The Best Virtual Tours of Major Museums

I HAVE BEEN…TO THE GUGGENHEIM AND THE MET…ON A SCHOOL TRIP MANY MOONS AND YEARS AGO (1970’S)

From The Darkness Into The Light

As the world continues to battle the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, day-to-day life remains at a standstill in most major cities. While the world’s most revered art and history institutes largely remain closed to the public, an increasing number of museums are moving their collections online — meaning you can still make a virtual visit to all those places on your bucket list. Here are some of the best virtual tours of major museums.

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The Louvre (Paris)

Exterior of The Louvre with people waiting in line to go inside
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The Paris landmark’s online tours bring you up close to stunning artifacts from the popular Egyptian Antiquities exhibit, as well as to defining Renaissance self-portraits from Albrecht Dürer and Rembrandt in this year’s Petite Galerie exhibition. Plus, go deep into the Louvre’s rich architectural history as you explore remains from the building’s origins as a twelfth-century fortress and royal palace.

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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (New York)

People walking on the sidewalk in front of the Guggenheim museum in New York
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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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