In our last article, we shared with you some extraordinary museums and site from countries abroad. Today, we’d like to share some equally amazing ones you can find right here in the United States. Go on a virtual tour whenever the wanderlust strikes and enjoy seeing the sights you love right from home!
U.S. Museum Tours
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History: Get a 360-degree room-by-room tour of every exhibit in one of the most well-known museums in D.C. And yes, you can even see the enormous wooly mammoth up close as well.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum: You’ll find artwork from Pablo Picasso, Piet Mondrian, Jeff Koons, and Franz Marc as well as 625 other artists right online.
Getty Museum: This is one of the most popular museums in Los Angeles and you’ll get the chance to see two virtual tours here.
Georgia O’Keeffe Museum: Whether you’re familiar with this great artists’ works or not, this ia not-be-missed opportunity to explore her art up close. You’ll find six virtual exhibits here.
NASA (Langley Research Center in Virgina): Yes, even NASA is getting in on the virtual reality tour fun by offering the chance to see the Langley Research Center online. Perfect for anyone interested in space!
NASA (Glenn Research Center in Ohio): Take a tour of NASA’s other research center online as well! See interesting parts of the Center including the Ballistics Impact Lab, and the 8X8 Supersonic Wind Tunnel.
National Women’s History Museum: See exhibits online that showcase the achievements of women in history. From adventurers to women of NASA to women in fashion to women in sports, women in politics and much more. This is an eye-opening experience that everyone should check out at least one.
Metropolitan Museum of Art: Take a look at 26 of the museum’s most popular exhibits including the Costume Institute Conversation Lab.
High Museum of Art, Atlanta: One of the most poignant exhibits you’ll find is the must-see “Civil Rights Photography” exhibits which captures emotional moments in history that share the struggle African Americans faced to be seen and treated as equals. You’ll see photos of social protest like the Freedom Rides and Rosa Park’s arrest as well as many more important moments.
Detroit Institute of Arts: This is considered one of the top six museums in the country. You’ll find four online exhibits to explore including one that highlights Mexican artist Frida Kahlo.
National Museum of the United States Air Force: This museum not only shows you military weapons and aircraft but you’ll also find interesting exhibits such as Franklin D. Roosevelt’s presidential airplane
MoMA (The Museum of Modern Art): Another top New York museum that you won’t want to miss! You’ll find the entire collection they have to offer right here.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: There are 16 virtual exhibits to explore here. One notable one that you should see is the 21st Century Designer Fashion exhibit. There are paintings, sculptures, furniture, decorative arts, and fashion from North, Central, and South America. You’ll enjoy the art of Rembrandt, Van Gogh, Gauguin, and Cassatt, as well as one of the best collections of Monet’s masterpieces in addition to mummies, ceramics, and much more.
We know that not being able to travel right now can make it tough to be at home. We hope that you’ll take a moment out of your day to “visit” these museums. Each represents a celebration of human creativity and we hope you’ll enjoy every minute of your experience online.
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