Top Museums In The World 2016
Top Museums can be found mostly in Europe, and here is some museums you have to visit in your lifetime!
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. It is the world’s largest research and museum, having nineteen galleries and museums, including the National Zoological Park. It houses more than 137 million of items explaining America’s history.
Le Louvre, Paris, France. The Louvre is a medieval fortress, where it was a palace of kings of France before it was turned into a museum, 200 years ago. The museums items and collections are the most prized and most important in the world.
The Acropolis Museum, Athens, Greece. It houses wonderful Acropolis, having transparent and clear glass floor, like a red carpet walk to history. It will make you feel the presence of the Athenian life. it has exhibits in the Archaic Gallery which allows visitors to see all angles of every object.
State Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia. It may be not very famous to the public, since it is being overshadowed by Paris, London, Rome, and France, but the Hermitage managed to house an amazing collections of world arts, having more than 3 million items, from the time of Stone Age up to the twentieth century.
The British Museum, London, England. It is Britain’s largest museum and look like the national collection of archaeology and ethnography. It has more than 8 million objects, from pre-historic fossils to the objects of Athens’ Parthenon – from Assyrian rooms of the palace to stunning gold jewels.
The Prado, Madrid, Spain. The Royal family of Spain is responsible for the Prado’s bounty of classical masterpieces. Kings and queens of the time have had collected and even commissioned art pieces ant antiques passionately and with good taste. The Prado has big and wonderful collections of Italian and Flemish Artists, including Titian and Raphael. It was Fernando VII who opened the collection museum to the public in 1819, designed by Juan de Villanueva, in Neoclassical style.