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12 Famous Museums You Can Visit While Sitting On Your Couch.

Experience the best museums around the world from London to Seoul while staying back at your home, sitting on your couch.

Due to Coronavirus pandemic, everyone has stuck down at our homes. Limiting our movement to very essential ones, and practicing social distancing are the key factors that help us to keep us and our family safe from this contagious infection. Time management while staying at home is the major issue seen by everyone from adult and children. How can we keep our-self busy and make it alive, entertaining as well as productive is a common question that we watch for, most of the time these days. Watching television or spending time on internet on social sites can help us to spend our time but that not really a productive solution. Also the also let a very little interaction with your family while enjoying them.

12 Famous Museums You Can Visit While Sitting On Your Couch.

Here we are going to discuss a small way out to this situation and which also helps us to grow our knowledge, also lets us know and understand our ancestors and history. Yes, with the help of Google Arts and Culture we are now able to visit world famous museums virtually or can visit online exhibitions while sitting in our home. Recently Google Arts and Culture has collaborated with around 2500 museums around the world and created virtual tours and online exhibitions which can be seen by everyone.

Google Arts and Culture contains collection of hundreds of places that are prominently known to gain knowledge about Science, Arts, Culture and History. It opens a door to vast collection of culture and education for you while you stay at home. The Guggenheim in New York City, The British Museum in London, and The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam are few of the names of World famous museums that can be visited through online tours. Here’s the list of few of them.

 

  1. MASP, São Paulo

The Museu de Arte de São Paulo is considered as first modern museum of Brazil. Here the artworks are embedded in glass frames and feels as if they are hanging in the middle of air, which gives them a distinct look. Do make sure to visit and explore it.

  1. Uffizi Gallery, Florence

This art gallery once belonged to Italy’s most famous families, the de’Medicis in Florence. This building was architected by Giorgio Vasari in 1560 especially for Cosimo I de’Medici.  It holds the most beautiful art collection which can be now visited virtually.

  1. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

This California art museum holds European artworks from as far back as the 8th Century. Such an ancient arts preserved so nicely. It’s a kind of reward to see such huge collection of paintings, drawings, sculptures, manuscripts, and photographs under one roof.

  1. National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City

This museum build in 1964 stores some very ancient artifacts, even some dating to Mayan Civilization. This museum contributes to the archaeology and history of Mexico’s pre-Hispanic heritage.

  1. Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

Considered as largest collection of artworks by Vincent van Gogh, very famous as tragic, ingenious painter. This museum contains almost 200 paintings, 500 drawings, and over 750 personal letters of him.

  1. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Here we can discover the masterworks from the Dutch Golden Age, also works from Vermeer and Rembrandt. Bring back the history alive as the virtual tour proceeds of this iconic museum. It makes you feel as if you’re actually wandering its halls.

  1. Pergamon Museum, Berlin

This museum homes some historical ancient artifacts including the Ishtar Gate of Babylon and, of course, the Pergamon Altar. Considered as Germany’s largest museum, Pergamon has a lot of thing that you’ll love to see.

  1. National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul

This is the most popular museum of Korea. Situated in Seoul, it’s a six floor building that homes contemporary art from all over the world. Now we can visit this museum just sitting on our couch.

  1. Musée d’Orsay, Paris

This is one of the famous art galleries of Paris, which houses works of famous French artist like Monet, Cézanne, Gauguin and others that worked between 1848 and 1914. Now you can have virtual tour and enjoy all of them without visiting there.

  1. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

This famous art museum of America provides you two online exhibition via Google Arts and Culture. The first exhibition displays America’s fashion from 1740 to 1895, Versatility of fashion in  clothes ranging from colonial and revolutionary era. The second one exhibits art work collection of Dutch Baroque painter Johannes Vermeer.

  1. Guggenheim Museum, New York

This museum showcases its collection of artwork along with its famous spiral staircase. Now you can enjoy both of them without stepping out you home. From here you can view wonderful work of arts ranging from the Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary eras.

  1. British Museum, London

Located in the heart of London, this museum a wide range or art works and artifacts including the Great Court and discover the ancient Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies. This virtual tour will give you a glance has hundreds of ancient preserved items.

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Here I have created a link for more of Museum and exhibition that are available online and waiting for your visit along with your friends and family through virtual tours. It provide us a doorway to peep in our history and find out the ways of life and thoughts they had during that specific era of time.

 

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