Paris museums. Discover with us the most beautiful Paris museums from the comfort of your house through the virtual tours. Here is our selection of the 10 best museums in Paris that you can visit from the comfort of your house.
1. The Louvre
We can’t start this top list of the top 10 virtual tours in Paris museums without mentioning the Louvre museum, the most famous museum in France. The world-famous painting, The Mona Lisa, by Leonardo da Vinci, is entitled to special treatment. We need to focus on this special piece of art to understand its history. Those who have a virtual reality headset can enjoy a one-on-one with the painting, to admire all the details, which is normally difficult because people are standing in front of it. For other works of art, a mobile application is available on the AppStore and Google Play, or you can view them on their web.
2. The Musée d’Orsay
During restrictions, we must find some ideas to amuse our children, which is why the Musée d’Orsay offers them a virtual tour. Children and their parents have the opportunity to discover the “Work of the Month”, themed tours and podcasts. There’s plenty to learn while having fun.
3. The European House of Photography
The Maison Européenne de la Photographie offers free online exhibitions for photography enthusiasts and all those who wish to exhibit their work during the confinement period. Escape for a moment by contemplating magnificient works. In addition to this, the museum offers podcasts and educational activities.
4. The Army Museum
The Army Museum offers to discover one of the largest collections of military history in the world, consisting of weapons, uniform designs and much more. For history fans, it also offers podcasts, downloadable resources and even games for children.
5. Monart, a virtual art gallery
Here is an occasion for all the contemporary art lovers to admire works of art… without getting out of their sofa. The Monart Art Gallery offers a 360 degree 3D tour. Paintings, installations, sculptures, photographs, something to please everyone! All the works on display are available for sale.
6. The Cernuschi Museum
The Cernuschi Museum opens its doors virtually, in 3D, and offers a discovery of the Asiatic arts and their history. You will discover how people used to live in Asia, Asiatic animals, Buddha and his secrets. It’s up to you to walk in the corridors and admire!
7. The Zoo Park
The Parc Zoologique de Paris has prepared activities to do from home to discover the life of animals, interviews with veterinarians, animators, gardeners and caretakers, gamebooks, riddles and much more. Something to amuse young and old alike, while learning. All this takes place on their website.
8. The Centre Pompidou
During this special period, the Centre Pompidou opens its virtual doors to visitors on its website. A more than the complete program is offered to you! Visits of exhibitions, explanatory videos, a web-series for children has been set up, but also masterclasses, music, and a lot of exhibitions.
9. Museum of Cluny
The Musée de Cluny is located in the fifth district of Paris and has one of the world’s most important collections of medieval objects and works of art. You can admire the objects exhibited in 3D, and see them from every possible angle, and with every detail.
10. The Museum of Decorative Arts
The Musée des Arts Décoratifs de Paris aims to promote applied fine arts and the development of links between industry and culture. It opens its web page by proposing a virtual visit at 3360 degrees to all the curious, but also playbooks for children on nature, geometry, light, and many others. It also offers an exhibition: Harper’s Bazaar, on the first fashion magazine.