Tired of scrolling Instagram photos yet? Yeah, us too. Instead, how about we cruise some amazing art together? Google Arts and Culture has curated over 2,000 museums worth of art for us to view from the comfort of our own homes. If you’ve got an art student looking for some virtual fun then this should keep them occupied for a while!
Here are some of our top pics from the virtual tours available. You can also download the Google Arts and Culture app to experience these virtual tours (and many more) on your mobile device.
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, USA
Probably most famous for being the home of The Starry Night by Vincent van Gough, there’s plenty more to be explored in the MoMA collection.
Belvedere, Wien, Austria
With art dating back to the middle ages, Belvedere is home to the world’s largest Gustav Klimt collection. The building itself is also stunning, shown off here with several 360 degree views of the galleries.
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
Stunning modern art and a structure that is not to be missed, this is a lesser-known gem that showcases a variety of mediums.
La Galleria Nazionale, Roma, Italy
Home to exquisite sculptures and gardens, the national gallery in Rome is stunning. With over 20,000 pieces, this is one of the most extensive art collections in the world.
LIFE Photo Collection, New York, United States
Especially fun for history buffs, the LIFE Photo Collection includes an insane amount of images from iconic moments in history. With over 4 million pieces, you’re sure to find something that sparks a memory or conversation.
British Museum, London, United Kingdom
Representing most of human history, the British Museum houses significant artifacts including the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures, and Egyptian mummies.
Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, Washington, United States
A must-see for any American history fan, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery is a unique and personal view of some of the most influential people in our history.
There are so many more incredible exhibits to view! Have some virtual fun and discover a new favorite artist.
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