Museums of the World
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Reference / Art
Take a Virtual Tour of All the Great
Museums of Europe
Contained in this premium boxed set is the most amazing
collection of art and antiquities ever assembled in one place. From The Louvre
in Paris - the world's greatest museum, to The Tate in London, The Hermitage in
St. Petersburg, and The Museo del Prado in Madrid, this threee CD-ROM set takes
you on a virtual tour of all the great museums of Europe. You'll be mesmerized
as you travel from city to city through Europe - London, Paris, Florence, Rome,
Moscow, Madrid, and more. With each stop, the art treasures and antiquities
viewed are more spectacular.
Produced in Europe, the CD-ROM's contained in this set
represent state-of-the-art, interactive tours of some of the greatest tourist
attractions, and sights known to man. Great Museums of the World is
without a doubt the most complete and in-depth work of it's kind, and is an
absolute must-have for all art lovers, history buffs, or anyone considering a
trip to Europe.
From London to St. Petersburg, passing through Paris,
Amsterdam, Vienna, Munich, and Florence discover the museums that have made
Europe so famous. Visit these museums' masterpieces of art, from antiquity to
contemporary works, in virtual exhibits where the historical setting and spirit
of each museum is reconstructed in 3D: The Musée d'Orsay, Paris; The
Tate Gallery, London; The Hermitage, St. Petersburg; Uffizi Gallery, Florence;
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam; Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna; Alte Pinakothek,
In this CD-ROM, the journey continues through the most
spectacular museums in Europe. Seven more interactive tours take place: The
Musée du Louvre, Paris; The National Gallery, London; Museo del Prado,
Madrid; National Archeological Museum, Athens; Galleria dell' Accademia,
Florence; Vatican Galleries, Rome; Pushkin Museum, Moscow. The content in
Famous Museums vol.'s 1 and 2 will satisfy even the most voracious appetite for
art, history, travel and European culture.
In this CD-ROM, the viewer is introduced to The Louvre - the
greatest museum on earth. The program is broken down into three parts: The
Masterpieces, The Building, and Guided Tours. In the first section, 81 great
masterpieces are presented, and the viewer is able to examine a collection of
the greatest art works on the planet. Using your mouse, you can zoom in and
view closeups, click on commentaries, and use other functions. The Louvre was
created around 1190. In The Building, you will visit the different departments
of The Louvre, and learn about the evolution of the museum through the
centuries. Finally, in Guided Tours, you will experience a fascinating overall
tour of the museum, with all the works of art categorized into ten themes.
Windows 95/98/XP: Pentium 486, 8MB of RAM, 10 MB free
on the hard drive, monitor 640x480, 16-bit High color, 4 speed CD-ROM drive,
Sound Blaster or compatible card.
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