Are you craving some travel time? Do you have the travel bug? Are you stuck at home? Technology has made it easier than ever for us to experience some of the worlds wonders and museums from our living rooms. Sit back, relax and enjoy some of the worlds top museum virtual tours from the comfort of your own home.
Natural History Museum – London
Discover the wonders of the natural world from the confines of your own bedroom. The Natural History Museum offers you an in-depth virtual tour of the best exhibits the museum has to offer. Google Arts and Culture will give you unprecedented access to the museum’s 300,000 specimens. Discover the wonders of the deep by examining the history of the world’s largest mammal. Let Sir David Attenborough guide you through Hintze hall, all without having to step out your front door.
John Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Housing works of art over 6000 years old, the John Paul Getty Museum, has something for everyone. Take in some of the beautiful 18th century pastels, examine neolithic clay figures or just revere at pieces like Van Gogh’s Irises and Renoir’s La Promenade. This virtual tour will not leave you unsatisfied.
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, South Korea
This virtual tour gives you access to stimulating examples of architecture, design, sculpting, and modern art. The collection includes pieces from world renowned artists like Andy Warhol, Joseph Beuys and Jörg Immendorff, as well some of the best examples of contemporary korean art.
The Vatican Museum
Vaulting ceilings, intricate tapestries and some of the most beautiful frescos ever conceived. The Vatican is one of the most well kept treasures of the world. See the likes of the sistine chapel and remember to look up while taking this virtual tour which offers you a 360 degree view, you won’t want to miss a thing.
Designed by Frank Gehry, this extraordinary architectural landmark reflects the treasures within. Discover The land of two rivers by Anselem Kiefer or Georg Baselitz’s Mrs Lenin and The Nightingale. The museum offers some of the best examples of modern and contemporary art in Europe.
The MET New York
Founded in 1870 The Met is one of the most iconic buildings in New York City. The museum presents a diverse range of artists and designers that have created an iconic legacy in the world. Today we can view some of the most popular exhibitions online. Check out the Coco Chanel: Modernism exhibit, the Christian Dior Ball Gowns and some of Vermeers most stunning paintings. The virtual page also allows you to explore the museum building. We know that this will get you excited for your next trip to NYC.
Musea d’Orsay, Paris
Formerly Gare d’Orsay, this renovated railway station and hotel, situated on the banks of the River Seine, is as interesting as the artwork inside. This museum houses some of the finest examples of French artwork, including the world’s largest collection of impressionist and post-impressionist masterpieces, by painters such as Monet, Van Gogh, and Cézanne. This virtual tour also offers an exhibition of the history of the museum.
The National Gallery – London
This virtual tour will give you access to a variety of the museum’s 2300 paintings, watercolours, and drawings. You can experience pieces from the 13th to the 20th century, with its renaissance collection in particular boasting of pieces from artists such as Titian, Holbein, and Veronese.
We hope that you enjoy a taste of some of the worlds most wonderful artefacts with these superb virtual museum tours. We can’t wait to step into a museum again soon but for now we will continue learning about the history of the world from the comfort of our living rooms.