Here we go, self-isolating again, looking for something to keep ourselves busy. Luckly, museums, galleries and monuments think about us: many digital tours and exhibitions are available on line, should you know where to find them. To make it easier for you, we offer you a selection of digital entertainments provided by museums.
Digital exhibitions you do not want to miss in November 2020:
Coronavirus: Christian Dior, the exhibition at the Musée des Arts décoratifs goes digittal
Because of the coronavirus epidemic, the House of Dior - that celebrated its 70th anniversary in 2017 - at the Musée des Arts décoratifs has decided to reopen a wonderful exhibition about Christian Dior (1905-1957), but digitally speaking through a guided tour available on YouTube.
Harry Potter, the virtual exhibition of the British Library to enjoy for free
Wizards and witches from all over the world, and even muggles, enjoy a new magical trip to the heart of the British Library. But leave your broom and get out of this chimney: no need to get out of the house. The Harry Potter exhibition is available online for free for our greatest joy!
Museums and their activities in November 2020:
Long Night of Museums, Museum Night 2020 in Paris and Ile de France
This year, the “Nuit des Musées,” or Long Night of Museum, returns on Saturday November 14, 2020 after being postponed due to the coronavirus epidemic. The Museum of Modern Art, the Musée d'Orsay, the Fondation Vuitton and even the Palace of Versailles, they will all be free of charge for this special late-night opening. On the menu, then: exhibitions, shows, workshops and more. So, are you ready to live the Long Night of Museums aka Museum Night?
Coronavirus: Centre Pompidou proposes digital classes and podcasts on modern and contemporary art
Even though it is out of sight, it remains close to our mind: Centre Pompidou accompanies all along the lockdown by providing podcasts, a web-series and even free classes about modern and contemporary art.
Discover the Louvre even if confined
The Louvre, as other museums, is closed until further notice. Despite the lockdown, you can still enjoy the treasures it contains thanks to different solutions available on its website. Let’s enjoy a free tour!
Coronavirus: enjoy a virtual tour of Paris Museum of Modern Art
Calling all art lovers! Despite coronavirus, Paris Museum of Modern Art invites you to virtually discover its areas from your home. How come? With a 360° virtual tour for a total immersion…
Monuments to visit from your couch in November 2020:
Coronavirus: virtually visit Claude Monet’s house in Giverny
And what if, to escape from lockdown because of the coronavirus pandemic, we virtually enjoy a visit to Giverny? This is what the Maison de Claude Monet offers, a museum devoted to the artist set in the painter’s famous house, surrounded by gardens, with an exclusive virtual tour! A way to travel while staying home… Keep reading!
Confinement: visit the Vatican and the Sistine Chapel from the comfort of your home
Visiting the Vatican? It is possible even though you are confined, online. Since 2010, the Sistine Chapel, Raphael’s Room and the Profane Museum can be visited in 3D along with very clear explanations. If it does not replace a tour in Rome, these virtual tours allow us to improve our knowledge from the comfort of our sofas.
Coronavirus: virtual tour of Ramesses VI’s tomb
Looking to visit the tomb of a Pharaoh while being in coronavirus lockdown? Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities gives us this chance by offering a virtual reality thanks to a 3D modeling of Ramesses VI’s tomb. The occasion to discover the richness of Ancient Egypt!
Dates and Opening Time
From 1 November 2020 to 30 November 2020
Paris - Ile de France
75001 Paris 1