The year 2020 will be remembered for its uniqueness due to the abrupt transition of numerous services to the online realm. This trend has not been without regard for the cultural aspects of our lives. Large renowned museums, as well as private galleries, allowed art lovers to visit exhibitions without leaving their homes.
We have compiled a list of the five best virtual galleries in the world
1 The Louvre, the world’s most famous museum, offers tours of several of its sections. For instance, you can enter the Egyptian antiquities hall, carefully examine the exhibits, and learn more about their history. It’s an excellent choice for a Friday evening.
2 Another great opportunity is to walk through the halls of the National Gallery of Art in Washington. Virtual viewers have access to a collection of 1200 paintings, including collections of paintings by the Italian Renaissance, Dutch, and Spanish Baroque artists.
3After exploring the first two galleries, you can continue on to the magnificent Musei Vaticani, which houses the collections of the Pius Clement Museum, the Etruscan and Egyptian Museum, the Sistine Chapel, the Chiaramonti Museum, and the Raphael village. To explore the entire complex will take the same amount of time as it would if done offline. Numerous ancient sculptures, paintings, and palace decorations are included in the online museum collections. You can walk around the museum grounds with the assistance of a real online guide.
4 Another famous museum offering virtual tours is The British Museum in London. Its collections include exhibits from the dawn of human culture to modern times. You can take a virtual tour of the majority of the halls, obtain information about each exhibit in the permanent exhibition, and participate in temporary exhibitions online.
5 The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York rounds out our list of the best virtual museums. It houses an unparalleled collection of masterpieces of art and culture, which are made accessible to the public through the Met 360 project. A virtual platform for viewing one of the most visually arresting museums of our generation, its surroundings, the Dendera temple, and, of course, its internal exhibits.
Large famous museums, as well as private galleries, provide a unique opportunity for art lovers to visit exhibitions without leaving the comfort of their homes.
Of course, the world’s virtual museums and galleries do not stop there. Wherever you are in the world, the National Museum of Natural History, the Uffizi Gallery, the NASA Museum, and the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam will always have their virtual doors open to you. This is truly a one-of-a-kind experience and a chance to be inspired by works of art.