Throughout the world, there are thousands of museums. It would be pretty hard to visit all of them in one single lifetime, although you most certainly could try at a very costly price. But some are of course, more worth it than others. So here are the 5 absolute must museums around the world
The State Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia
The State Hermitage museum, located in St. Petersburg, Russia is among the must-see museums around the world. This museum has a massive collection of masterpieces from artists throughout the world. It contains approximately 3 million objects from three centuries of history. It also shows the development of word culture starting from the Stone Age going all the way to the twentieth century. If you ever make it to Russia, do not miss this museum.
The Prado, Madrid, Spain
If you like Spanish artists such as Goya, Murillo, Velasquez and El Greco, then the Prado museum will be heaven for you. It is the national museum and Spain and it offers everything you would ever want to know about Spanish art, as well as the most incredible pieces from the most acclaimed Spanish artists. The collection, in comparison to other museums, is rather small, however, it is still a favorite of many tourists. Once you visit you will surely see why. ‘The Three Graces’ is what most people come for, which is a painting of three women dancing in a circle nude.
The Metropolitan Museum Of Art, New York, USA
The Metropolitan Museum Of Art, located in New York city is a place that every tourist must visit. It has more than two million pieces of art in its permanent collection and they are divided into 19 different departments all in different topics and from different eras. It is one of the largest art galleries and is located on the eastern side of Central park. A must see for all art lovers and museum lovers.
The Vatican Museums, Vatican City
The Vatican Museums, as you would assume is located in Vatican City. This city is worth going to not only because you can see the Pope if he is home at the time, but because the Vatican Museum is one the world’s most fascinating museums. The museum has 22 different collections which cover various topics. It teaches its visitors about Egyptian art, Etruscan art, religious art and modern at. Here you will also see the breathtaking sight of Michelangelo’s dome as well as the Bernini’s spiral columns. Oh, and how could we forget, the Sistine Chapel and Raphael’s Rooms.
Musee Du Louvre, Paris, France
The legendary Louvre cannot be forgotten when it comes to must-see museums. It is located in Paris, France, the capital city of love and fashion. This museum is one of the popular museums in the word with almost 35, 000 pieces from the prehistoric times all the way to the nineteenth century, and the setting of the museum is completely breathtaking. This museum is famously known to be the home of the Mona Lisa, as well as many other classic pieces. A trip to Paris is simply not complete without a visit to the Louvre.