12 Fantastic Exhibits Around The World You Can Tour Online -

12 Fantastic Exhibits Around The World You Can Tour Online

With the current COVID-19 outbreak, countries around the world have closed borders, businesses, exhibits, and more. With museums and other attractions inoperative, and many people confined to their homes, travel plans have come to a halt. While we may not be able to go out and explore places in person, we can still enjoy some of the incredible exhibits the world has to offer from the comfort of our own homes. Thanks to modern technology, there are tons of exhibits waiting to be explored at the click of a mouse. Whether you’re stuck inside or practising social distancing, you can take virtual tours of some of the most renowned galleries and museums in the world.


Escape to places like the Louvre or the British Museum without leaving your home. These virtual tours will take you on some impressive journies, where you can view famous artworks and more.


Cozy up on your couch and click your way through some of the 360-degree tours and online collections that these spots have to offer.

The Louvre, Paris

Paris may not be a good idea right now, but that doesn’t mean that you have to miss out on the splendour of the world’s largest art gallery. The Louvre is a beautiful historic building that houses some of the most famous artworks, most notably the Mona Lisa. The museum offers three virtual tours you can enjoy from your own couch. Explore Egyptian Antiquities, the Remains of The Louvre’s Moat, and the Galerie d’Apollon with these online tours.


Uffizi Gallery, Florence

Filled with notable pieces from the Renaissance period, the Uffizi Gallery was first established by the ruling Medici family. You can click your way through the majestic halls and visit sculptures, artworks, and more with the virtual Google Maps tour.


National Gallery, London

Take a trip to jolly old England with this online adventure. The National Gallery features Renaissance masterpieces by artists such as Titian, Holbein, and Veronese. The Google Maps tour lets you wander through the gallery and choose your own path through the rooms. 


Museum of Broken Relationships, Zagreb & Los Angeles

This rather unusual museum is not exactly a cheerful place to explore, but interesting nonetheless. The exhibit features a variety of objects donated by people around the world that tell a story about a relationship. Each item represents a failed personal connection, and you can see things like a hairdryer, watch, porcelain doll, and sailor’s cap in the online collection.


NASA Glenn Research Facility, Cleveland

Ever dreamed of becoming an astronaut? You may not be able to travel to space, but you can explore the NASA research facility with these virtual tours. You can see areas like the Space Environments Complex, Zero-G, and the Supersonic Wind Tunnel. Don’t forget your space helmet!


Vatican Museum, Vatican City

You’ll be transported to a whole other world with these virtual tours of the Vatican. You can see the incredible artwork of the Sistine Chapel, Raphael’s Rooms, Pio Clementino Museum, and more. Each tour has a 360-degree view, so you can explore every part of the area.


Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

Dedicated to the renowned Dutch artists, the Van Gogh Museum virtual tour brings you up close to famous paintings. You can wander through the exhibit at the touch of a mouse, and click on different works to learn more about them. See paintings like Peach Tree In Blossom, Sunflowers, The Potato Eaters, and more.


Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York 

This unusual building is home to modern and contemporary pieces of art, and you don’t need to go to New York to see them. Explore works by Kandinsky, Bauer, and of course, Guggenheim, from the comfort of your couch with the museum’s virtual tour. The website offers an audio tour along with photos to scroll through and has a 360-degree tour available on Google.


Picasso Museum, Barcelona

This museum houses one of the largest collections of work by modern artist Pablo Picasso. You can explore the museum and its courtyards with an informative virtual tour, complete with an audio guide. You can also find a guide to ‘Picasso’s Barcelona’, which highlights significant places the artist worked and lived.


Musée d’Orsay, Paris

You can get your fill of French art with this online tour. Once a train station, the museum features photographs, paintings, furniture, sculptures, and more for art lovers around the world to enjoy. You can browse through the collection with Google’s online exhibit, and see paintings like Van Gogh’s Self Portrait and Degas’s Ballet Class.


British Museum, London

With one of the largest permanent collections in the world, the British Museum is definitely worth exploring. Even if you can’t make it there in person, you can tour the space from your laptop. Google brings you right inside the museum, where you can journey past artefacts, paintings, and more. With so much history and artwork, this is one museum you could spend all day at.


Museum of Modern Art, New York

Take a trip inside one of the world’s largest modern art museums. The virtual collection will bring you artwork such as Van Gogh’s Starry Night, Warhol’s Campbell’s Soup Cans, and more. Click through the images to learn more about each one, no matter where you are in the world. 


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