The Louvre – Paris
The Louvre is one of the best art museums of the world and it is the most famous and largest Museums which has also gained importance as a historic monument. It acts as a landmark situated right in the center of the city. It is the world’s most visited Museum that witnessed 9.7 million visitors in the year 2012. The Museum can be seen in the stunning Louvre Palace, it had 573 paintings when it was inaugurated in 1793.
The Acropolis Museum – Athens
The Acropolis Museum is another museum that has ranked amongst the best museums of the world. It is an archeological museum of Athens, initially it was built to store and accumulate all the artifacts that were found on rock. The museum was found in 2003 and was open for public in 2009. The museum has stunning glass flooring along with a view of archeological pit. The museum allows visitors to watch the objects displayed in an open space form and the lights are colorful natural lights are continuously changed to give a vibrant look to the Museum.
British Museum –London
The British Museum is regarded as the largest museum of Britain. The museum is dedicated to the human history, culture and art. It comprises of over 8 million work pieces of art. It was built in 1753 and had a large collection based on the scientists and Physician Sir Hans Sloane. The British Museum houses the British Library also; the museum contains the national relics of the city. The Museum is known as one of the best art museums of the world and is considered as a major attraction for people around the world.
Metropolitan Museum of art – New York
The Metropolitan museum of art is the largest museum of US and is ranked 4th amongst the list of top 10 museums of the world. It was found in 1870 and the museum contains a widespread collection of modern and American art. You can also find the encyclopedia collection of costumes, weapons and old musical instruments gathered from around the world. The museum was opened to make art and education common for the Americans; you can also find classical collection of Ancient Egypt art, paintings and sculptures.
THE HERMITAGE – Russia
The Hermitage museum is known as one of the largest and oldest museums of the world. It is an art museum that displays the culture of Russia in a beautiful style; it is a huge complex containing six buildings and a palace that exhibits largest collection of painting from around the world. You will witness here a collection of Western European art including sculptures and paintings of 20th century. There are also numerous Egyptian antiques and cultural collection of ancient Egyptians era.
THE EGYPTIAN MUSEUM – Cairo
The Egyptian Museum is also known as the Museum of Cairo; here you will find extensive collection of old and ancient Egyptian relics. You will experience the largest notable collection of antiques of Pharaoh’s era; the museum was built in 1835 with a collection of 120,000 objects amongst which, half are displayed and half is kept in the storerooms.
National Gallery of Art – Washington DC
The national gallery of art is an art museum of Washington DC. The museum was inaugurated in 1937. It has a diverse and vast collection of art relics including paintings, sculptures, drawings, medals and ornamental art, its traces can be found from middle Age’s western art. You will also enjoy the exhibitions that are held by the gallery and also the history of art.
National Museum of Korea – Seoul
Lastly, The National Museum of Korea comes last on our list of the best art museums of the world, the museum displays the art collection of Korea. It was founded in 1945; the museum is also served as research and study fields of archeology, art and history. The museum has attracted 20 million visitors annually and if you are in Korea, then visiting the National museum is a must thing to do.