Ariana Díaz Celma

No matter whether you’re holiday, you love art and museums are the greatest places to be. You visit one whenever it’s possible, you are well versed in every detail on this or that artwork, and you love to take pictures without flash of the wonders that you find. For you, lover of art and museums, are these ten mobile Apps for both iPhone and iPad, which will greatly facilitate the task. Among them are the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, the Met in New York or the MACBA in Barcelona. Discover them and then download them!

MAN Museo Arqueológico Nacional (Madrid)

Free (Language: Spanish, English)

Specially designed for using during the museum visit. This app offers a stroll through history following various routes, from prehistory to the nineteenth century. The app features content accessible to people with hearing disabilities.

Museo Thyssen (Madrid)

Free (Language: Spanish, English)

This app features the schedule of exhibitions and the museum’s activities. It also offers details of the museum’s artworks and proposals for thematic routes.

MACBA (Barcelona)

Free (Language: Spanish, Catalan, English)

It provides information on access to the museum, exhibitions, calendar of events, and even multimedia content on some works from the MACBA Collection. Interesting for discovering the museum during the tour, scanning the eye-shaped icons in the halls.

Museu Picasso Visitor Guide (Barcelona)

Free (Language: Spanish, English)

A unique visitor’s guide based on the advice and experience of the visitors themselves.

Second Canvas Museo del Prado (Madrid)

3,99 euros (Language: Spanish, English)

Second Canvas Prado Museum offers insights into several masterpieces from the Prado Museum (Las Meninas by Velázquez, The Garden of Earthly Delights by Bosch, Dürer’s self-portrait …) in super-high resolution. Users can interact with them and choose the favorite detail to share on social networks.

Musée du Louvre (Paris)

Free (Language: French, English)

New version of the Louvre’s official app featuring more masterpieces and more possibilities. Perfect to discover on the iPad 100 of the most beautiful works of art: sculptures from ancient Greece, to Bosch, Titian, Raphael and Leonardo da Vinci paintings.

Uffizi (Florence)

1,99 euros (Language: English)

The Uffizi Gallery is one of the most legendary museums of modern Europe and one of the most visited in the world. This app will guide you to discover its different sections and masterpieces.

Rijksmuseum (Amsterdam)

Free (Language: English)

Among its more than 8,000 art treasures, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is home to some of the world’s most beautiful masterpieces. The app, designed for use inside the museum, will guide you through its 80 exhibition halls, covering 800 years of art and history.

Hermitage Museum (Saint Petersburg)

Free (Language: English, Russian)

An essential app for iPhone or iPad to guide you through the Hermitage’s fascinating art collection, to learn about the works and also about the magnificent interiors of the palace that used to be the residence of emperors.

The Met (New York)

Free (Language: Spanish, German, French, English)

This app is the starting point for anyone visiting the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. It provides the schedule of exhibitions and events, a map of the museum, and describes the most important artworks to make the visit more enjoyable and enriching.