Free Virtual Museum Tours You Can Take On Google Arts & Culture Right Now

ICYMI: Google Arts & Culturecan actually treat you to free virtual tours of famous museums around the world! 

Using the same technology developed for Google Maps Street View, the platform features over 500 museums on its list and will give you an insider’s look into bucket list-worthy museums—from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York to The British Museum in London. 

Museum pages may also showcase clickable artworks with detailed descriptions or online exhibits, making for a perfect learning resource for art and culture fans from all over the world who are currently staying indoors.

If you’re curious how Google’s virtual museum tours work, check out five of our favorites here:

The Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York City, USA

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Founded in 1870, The Metboasts over 5,000 years of art sourced from all over the world. Today, it is a sought-after destination in New York Cityfor art lovers seeking inspiration and new ideas.yy6810苹果

Take The Met’s virtual tour here! 

Van Gogh Museum – Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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The Van Gogh Museumin Amsterdamhosts the largest collection of the Dutch post-impressionist painter’s artworks in the world, including 200 paintings, 500 drawings, and over 750 letters.yy6810苹果

Take the Van Gogh Museum’s virtual tour here! 

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art – Seoul, South Korea

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Walk through the history of Korean art at the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA). Founded in 1969, it has since opened four more branches—namely in Gwacheon (1986), Deoksung (1998), Seoul(2013), and Cheongju (2018)—to showcase the art and culture of Korea through unique experiences offered to the viewing public.

Take the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art’s virtual tour here! 

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum – New York, USA

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Fans of modern and contemporary art will now be able to walk down the iconic spiral hallways of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, while marveling at works currently on display. As of writing, you may view the works of American fine art photographer Catherine Opie, Mexican artist Gabriel Orozco, and Chilean conceptual sculptor Iván Navarro—among others.yy6810苹果

Take the Gugg’s virtual tour here! 

The British Museum – London, United Kingdom

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View over 7,281 of The British Museum’s remarkable collection of art and historical pieces collected from across the globe then take a “walk” around the House of Commons and the museum’s exterior.yy6810苹果

Take The British Museum’s virtual tour here! 

For the complete list of Google Arts & Culture virtual tours, click here!yy6810苹果


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