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Virtual Tours of Museums for you to enjoy from home!

Virtual Tours of Museums for you to enjoy from home!

Virtual Tour Museum - British Museum

Feel free to check out this list of a virtual tour of a museum that lets you see a unique look into the world’s most famous museums but not leaving your home.

Today is an excellent time to maximize the endless resources online that will leave you happy and curious about learning more. It is also an excellent way to do some prework at home before you actually visit the museum of your choice. Like finding your way around and going directly to the things of interest. So you will save a lot of time as well.

Are you ready? Without further ado, let’s get started!

  1. Design Museum – Helsinki
  2. The British Museum – London
  3. De Young Museum – San Francisco
  4. The Guggenheim – New York City
  5. London National Gallery – London
  6. The Acropolis Museum – Athens
  7. The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art – Seoul
  8. The Louvre – Paris
  9. Het Rijksmuseum – Amsterdam
  10. The Vatican Museums – Rome

1. Design Museum – Helsinki

Virtual Tour of Design Museum - Helsinki
Virtual Tour of the Design Museum in Helsinki, Finland – @Design Museum Helsinki

The Design Museum in Helsinki is an internationally recognized national specialist museum of Finnish design. The Design Museum researches, collect, stores, and documents design and displays it both in Finland and in touring exhibitions abroad. You can have a virtual look at how the Finnish design looks like, by visiting their virtual tour.

2. The British Museum – London

Virtual Tour British Museum - London
Virtual Tour Museum of the British Museum – London, UK @Google Arts & Culture

Did you know that this museum has over eight million objects inside? The museum collaborated with Google Street View to provide a virtual experience to all those museum fans. That will enable you to see their collections right from the comfort of your home. Above you can see the Egyptian Sculpture Gallery.

The British Museum has a blog where you can find out more about how to enjoy the British Museum from your home. Like digital galleries of prints and drawings or other exhibitions like e.g. Oceania.

3. The De Young Museum – San Francisco

The De Young Museum - San Francisco
Virtual Tour Museum of the De Young Museum – San Francisco, USA @Google Arts & Culture

The De Young Museum is considered one of the newest additions to the Golden Gate Park scene in San Francisco. The museum is composed of American art that dates back to the seventeenth and twenty-first centuries. Through Google Street View you can have a look at various rooms and beautiful paintings, sculptures, furniture, and objects.

4. The Guggenheim – New York City

Guggenheim Museum - New York
Virtual Tour Museum of the Guggenheim Museum New York, USA @Google Arts & Culture

The construction of the Guggenheim museum is enough reason for you to visit it. However, it would help if you did not forget about the collection it houses. The Solomon R Guggenheim Museum has made some of its exhibitions and collections accessible to see online. That includes works from Jeff Koons, Pablo Picasso, Piet Mondrian, and Franz Marc.

Here is the link to Google Arts & Culture featuring the Guggenheim Museum in New York. It gives you 4 links to different areas in the museum and a lot of information.

Besides these virtual tours, you can also book tickets to their Online Programs, like At-Home Art Class to learn to draw or sketch for families or kids.

The National Gallery - London
Virtual Tour Museum of the National Gallery Museum – London, UK @Google Arts & Culture

In the picture above is shown the gallery of magnificent Renaissance masterpieces

The virtual tour of the museum of the London National Gallery lets you tour various beautiful gallery rooms. These rooms house magnificent works of art. When you visit this museum, make sure you check out the Sunflowers by Van Gogh. You can already check it out in this video:

Vincent van Gogh’s work explained – @National Gallery Museum London.

6. Acropolis Museum – Athens

Acropolis Athens
Acropolis Museum Athens @Google Arts & Culture

On the slope of the Acropolis hill, you can find the Acropolis Museum. It is not far away from the Parthenon. The museum houses the artifacts found on the archaeological site of the Acropolis in Athens. It also lies over the ruins of early Athens in the Roman and Byzantine period.

More than 4250 objects are shown here over an area of 14,000 square meters. And you can have a look at the stunning Acropolis, in all its glory, from the museum’s highest floor.

But if you don’t have time to visit the Acropolis Museum, look at the virtual Tour from Google Arts and Culture. Or discover the museum and Acropolis in this nice video:

A short visit to the Acropolis Museum @Acropolis Museum Athens, Greece

7. The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art – Seoul

National Museum of modern and contemporary art - South Korea
Virtual Tour Museum of the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art – Seoul, South Korea
@Google Arts & Culture

The museum opened in 2013, providing a wonderful view of Korean art. Did you know that it’s one of the most one-of-a-kind displays of modern and contemporary art? You can now tour the museum virtually with Google Arts and Culture.

8. The Louvre – Paris

Virtual Tour Louvre Museum - Paris
Virtual Tour Museum of the Louvre Museum – Paris, France @Google Arts & Culture

The Louvre in Paris has the biggest art collection on the planet. The halls are loaded with continuous exhibitions to explore, and the architecture inside makes it worth seeing. The best part about this virtual tour of the museum is that you can access it in a 360-degree as if you are visiting it in real life.

They also have a unique VR Experience of the famous painting, the Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci. It is called “Mona Lisa Beyond the Glass”. The app makes you feel that you are in the Louvre through your Mobile Phone. You can download the app here (Android, iOS). Here is a video explaining the VR Experience.

Mona Lisa @ Louvre Museum Paris, France

9. Het Rijksmuseum – Amsterdam

Het Rijksmuseum - Amsterdam
Virtual Tour Museum of the Rijksmuseum – Amsterdam, The Netherlands @Google Arts & Culture

The Rijksmuseum is a well-known museum in the Netherlands. Not so long ago, it was revamped in its current magnificent state.

The revamping is why you can now enjoy surprising furnishings, beautiful exhibitions, spectacular events, and numerous young and old facilities.

Visitors can enjoy 80 galleries, with 8,000 art objects which tell 800 years of Dutch art and history from the Middle Ages to Mondrian. Don`t forget to visit the famous painting, De Nachtwacht by Rembrandt.

10. The Vatican Museums – Rome

Virtual Tours of Vatican Museums - Rome
Virtual Tour Museum of the Vatican Museums – Rome, Italy @Google Arts & Culture

The above picture is the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican Museum in Rome.
Here is the virtual tour into the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican.

The Vatican Museums bring together one of the most breathtaking and immense collections in the world, belonging to the Catholic Church. They have more than 70,000 exhibits in an area of 42,000 meters. So reserve enough time to see as much as you can.

The Vatican Museums, located in the Vatican City State, are among the most important museums globally. When you visit Rome, you have to see them. Inside the Vatican Museums, you find the collections that popes have accumulated over time.

The Vatican Museums reopening after Lockdown.

And if you did not have enough of the above tours, why not download the Google Arts & Culture App (Android, iOS). It gives you a lot of information and you can explore all kinds of museums, art, and destinations without leaving your home.

Google App Arts & Culture
Google`s Arts & Culture App

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