State Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia

Best Museums In The World

The best museums from around the world. They show very different exhibits but they all have one thing in common – they are all definitely worth your time! The list was chosen by the very knowledgeable guys over at National Geographic.

Smithsonian Institution, United States:

Smithsonian InstitutionThe Smithsonian is the world’s largest research and museum complex

Le Louvre, France:

Le Louvre, FranceThe most famous attraction is without a doubt Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa”

The Acropolis Museum, Greece:

the-acropolis-museum-greeceThe Acropolis Museum is an archaeological museum focused on the findings of the archaeological site of the Acropolis of Athens.

State Hermitage, Russia:

state-hermitage-russiaIt is one of the largest and oldest museums in the world.

The British Museum, England:

The British Museum, EnglandThe largest museum in Britain. It holds more than 8 million objects from different eras.

The Prado, Spain:

The Prado, SpainSpanish national art museum. One of the world’s finest collections of European art, from the 12th century to the early 19th century

Metropolitan Museum of Art, United States:

Metropolitan Museum of Art, United StatesThe Metropolitan Museum of Art is the largest museum in the Western Hemisphere. Its collection of more than two million items from all over the world and from all eras is incredible.

Vatican Museums, Italy:

Vatican Museums, ItalyIt was founded in the early 16th century. The Vatican Museums broke attendance records in 2011 with just over 5 million people.

Uffizi Gallery, Italy:

Uffizi Gallery, ItalyThe Uffizi is one of the oldest and most famous art museums of the Western world.

Rijksmuseum, Netherlands:

Rijksmuseum, NetherlandsDutch national museum dedicated to arts and history. Their total collection of 1 million objects from the years 1200–2000, among which are some masterpieces by Rembrandt, Frans Hals, and Johannes Vermeer

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