Travel virtually to world-famous museums and attractions
In a world filled with technology, museums virtually open their doors to the public. You can also admire other impressive attractions from around the world from your seat. Now that we have to stay indoors as much as possible, the art lovers and world travelers among you can enjoy this for free and for free. We’ve listed a number of memorable museums and attractions by continent that you can visit virtually: Europe as the main source of art, stroll through the Louvre Museum in Paris, climb Machu Picchu in Peru, or walk on the Great Wall in China. And everything is virtual!
In the heart of Amsterdam, it is packed with museums full of art. And lucky for you, some of these art houses offer a virtual tour. Therefore, you can visit the well-known Rijksmuseum, home to Dutch art and history, including the works of the famous Dutch painter Rembrandt. You can also virtually admire the works of (none other than) Vincent Van Gogh at the Van Gogh Museum.
No one loves art more than Parisians. Walking in Paris feels like a tour of an art museum. Sip a glass of French wine, eat a block of French cheese, and virtually visit some French museums. You can admire the Mona Lisa at the Louvre Museum without all that tourist madness. Or you can go back to 19th century France and dream of the works of Monet or Cézanne at the Musée d’Orsay. You can also visit one of the most visited places in the world, namely the Eiffel Tower. Finally, just outside of Paris, you have the huge Château de Versailles that you can see virtually.
In addition to their ‘English breakfast’ and ‘tea time’, the British love art. London includes some of the most impressive museums and you can visit them virtually too. For example, you can visit the British Museum with one of the largest art collections in the world. You also have a virtual tour of the famous art museum: National Gallery in Trafalgar Square. You can also go back to prehistoric times behind your computer and admire one of the largest natural history collections at the Natural History Museum. Not far from London, you can finally admire the mysterious Stonehenge monument from home.
“Ah, beautiful Italy!”
Where history, architecture and art meet in every corner. You don’t necessarily have to go anywhere, the streets of Rome are a museum in themselves. Hey, look there, the Trevi Fountain or the Colosseum there. Fortunately, you can practically walk around this beautiful city. If you want to visit a museum in Rome virtually, be amazed by the famous ceiling of the Sistine Chapel or see the works of Leonardo Da Vinci, among others, in the Museo Pio-Clementino. The Vatican offers virtual tours of all the Vatican museums.
Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York
With more than 2 million works of art from around the world, the Metropolitan Museum (or “The Met” in the New York vernacular) is one of the most impressive art museums. From ancient treasures to relics from ancient Egypt, from African to Asian art, from works of art by the best European artists to an extensive collection of American art. So there is something for every art lover. Now travel virtually to The Met now.
Smithsonian Museum in Washington D.C.
The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C., like the Natural History Museum in London, houses the world’s largest natural history collections, including the African savannah elephant and the North Atlantic giant whale. Each exhibit is virtually visible, so to speak, you are really present in the museum.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York
Fifth Avenue is not only for shopping, but also for viewing art. Here you have the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. De The spiral architecture of the building is already a work of art in itself. But once inside, you fall in love with the modern and contemporary art movements. Admire Picasso’s work from your seat.
There is not only a “Guggenheim” in New York, but did you know that there is also one in Spain? The Guggenheim in Bilbao is also definitely worth a virtual visit.
J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles
Jean Paul Getty was a successful oil producer and at the time one of the richest people in the world. But he is best known for his rather expensive hobby as an art collector. His collected art collections can now be admired at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles simply from home thanks to technology. The Getty had art treasures by Rubens, Rembrandt, Van Gogh, and Monet.
In addition to museums, the United States has beautiful national parks that you can visit virtually. So you can virtually walk through Bryce Canyon in Utah and dream away from your computer of the beautiful starry sky. You can also virtually travel to Hawaii and fly over active volcanoes. Or do you find it more fun to virtual kayak among icebergs in Alaska? Find it now!
Frida Kahlo Museum in Mexico
Frida Kahlo was a famous Mexican artist known for her intimate self-portraits in which the sad story of her life is the protagonist. This talented lady grew up in a poor neighborhood in Mexico. Her childhood home has now been transformed into the Frida Kahlo Museum. This historic house museum is also called Casa Azul, in reference to the striking cobalt blue walls of this colorful house. Does this museum sound like something to you? Then take a virtual tour of the Frida collection.