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Museums of the World

View the works of the masters and
experience virtual tours via the Internet. 

Get a Free Pass to a Museum!

American Museum of Natural History
http://www.amnh.org
Collections include more than 30 million items; dinosaur fossils, a 63 foot-long canoe carved by the Haida Indians, a slice of a giant sequoia tree, the costume of an African spirit dancer.
FREE PASS CAN BE RESERVED

Museum of Modern Art
http://www.moma.org

Metropolitan Museum of Art
http://www.metmuseum.org

The Morgan Library 
http://www.morganlibrary.org/
Research, concert, and lecture center whose gallery includes illuminated, literary, and musical manuscripts, rare children's books, and various forms of art. Formerly the private library of Pierpont Morgan.

Critical Review
http://www.creview.com/
Reviews current, local and national art exhibitions with no ideology other than a desire to present well-written reviews and to provide a meaningful context for discourse.

Whitney Museum of American Art
http://www.whitney.org
Collection of world-renowned 20th-century American art.

International Center of Photography
http://www.icp.org/
Established to collect, preserve, and exhibit notable twentieth-century works, with a special emphasis on documentary photography; to teach photography at all levels; and to provide a forum for the exchange of critical ideas and information.

Museum of Television & Radio
http://www.ny.com/museums/MTR.html


Art Institute of Chicago
http://www.artic.edu/aic/index.html
Comprises both a museum and art school.

Museum of Contemporary Art
http://www.mcachicago.org/
Explore the museum's permanent collection, current exhibitions and other facilities.

Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
http://www.asianart.org/
Devoted to the arts and cultures of Asia. The permanent collections represent over 40 Asian countries spanning 6,000 years of history.


ArtMuseum.net
http://www.artmuseum.net/
Designed to expand access to great art exhibitions and foster a deeper understanding of the story behind the art through the use of personal computers and the Internet.

The Virtual Museum
http://www.jinjapan.org/museum/

USS Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
The Museum features a range of interactive exhibits and events providing a snapshot of heroism, education, and excitement. Children and adults alike find themselves immersed in and inspired by the Museum�s exhibits.
http://www.intrepidmuseum.org/
FREE PASS CAN BE RESERVED

Long Island Children's Museum
LICM is a hands-on museum for kids and their grown-ups. You�ll find places to play, learn and have fun.
http://www.licm.org/
FREE PASS CAN BE RESERVED

Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum
The Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum collects, preserves, and exhibits objects and documents pertinent to whaling, especially the regional whaling history of Long Island, whale conservation, and the history of Cold Spring Harbor as a maritime port.
http://www.cshwhalingmuseum.org/
FREE PASS CAN BE RESERVED

Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium
A unique combination of mansion, marine and natural history museum, planetarium and park � is dedicated to the education and enjoyment of the people of Long Island and beyond. 
http://www.vanderbiltmuseum.org/
FREE PASS CAN BE RESERVED

Visit to the Sistine Chapel in Vatican
http://www.kfki.hu/~arthp/tours/sistina/index.html
From the Web Gallery of Art, with information on the architecture, and paintings of the Vatican landmark.

National Museum of the Bargello
http://www.arca.net/db/musei/bargello.htm
One of the oldest building in Florence, the Bargello is now a setting mainly for works of sculpture and many examples of the decorative arts.

Artcyclopedia
http://www.artcyclopedia.com/
Guide to museum-quality fine art on the Internet, with directory of both artist and museums.

MuseumNetwork.com
http://www.museumnetwork.com/
Topically organized directory of museums worldwide. Also provides information to museum professionals, and aims to give educators easy access to museums' curriculum and other teaching materials.

24 Hour Museum
http://www.24hourmuseum.org.uk
National gateway to UK museums, galleries and heritage.

Art Museum Network
http://www.amn.org/
A directory of museums and galleries by region.

 


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