Ready to inspire students? These 17 museums offer tours without leaving the classroom

Want to explore the world of art without leaving your classroom, or home? These 17 famous museums offer virtual tours so you can be inspired by the arts.

News 12 Staff

Aug 28, 2020, 1:48 PM

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Ready to inspire students? These 17 museums offer tours without leaving the classroom
Want to explore the world of art without leaving your classroom, or home? These 16 famous museums offer virtual tours so you can be inspired by the arts.
American Museum of Natural History
See inside the museum in this virtual tour from Google Arts and Culture. Check out other virtual visits here.
British Museum
The museum is another space that has partnered with Google Arts and Culture for a virtual gallery.
The Great Wall of China
Take a virtual tour of some of the most famous spots along the Great Wall.
Guggenheim Museum
In addition to a virtual tour, the Guggenheim Museum is also offering various online programs.
The Jewish Museum, New York
You can listen to audio tours and hear from artists in the museum's online experience.
The Louvre
Visitors can see many of the museum's collections, including its first virtual reality experience, which brings to life the story of Mona Lisa. You'll need to download the "VR - Mona Lisa" app.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Fine 5,000 years of art online. You can check out the museum's most iconic spaces in immersive 360-degree video.
Musée d’Orsay, Paris
Take a look at some of the museum's most famous artwork via Google Arts and Culture.
The Museum of Modern Art
See some of its most famous artwork on Google Arts and Culture.
National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
While the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum's doors in Cooperstown are closed to the public, they are offering many ways for fans of all ages to learn the game's history. The museum offers resources for kids and teachers.
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
View more than 42,000 works of art via Google Arts and Culture.
National Portrait Gallery
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery tells the history of America through individuals who have shaped its culture. See the portraits here.
Sistine Chapel
You can tour the interior artworks of the chapel, including "The Last Judgment" by Michelangelo.
Smithsonian National Museum of American History
In addition to being able to explore the website, the museum also has free learning resources for K-12 and enhanced access to education specialists.
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
You can take a self-guided tour through the museum's exhibits.
Van Gogh Museum
The Amsterdam museum and can be viewed via a virtual guided tour.
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is offering a variety of virtual tours and talks so that students, young and old, can experience the museum from school or home. See all the ways you can explore here.


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