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Experience the best museums from London to Seoul in the comfort of your own home.
Virtual Tours for Places in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.
Deep beneath Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, this U.S. Natural Landmark is the largest and most popular caverns in Eastern America. Virtually explore the cathedral-sized rooms with ceilings 10 stores high, filled with towering stone columns and crystal-clear pools.
For more information, please visit https://luraycaverns.com/education/
While the National Aquarium in Baltimore plans to be closed until March 27, it will be streaming several of its exhibits, including Blacktip Reef and Pacific Coral Reef, live on its website.
For more information, please visit https://www/aqua.org/Experience/live
This famous American art museum features two online exhibits through Google. The first is an exhibit of American fashion from 1740 to 1895, including many renderings of clothes from the colonial and Revolutionary eras. The second is a collection of works from Dutch Baroque painter Johannes Vermeer.
For more information, please visit https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/national-gallery-of-art-washington-dc?hl=en
Virtual Tours for Places in the United States
Google’s Street View feature lets visitors tour the Guggenheim’s famous spiral staircase without ever leaving home. From there, you can discover incredible works of art from the Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary eras.
For more information, please visit https://artsandculture.google.com/streetview/solomon-r-guggenheim-museum-interior-streetview/jAHfbv3JGM2KaQ?hl=en&sv_lng=-73.95902634325634&sv_lat=40.78285751667664&sv_h=30.75703204567916&sv_p=0.06928383072430222&sv_pid=MfnUmHRyOSzMtY3vtYU05g&sv_z=0.9645743015259166
European artworks from as far back as the 8th Century can be found in this California art museum. Take a Street View tour to discover a huge collection of paintings, drawings, sculptures, manuscripts, and photographs.
For more information, please visit https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/the-j-paul-getty-museum?hl=en
If you’re looking to get out into the great outdoors, check out Google’s online Arts & Culture program called “The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks” in partnership with the National Parks Services.
For more information, please visit https://artsandculture.withgoogle.com/en-us/national-parks-service
The San Diego Zoo has pre-recorded and live video streams showing koalas, apes, giraffes, elephants, tigers and other creatures that offer endless hours of entertainment and fascination.
For more information, please visit https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/live-cams
Virtual Tours for Places Around the World
This iconic museum, located in the heart of London, allows virtual visitors to tour the Great Court and discover the ancient Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies. You can also find hundreds of artifacts on the museum’s virtual tour.
For more information, please visit https://britishmuseum.withgoogle.com/
The Louvre also offers virtual tours on its website.
For more information, please visit https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne
The Museu de Arte de São Paulo is a non-profit and Brazil’s first modern museum. Artworks placed on clear perspex frames make it seem like the artwork is hovering in midair. Take a virtual tour to experience the wondrous display for yourself.
For more information, please visit https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/masp?hl=en
You can virtually walk through this popular gallery that houses dozens of famous works from French artists who worked and lived between 1848 and 1914. Get a peek at artworks from Monet, Cézanne, and Gauguin, among others.
For more information, please visit https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/musee-dorsay-paris?hl=en
Built in 1964, this museum is dedicated to the archaeology and history of Mexico’s pre-Hispanic heritage. There are 23 exhibit rooms filled with ancient artifacts, including some from the Mayan civilization.
For more information, please visit https://artsandculture.google.com/asset/the-national-museum-of-anthropology-mexico-city-ziko-van-dijk-wikimedia-commons/bAGSHRdlzSRcdQ?hl=en
One of Korea’s popular museums can be accessed from anywhere around the world. Google’s virtual tour takes you through six floors of Contemporary art from Korea and all over the globe.
For more information, please visit https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/national-museum-of-modern-and-contemporary-art-korea?hl=en
As one of Germany’s largest museums, Pergamon has a lot to offer – even if you can’t physically be there. This historical museum is home to plenty of ancient artifacts including the Ishtar Gate of Babylon and, of course, the Pergamon Altar.
For more information, please visit https://artsandculture.google.com/entity/pergamon/m05tcm?hl=en
Explore the masterworks from the Dutch Golden Age, including works from Vermeer and Rembrandt. Google offers a Street View tour of this iconic museum, so you can feel as if you’re actually wandering its halls.
For more information, please visit https://artsandculture.google.com/streetview/rijksmuseum/iwH5aYGoPwSf7g?hl=en&sv_lng=4.885283712508563&sv_lat=52.35984312584405&sv_h=311.1699875145569&sv_p=-5.924133903625474&sv_pid=fOVcUXQW2wpRf33iUmxEfg&sv_z=1
Anyone who is a fan of this tragic, ingenious painter can see his works up close (or, almost up close) by virtually visiting this museum – the largest collection of artworks by Vincent van Gogh, including over 200 paintings, 500 drawings, and over 750 personal letters.
For more information, please visit https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/van-gogh-museum?hl=en
This less well-known gallery houses the art collection of one of Florence, Italy’s most famous families, the de'Medicis. The building was designed by Giorgio Vasari in 1560 specifically for Cosimo I de'Medici, but anyone can wander its halls from anywhere in the world.
For more information, please visit https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/uffizi-gallery?hl=en