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Tech & Science culture in Corona times: These 5 museums offer tech tours.

23:15  01 may  2020
23:15  01 may  2020 Source:   finanzen.net

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museums remain closed due to the Corona pandemic. But thanks to virtual tours, you don't have to do without the exhibitions.

Sanchai Kumar / Shutterstock.com © Provided by Finanz.net Sanchai Kumar / Shutterstock.com 1. Louvre, Paris, France

The famous glass pyramid by architect Ieoh Ming Pei in Paris is a real tourist magnet, but the museum has closed due to the corona pandemic . Nevertheless, interested people have the opportunity to visit the various exhibitions, virtually. Because in addition to an extensive digital archive with works of art, the Louvre also offers online tours through the department of ancient Egypt, without having to queue. A digital visit to one of the largest art museums worldwide is worthwhile. Numerous exhibition rooms, halls and the exterior architecture can be admired in 360 degrees via the Youvisit platform.

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2. National Gallery, London, UK

Although the National Gallery in London is less well known than the Louvre, for example, the London Art Museum is one of the most visited art museums in the world. And even in times of crisis, tourists do not have to do without the exhibition and can take a virtual tour to admire the museum's huge collection. The exhibition includes old and new classics such as Paul Cézanne, Jan van Eyk, Hans Holbein, Rembrandt and William Turner.

3. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam is rich in sights and one of them is the Rijksmuseum in the city center. The art museum now offers a digital tour over several floors, past pictures by artists such as Rembrandt and Vermeer. So you can visit the most important museum of our neighboring country without queuing or opening times and with a special feature. As with a real visit, you shouldn't come too close to the pictures digitally, but always look at them from the screen at a certain distance.

Museums and libraries around the world put online free coloring

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4. Deutsches Museum, Munich, Germany

Five years ago, the Deutsches Museum in Munich set up a virtual tour due to a closure due to renovations. Accompanied by an audio guide, visitors can visit the exhibition areas of shipping, space and aviation. A virtual visit is possible in all areas and offers us the opportunity to take a look at the museum even in times of the Corona crisis.

5. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria

The Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna is one of the most impressive museums in Europe. In its halls are the former treasury and miracle chamber of the Habsburg family and shows works from the Middle Ages as well as a collection of Egyptian-oriental treasures. And this museum also virtually opens its doors to visitors and offers a three-dimensional tour of its halls with the option of using virtual reality glasses. Redaktion finanzen.net

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