View virtual tours and online exhibits of some of the most famous museums around the world. Courtesy of Google Arts and Culture.
- Cradle of Aviation Museum, New York
This museum continues its primary mission to collect, preserve and interpret Long Island’s rich aerospace heritage of discovery and inspire future generations through science and technology. The Museum is committed to extending its services and staying connected to the community bringing the museum experience online with 360 view gallery tours and through sharing helpful, fun, and inspirational content and programming. All resources are available at www.cradleofaviation.org/virtualmuseum and via social media channels.
- Intrepid: Sea, Air, and Space Museum, New York
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is dedicated to the exhibition and interpretation of history, science and service as related to its home aboard the aircraft carrier Intrepid, a National Historic Landmark. Virtual museum available here.
- British Museum, London
This iconic museum allows virtual visitors to tour the Great Court and discover the ancient Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies. You can also find hundreds of artifacts on the museum’s virtual tour.
- Tate Modern, London
Navigate London’s modern art gallery via street view at Tate, which houses both national and international collections of art dating between the 1900s and present day.
- Guggenheim Museum, New York
Google’s Street View feature lets visitors tour the Guggenheim’s famous spiral staircase and discover incredible works of art from the Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary eras.
- The Museum of Modern Art – MoMA, New York
Explore exhibits dating back to 1929 and check out the iconic works of Matisse, Picasso to recent film, design, and performance art. Start exploring right here.
- Whitney Museum of Modern Art, New York
The online destination features some of the Whitney’s range of 20th Century and Contemporary works on Literary Realism, Precisionism, and American Modernism.
- Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
Immerse yourself in the Smithsonian’s expansive National Portrait Gallery, which includes Portraits of African Americans, First Ladies, Votes for Women, and more.
- National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
This famous American art museum features two online exhibits. The first is an exhibit of American fashion from 1740 to 1895 and a collection of works from Dutch Baroque painter Johannes Vermeer.
- The Louvre, Paris
The Louvre is one of the most famous museums in the world, but you don’t have to jet off to Paris to experience its exquisite collection. Check out Egyptian Antiquities, Galerie d’Apollon, and more.
- Musée d’Orsay, Paris
Experience the work of iconic French artists like Monet, Cézanne, and Gaugin. The museum’s diverse collection includes oil paintings, canvas work, modern art, and impressionism.
- National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul
One of Korea’s popular museums virtual tour takes you through six floors of Contemporary art from Korea and all over the globe.
- Pergamon Museum, Berlin
As one of Germany’s largest museums, Pergamon has a lot to offer – even if you can’t physically be there. This historical museum is home to plenty of ancient artifacts including the Ishtar Gate of Babylon and, of course, the Pergamon Altar.
- Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Explore the masterworks from the Dutch Golden Age, including works from Vermeer and Rembrandt. A Street View tour of this iconic museum makes you feel as if you’re actually wandering its halls.
- Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
See Van Gogh works up close (or, almost up close) by virtually visiting this museum – the largest collection of artworks by Vincent van Gogh, including over 200 paintings, 500 drawings, and over 750 personal letters.
- The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Take a Street View tour to discover a huge collection of paintings, drawings, sculptures, manuscripts, and photographs.
- Uffizi Gallery, Florence
The art collection of one of Florence, Italy’s most famous families, the de’Medicis. The building was designed by Giorgio Vasari in 1560 specifically for Cosimo I de’Medici, but anyone can wander its halls from anywhere in the world.
- MASP, São Paulo
The Museu de Arte de São Paulo is Brazil’s first modern museum. Artworks placed on clear perspex frames make it seem like the artwork is hovering in midair. Take a virtual tour to experience the wondrous display for yourself.
- National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City
Built in 1964, this museum is dedicated to the archaeology and history of Mexico’s pre-Hispanic heritage. There are 23 exhibit rooms filled with ancient artifacts, including some from the Mayan civilization.