A lot of us like to explore a country’s cultural and artistic aspect, and what can identify that more than museums? We might not all have this urge to check out a museum and the gloriously artistic and identity-speaking items it might have, but the ones we are about to lay out for you are totally worth checking out.
According to TripAdvisor, the museums that we’re announcing are the best found all over the world. Let the countdown begin.
Musée d’Orsay in Paris – France
Here’s an artsy museum for you to nourish your artistic needs at. The Musée d’Orsay in Paris, France, is found on the Left Bank of the Seine. This work of art holds mainly French art dating from 1848 to 1914, including paintings, sculptures, furniture, and photography.
The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum in New York City – USA
This one is for those of you who would like to cherish and keep in mind what happened on 9/11. The National September 11 Memorial & Museum is a place to revive the memory of what has been lost in New York City. It is located in a building next to two large open memorial fountains which lie where the Twin Towers stood. The purpose of this place is to honor the September 11, 2001 attacks and the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City – USA
The ‘Met’ found in New York, is the largest art museum in the USA and it annually serves as a base to over 5,000 years of artwork from around the world. Founded in 1870, the ‘Met’ regularly hosts headline-making exhibitions of rare fashion, painting and portrait collections.
The British Museum in London – UK
This glorious British Museum, found on London’s Great Russell Street, is a public institution dedicated to human history, culture and art. So visiting it would mean that you’ll get to witness the Rosetta Stone, sculptures from the Pantheon and the Mosaic of Christ – the earliest image of Jesus Christ in Britain.
Prado National Museum in Madrid – Spain
If you’re in for some Spanish rich art history, then Prado National Museum located in central Madrid must be on your places-to-go list. This magical place boasts collections favored by 16th and 17th century Spanish monarchs.
Acropolis Museum in Athens – Greece
Who wouldn’t want to visit the breathtaking cultural sites of Greece, especially Athens? Top that off with this amazing museum, Acropolis Museum.
This place has been built to house every artifact found on the rock and on the surrounding slopes, from the Greek Bronze Age to Roman and Byzantine Greece, it is found just meters away from the iconic Pantheon.
The Louvre in Paris – France
This beautiful place in Paris is the largest museum in the world right now. The Louvre is well-known for being a shelter and home to Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa. There are literally around 35,000 artworks on display in there, as well. Moreover, after Beyonce and Jay-Z chose this museum as their symbolic location for their music video, The Louvre has launched a Beyonce and Jay-Z visitor trail.
The National WWII Museum in New Orleans – Louisiana, USA
The National WWII Museum, previously known as The National D-Day Museum, is a military history museum located in New Orleans. It tells the heroic story of the US army’s involvement in World War Two through artefacts, immersive exhibits, first-person accounts and much more.
National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City – Mexico
The Museo Nacional de Antropologia is the largest museum in Mexico, one that you should definitely visit. It is strictly dedicated to preserving Mexico’s native legacy, which means it’s exactly where you want to head to nourish your cultural cravings. The museum’s archaeological collection dates back to 1790 and contains artefacts which provide an understanding of the country’s rich ancestry.
War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam
For the history lovers and those who like getting their war-related-information and details intact, you must visit this museum in Vietnam.
This place contains relics from several wars that hit the Asian country, and many of the main features relate to the Vietnam War which lasted almost 20 years. Also on display, you will find collections of US military aircrafts, bombs and photographs portraying the horrors of the My Lai massacre