Museums to visit from home
Visiting museums is always an excellent choice, as it allows us to discover new things every time by immersing ourselves in art, history and creativity. A pleasure that we are not forced to give up even in this complicated historical moment affected by the coronavirus , thanks to the online virtual museums .
In fact, several museum structures all over the world can be visited comfortably from home , through the use of the most advanced technology that allows you to experience extraordinary virtual tours .
Virtual tours of museums
Blogvacanza takes you around the world, suggesting virtual museums online that can be visited from home with a few simple clicks. We divide them for your convenience into three areas , Italy, Europe and the world.
You just have to choose where to “go” and then immerse yourself in the wonders of these beautiful museums.
Online museums from home in Italy
Uffizi Gallery (Florence, Italy)
Through the Hypervisions area it is possible to enjoy extraordinary high definition images of the masterpieces in the Florentine museum . It is possible to experience 18 virtual tours .
You will be able to admire works such as “The Veiled” by Raffaello Sanzio, “The Birth of Venus” by Sandro Botticelli or “The Holy Family” by Michelangelo Buonarroti.
The Pinacoteca di Brera (Milan, Italy)
It provides ultra high definition images in a spectacular online tour of its splendid collections and masterpieces . Present works by artists such as Mantegna, Bellini, Raffaello and many others. “The dead Christ in the Sepulcher” , “The Preaching of San Marco” and “The Marriage of the Virgin” are just some of the wonders that you can admire.
Vatican Museums (Rome, Italy)
On the official website it is possible to live a unique experience by taking seven splendid virtual tours of:
- Sistine Chapel
- Pio Clementino Museum
- Chiaramonti Museum
- Raphael rooms
- Chapel of Niccolina
- Arm New
- Chiaroscuri room
Museums that can be visited online in Europe
Archaeological Museum (Athens, Greece)
Allows the online visit of its incredible archaeological collections . From the prehistoric one to that of archaic sculptures, from the collections of Egyptian antiquities to those of bronzes and ceramics, up to the famous Stathatos collection.
National Gallery (London, Great Britain)
Allows a virtual tour of the splendid Gallery. You will find, among the many wonders, “Venus and Mars” by Sandro Botticelli, the “Virgin of the Rocks” by Leonardo Da Vinci, the “Deposition of Christ in the sepulcher” by Michelangelo, the “Madonna of the Carnations” by Raphael.
British Museum (London, Great Britain)
It opens its doors making online , among other wonders, even unique pieces from the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum. You can admire the famous “Rosetta Stone” , the “Warren Cup” , the “Cylinder of Cyrus” and many other exceptional rarities.
Prado (Madrid, Spain)
The collections preserved in the Spanish capital can be viewed online . Masterpieces such as “Las Meninas” by Diego Velazquez, “The Garden of Delights” by Hieronymous Bosch, “The Three Graces” by Pieter Paul Rubens and “David and Goliath” by Caravaggio await you .
Dalì Theater Museum (Barcelona, Spain)
In the museum entirely dedicated to the Catalan painter Salvador Dalì , it is possible to retrace his life and works with virtual tours . You will find works such as ” Portrait of Gala with two lamb chops balanced on the shoulder “, ” Portrait of Pablo Picasso in the 21st century”, “Soft self-portrait with fried bacon” and “Galarina”.
Hermitage (St. Petersburg, Russia)
Allows the virtual visit of the entire Russian museum complex . You will admireMonet’s “Lady in the garden in Sainte-Adresse”, Rembrandt’s “Return of the Prodigal Son”, Caravaggio’s “Lute player” and Canova’s “The Three Graces” .
Louvre (Paris, France)
It is possible to visit the historic Parisian museum online , with 3 virtual tours where you can also observe the famous “Gioconda” by Leonardo da Vinci.
But at the Louve there is also much more, such asAlexander of Antioch’s “Venus de Milo”, Veronese’s “Wedding at Cana”, Pitocrito’s “Nike of Samothrace” and Canova’s “Cupid and Psyche” .
Virtual Museums Online in the World
Guggenheim Museum (New York, United States)
It will be possible to find collections and online exhibitions of artists such as Pablo Picasso , Piet Mondrian and Franz Marc . Don’t miss the chance to admire wonderful works such as Kandinski’s “Composition VIII” , Chagall’s “Green Violinist” , Seurat’s “Peasant Sitting on a Lawn” or Modigliani’s “Nude” .
National Gallery of Art (Washington, United States)
You can discover the beautiful gallery online , with extraordinary collections from the Italian, French and other schools. You will find masterpieces such as Giotto’s “Madonna and Child” , Raphael’s “San Giorgio and the Dragon” , Cimabue’s “Maestà Kress” or Monet’s “Walk” .
Other articles on Museums
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- “Tucson Aircraft Museum”
- “The Piana delle Orme Museum”
- “Historical Museum of the Air Force”
- “RedBull Museum in Austria”
Exhibitions and Museums in Rome
Are you interested in other museums to visit online? Then read this article dedicated to the Museums of Rome to visit online with all the direct links to make other splendid tours!
And if you love museums and exhibitions, know that several events are scheduled in the capital , currently postponed due to coronavirus, which we advise you not to miss when they are reprogrammed . Read the dedicated articles on our site below: