As we all know, quarantine has been extended in India and other countries as well. The travel industry has come to a halt due to the pandemic scenes. Moreover, it’s enough of doing self-quarantine, boredom, binging on Netflix & chill, scrolling Instagram feed up & down. Don’t worry, there is always a ‘but’ in the story. However, there is a way to tour around the world while sitting on your comfortable couch at home. What say about the cultural and educational tour?
Google Arts & Culture have teamed up with over 2500 museums and galleries around the world to take anyone and everyone on a virtual tour in no time. Now, enjoy the panoramic 360-degree views of museums only on Google Arts and Culture.
So, here is the list of world-famous museums which will provide you a piece of great knowledge about art, history, and science.
1: British Museum, London
Take a virtual tour around the largest and the most acclaimed museum in Britain. Every year many tourists around the world wish to witness the national collection of archaeology and ethnography. Also, the ancient Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies are some of the major attractions here.
2: National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
Tour around the outstanding art and learn about American fashion from 1740 to 1895 including clothes from colonial and revolutionary eras. Moreover, don’t miss the collection from Vermeer and the masters of Genre painting.
3: Guggenheim Museum, New York
The recently designated a part of a UNESCO world heritage site is also in the list of hosting a virtual tour for people. Witness the iconic structure of the building, enjoy the audio guides to the museum, its collection and its exhibition. Moreover, you can find various online programs on art, sketching, and more only on their website.
4: Le Louvre, Paris
Enjoy the virtual tour of one of the best museums in the world just sitting in your living room. The Museum’s collection ranges from antiquity to the first half of the 19th century, the most important in the world. Moreover, “Venus de Milo,” “Winged Victory of Samothrace,” and Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa.” are some of the major attractions you can find.
5: National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul
One of Korea’s popular museums will take you on a tour to its six floors of contemporary art from Korea and all around the world.
6: Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
This is the museum holding about 900,000 objects, the largest collection of art and history in the Netherlands. Established in 1800, it is most famous for its paintings by 17th-century Dutch masters. Moreover, it also displays art from the middle ages.
7: The Uffizi Gallery, Florence
The museum has been closed since the day Italy was locked down due to the pandemic attack. However, it is up to take you on a virtual tour around the famous artworks, the finest collection of Renaissance paintings, the famous Italian arts, and much more.