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Stuck At Home? These 12 Famous Museums Offer Virtual Tours You Can Take On Your Couch (Video)

stuck at home? these 12 famous museums offer virtual tours you can take on your couch (video)
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Take a virtual tour of famous, breathtaking museums all around the world from the comfort of your home.

Staying at home doesn't have to be boring! If you've watched the entire film list on Netflix and you'd like to explore history and culture, museums are now allowing you to visit them. The best thing? You don't have to leave your couch.

Google Arts And Culture have teamed up with more than 2500 museums and galleries from all around the globe to bring everyone virtual tours and exhibitions.

If you never had a chance to visit any of these 12 world-famous museums, you can stroll around their paintings, sculptures, and artifacts online.

#1 British Museum, London

stuck at home? these 12 famous museums offer virtual tours you can take on your couch (video)

This iconic museum is located in the heart of London. It allows virtual visitors to tour the Great Court and discover the ancient Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies.

You can also find hundreds of artifacts on the museum's virtual tour.

#2 Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

stuck at home? these 12 famous museums offer virtual tours you can take on your couch (video)

The museum lets you explore the masterworks from the Dutch Golden Age, including works from Vermeer and Rembrandt.

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Google offers a Street View tour of this iconic museum, so you feel as if you're genuinely wandering its halls.

#3 Guggenheim Museum, New York

stuck at home? these 12 famous museums offer virtual tours you can take on your couch (video)

You can tour the Guggenheim's famous spiral staircase without ever leaving home.

The museum also allows you to discover incredible works of art from the Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, Modern, and Contemporary eras.

#4 National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul

stuck at home? these 12 famous museums offer virtual tours you can take on your couch (video)

This museum is one of Korea's most famous museums. You can now access it from literally anywhere around the globe.

The virtual exhibition of the museum takes you through six floors of Korean and international contemporary art.

stuck at home? these 12 famous museums offer virtual tours you can take on your couch (video)
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This American art museum offers two virtual exhibitions. The first one is an American fashion exhibit from 1740 to 1895, which includes clothing pieces from the Colonial to Revolutionary eras.

The second virtual visit shows off works from Dutch Baroque artist Johannes Vermeer.

#6 Pergamon Museum, Berlin

stuck at home? these 12 famous museums offer virtual tours you can take on your couch (video)

As one of Germany's largest museums, Pergamon has a lot to offer, and you don't have to be there in person.

This museum is home to plenty of ancient artifacts, including the Ishtar Gate of Babylon and, of course, the Pergamon Altar.

#7 Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

stuck at home? these 12 famous museums offer virtual tours you can take on your couch (video)

Anyone who's a fan of the ingenious painter Vincent van Gogh can see his works through virtual tours in this museum.

The museum is home to the largest collection of his artworks, including over 200 paintings, 500 drawings, and over 750 personal letters.

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stuck at home? these 12 famous museums offer virtual tours you can take on your couch (video)

In Florence, Italy, this gallery is home to the art collection of one of the city's most famous families—the de Medicis.

Now, you can wander through its fancy halls designed by Giorgio Vasari for Cosimo I de Medici back in 1560.

#9 The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

stuck at home? these 12 famous museums offer virtual tours you can take on your couch (video)

This art museum takes you back as far as the 8th century, as you can see European artworks there from these eras.

Go on a Street View tour to explore the enormous collection of masterworks, including drawings, sculptures, paintings, manuscripts, and photographs.

#10 National Museum Of Anthropology, Mexico City

stuck at home? these 12 famous museums offer virtual tours you can take on your couch (video)

Established in 1964, this fascinating museum is dedicated to the pre-Hispanic heritage of Mexico. It's home to various exciting artifacts of archaeology and history.

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Don't miss the chance to explore its 23 exhibit rooms to find an array of ancient objects, including some belonging to the ancient Maya civilization.

#11 MASP, São Paulo

stuck at home? these 12 famous museums offer virtual tours you can take on your couch (video)

This modern, non-profit museum is the first of its kind in Brazil. Artworks are placed on clear perspex frames that make it seem like the artwork is hovering in midair.

Take a virtual tour for a display of MASP's huge collection that includes more than 10,000 works.

You can also see a wide range of artworks from paintings, sculptures, photographs, and even costumes from different historical eras.

#12 Musée d'Orsay, Paris

stuck at home? these 12 famous museums offer virtual tours you can take on your couch (video)

This gallery houses dozens of famous works by French artists who lived and worked from 1848 to 1914.

Head to the virtual tour and see artworks from world-renowned artists such as Monet, Gauguin, and Cézanne.