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7 Virtual Museum Tours Across The Globe

Being stuck at home due to self-isolation and quarantine doesn’t have to be drab. With everything going on the world due to the Coronavirus, moods and wanderlust are running quite low. Thankfully, museums across the globe are offering virtual tours in the wake of this. Go on a digital stroll through some of the world’s most loved museums without leaving the house. Here are the seven best places offering virtual museum tours.

Virtual Museum Tours Across The Globe

1. Vatican Museums – Rome

Experience the majesty and grandeur of the Sistine Chapel from your couch. This virtual tour of the Vatican Museums gives you all the best without social exposure. Besides, who wants the crowds and time limits?

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2. Natural History Museum – London

Gawk at the massive expanse of botanical, archaeological and biological artefacts with a virtual experience of London’s Natural History Museum. Don’t forget to tour the towering Dippy the Dino.

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3. Musée d’Orsay – Paris

Paris’ d’Orsay is offering virtual tours of one of the cities best museums. From Monet to Cézanne, there’s plenty to admire. In addition to being a visually stunning space, the massive museum is home to the largest impressionist and post-impressionist collection in the world. Be sure to check out the “Tourist Tube” for a 360 view of the building’s exterior.

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4. MASP – São Paulo

The Museu de Arte de São Paulo has one of the most impressive historical collections in the world. From the comfort of your couch and device, you can view endless artworks and artefacts spanning from the 14th to 20th century. Be sure to check out the “crystal easels”.

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5. Rijksmuseum – Amsterdam

Eighty galleries make up this massive Amsterdam museum. Home to loads of Rembrandt’s and Vermeer’s, it’s a must for any art buff. The tour is interactive, too, so you’ll definitely be entertained.

6. National Gallery of Art – Washington, D.C.

D.C.’s National Gallery of Art is home to some of the most impressive art collections in the nation. Take your pick from the two virtual tours available. You get to choose from American Fashion from 1740-1895 and a tour of pieces by the renowned Baroque master, Vermeer.

7. National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art – Seoul

One of Korea’s most beloved museums is the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art. The virtual tour leads you through six floors of jaw-dropping masterpieces that can be viewed from anywhere in the world.

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Melanie Hamilton
Melanie Hamilton

Melanie is an avid traveller with a passion for history and global foods. She is currently based in Tbilisi, Georgia where most of her time is occupied with qvevri wine and Soviet history. Having do-si-do'd her way across Europe and Latin America, she's enjoyed some of the world's most exciting places firsthand and can't wait to tell you about them.

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