Explore art museums around the world from home with these superb virtual tours!




GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan (WOOD) – Take a trip to different art museums around the world and enjoy world-famous works of art from your own home. These immersive virtual tours will introduce you to different artists, mediums and works of art. It’s a great way to expand your ArtPrize experience without having to leave Grand Rapids. Check it out

Guggenheim Museum, New York

Google’s Street View feature allows visitors to tour the famous Guggenheim spiral staircase without ever leaving their homes. From here you can discover incredible works of art from the Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary eras.

The Frick Collection, New York

Explore this interactive map for a tour of the magnificent Frick Collection building and the art collections of Bellini, Rembrandt, Vermeer and more.

The National Gallery, London

Backdrop to the Four Lions of London in Trafalgar Square, the National is home to 2,300 state-owned European paintings, watercolors, drawings and other works of art from the 13th to mid-20th century. There are seven Renaissance art exhibition spaces and the Central Hall to explore in its 360-degree virtual tour pages, from portraits to large dramatic altarpieces.

The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Available on the National Gallery website, also close to the public, you can admire virtual tours in 3D, at the moment they are: Virtual tour of Raphael and his circle and Virtual tour of Degas at the Opera

Louvre Museum, Paris

This Parisian museum offers three virtual tours which include: Egyptian Antiquities, a Collection of the Pharaonic era, The remains of the Louvre moat, originally built as a fortress by King Philippe Auguste, The Advent of the Artist where we discover works by Delacroix, Rembrandt or Tintoretto.

#MetKids at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (aka the Met) developed #MetKids for, with and by kids, but we think parents and teachers alike will have fun using it. Our favorite features include a fun and highly interactive map, a “time machine” search, informative and how-to videos, and more.

Vatican Museums, Rome

The Vatican Museums website offers a 360-degree virtual tour of certain areas of the Museum, including the Sistine Chapel.

Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

The Dutch Museum which honors the life and work of Vincent van Gogh is closed but it brings you the museum. Take a look inside the museum!

The Uffizi Gallery, Florence

The virtual tour offered by the Uffizi cannot replace the real tour, but you still have the opportunity to scroll through over 300,000 works in the digital archives of such an iconic museum and see the work of the best artists of all the time. All the big names are there. I wouldn’t want to miss it.

Picasso Museum, Barcelona

In addition to the extensive catalog of Picasso’s works, the 360 ​​virtual tour offers a tour of the Museum’s patios for a journey through the history of Barcelona.

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