This is a great way to gain some knowledge about art, science and history without paying a ticket price, and it’s also a relaxing way to spend some time away from today’s news. Just make sure you have the Adobe Flash Player 9/10 or higher installed.
Here are some great museums that offer virtual tours:
National Museum of Romanian HistoryThe National Philatelic Museum which is part of The National Museum of Romanian History is a Romanian cultural institution dedicated to stamps, letters and other means of communication by post. This museum has a virtual tour that is also narrated in the Romanian language, so you can learn more about the museum while you explore it.
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Museum of the Romanian PeasantThis Romanian museum is one of Europe's leading museums of popular arts and traditions, with a wide collection of textiles, icons, ceramics, and other artifacts of Romanian peasant life. You can explore the ground floor and the first floor of the museum online, and also some of its workshops and the museum’s store. The museum also provides an audio tour both in English and Romanian, so you can see and hear what this museum’s all about,
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National Museum of Art of RomaniaLocated in the Royal Palace in Revolution Square, the National Museum of Art of Romania features impressive collections of medieval and modern Romanian art, but also international collection assembled by the Romanian royal family. From the comfort of your home, you can visit the permanent exhibitions with just the click of a button:
The Old Romanian Art Gallery contains icons, fresco fragments, embroidery, manuscripts, prints and silverware from the fourteenth century to the first half of the nineteenth century.
The Modern Romanian Art Gallery illustrates the history of Romanian art from the mid-19th century until the late 1970s.
The European Art Gallery presents masterpieces signed by great masters such as Domenico Veneziano, Tintoretto and Bronzino.
You can also take a virtual tour of the Museum of Art Collections and its three buildings (A, B and C) that holds over 30 collections on permanent display containing paintings, sculpture, graphics and Romanian, European and Oriental decorative art donated over time by collectors and artists.
Also incorporated in the National Museum of Art of Romania is the Theodor Pallady Museum with over 800 drawings and engravings signed by Theodor Pallady, and the K.H. Zambaccian Museum, the former home of businessman and art collector Krikor Zambaccian, that holds paintings, sculptures, graphics and furniture purchased over half a century.
The Cotroceni National Museum that holds a national collection of painting & decorative arts can also be visited online here.
The National Museum of Romanian LiteratureThis museum houses manuscripts, books, personal objects, art objects and photographs that reproduce the depth and complexity of the whole art of the word in Romanian literature.
Visit it here.
The National Museum of Romanian Aviation
Contains the history of aeronautics from the beginning to 1959 and an exhibition dedicated to the 60s and the 70s.
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George Enescu National MuseumThis museum features exhibits on the life of the famous Romanian musician George Enescu and can be visited here.
The National Bank of Romania MuseumOne of the most beautiful buildings in Bucharest can be visited online for a unique and captivating journey in spaces charged with monetary, banking and cultural history.
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