26 May WORLD-FAMOUS MUSEUMS OFFER VIRTUAL TOURS
A great way to pass some quality time while cooped up indoors during this stressful time of social distancing is through virtual tours of museums and galleries. Check out the Arts & Culture portal on Google to find links to over 2500 facilities that are offering virtual tours, many of them at no cost.
Here are 3 of the many museums now available for virtual tours:
- The Museums at The Vatican—During the closure due to the pandemic, you can virtually visit seven areas of this enormous complex. Take in the astounding 360-degree views of the Sistine Chapel, Raphael’s Rooms, and The Pio Clementino Museum, to get you started.
- The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum—As the museum’s website now states “In uncertain times such as these, art can provide both solace and inspiration.” With a devotion to modern and contemporary art, The Guggenheim is now offering a virtual tour and audio guide that takes you up its iconic spiral hallways from the comfort of your living room.
- The London National Gallery—This world-renowned gallery contains works of the Western European tradition spanning the 13th through the 19th centuries. Sunflowers by Vincent van Gogh is a crowd favorite as is Turner’s The Fighting Temeraire. View 18 gallery rooms with a panoramic view using unique virtual navigation tools.
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