If you thought staying at home would make it difficult to explore museums and art galleries, then think again! A whole host of museums, galleries and heritage sites all over the world have made virtual tours available online.
This means you can enjoy your fix of art and culture, all from the comfort of your own home – you don’t even have to change out of your pyjamas! To help you get started, I’ve compiled a list of online exhibitions and virtual tours provided by some of the many museums, galleries and heritage sites all over the world.
If you’re feeling particularly energetic, you can take a look at this 5-hour, non-stop video tour of the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg. Or you can work your way through the list below!
Museums and Galleries
Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum, Madrid, Spain:
Virtual tour of the Courtyards of the Picasso Museum, Barcelona
There is also this rather excellent Frida Kahlo exhibition available online. It’s a collaborative exhibition between several international institutions and is well worth a look.
The US National Park Service has made the following available online:
- Grand Canyon River Archaeology Virtual Tour
- Yosemite webcams
- Rocky Mountain soundscapes
- Grand Teton virtual tours
You can also satisfy your wanderlust by…
Taking a tour of Macchu Picchu, Peru
Looking out over the Cliffs of Moher, Ireland
Going for a stroll through Central Park, New York City
Or even watching the Northern Lights in Sweden