Immersive and thought‑provoking entertainment can be hard to come by during quarantine. If you find yourself missing the experience of visiting a museum and walking through the exhibits, learning something new in each room you enter, then this list is for you. Broaden your horizons this spring with these 10 virtual venue tours.
You can visit some of the world’s best museums from the comfort of your couch.
Photo: The Trustees of the British Museum
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- Washington, D.C.‑based museum. They offer virtual walk‑through tours of select exhibits and collections, research areas and research stations, directly from your desktop or mobile device.
Photo: Museo Larco, Lima
- #1 Museum in South America. To showcase some of their exhibits, including Textiles from Ancient Peru and Ritual Warfare and Music, Museo Larco offers online experiences like virtual exhibits, an interactive map of the museum and a 360° virtual tour.
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- NASA Selfies app, where you can put your photo in a virtual spacesuit.
CyArk —This non‑profit organization is dedicated to digitally recording cultural landmarks and historical artifacts worldwide. In 15 years of operation, they’ve recorded over 200 monuments on all seven continents, which are accessible via your desktop or mobile device.
Photo: Anne Frank House - Cris Toala Olivares