7 of the Most Renowned Museums in the World

5. The Smithsonian

Touring the metropolitan area of Washington D.C. is never going to be complete without a visit to the Smithsonian Institute. It is the largest museum complex in the world as it houses nine research centers, 19 museums and the National Zoo. Some of the most popular highlights here include; the Castle, the Museum of American History and the Natural History Museum.

 6. The Hermitage

The Hermitage photo The Hermitage is one of the largest museums in Europe. It is located in St. Petersburg, Russia. There are more than three million beautifully and skillfully crafted works of art and historical artifacts that are preserved here. Some of the most remarkable of them include; Madonna Litta (Leonardo da Vinci; Woman in a Garden (Claude Monet), Femme au cafe (Pablo Picasso), and the Catherine The Great’s collection.

7. The Ufizzi

The Ufizzi is considered as one of the must-see attractions in Florence, Italy. This museum features works of art from renowned Renaissance artists that include Botticelli (Birth of Venus) and Michelangelo (Tondo Doni).

If you are an avid traveler, you should keep visits to these wonderful museums somewhere at the top of your travel bucket list.

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2 Comments on "7 of the Most Renowned Museums in the World"

  1. I have visited 3 of these, Uffizi is my favorite though Lourve with its Mona Lisa painting too is fantastic. I wished I had more time while touring these museums. Each one so huge and amazing displays.

  2. Ed Wetschler | 20/01/2017 at | Reply

    The Tate over the Met or the Prado or the Museum of Modern Art? Really?

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