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Virtual Tours of World Museums - Part 1

Virtual Tours of World Museums - Part 1

Introduced in almost every corner of the world, quarantine has forced people to find different ways of entertainment and leisure without leaving their homes. Fortunately, thanks to the Internet, you can save yourself from boredom, and online tours of the largest museums in the world are an alternative. In particular:

British National Gallery

The halls of the gallery are filled with works of Western European painting of XII - beginning of XX century. Valuable works are paintings by Titian, Rubens, Loren, Turner and many other talented and world-renowned artists. In online mode, you can get acquainted not only with the masterpieces of art, but also directly with the construction, that is, the architecture of the museum.

Online Tour Links: https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/

Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York (USA)

The museum was founded in the second half of the nineteenth century. In so many years he has managed to take the third place in the world by the number of visitors. His collection includes over 2 million works, including works of classical antiquity, paintings and sculptures by almost all European masters, as well as large collections of American and contemporary art. With a virtual tour, more than 400,000 museum exhibits can be viewed.

Online Tour Links: http://www.metmuseum.org

Madame Tussauds Museum

The exhibits of the museum are made from wax figures of historical and famous figures of the world, including: musicians, actors, singers, scientists, politicians, public figures and other famous persons. At the moment, the museum reflects the latest events in the world.

Online Tour Links: http://www.sphericalimages.com/tussauds/

Louvre (Paris, France)

The Louvre is one of the most visited museums in the world. The presented collection combines a variety of geographical and temporal spaces. It includes works ranging from Western Europe through Greece to Iran, Egypt, the Middle East, also from antiquity to 1848. The museum's exhibit is rich in works of art made before the nineteenth century, as well as exhibits of ancient civilizations.

Online Tour Links: https://www.louvre.fr/

National Museum of Natural History in Washington

The museum exhibits specimens of plants, animals, minerals, minerals, rocks, meteorites and, in addition, archaeological and cultural artifacts, which together make up 126 million exhibits. The museum also has a dinosaur hall, a Hope diamond hall and famous New World gems.

Online excursion links: https://naturalhistory.si.edu/visit

Despite the fact that each of us is now forced to stay at home, we also need to find positive things in what is happening. Now we have the opportunity to devote more time to the family, read interesting books, get something new for ourselves, because there are enough sources for this in the age of the Internet. We, in turn, will try to help you diversify the days of quarantine - to have fun. Take care of yourself and be healthy!