7 Museums You Can Visit Online

7 Museums You Can Visit Online

By: Julia Prendergast

Are you looking for something to keep you busy while you’re social distancing at home? We’ve put together a list of a variety of different museums, from world-class attractions to local haunts, that are offering free online tours.

The Louvre

The Louvre itself is one of Paris’s iconic historic monuments, though it is also home to works from Michelangelo and other famous artists. You can take a look around the museum from the comforts of your own home, learning more about the history of the Louvre’s rare artifacts. Click here to start the tour!

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Frank Lloyd Wright, the architect behind the Guggenheim, created an impressive New York City landmark with his work on this museum. You can see work from Pablo Picasso and Piet Mondrian to Franz Marc on their extravagant online collection here.

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

This Washington, D.C. museum is one of the most-visited in the world. Viewers are welcomed into the museum with a room-by-room online walking tour, including exhibits such as the Insect Zoo and the Dinosaurs. Check it all out here!

The Dali Theatre-Museum 

This museum is entirely dedicated to artwork by Salvador Dali, and is located in Catalonia, Spain. On their virtual walking tour, you can experience the history of both Dali’s life and career.

The Bytown Museum 

Check out the Commissariat, Ottawa’s oldest stone building, from home with the Bytown Museum’s virtual tour! You can explore their three floors of exhibitions and learn more about the amazing artefacts housed there.

Canadian Museum of Nature

Ottawa’s Canadia Museum of Nature is also offering virtual tours! While it may not be as crazy as Nature Nocturne, you still get to see all of the animals, artefacts, and insights the museum has to offer!

Canada Science and Technology Museum

If you’re looking for something to do with the kids, the Science and Technology Museum is offering a variety of different online educational programs and tours. From aviation and space to a tour of the Governor General’s rail car, no one will be disappointed!