Museums international day is coming and this year won’t be the same. But this is not a reason to not celebrate it, as many museums have activated the virtual visit.
Today, Sharify gives you ten museums to visit online.
1. The Hermitage
The Hermitage museums it’s in St. Petersburg, and it’s the most important of Russia. The museum has 3 million pieces, and it’s one of the more complete in the world.
The Hermitage was open to the public in 1917. And, in the beginning, it was a vast collection of pieces coming from the Greek and Roman ancient culture. But, today it’s considered one of the biggest gallery and museum of antiquities in the world.
2. Prado Museum
The Prado museum it’s one of the best galleries in the world. It opened its doors in 1819, and the last year it was his 200 anniversary.
The collection has more than 16000 pieces, and it’s challenging to see them all in one day. That’s why you should organize before. But, thanks to the virtual visit you will be able to enjoy it all, from your couch!
3. The Louvre
The Louvre‘s universally known for hosting the celebrated Mona Lisa (or Gioconda) by Leonardo da Vinci. But, here you can find impressionist, archaeological or decorative art pieces.
The museum website offers different virtual tours, within them Egyptian Antiquities and Remains of the Louvre’s Moat. Thanks to these tours you can stroll through its rooms and enjoy the museum from your home.
4. New York Modern Art Museum
The “MoMa” hosts one of the best modern and contemporary art collection in the world.
Here you can admire pieces of the greats Van Gogh, Salvador Dali, Picasso or Warhol.
The MoMa offers a practical option, especially for children, which let you learn about museum curiosity.
5. Vatican Museums
The Catholic Church owns the Vatican Museums. They are in Vatican City, and museums, garden and villas make them, The most representative place is the Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo decorated its roof, and it fascinates everyone. Thanks to the website, you can have access to all the information about this unique artwork, within them: author, the year or original localization.
6. The British Museum
The British Museum has been the first national museum in the world. And, it counts with the biggest and most important collection.
Here you can find more than 8 million pieces about different themes, such as history, archaeology or ethnography. Don’t miss the possibility of a virtual visit to one of the English symbol.
7. National Museum of Anthropology (Mexico)
Thanks to Street View you can enjoy the museum of other continents, like the National Museum of Anthropology of Mexico. It was built in 1964, and it has 23 rooms, where you can admire the archeologist rest of Mesoamerica. Thanks to its virtual visit, you can learn about the Maya civilization and the diversity of the country.
8. Museum of Art of São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand
The first museum of modern art in Brasil was founded in 1947. Nowadays it has become the most important European collection, not in the old continent. The museum of Art of São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand hosts 8000 works of African, Asiatic and American art too.
Thanks to Google Arts & Culture, you can travel to Brasil and enjoy this beautiful museum.
9. The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of South Korea
Thanks to the internet you can travel to South Korea! The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of South Korea is made of differing national art museums.
It was inaugurated in 2013, and it touches several aspects of post-XIX century art. Are you ready to travel to the other side of the world?
10. Van Gogh Museum
The Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam is the biggest collection of the author.
The permanent exhibition has 200 paintings, 500 drawings and more than 700 letters. Van Gogh Museum is an unmissable museum. Today you can enjoy it from your couch, thanks to technology!
As you can see, thanks to technology, we can keep travelling even if we are confined.
And, while we are waiting to live our city again, you can find more plans at home in Sharify App.