When a fire swept through Brazil’s National Museum, 20 million artifacts were lost forever. But fortunately, thanks to a project Google undertook to create a digital catalog of the museum’s contents back in 2016 you can still view images of the museum and its irreplaceable contents.

You can click here to watch an informative video about how the project was accomplished:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ADrl8H_k2qE

To get a virtual tour of the lost museum and see artifacts like the oldest human skeleton discovered in the Americas click here.

You’ll find yourself in a gallery.

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To explore the museum, just click on the screen in the direction you’d like to go.

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You can rotate the image or zoom in or out using controls in the lower-right corner.

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Enjoy exploring.