National Museum Virtual Tour
This year, Google celebrates 15 years of Google Maps and to mark this occasion, its Czech branch captured the Street View of the newly reconstructed National Museum. Havas collaborated with Google to mark this anniversary and to introduce the historic landmark to journalists and the public.
Google Street View has mapped a large number of world monuments and interiors, to major cultural institutions – including the National Museum Historical Building in Prague.
Wherever they are, virtual visitors can walk through selected areas for free online, including those that have not yet been made available to the public and are just waiting to be filled with exhibits. Also captured is a stunning dome located in a limited access area, offering a beautiful view.
They can also walk under the famous skeleton of the female whale from 1885 and have the opportunity to see in detail the busts and statues of prominent figures of Czech history exhibited in the Pantheon.
In addition, some parts of the National Museum Historic Building were shot at night for the Street View technology so, online visitors can see what the museum looks like at dusk.
A summary video will walk you through the museum …
… or you can tour the individual rooms at your own pace: