Choose your adventure: Museums

Whether you’re in your lounge or working from home, here are 8 famous museums you can virtually tour right now. #MuseumFromHome

  1. National Gallery of Victoria

Whether its Japanese Modernism or Collecting Comme, there’s so much to discover with NGV’s interactive self-guided virtual tours.

NGV the Japanese Modernism exhibition
The Japanese Modernism exhibition. Image courtesy NGV

Planning to stay close the NGV on your next trip? Book your stay at the stylish Alto Hotel On Bourke, Ascend Hotel Collection or Clarion Suites Gateway.

2. Sydney Opera House

Are you ready to be inspired and entertained? Tune in to a new digital program from Australia’s iconic Sydney Opera House for live recordings, never-before-seen footage and more. Alternatively, watch this 360-degree YouTube video and explore the iconic opera house.

On your next trip to Sydney, book your stay at the Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection or another conveniently located Choice hotel in Sydney.

3. Melbourne Museum

With the Melbourne Museum at Home program, explore the Dinosaur Walk exhibition from the comfort of your lounge room. There are more than 17 skeletons of prehistoric animals ready for you to discover!

The Dinosaur Walk exhibition. Image courtesy Melbourne Museum

4. Queensland Art Gallery & Gallery of Modern Art

Whether its an exciting tour for kids or talks exploring artworks, there’s a lot to discover with the #homewithQAGOMA series.

Mavis Ngallametta: Show Me the Way to Go Home

Once the travel restrictions are lifted, book your stay at the charming Comfort Inn & Suites Robertson Gardens or Comfort Inn Spring Hill Terraces.

5. Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

It’s time to learn some Maori! Experience Te Papa, the national museum of New Zealand, in this 360-degree virtual reality video.

Are you planning a visit to Wellington in the near future? Book your stay at Quality Hotel The Angus.

6. Puke Ariki

It’s the perfect time to explore Puke Ariki’s Whare Kahurangi virtual tour celebrating 100 years of collecting the region’s history.

Whare Kahurangi Virtual Tour
Whare Kahurangi Virtual Tour – Image courtesy Puke Ariki

7. Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

Take a virtual tour of the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, New Zealand’s largest art gallery. Dive into the island nation’s visual history that began in the 1600s. If you’re travelling to Auckland soon, book your accommodation at Quality Suites Alexander Inn or choose to stay at the budget-friendly Econo Lodge City Central.

8. HMNZS Canterbury 

Best thing about this tour? You don’t need a diving qualification to explore the HMNZS Canterbury in the Bay of Islands.

Cover image courtesy Robert Blackburn – National Gallery of Victoria


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