virtually tour 500+ museums & galleries from home including MoMA and the louvre
 

virtually tour 500+ museums & galleries from home including MoMA and the louvre

google arts and culture has compiled a list of more than 500 museums and galleries that you can visit virtually. a number of museums have virtual tours available online—including the louvre, which offers a tour of the recently restored galerie d’apollon, and MoMA, which has tours including iconic artists matisse and picasso.

virtual tours of 500+ museums & galleries from home including MoMA and the louvre

 

 

as many of the world’s most famous cultural institutions close their doors and the world adjusts to a more housebound lifestyle, it’s a well-timed feature inviting people to enjoy art, music, and more from the comfort of their own home. the vatican museums offer 360-degree tours of the sistine chapel and raphael’s rooms, while the van gogh museum shares over 200 paintings from the dutch post-impressionist, 500 drawings and more than 750 letters.

virtual tours of 500+ museums & galleries from home including MoMA and the louvre

image courtesy of the van gogh museum

 

 

with all of italy’s museums and galleries shut until at least april, the 16th-century halls of the uffizi gallery in florence are available for exploring via google maps. several other institutions in the country’s northern milan are also listed, including the historic biblioteca ambrosiana, the city’s sforzesco castle, and the museo del novecento, a museum of twentieth-century art in milan.

virtual tours of 500+ museums & galleries from home including MoMA and the louvre

 

 

the national museum of mexico, museo nacional de antropología is the largest and most-visited in the country. known for its vast collection of pre-columbian era artifacts from current-day mexico, as well as those from former mexican territory in the southwest u.s. it contains significant archaeological and anthropological artifacts from mexico’s pre-columbian heritage, such as the stone of the sun (or the aztec calendar stone) and the aztec xochipilli statue.

virtual tours of 500+ museums & galleries from home including MoMA and the louvre

image courtesy of MoMA

 

 

the platform allows users to browse featured museum collections, or use google’s interior street view to wander gallery halls. visit artsandculture.google.com to see the full list of museums and galleries located all across the globe offering virtual tours.

virtually tour 500+ museums & galleries from home including MoMA and the louvre

virtually tour 500+ museums & galleries from home including MoMA and the louvre

image courtesy of google arts & culture

virtually tour 500+ museums & galleries from home including MoMA and the louvre

image courtesy of the guggenheim museum

virtually tour 500+ museums & galleries from home including MoMA and the louvre

image courtesy of tate britain

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