Being confined to your home could get boring, so we wanted to share a great way to add a little culture to your weekends without leaving your house. Art lovers can now view thousands of paintings and sculptures through interactive 360-degree video tours with voiceover descriptions. Museums and galleries all over the world are now exhibition their works through virtual tours!
You may even be able to get closer to your favourite works than you would be able to in real life!
vatican museums, rome
If you’re a lover of ancient architecture and artwork from the Renaissance period, you might want to start at the Vatican Museum. You’re able to visit the Vatican’s numerous museums and even take a 3D virtual reality tour of the Vatican City.
Musée d’Orsay, Paris
If you’re a fan of paintings from the Impressionist era this is the museum for you. Step inside this incredible museum and explore the artworks from Monet, Van Gogh, Gauguin and many others!
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul
Opening in 2013, the MMCA is home to many great works of Korean modern art. Their virtual tour offers a realistic walkthrough of all six floors of Contemporary art from Korea and all over the globe.
J Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
The Getty houses masterpieces from all over the world, some of which date back to the 7th Century. You can spend an entire afternoon enjoying the Greek, Roman and Etruscan antiquities that the Getty has to offer.
In addition, if you’re interested in photographs, The Centre of Photographs is widely considered to be the best collection of photographs in the world.
The Anne Frank House, Amsterdam
You are now able to take a virtual tour of this must visit museum in Holland. Learn all about Anne Frank, her secret annex and the house in which she lived by taking a 3D virtual reality tour.
The Guggenheim, New York
The Guggenheim has now made some of its exhibitions and collections available to view virtually. Featuring over 1,700 artworks by artists such as Picasso, Jeff Koons and Cézanne, this virtual museum will keep you busy.
The British Museum, London
The Guggenheim, New York
The British Museum was the first national museum in the world and displays around two million years of culture. Immerse yourself in any of their 50 online displays which are available to view virtually.
If you have something that you’d like to show off to the public, visit our virtual tours page for more information.