Be educated and entertained with these amazing virtual visits

The doors may be closed to beloved museums, galleries and other places of interest the world over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t visit them right now.

Museums and galleries are opening their virtual doors and welcoming in visitors in their droves every single day. Here are just some of the virtual tours that you can take from the comfort of your current seat. And the best news of all? They’re absolutely free!

British Museum, London – where you can find the Rosetta Stone 

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York – wander the halls of this famous building

Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam – see the Self-Portrait of Van Gogh

Houses of Parliament, London – where history is made

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History – discover dinosaurs

The Vatican Museum, Vatican City – see the Sistene Chapel

Machu Picchu, Cusco (Peru) – visit the World Heritage Site

The Louvre, Paris – get immersed in Egyptian artefacts

The Acropolis, Athens – find a fascinating insight into Ancient Greece

Palace of Versailles, Versailles – where Marie Antoinette once lived

Anne Frank House, Amsterdam – see where Anne Frank wrote her famous diary

Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii – fly over an active volcano

Buckingham Palace, London – the home of the Royal family

Pharaoh Ramesses VI Tomb, Luxor (Egypt) – see what it’s like inside an Egyptian tomb

Mars, Space – yes, you can take a virtual tour of Mars

Northern Lights, Sweden – see the Northern Lights in Sweden and more

Longleat Safari, Wiltshire – enjoy a virtual safari


These are just a few of the vast amounts of virtual tours available out there. Thirsty for more? Get searching now! Happy virtual trails!


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