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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP22 Mar 2021 8:23 p.m. PST

"Eight of Rome's civic museums are offering new virtual tours. Available in Italian and English, to tours allow visitors to explore the museums floor-by-floor, in aerial views, through video, audio and information panels.

It's a curated approach. Select objects on display and important features of the museums themselves are highlighted. You navigate by clicking on arrows, then click on hotspots targeting an object or area and the label/information pops up. If there is video or audio, clickable icons appear on the screen. You can also bounce around using the map icon in the bottom right. It's a little awkward to navigate and it's not the kind of virtual tour that allows you to browse objects on display for hours because even when the collections are huge like the ones in Capitoline very few pieces are hotspots. It's more about moving through some extremely cool spaces and seeing some celebrated pieces…"
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Davek0scale25 Mar 2021 6:59 a.m. PST

Thanks for the link. Was hoping more museums would do this

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