Famous museums offering virtual tours as Coronavirus strikes


During this time of Coronavirus crisis, social distancing is the keyword, which means we are supposed to be at home and avoid public places. People across the globe are cancelling their vacations, and avoiding public places such as zoos, parks and museums. However, staying at home doesn’t mean that one has to just sit and wonder what to do, you can still experience a little bit of travel but virtually.

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This is time to enjoy this temporary homebound lifestyle by taking a tour of famous museums and galleries that are offering virtual tours online. In fact, there are more than 500 museums and galleries from across the globe offering this service.

Below is the list of some popular ones:

MoMA, New York

Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

British Museum, London

Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe

Musee D’Orsay, Paris

The Met, New York

Tate Britain, London

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Musée du Louvre, Paris

Also, one can check out Google's Arts and Culture collections, which are amazing! Here, one can see works from some of the best and renowned museums, including the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam and Tate Modern in London. The 3D images here are quite realistic and will take you to reality as it is. Virtual tours are also available for museums including the Uffizi Galleries.

So all that you need to do is get to your couch, enjoy these virtual tours of museums and galleries from around the world. Also, do not forget to wash your hands.