Beautiful Italian Museums to Visit for Free Online
Museum and art lovers, rejoice! Lucky for us, many museums have decided to deal with the coronavirus emergency by offering visitors the possibility of going on virtual tours of their museums. Not so bad, huh? From the Vatican Museum in Rome to the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, here are the most important museums in Rome and in Italy you can visit on virtual tours from the comfort of your home.
Virtual museum tours in Rome
Custom Virtual Tour of Rome (pick from many options)
Virtually visit one of the following areas in Rome: the Ostia Antica Archeological Park, the Squares of Rome (Piazza Navona, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain and Spanish Steps), The Colosseum and Roman Forum and the Sistine Chapel
The Vatican Museums
Virtually visit the Sistine Chapel and the Raphael Rooms
The Sistine Chapel with Guide
Join a licensed guide on an interactive virtual tour of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel.
The Borghese Gallery
Join a licensed art historian on a fully interactive virtual tour of the Borghese Gallery.
Mercati di Traiano – Musei dei Fori Imperiali
Get a splendid view of the Roman Forum from the Belvedere Terrace
Ara Pacis Museum
Visit the treasures of Ancient Rome
Get 360° views of the Colosseum on Airpano
Ancient Rome Virtual Tour
Discover ancient Rome and all its history with a knowledgeable guide.
Scuderie del Quirinale
Enjoy the virtual tour of the Raphael exhibition (the biggest exhibition ever devoted to Raphael)
See the most famous operas of recent years on the “Digital Theatre” section on the official website
Explore with your mind the MAXXI’s works, exhibitions and projects with the unique contribution of artists, architects, master photographers, designers and men and women of culture and show business.
Go on a tour of the oldest public museums in the world
Virtual museum tours outside of Rome
The Uffizi Gallery – Florence
Visit the treasures of the Renaissance
The Egyptian Museum – Turin
Go on a virtual tour of the exhibition “Archeologia Invisibile”
MANN – Naples
Explore various collections of one of the most antique and important museums worldwide in terms of archeological heritage
Pinacoteca di Brera – Milan
Virtually explore some of the greatest masterpieces in the history of world art
Google Arts & Culture
Discover artworks, collections and stories from Musée d’Orsay, the Van Gogh Museum, MoMA, the Metropolitan Museum, the British Museum, the Albertina and many other museums worldwide.