Staying at home during COVID-19 can be tough! At the moment, we all are confined to our homes. In this scenario, aren’t we trying to find new ways to keep ourselves entertained? What if we tell you that are some stunning museums around the world that are offering virtual tours? 

Google Arts and Culture teamed up with around 2500 museums and galleries around the world to bring virtual tours for everyone. Thus, you need not leave your couch to experience the magnificent beauty and architecture of these museums. Let us take a look (virtually) at some of these museums!

The British Museum, London 

We all have heard about this iconic museum. This classic museum, located in the heart of London, is dedicated to human history, art and culture. The collection spans over 2 million years of human history and in fact, the Museum houses more than 60 galleries! Take a virtual tour.

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The Dali Museum, Florida

Located at a picturesque downtown St Petersburg, Florida, the Museum showcases the work of the genius artist Salvador. The Museum houses more than 2000 works of art. Take a 360 degree tour of the Museum and Avant Garden. Take a virtual tour.

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The Louvre, Paris

Paris’ most famous museum with its much-loved glass pyramid, is open for a virtual tour of its Egyptian antiques (for marvel at sphinx and mummies), Galerie d’Apollon and museum’s moat (from the era of Louvre’s former life as a fortress). Take a virtual tour

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The Louvre

The State Hermitage Museum, Russia

Hermitage Museum is the oldest museum in St Petersburg and in Russia. It is also, the second-largest museum (after The Louvre) in the world. It is a must-visit for all art culture enthusiasts. The green-and -white storey palace is a marvel of Baroque architecture and boats about 1,786 doors, 1,945 windows and 1,057 lavishly decorated rooms, many of which are open to public. Take a virtual tour.

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Hermitage Palace

Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria 

One of the finest examples of Baroque architecture, Schönbrunn Palace was the main summer residence of the Habsburg rulers, located in Vienna. The Palace has a total of 1,441 rooms, 45 of which are open to public. Discover the imperial apartments and glorious staterooms at the Palace. Take a virtual tour.

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Schonbrunn Palace

Palace of Versailles, France

Palace of Versailles, former French royal residence and centre of government, now a national landmark is the most visited tourist site. Located in the city of Versailles, it is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is renowned for its Palace and its beautiful gardens. Take a virtual tour.

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Palace of Versailles

The Rubin Museum of Art, New York

If you are looking for a moment of Zen, this is it! Take a virtual tour to Rubin Museum’s Tibetan Buddhist’s Shrine room. Take a virtual tour.

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Victoria Memorial, Kolkata, India

This is Kolkata’s must-visit tourist attraction. Walk through the memorial elegant galleries, halls, in Google Stree View mode. Stop, read and move on. Go through a collection of rare books, manuscripts, and sculptures from the British period. You will fall in love with every detail of the artwork.
Take a virtual tour.

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Victoria Memorial

National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, India

This is the premier institute in India that houses modern and contemporary art. Explore more than half of its permanent collection of about 3000 precious artwork. The museum has been divided into different sections, across four levels. Take a virtual tour.

National Gallery of Modern Art museum

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National Museum, New Delhi, India

This is one of the largest museums in India. Get a glimpse of 2,00,000 objects of diverse nature in this online exhibition museum. From pre-historic to modern art, you will be amazed at the collection. Take a virtual tour.

National Museum Delhi

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Check out other museums and art galleries “across India” which offer free virtual tour here. 

To see more of Google Art’s & Culture collection of museums, check out their website.

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