technology Timeline (USA)
  Tiki-Toki
  Time Glider
  Time Line Maker (at Teachnology)
  Timeline of the History of the World Wide Web
  Time Toast
  World War 2 Timeline
  XTimeline
        - History of Ireland Timeline

Scoilnet
  Scoilnet (Resource Finder)

Map Tools
  Gea Cron (Country Borders since 3000BC)
  Historic Maps
  History Pin
  The Map As History (Animated History Maps)
  Maps (at World Atlas)
  My Histro (Maps and Timelines)
  Old Maps Online
  Owl & Mouse - Online Interactive maps
  Time History Maps
  World Population History
  Xpeditions Maps (at National Geographic)
  Zee Maps

Ireland Facts and Statistics
  Ask About Ireland
  Logainm - Placenames Database of Ireland
  Meaning of Names

Interesting Global Information
  Today's Front Pages
  World Digital Library (10000 Digitised Documents)
  World Tales

Time
  Earth Calendar
  GMT Slider
  Qlock (Interactive World Time-Zone Map)
  Time and Date.com
  Time is (Exact Time)
  World Time Engine
  World Time Buddy

Museums
  Museum Of Online Museums
  Museum Spot
  Museum Stuff
  Virtual Museums







                     



Historical Images
  Bridgeman Collection (free via Mary Immaculate College)
  Library of Congress Collection at Flickr
  Life Magazine Collection hosted by Google
  Mid-Manhattan Library Collection
  National Library of Ireland Digital Collections
  Retronaut (Photographic Time Machine)
  Vintage Ad Browser
  Vintage Ads Live Journal
  Viintage.com (Old Posters and Postcards) (
  World War 2 in Photos (at The Atlantic)

Virtual Tours
  Áras an Uachtaráin
  Beaghmore Stone Circles
  British Museum with Google
  British Museum (Google Street View)
  Christchurch Cathedral Dublin
  Dublin Rising 1916-2016 (with Google)
  Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship
  The Louvre
  Parthenon Ruins Tour
  Poulnabrone Dolmen (Interactive 3D Model)
  St. Peter's Basilica
  Vatican Online Museums
  Virtual Museums

Videos
  Stone Age: A Day in the Life

Video Collections
  Documentary Heaven
  Documentary Tube
  Encyclomedia (Free Video Clips)
  Google Advanced Video Search
  Mobento
  Moving History
  Museum of Obsolete Objects
  100 Incredibly Useful YouTube Channels for Teachers
  Pathé News
  PBS World Explorers
  Safe Share (YouTube Video Player)
  Search BBC Video
  Snag Learning
  Teacher Tube
  TeachersTV.ie
  30 Alternatives to YouTube
  Top Documentary Films
  Travel Film Archive
  Tube Chop (Youtube video chopper)
  Universal Newsreels
  US National Archives YouTube Channel
  Watch Documentary
  Watch Know Learn
  YouTube Educational Collections
  YouTube for Schools
  YouTube Teachers Channel
  YTTM (Youtube Time Machine)
  Zui Tube Videos for Kids

Assorted Multimedia
  ARKive (Images and Video)
  Copyright Free and Public Domain Media
  Copyright Friendly Images (& Sounds)
  Copyright Friendly Resources
  Incredible Clip Art and Images
  Teachers Domain

Spoken Word
  Famous Speeches (The History Place)
  Historical Sounds in MP3 Format









Updated: 18 April 2017