Virtual Museum Tours

This page is a collection of links to museums with artifacts from ancient cultures regularly encountered in Biblical and Theological studies (Egypt, Mesopotamia, the Levant, Asia Minor, Greece, Rome, and so forth).

Most of the links are part of the Google Arts & Culture project of the Google Cultural Institute. Partner museums allow online access to high-quality images of their artworks at Once there, you could take a virtual tour of the museums. Or, you can search for a specific topic such as “Corinth” or “Babylon,” and the curated results will provide images from across the partner museums.

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Digital Dead Sea Scrolls, The Israel Museum + Google

British Museum, London

Louvre, Paris

Vatican Museum, Vatican City

Paris Musées, Paris

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto

Museo Arqueológico Nacional, Madrid

Wien MUseum, Vienna

Numismatic Museum, Athens

Acropolis Museum, Athens

Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization, Athens

Musei Capitolini, Rome

Pergamonmuseum, Berlin

Ephesus Archaeological Museum, Turkey

Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna: the Ephesus Museum, Vienna

Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna: Egyptian and Near Eastern Collection, Vienna

Virtual Egyptian Museum, Cyberspace

Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem, Jerusalem

Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, San Jose, California

The Iraq Museum, Baghdad

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Los Angeles

Brooklyn Museum, New York

Museum of Fine Arts (MFA), Boston

DAllas Museum of Art (DMA), Dallas

Google Arts & Culture, “Corinth

Google Arts & Culture, “Pergamon

Google Arts & Culture, “Books: From Scrolls to Screens

Google Arts & Culture, “Museum of Greek History

This page was inspired by Andrea Romano’s article for Travel + Leisure, “Stuck at Home? These 12 Famous Museums Offer Virtual Tours You Can Take on Your Couch (Video)” (March 12, 2020).

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