Museums are a great source of information about cultures, traditions, history and more. You get to relish the works of art that you have only read and seen in text books which offers you the access to the detail of their artistic choices. Do you love exploring museums? But feeling restrained due to the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak? Then you need not to be! Good news is you can explore museums online! Yes virtual tours of museums has made it possible for people all over the world to relish the experience of museums at the comfort of your homes.
The technology has advanced so much that exploring museums online feels same like exploring them in person. Following are a few world-class museums that you can explore online. Have a look:
- The Princess Diana Museum
A museum by The Princess & The Platypus Foundation, The Princess Diana Museum has one of the largest collections in the world with over 1,700 most iconic, vigilantly curated, personal and historical artifacts of Diana displayed in a 3D interactive environment that span the lifetime the People’s Princess from early childhood through her teenage years, until her tragic death depicting her incredible life and legacy. If you have been a fan of Princess Diana then you can explore this museum online to learn more about her.
- The British Museum, London, England
Dedicated to human history, art and culture, The British Museum is located in the Bloomsbury area of London. The museum houses about 8 million works permanently which includes the largest and all-inclusive in existence and originates from every continent, demonstrating and documenting the story of human culture from its beginnings to the present. Established in 1753, The British Museum mainly possesses the collections of the physician and scientist Sir Hans Sloane. The museum opened for the public on 15 January 1759 in Montagu House in Bloomsbury.
- The Louvre, Paris, France
One of the largest museums in the world, The Louvre is located on the Right Bank of the Seine in the 1st arrondissement. Almost about 35,000 objects from prehistory to the 21st century has been exhibited over an area of 652,300 square feet. The museum is most visited museum in the world that received more than 9 million visitors in 2014. Housed in the Louvre Palace which was originally built as a fortress in the late 12th century under Philip II. To learn more about the collections at the museum and explore them from the comfort of your home, you can go for online exploration.
- The Vatican Museums, Vatican City
Located within the boundaries of the Vatican City, The Vatican Museums displays works from the immense collection built up by the Popes throughout the centuries including some of the most renowned classical sculptures and most important masterpieces of Renaissance art in the world. The museum was originated when a group of sculptures were collected by Pope Julius II. As of today, the Vatican Museums are a complex of a variety of pontifical museums and galleries that commenced under the benefaction of the popes Clement XIV and Pius VI. It became the 3rd most visited art museum in the world in the year 2013, when it was visited by 6 million people.
Enjoy exploring museums online!