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1. Louvre, Paris.
The world’s most famous museum, the Louvre offers a few virtual exhibits of its own, and a separate site, YouVisit, presents a realistic 360-degree tour of several parts of the Paris museum. Explore the artefacts from collections of the Pharaonic period, to the remains of the Louvre’s Moat, to the famous Galerie d’Apollon, from the comfort of your home.
2. Prado Museum, Madrid
The virtual guide to Prado Museum has been compiled and illustrated with the participation of people with autism spectrum disorders, and addresses the museum’s history, its rules, location, buildings, staff, access points, and a series of explanations of the museum artworks.
3. British Museum, London.
This well-known museum in London has a free interactive timeline that lets users explore artefacts from ancient civilizations around the world. The virtual exhibit lets people focus on different topics and themes, such as “living and dying”, “power and identity”, “trade and conflict” and more.
4. Cliffs of Moher, Ireland.
You can also relax during the golden hour by viewing the sunset off the Cliffs of Moher in Ireland online. Situated in County Clare, the cliffs have majestically faced the Atlantic for over 350 million years and their beauty is incomparable, making it Ireland’s most visited tourist attraction.
Science proves that spending time in nature stimulates the brain and makes people a lot more creative and productive. Even looking at natural beauty online can help you get some much-needed headspace during these turbulent times.
5. Hermitage, Saint-Petersburg.
The most famous museum in Russia, the Hermitage, displays the collections of monuments of culture and art of the ancient world, Western Europe, Russia and the countries of the East, as well as archaeological and numismatic collections. Now, all of this is available to explore online.