IBM and China's Palace Museum have now made a simulation of the Forbidden City available on-line.
I talked about this in IBM Simulates the Forbidden City. IBM has now announced the availability of the simulation in IBM and Palace Museum Announce Opening of The Forbidden City Virtual World Celebrating 600 years of Chinese Culture: "The Forbidden City: Beyond Space & Time" recreates historical treasure as a fully immersive 3D-Internet experience. The web site for the simulation is The Forbidden City: Beyond Space & Time.
Forbidden City Simulation Online