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In this Top 10 from Paris to Amsterdam, London to New York, you can peer into the coolest museums from around the world on these virtual tours. See the following virtual museum tours during the period of lockdown.
#10 Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is home to some of the most famous pieces of art ever made. They’ve teamed up with Google Arts & Culture to bring you a closer look at a collection of over two-million pieces.
If you want to wander the ancient streets of Pompeii without leaving your house, now’s your chance. Italy guides has created a virtual tour that allows you to explore 27 different sights in this Ancient Roman city.
#8 Park Güell
360 Stories has created a virtual experience of Park Güell, a public park system designed by famed Catalan architect Gaudí in the early 1900s. Perched on Carmel Hill, it has views out across the Mediterranean sea, over the colourful rooftops and quirky sculptures below. All this can be seen using their panoramic walk-through.
#7 Hull Streetlife Museum of Transport
It may be a lot closer to home, but a virtual tour of Hull Streetlife Museum of Transport shouldn’t be underestimated. Made by Immersive Tours Ltd, it starts with a dollhouse floor-plan that gives you a clear overview of the whole museum, which is jam-packed with early 20th-century transport and a 1940’s high street.
#6 The Louvre
The Louvre in Paris is the world’s largest art museum and you can explore all its glory with an easy-to-grasp virtual tour by Youvisit. From Napoleón’s magnificent apartments to the vast art galleries that house pieces like Leonardo Da Vinci’s ‘The Mona Lisa’, it’ll take you into each room with just a click.
#5 teamLAB Borderless
reated by the world-renowned art collective of the same name, teamLAB Borderless is a digital art museum in Tokyo. To see their cutting-edge installations, you can work through a series of high definition videos on their website.
#4 Van Gogh Museum
You can see the Dutch artist’s most famous works all in one place with this Google Arts & Culture tour. The Van Gogh museum is home to over 600 of his post-impressionist pieces, from the iconic ‘Sunflowers’ to the elusive ‘Self Portrait’.
#3 National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art
The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in South Korea is an absolute must for art lovers and you don’t have to be in Seoul to enjoy their collection. Using Google Arts & Culture, you can flick through visually-striking slideshows that breakdown past and present exhibitions.
#2 The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre
If you want to learn about one of the most inspiring children’s authors of all time, check out the virtual tour around The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, situated in Great Missenden in Buckinghamshire.
#1 The Museum of Natural History
The Museum of Natural History is key to London’s cultural scene and boasts millions of incredible specimens. You can check out a whole host of artefacts on Google Arts & Culture – their collection covers space, oceans and the dinosaur age, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg.