15 Famous Museums that offer Virtual Tours!
These museums offer virtual tours that allow visitors to see the exhibits without having to travel to the actual location. From Smithsonian National Museum and Boston Children's Museum to Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, there are many places to visit on this virtual tour.
The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center features works of art dating from the eighth through the twenty-first century, showcased against a backdrop of dramatic architecture, tranquil gardens, and breathtaking views of Los Angeles. The collection includes European paintings, drawings, sculpture, illuminated manuscripts, decorative arts, and European, Asian, and American photographs.
Immerse yourself in 360-degree video of iconic spaces in the Museum. Discover fun facts about works of art, hop in the time machine, watch behind-the-scenes videos, and get ideas for your own creative projects.
In the center of Paris on the banks of the Seine, this museum was installed in the former Orsay railway station, built for the Universal Exhibition of 1900. So the building itself could be seen as the first "work of art" in the Musee d'Orsay, which displays collections of art from the period 1848 to 1914. You can virtually walk through the museum galleries.
Boston Children’s Museum is the second oldest, and one of the most influential children’s museums in the world. Designed for children and families, Museum exhibits focus on science, culture, environmental awareness, health & fitness, and the arts.
Tour the Guggenheim’s famous spiral staircase virtually, and discover incredible works of art from the Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary eras.
The Smithsonian, National Museum of Natural History virtual tours allow you to take self-guided, room-by-room tours of select exhibits and areas within the museum from your desktop or mobile device. You can also access select collections and research areas at the satellite support and research stations as well as past exhibits no longer on display.
Tour the Great Court virtually and discover the ancient Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies. You can also listen to the history of each peace of art you explore.
The National Gallery of Art preserves, collects, exhibits, and fosters an understanding of works of art. You can virtually enjoy exhibit of American Fashion from 1740 to 1895, including many renderings of clothes from the colonial and Revolutionary eras, and a collection of works from Dutch Baroque painter Johannes Vermeer.
This historical museum is home to plenty of ancient artifacts including the Ishtar Gate of Babylon and the Pergamon Altar.
Through the virtual tour at MMCA you can go through six floors of Contemporary art from Korea and all over the globe.
Explore the largest collection of artworks by Vincent van Gogh, including over 200 paintings, 500 drawings, and over 750 personal letters.
Take a street view tour of this iconic museum, and feel as if you’re actually wandering its halls. Explore the masterworks from the Dutch Golden Age, including works from Vermeer and Rembrandt.
The Uffizi was designed by Giorgio Vasari in 1560 to house the Granducal Magistratures of Tuscany. Over time, the top floor loggia became an exhibition of the dynastic collection of ancient sculpture, artwork and artifacts. You can take a virtual tour to experience the wondrous display for yourself.
There are 23 exhibit rooms available for a virtual tour filled with ancient artifacts, including some from the Mayan civilization.
Explore Las Vegas Natural History Museum through interactive exhibits and dioramas.