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February 2, 2011

Google Launches Street View Tech With Museums

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Google’s Street View tech has made finding new places easier while supplying us with a steady stream of knowledge and expanding our urban barriers. Today, Google took the next step in location exploration by launching its streetview tech for museums.

The site, Google Art Project is exactly what you would expect from Google streetview but in a museum.

Eighteen months in the making, Google says it’s worked with 17 art museums including, Altes Nationalgalerie, The Freer Gallery of Art Smithsonian, National Gallery (London), The Frick Collection, Gemäldegalerie, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, MoMA, Museo Reina Sofia, Museo Thyseen – Bornemisza, Museum Kampa, Palace of Versailles, Rijksmuseum, The State Hermitage Museum, State Tretyakov Gallery, Tate, Uffizi and Van Gogh Museum.

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