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The pleasure and the beauty of visiting in person exhibitions and museums is irreproducible but today, thanks to our smartphones, we can virtually visit museums all over the world.
There are so many app dedicated to art and museums, both for iPhone and Android, and they are also a great tool for planning trips and visits.
20 (and more) free-app about art for iPhone and Android
DailyArt – with an archive of over 1600 works, it proposes a masterpiece every day from main museums from all over the world with info and curiosities.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art – the Met app is the perfect guide visiting the museum but also a way to virtually visit it.
The Museum of Stolen Art for Cardboard – a virtual museum that collects all the most famous stolen artworks.
MOMA – the MOMA app in New York offers audio guides of single artworks. You can use it during the visit but also comfortably from your sofa!
Guggenheim – the app contains all the information about the Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture and artworks of the collection.
KeyArt – a new app that collects works of art from the most famous museums of the world.
British Museum – audio guides and special contents to discover the English museum.
Musée d’Orsay – guide and useful tool to visit the Parisian museum collection.
Tourist guides Ulmon – you can find guides dedicated to all major European cities and around the world as Hong Kong, Dubai, Miami, San Francisco, Tokyo … with offline maps.
GuidaMilano – the app of the City of Milan with thematic itineraries, events, places of interest and information in the city.
VisitMilano – another app to discover and visit Milan. You can also purchase ATM tickets directly from the app and find information on the bike sharing BikeMi service.
SkyArte – game app to bring kids closer to the art world.
Museo del Prado – the guide of the museum in Madrid with beautiful pictures of the artworks and also information about the city.
9/11 Museum – the September 11 Memorial Museum guide offers audio tours and detailed information on the day that changed the Western world. The English version has the voice of Robert De Niro.
Guide Verdi del Touring – guide of main Italian cities.
Musei Vaticani – the history of Vatican museums and artworks on your smartphone.
Museo del Louvre – to plan and virtually visit one of the biggest museums in the world!
izi.Travel – an audio guide with information about over 900 cities around the world and their museums.
Are you planning a trip or are you passionate about art? Just look for “museum” in the App Store and you will find an incredible series of results with all the major museums and cultural attractions all around the world.
The only app you will not have for free? It’s the Uffizi official app at € 2.29!