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Are there museums you’ve always wanted to visit but aren’t able to due to distance, time, and/or budget? It can be disheartening to realize there’s so much you want to see, but can’t find the means to view it. That’s why these museums have created virtual tours so you can see the museums of your dreams no matter where you may be.
See the Louvre from You Living Room
Beat the Lines at the Met
Immerse Yourself in the Art at the Dali Museum
If you enjoy surrealist, cubist, or Dadaist, or modern art, then Salvador Dali should be on your list. Dali’s work has fascinated generations of art aficionados with his versatile and imaginative work. If you can’t make it to Spain, you can still get a taste of the paintings and objects at the Dali Museum with their panoramic virtual tour.
The British Museum
The British Museum has been working with Google to make sure people around the globe don’t miss out on all of the wonderful objects they have in their collections. You can view the galleries via Google Street View and experience what it’s like to be there in person. Google Arts and Culture will tell you the stories behind the objects and artifacts. Emmerse yourself in history and culture throughout the ages without having to get out of bed.
See It All with Google Art Project
While not technically a museum of its own, Google Art Project lets you access art from all over the world. Art Project works with more than 250 museums and institutions. The artwork featured comes from 6,000+ artists. You can view 45,000 works in high definition. Projects include diverse subjects from the Holocaust to the Dead Sea Scrolls to the Palace of Versailles. With such a vast collection, you can see more than you ever could on a trip.
Want to See It, Google It
With the power of technology at your disposal, you can find so many resources. While not every museum offers a virtual tour, there are plenty of other ways to see some of what they have to offer. Check out blog sites, photos from Google Maps, Instagram photos and more. With the power of the internet at your fingertips, you can take a virtual visit to just about anywhere.
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