Explore 17 Museums Around The World – Google Art Project

Explore 17 museums from around the world with hundreds of artworks photographed in extremely high resolution. Also enables to create and share own.

This morning, Google released a new project, aptly named the Google Art Project.  This new online tool puts over 1,000 works of arts at your fingertips.  And we’re not talking Google Image Search.  The Art Project provides extraordinary details for some of the world’s most famous paintings.

All of the 17 museums included are:

  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York City, New York, USA
  • The State Hermitage Museum – St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Gemäldegalerie – Berlin, Germany
  • Alte Nationalgalerie – Berlin, Germany
  • Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian – Washington, D.C., USA
  • National Gallery – London, England / UK
  • MoMA, The Museum of Modern Art – New York City, New York, USA
  • Rijksmuseum – Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Museo Thyssen – Bornemisza – Madrid, Spain
  • Museo Reina Sofia – Madrid, Spain
  • The State Tretyakov Gallery – Moscow, Russia
  • Museum Kampa – Prague, Czech Republic
  • Uffizi Gallery – Florence, Italy
  • Palace of Versailles – Versailles, France
  • Tate Britain – London, England / UK
  • The Frick Collection – New York City, New York, USA
  • Van Gogh Museum – Amsterdam, Netherlands

Just click on the museum of your choice, then click on “Explore the Museum” to start the virtual tour.  From there, it becomes intuitive.

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