Looking for a free and useful tool to help bring history to life? Google has it covered.
The Google Cultural Institute offers, learners & practitioners alike, a glimpse into key happenings from years past.
The horizontal-scrolling timeline view, on the Google Cultural Institute website, helps create a sense of time passing.
Users can zoom in to see photos in great detail and search through millions of items for a specific country, person, event or date.
The historical collections are the latest chapter in the work of the Google Cultural Institute, following the Art Project, World Wonders and the Nelson Mandela archives.
By working closely with museums, foundations and other archives around the world Google are making more cultural and historical material accessible online and by doing so preserving it for future generations.