If you have ever wanted to visit the best museums and learn more about the famous artworks, this is your chance. Although majority of the population is not allowed to travel due to COVID-19 epidemic right now, there is still a possibility to see exhibits online.
The best museums of the world are opening their doors to you and offering to spend time with pleasure. Just follow any link from the list below and enjoy:
The Museum of Art History, located in Vienna, invite you to enjoy the artworks online with the help of the official website or download an application to enjoy the virtual tour. Visitors can also learn more about the history and art with the help of podcasts and lectures.
The National Museum makes available for online visitors to familiarize with the artifacts of different parts of the world such as South America, Africa, Australia and Oceania, learn more about traditional crafts.
The Louvre Museum, having more than 380,000 objects and displaying 35,000 works of art, offers 4 different online tours. They will help you to expand knowledge about the Pharaonic period, Medieval Louvre and even Galerie d’Apollon.
The Dresden State Art Collections, which include a total of 15 museums, has made more than 214,000 artworks accessible online.
The Museum of Fine Arts, located in Budapest, offers not only an online tour, but also provide the visitors with the full information about each work. Nowadays you can enjoy such virtual excursions as “The followers of Leonardo”, “The call of the East”, “Angels”, “Motherhood”.
The National Museum of India offers 6 different online exhibitions, which are devoted to the ancient treasures and artworks.
Yad Vashem is the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, which has a large online visual archive, library and even catalogue documents. In addition, currently now it offers for the visitors 3 virtual exhibitions, among which is “The Auschwitz Album”.
The Tokyo National Museum focuses on displaying the artifacts and artworks of Asia. In order to make them available for the visitors, the museum offers its own mobile application, where you can consider every exhibit in details.
The State Hermitage Museum consists of 5 buildings and contains more than 3,000,000 artworks. You can make a virtual visit due to spherical 360° technology and find something interesting for you in the collection online.
The Dalí Theatre-Museum offers a virtual tour, which will help the visitors to familiarize with the most famous artworks of the artist.
The Rijksmuseum, located in Amsterdam, has made more than 700,000 images of its artworks free of charge for all online visitors. It also gives the possibility to build your own tour with a single click.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has created for its online visitors videos, using spherical 360° technology: https://www.metmuseum.org/art/online-features/met-360-project (https://www.metmuseum.org/art/online-features/met-360-project) . Moreover, a huge part of publications are freely accessible on its website.
The Vatican Museums give you the chance to visit virtually Sistine Chapel, Pinacoteca, Raphael’s Rooms and other buildings, which contain more 70,000 artworks.