Virtual tours provide a variety of advantages. Enjoying a multimedia tour in the comfort of home means not having to spend money on gas to drive to the destination. There are no waiting lines or entrance fees to pay. A number of world museums offer the chance to visit special exhibits by merely venturing to their websites.


British Museum-London, England

The museum’s virtual tour provides online guests with access to millions of exhibits. Each exhibit has a detailed textual description of the item along with an HD full-color photograph. Each photograph may be enlarged to the desired size to examine all of the minute details. Choose a subject topic to see selected items, or, scan a list of highlighted exhibits. Explore hunting instruments used by primitive tribes in Africa, enjoy some works created by Raphael, and see items created by early Americans. The number of items in the collection covers a wide range of topics.


Pergamon Museum-Berlin, Germany

This facility provides virtual guests the opportunity to view the amazing craftsmanship of architecture, sculptures, documents, and other items created in the ancient Greece city. See an 1882 painting of what the Acropolis looked like in the 3rd century B.C. The museum offers a chance to examine the collection that dates up to the 1st century B.C. Exhibits include statues of Greek gods and goddesses, alters, and other everyday household items.


Paul Getty Museum-Los Angeles, California

This museum houses works of art dating back to the 8th century. The European pieces include drawings, manuscripts, paintings, photographs, and sculptures obtained from numerous ancient and modern civilizations. Gaze upon the impressive works of Michelangelo. Learn a little bit about the history of the artist who lived in Florence and was nicknamed “the divine one.” See 3,000 years of works created in Mesopotamia, which was home to the Babylonians and the Sumerians. Other collection pieces include the works of Gauguin, Rubens, and Van Gogh, who captured scenes during their journeys.


National Museum Of Anthropology-Mexico City, Mexico

The museum is another favorite among people who enjoy exploring the cultures of ancient civilizations. The facility offers a virtual tour of works that date back to the Mayans. Other exhibits contained within the 24 rooms display artifacts from the Mexica, Oaxaca, and Toltec cultures.