Coronavirus closings? Virtually visit hundreds of museums around world 

Coronavirus closings? Virtually visit hundreds of museums around world 
FILE PHOTO: isolation doesn’t have to come at the cost of culture -- view collections of hundreds of museums from around the world, even ones that are closed because of the coronavirus, from a screen. (Kevin Hagen/Getty Images)

Fear amid the spread of coronavirus has closed venues and postponed events and is pushing many to quarantine themselves, either by choice or necessity.

But isolation doesn’t have to come at the cost of culture -- view collections of hundreds of museums from around the world, even ones that are closed because of the coronavirus, from a screen.

Google, Arts & Culture has curated collections from hundreds of museums, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, the British Museum in London and the Musée d’Orsay, Paris.

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Google also has street views of museums, historic and cultural sites available for virtual exploration.

Some museums, like the Louvre, also offer their own virtual tours.