See the World While Social Distancing With These Virtual Tours

While many still have to work from home, the question remains: What to do with the free time available when trips to the movies, a museum or the theater are out of the question? Here is a list of museums and other popular tourist attractions that have entire collections or performances available online.
Taj Mahal
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As the world continues to watch the effects of COVID-19 unfold, many people are being encouraged to practice social distancing or isolating themselves completely. Additionally, many travel plans have been canceled for the foreseeable future, leaving the feelings of wanderlust more intense than usual.

While many still have to work from home, the question remains: What to do with the free time available when trips to the movies, a museum or the theater are out of the question? Here is a list of museums and other popular tourist attractions that have entire collections or performances available online.

You can also get a bird's-eye view of some of the world's most beautiful sights. From India's Taj Mahal to the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., and the Metropolitan Opera in New York City, there are many opportunities to explore culture around the world from the comfort and safety of your home.

Louvre
The Louvre, Paris, France
Through the Louvre’s virtual tour offerings, viewers can see three attractions in their entirety: the Egyptian Antiquities, Galerie d’Apollon and the remains of the Louvre's moat. Beyond being a world-renowned art museum, the Louvre was a fortress built to protect King Philip II.Go to virtual tour
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