Here we bring you museums from across the world that offer virtual tours.
While the online experience might not stand nowhere close to visiting the majestic place in person, the fourteen immersive online tours available on its website offer a 360° view of the sheer scale of its buildings including the renowned Sistine Chapel, without having to make the extensive travel.
They can be viewed here .
Visit the museum rooms and galeries, admire the palace architecture and enjoy the views!
THE ADVENT OF THE ARTIST
For its 5th edition, the Petite Galerie takes a closer look at the transition from the typically anonymous craftsman of the classical period to the artist of the Renaissance, featuring works by Delacroix, Rembrandt, Tintoret and more.
This award-winning series of six short videos invites viewers around the world to virtually visit The Met’s art and architecture in a fresh, immersive way. Created using spherical 360° technology, it allows viewers to explore some of the Museum’s iconic spaces as never before.
Viewers can experience the magic of standing in an empty gallery after-hours, witnessing a bustling space in time-lapse, or floating high above The Met Cloisters for a bird’s-eye view. We strung cables, removed protective covers from works of art, and rigged cameras up high, all to allow viewers to explore The Met as never before.
They can be accessed here.
Founded in 1937, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is dedicated to promoting the understanding and appreciation of art, primarily of the modern and contemporary periods, through exhibitions, education programs, research initiatives, and publications.
Virtual tour of the museum can be accessed here.
Popularly known for its one of the largest one-man collection of the world, Salar Jung Museum is the third largest museum in India.Most of the museum comes from the personal collection of the Salar Jung family.The virtual tour can be accessed from the comfort of your couch with immersive videos on its virtual galleries and exhibitions.
Explore the virtual tours here.
The Museum presently holds approximately 2,00,000 objects of diverse nature, both Indian as well as foreign, and its holdings cover a time span of more than five thousand years of Indian cultural heritage.NM has 29 permanent galleries, on three floors, representing the museum’s diverse collection, which represent the rich heritage of India.
Digital presence of NM is on ‘Google art project’, ‘virtual art galleries’ and through volunteer guides and audio guide our attempt is to enrich the visitor’s experience of the museum.
Various virtual exhibitions can be accessed at National Museum virtual and online exhibition site.
For virtual tour can be accessed here.
Musée d’Orsay is housed in a magnificent train station building, which is a historic site constructed for the 1900 World Fair.
The Orsay is an internationally renowned art museum which houses mostly French art dating from 1848 to 1914 including the largest collection of impressionist and post-impressionist masterpieces in the world.The Musée d’Orsay is the 3rd most visited museum in Paris and the 10th one globally.
The virtual tour of the museum can be enjoyed here.
Also check out 5 scandalous works at Musée here.
The National Gallery of Art serves the nation by welcoming all people to explore and experience art, creativity, and our shared humanity.
“An exuberant display of fecund imagination and keen observation, Edgar Degas’s renowned images of the Paris Opéra are among the most sophisticated and visually compelling works he ever created. Celebrating the 350th anniversary of the Opéra’s founding, Degas at the Opéra will present approximately 100 of the artist’s best-known and beloved works in a range of media, including paintings, pastels, drawings, prints, and sculpture.” Degas at the Opéra Virtual Tour :here
The exhibits can be viewed online here.
Find plenty of tips to enjoy the Van Gogh Museum from home. There is something for everyone: explore the artworks in the online collection, watch the 4K virtual tours on YouTube, get creative or dive into compelling stories about Vincent van Gogh.
4k virtual tour on YouTube .
View the Vincent van Gogh paintings online.
“Here to stay” online :Get a speak preview of several highlights from Here to Stay in this online exhibition.
The Pergamon Museum is located on “Museum Island” in Berlin, Germany. The museum is famous for housing large monumental historic Babylonian, Greek and Roman buildings such as the Ishtar Gate of Babylon, the Pergamon Altar and the Market Gate of Miletus.
The Pergamon Museum was built between 1910 and 1930 and is named after one of its key attractions, The Pergamon Altar.
Street view tour of the museum on Google Maps ->here.
The museum can be access online on Google Arts and culture ->here.
The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (MMCA) is a contemporary art museum with the main museum in Gwacheon and three branches each in Deoksugung, Seoul and Cheongju. The museum was first established in 1969 as the only national art museum in the country accommodating modern and contemporary art of Korea and international art of different time periods.
The online tour can be accessed via Google arts and culture -> here.
The Uffizi Gallery is a prominent art museum located adjacent to the Piazza della Signoria in the Historic Centre of Florence in the region of Tuscany, Italy.The Gallery entirely occupies the first and second floors of the large building constructed between 1560 and 1580 and designed by Giorgio Vasari.
The virtual tour of ten rooms in the Uffizi, starts with the Sala delle Dinastie and its portraits of the Medici and the Della Rovere, two families who had an instrumental role in the Uffizi’s current collection.The tour proceeds from the titans of the Florentine High Renaissance, including Bronzino, Vasari and Pontormo, to those of sixteenth-century Venice. In Titian’s Venus of Urbino, these latter rooms have one of the most recognisable images in Renaissance art; they also contain works by Tintoretto, Veronese and Sebastiano del Piombo.The tour comprises 55 artworks in all, which can be viewed from a variety of angles and distances.
The São Paulo Museum of Art (MASP) is an art museum located on Paulista Avenue in the city of São Paulo, Brazil. It is well known for its headquarters, a 1968 concrete and glass structure designed by Lina Bo Bardi, whose main body is supported by two lateral beams over a 74 metres (243 ft) freestanding space, considered a landmark of the city and a main symbol of modern Brazilian architecture.
Enjoy 360 virtual views here .
You can also explore MASP here in Google Arts and Culture.
National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia) in Mexico City contains the world’s largest collection of ancient Mexican art and also has ethnographic exhibits about Mexico’s present-day indigenous groups.It is the largest and most visited museum in Mexico.
– The Sun Stone or Aztec Calendar
– Recreation of Pakal’s tomb in Maya exhibit room
– Jade mask of the Zapotec Bat God in Oaxaca exhibit room
A virtual tour on Google Arts and Culture can be accessed here.
The J. Paul Getty Museum, commonly referred to as the Getty, is an art museum in Los Angeles, California housed on two campuses: the Getty Center and Getty Villa.The Getty Center is located in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles and features pre-20th-century European paintings, drawings, illuminated manuscripts, sculpture, decorative arts, and photographs from the inception of photography through present day from all over the world.
Virtual tour of the museum can be enjoyed here.
The Rijksmuseum is a Dutch national museum dedicated to arts and history in Amsterdam. The museum is located at the Museum Square in the borough Amsterdam South, close to the Van Gogh Museum, the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, and the Concertgebouw.