Take a trip through some of the world’s greatest collections on these virtual museum and gallery tours
Museums and art galleries may be closing their doors due to the current outbreak, but don’t despair. Tech-savvy curators are getting creative with how the public can access their collections, and many are catering to an online audience with insanely good virtual tours.
The Art Institute of Chicago
Virtually immerse yourself in the Art Institute’s 44,000+ works of art online.
The Louvre, or the Louvre Museum, is the world’s largest art museum and a historic monument in Paris, France.
National Gallery of Art
During the temporary closure, visit the Gallery virtually through video tours of current exhibitions, in-depth looks at highlights of the collection, online learning opportunities, audio and video recordings of lectures by artists and curators, and more.
The British Museum
During the coming weeks we will bring to our national and international audiences via our website, social media and other channels the many fascinating stories that the objects in the British Museum have to tell.
The Anne Frank House Online
Look around the Secret Annex online and find out more about what happened here or put on your VR glasses and take a virtual stroll through the hiding place where Anne Frank wrote her diary. You can also take a look around the house where Anne and her family lived before going into hiding and visit an online exhibition about Anne Frank’s life.
Get up close with some of the world’s most loved artworks, including Rembrandt’s “The Night Watch” and Vermeer’s “The Milkmaid”. Virtually browse artworks accompanied by videos, audio clips and 360º images.
Uffizi Galleries, Florence
Discover the masterpieces of our collections and their history, travelling through captivating descriptions and HD pictures
The Vatican Museums are the public art and sculpture museums in the Vatican City. They display works from the immense collection amassed by the Roman Catholic Church and the Papacy throughout the centuries including several of the most renowned Roman sculptures and most important masterpieces of Renaissance art in the world.
Boston Children’s Museum
In Massachusetts, the Boston Children’s Museum offers virtual tours of its different hands-on experiences. Your child can see the museum from a new perspective—one where they have the place to themselves.
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
The Smithsonian is drawing people in with its virtual tours. On top of its current online presentations, the museum is bringing past displays to the digital world. From dinosaur fossils to natural history, the whole family can engage with the Smithsonian.