Top Museums in the World
Whether you want to see famous paintings, learn more about history or are curious about culture, a trip to one of the top museums or galleries in the world is bound to inspire you and also give you a well-earned break from creating your latest masterpiece. Here is a list of our favorite top museums in the world.
British Museum, London
This top museum is quite simply amazing, and what makes it even better is that it’s free. The first national public museum in the world is famous for Egyptian antiquities and is the largest museum in the United Kingdom.
Over 900,000 artifacts are kept at this museum which is not to be missed in Amsterdam. The main attraction at the Dutch national museum is The Night Watch by Rembrandt but the building itself is a beauty.
Louvre Museum, Paris
The world’s largest art museum is quite simply huge, and is one of the central attractions in Paris. Get lost in this mega-museum and discover some of the best pieces of artwork in Europe.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Although there are various Guggenheim museums in the world in locations such as Venice or Bilbao, the museum in New York is the most well-known. Perhaps you will recognise it from scenes in movies! The striking building will blow you away, just like the artwork on the inside. Take your notepad, scribble down ideas and see where your thoughts take you.
Leeum Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul
With a mixture of traditional Korean artifacts and modern pieces of artwork, this top museum will keep you entertained for hours. If modern artwork is your thing, don’t miss the second half of the museum with pieces from artists such as Damien Hirst and Andy Warhol.
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
This museum of art, design and performance was dedicated to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in the 19th Century. With contemporary exhibitions and a mission to be a “schoolroom for everyone”, this free top museum is sensational.
Uffizi Gallery, Florence
This beautiful gallery has 45 halls and includes various famous pieces of artwork such as “The Birth of Venus” and “La Primavera” by Botecelli. Florence itself is sure to inspire you with gorgeous architecture and scenery.
Museum of Metropolitan Art, New York
The Met is spread across three locations in New York City, and has pieces over 5,000 years old. Each day the museum has around 17,000 visitors – that’s crazy! Join the crowd and enjoy the atmosphere in this famous museum. Want to read more blogs from Peecho? Check out our blog page