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    Updated on Mar 22, 2020. Posted on Mar 16, 2020

    13 Museums You Can Visit Online During Your Quarantine

    If you're stuck at home, why not get some culture?

    1. The Guggenheim, New York City

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    You can tour the Guggenheim Museum's collection via Google Street View, which allows you to actually "walk" the halls of this architectural marvel. When you approach the artwork, Google will provide details about the piece (most of the time).

    2. The Musée D'Orsay, Paris

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    Google Street View also takes you inside the famous Musée D'Orsay in Paris, which is home to many famous works, including van Gogh's famous self-portrait and Whistler's Portrait of the Artist's Mother.

    3. The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul

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    The huge collection of South Korea's Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art is also available for virtual tours through Google Maps. Some of the exhibits that involve motion or video (like the piece pictured above) will only be in still images, unfortunately, but there's plenty of canvas art and photography to enjoy, too.

    4. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

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    The Getty Center offers virtual tours through Google Street View, so you can not only view the artwork and sculptures on display but also enjoy the amazing architecture. If there's an area of the museum's grounds that you can't reach with Street View, you should at least be able to find lots of photos via Google Maps.

    5. The Uffizi Gallery, Florence

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    The Uffizi Gallery is home to the art collection of the de' Medici family and features famous works like Botticelli's Birth of Venus or Caravaggio's Medusa. Check out the virtual tour!

    6. The Boboli Gardens, Florence

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    Your movement might be a bit limited, but you can still virtually visit the Boboli Gardens, which are part of the Pitti Palace in Florence. Just in case you want to see some greenery after wandering museum halls all day.

    7. Machu Picchu, Cusco, Peru

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    While you won't quite get the same effect as being there in person, being able to walk through the ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru is still pretty cool through your computer screen.

    8. The Museu de Arte de São Paulo

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    The Museu de Arte de São Paulo in Brazil houses some incredible works of art, but the thing that really sets it apart from other art museums is the way the works are displayed. Mounted with concrete blocks and glass, these artworks look like they're floating in midair.

    9. The Museo Dolores Olmedo, Mexico City

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    A virtual tour through Mexico's Museo Dolores Olmedo includes archaeological pieces from Mexico's history and permanent exhibits featuring the work of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera.

    10. The Art Institute of Chicago

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    The Art Institute of Chicago was featured prominently in Ferris Bueller's Day Off and also happens to be one of my favorite museums in the whole world. In this virtual tour, you'll find a huge collection including works from Monet, Degas, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Cézanne.

    11. The Palace of Versailles, France

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    So maybe your apartment isn't a palace. That's OK. You can walk through France's Palace of Versailles, including the famous Hall of Mirrors, via this virtual tour. In addition to the lavish architecture, the palace includes canvas art and beautiful murals.

    12. The Tokyo National Museum

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    Japan's Tokyo National Museum has both art and antiquities on display from Japan's history, as well as from neighboring Asian countries. In this virtual tour you can see all kinds of historical artifacts, as well as famous works like The Great Wave Off the Coast of Kanagawa.

    13. The National Palace of Sintra, Portugal

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    The National Palace of Sintra is an exceptionally well-preserved palace and a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. The architecture is stunning and well worth a look through Google Street View.

    If you want to see more, there are TONS of sites you can see through Street View, from cricket grounds to the Taj Mahal. Check out the full collection!