Reconcile confinement and ecotourism thanks to virtual tours

Is it possible to combine containment and ecotourism? During the first confinement, we identified the major sites and museums in France that offered online virtual tours. Today we invite you to discover the Google Arts & Culture application. You will be able to visit three museums working for the preservation of biodiversity.

Dsince 2011, Google Arts & Culture uses Street View technology to 3D scan the interiors of museums around the world. Everywhere across the planet, it is therefore now possible to discover in high definition, the works that have marked the history of humanity. 32 works from 000 different museums have been put online. They are accessible free of charge from the platform. A way of reconcile confinement and ecotourism.

The National Gallery of London, the Tretiakiv Gallery, the Van Gogh Museum… The Reina Sofia Museum, the MoMA, the Museum of French History… The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Quai Branly Museum and many other museums in exception can now be visited from their sofa. The Mona Lisa, the Water Lilies, the Sunflowers, but also the skeleton of a blue whale... The Cave Paintings of the Sierra Canyon in San Francisco, or the ten places that inspired our favorite books are in the spotlight on the web thanks to this technology. And several natural history museums have also made their collections available online.

The Natural History Museum in London

Since the XNUMXth century, the London Museum of Natural History is dedicated to the study of biodiversity and the history of planet Earth. Today, more than 70 million specimens and objects are on display there. A real treasure made up of collections of skeletons, fossils, rocks and plants. Different sections of the museum house dinosaur skeletons or life-size reconstructions of dinosaurs, as well as animal collections, especially in the biodiversity rooms.

The Belgian Museum of Natural Sciences

The Museum of Natural Sciences of Brussels located in Leopold Park, is part of the Royal Institute of Natural Sciences. Its permanent rooms have acquired international fame, for example thanks to the herd of iguanodons in the dinosaur gallery, the shell room and its tropical aquarium, or the rooms of the North Sea, insects, spiders and crustaceans, and the impressive collection of minerals, crystals, gems and meteorites. A must to discover for free online.

The National Marine Biodiversity Institute of Korea

In Seocheon-gun, South Korea, the National Institute of Marine Biodiversity is a public body responsible for preserving and conserving living marine resources, as well as for thinking about a sustainable use of available resources. The “SeaQrium” exhibition building presents more than 7 marine organisms to the public. The institute is known around the world for its extraordinary and impressive tour of life. This eight-storey glass tower reaches almost 000 meters in height. It contains many specimens of marine species, ranging from algae to invertebrates and vertebrates.

Containment and ecotourism? If you want your confined fall to rhyme with culture and discovery, go to Google Arts & Culture to admire the wonders of nature.

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