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Virtually Explore These Museums From the Safety of Your Home

Virtually Explore These Museums From the Safety of Your Home

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Are you someone who loves taking cultural trips and learning more about art and history? Well, quarantine doesn’t have to completely take that away from you. Here are just some of the museums – both in the Philippines and abroad – that have put their exhibits online for you to explore from the safety of your own home.

Local Museums

National Museum 
If you’re a museum buff, then chances are that you’ve already seen this one in person. However, if quarantine has got you missing it, you can visit the exhibits again through this virtual tour, which starts with the Spoliarium by Juan Luna.

Ayala Museum
This is the museum to check out if you want a comprehensive look at both Philippine modern art and collections that immerse you in our history. On their website, you can find links that allow you to explore exhibits via video tours with narration or online exhibits. 

Ateneo Art Gallery 
With exhibits that display various post-war art movements in the Philippines, the Ateneo Art Gallery is recognized as the first museum of Philippine modern art. Choose one of their exhibits to take a tour of here.

Presidential Museum and Library
For those who are more interested in seeing art, memorabilia, and photographs that immerse you in our country’s rich political history, the Presidential Museum and Library is perfect for you. Explore the exhibits virtually now. 

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International Museums

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (Seoul)
Lovers of Korean culture and modern art will love the MMCA. This museum is a testament to the innovation and rich history behind contemporary art and design in the country. You can check out Seoul, Gwacheon, and Deoksugung branches here.

Louvre Museum (Paris)
The Louvre is one of the most well-known museums in the world, boasting some of the most iconic masterpieces in the world of Western art, including Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa. Visit the exhibits virtually to see and learn about the breathtaking piece they house. 

Van Gogh Museum (Amsterdam)
Are you a fan of Van Gogh’s works? If so, you’ll love these virtual museum views of the Van Gogh Museum, which is home to the largest collection of his works. This includes over 200 paintings, 500 drawings, and 750 letters.

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (New York)
The Guggenheim is famous for its unique architecture that presents innovative ways to display the various contemporary pieces that they house. Explore the building and learn more about the pieces they exhibit here.

Fukuoka Asian Art Museum (Fukuoka)
This Japanese museum highlights what sets Asian art apart through exhibits that display contemporary masterpieces from different countries in the continent. Take a virtual tour of the museum here.

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