The Baths independent museum since 1995.
In its present shape, Baths established in the second half of the 18th century by Stanisław August Poniatowski, who, through the bed of the later Catherine II Empress of Russia (he had a daughter with her), came to the throne of Poland (at that time Poland was under Russian protectorate and was subjected to another three partitions, which ended the existence of the First Polish Republic).
The park and palace complex covers 76 hectares.
Before the parliamentary and local government elections, the directors of the so-called Baths:
- acting Marianna O.,
- deputy director for Hunting and Horsemanship Piotr Ś., the so-called department child and hunting companion of former president Bronisław K. (PO),
- plenipotentiary for the organization of the Branch of the Museum of Hunting and Horsemanship Marek Z.
- director's plenipotentiary for organization of exhibitions and promotion Branch of the Museum of Hunting and Horsemanship Marzena J.
trying to take over the premises of the Virtual Museum of the Unbroken Soldiers, dedicated to the Polish independence and anti-communist underground after World War II, the oldest museum of this kind in Poland.
Deputy Prime Minister Piotr G. (PiS) and Secretary of State Jarosław S. (PiS) are responsible for appointing the directors (without competition).
Piotr Ś. is known, among others, for from conducting in the so-called a museum of a company dealing with the organization of hunting for foreigners and trade in chemicals (e.g.
and false accusations of an employee of the so-called museum about the theft of a stuffed mallard duck (e.g.
and "hijacking" copyrights (e.g.
and using the Star of David as the museum's sheriff's star in children's games
|"Museum of Warsaw"||343.||3||Poland||Palmiry||„The Museum of... Warsaw collects the things of Warsaw”||More|
The "Museum of Warsaw" did not inform about the number of exhibits in the collection, the exhibition area, etc. Contrary to the judgment of the Supreme Administrative Court, reference number I OSK 634/14 did not provide public information about Marta Żakowska, Anna Duńczyk-Szulc, Rafał Kownacki, Marta Grom, Karolina Ziębińska-Lewandowska, such as: education, promotions, professional career, competences. By order signed by Rafał Trzaskowski (PO, KO), Karolina Ziębińska-Lewandowska took the position of director of the "Museum of Warsaw" from January 1, 2021. The deputy chairman of the "Museum of Warsaw" council is Jack L., brought to Poland in 2008 by Bogdan Z. (PO, KO). In 2015, the "Museum of Warsaw" tried to take over the Museum of Caricature against public opinion.
About the "Museum of Warsaw" read, for example:
|“Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanów”||341.||70||Poland||Warsaw||"King Jan III's... Palace"||More|
"Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanów" was established in 1995 as an independent museum.
Number of artifacts over 13,600.
The museum identifying itself as: "Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanów" does not provide public information upon request for such information formulated in English. An application in English for disclosure of public information addressed to the museum included, inter alia, requests to disclose:
- at what stage are the claims of Count Adam Branicki's heirs against the museum?
- education, promotions, professional career, competences of the management of: Paweł Olaf Jaskanis [nominee of Piotr Gliński (PiS)], Magdalena Całka, Dorota Folga-Januszewska, Piotr Górajec.
|„Muzeum - Zespol Synagogalny”||345.||6||Poland||Wlodawa||„Zespol Synagogalny”||More|
Anita Lewczuk aka Leoniuk (PSL nominee) claiming to be the director and Kamilla Tokarska claiming to be the executive when asked about the number of exhibits, the most important exhibits, the most important collections, the number of acquired exhibits, the value of all exhibits, income, costs, attendance, the number of employees, the number of professional museum workers, the most important projects implemented in last year, number of publications, number of scientific publications, number of educational activities, number of digitized objects available on the Internet, number of social media users, library, bookstore, shop, restaurant / café, number of volunteers, friends' associations and foundations, and whether the museum is friendly to children, animals and the disabled - she did not answer. The questions were asked in English.
Principals of Anita Lewczuk aka Leoniuk:
Andrzej Romanczuk (PSL)
Tomasz Korzeniewski (NL)
Edward Lagwa (NL)
Marian Kupisz (PSL)
Piotr Glinski (PiS)
Jaroslaw Sellin (PiS)
|„Muzeum Zamoyskich w Kozlowce”||342.||27||Poland||Kozlowka||„Muzeum Zamoyskich”||More|
The current „m.” [Anna F.-L. (59) e.g. conservator, Małgorzata M. (62) e.g. employment and payroll specialist, Zofia K. (55) e.g. accountant] worked closely with Krzysztof K. (PZPR, SLD) as his devoted employees. Krzysztof K. questioned, contrary to the facts, the origin of museum exhibits worth millions of zlotys from the Z. collection. He took over the m. g. house for his private agritourism. He organized widely criticized hunting events with the participation of, for example, former „president” Bronisław K. (PO).
In 2015, Krzysztof K. as d. (a warm pensioner of Art Nouveau glass collector) was replaced by Anna F.-L., appointed by Sławomir S. (PSL), who claimed to be the so-called marshal of the L. voivodeship. In 2020, for the next 5-year term, he recommended Anna F.-L., claiming to be the so-called marshal of the L. voivodeship Jarosław S. (PiS). Claiming to be the so-called mini. of cu. Piotr G. (PiS) agreed to the so-called the appointment without a competition and he was convinced, for example, by the «Catholic Association "Civitas Christiana"».
The current „m.” continues the entire "line" adopted by Krzysztof K. and guards his i. Why? If you don't know what the problem is...
On June 22, 2018, a special event was organized together with the "Polish Hunting Association", which was met with numerous voices of protest. On the same day, Anna F.-L. was honored by Piotr G. with the "Gloria Artis" medal. The same Piotr G. appointed Anna F.-L. for the years 2021-2024 as a member of the "council for museums and places". Then, in a "secret ballot", Anna F.-L. was "chosen" for the so-called chairman of the board.
|21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art||257.||111||Japan||Kanazawa||Contemporary art||More|
The 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art opened in 2004.
The collection focuses on works created since 1980. The collection includes works by, among others: Gerhard Richter, James Turrell, Atsuko Tanaka, Anne Wilson, Leandro Erlich, Olafur Eliasson.
Museum area 17,069 square meters.
Photo: ISHIKAWA Koji
Courtesy: 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
Acropolis Museum opened in 2009.
Exposition area of 14,000 square meters.
It is an archaeological museum dedicated to finds from the Athenian Acropolis.
© Acropolis Museum
Photo Nikos Daniilidis
Albertina established in 1805.
Its collections include about 65,000 drawings and about 1 million graphics and photographs, including works by Dürer, Rembrandt, Rafael, Schiele, Cézanne, Picasso, Matisse, Klimt, and Kokoschka. Albertina Modern has been open to the public since 2020, bringing together over 60,000 works by 5,000 artists.
Alhambra a fortified palace complex originally built in 889 as a small fortress. Nasrid palaces, the final period of the flourishing of Islamic art in the Iberian Peninsula, were built in the mid-thirteenth century. The Alhambra was expanded many times, among others in the fourteenth century, sixteenth century and the first half of the seventeenth century in the spirit of Renaissance and Mannerism, in the twentieth century numerous renovations and conservation works were carried out. The main monuments of the Alhambra include: Court of the Lions and fountain, Hall of the Ambassadors, Generalife, Palace of Charles V.
They are in the Alhambra: Museum of the Alhambra (archeological), Museum in Honor of Ángel Barrios (dedicated to the composer) and the art gallery of the city of Granada.
The Alhambra covers an area of approximately 14.2 hectares.
The Altes Museum opened to the public in 1830.
It is part of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin belonging to Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz.
Currently, the Altes Museum houses the Antikensammlung (Collection of Classical Antiquities) and part of the Münzkabinett.
The Antikensammlung is composed of the art of the Greeks (10th - 1st century BC), Etruscans and Romans. In addition to stone carvings and ceramics, you can see here products made of gold and precious stones.
The Münzkabinett presents over 1,300 coins (7th century BC - 3rd century AD).
Am Lustgarten, Museumsinsel Berlin, Berlin-Mitte
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / David von Becker
|American Museum of Natural History||12.||464||USA||New York||Natural history||More|
The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) was founded in 1869.
The museum's collection includes over 34 million specimens of minerals, rocks, meteorites, fossils, plants, animals, human bones and artifacts.
|Angkor||208.||104||Cambodia||Siĕm Réab||Temple, archaeological... park||More|
Angkor is the largest religious monument in the world. It was mainly built in the first half of the 12th century as a royal state temple and capital of the Khmer Empire. The entire complex includes 45 facilities, including:
- Angkor Wat, which is the pinnacle of the classicist style of Khmer architecture; it is a unique combination of two plans of Khmer temple architecture, the temple-mountain and the later concentric galleries; height 65 meters; is located on an area of over 162 ha,
- Banteay Kdei,
- Banteay Samre,
- Banteay Srei,
- Beng Mealea,
- East Mebon,
- Neak Pean,
- Preah Khan,
- Preah Ko,
- Pre Rup,
- Ta Prohm,
The following are based in Angkor:
- Preah Norodom Sihanouk-Angkor Museum,
- Ceramics Museum,
- MGC Asain Traditional Textiles Museum.
|Anne Frank House||154.||124||Netherlands||Amsterdam||Biographical||More|
Anne Frank House opened in 1960.
Anne Frank House is a museum dedicated to Anne Frank, a young German-Dutch girl of Jewish origin, the author of a diary first published in Dutch in 1947, translated into over 70 languages, who hid with her family and four friends at the back of a 17th-century building in Amsterdam against the Nazi persecution during World War II. The museum displays memorabilia related to the life of Anne Frank and her hideout, and organizes exhibitions on various forms of discrimination and persecution.
|Apartheid Museum||310.||125||South Africa||Johannesburg||Apartheid, history||More|
Apartheid Museum opened in 2001.
The museum illustrates the rise and fall of apartheid and the history of South Africa in the 20th century.
The area where the Pillars of the Constitution, Journeys and 21 exhibition halls are located covers an area of 7 hectares.
The exhibitions feature film materials, photographs and artifacts supplemented with texts, including those related to Nelson Mandela.
Army Museum opened in 1905.
Permanent exhibition area: 9,800 square meters, temporary exhibition: 600 square meters. Number of exhibits around 500,000.
It is divided into two parts; the first presents weapons and armor created between the 13th and 17th centuries, the second presents weapons and vehicles from World War I and II.
|Art Gallery of New South Wales||96.||220||Australia||Sydney||Art||More|
Opened in 1874, the Art Gallery of New South Wales presents Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, Australian, Asian, Pacific and European.
|Art Gallery of Ontario||212.||102||Canada||Toronto||Art||More|
The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) was founded in 1900.
The AGO has in its collection sculptures in bone and stone as well as Inuit drawings. Canadian art is represented mainly by 19th and 20th century landscape painters and 20th century avant-garde artists. The AGO collection includes works of art by, for example, Pieter Brueghel the Younger "Country wedding", Peter Paul Rubens "The Massacre of the Innocents", Claude Monet "Charing Cross Bridge: Fog", Edgar Degas "Woman in Bath", Renoir "Concert", Pablo Picasso "Seated Woman", Marc Chagall "Over Vitebsk", Paul Gauguin "Hina and Fatu", Andy Warhol "Elvis" and numerous sculptures by Henry Moore.
The AGO has over 90,000 exhibits in its collection, 4,000 of them are presented at exhibitions.
The AGO facilities cover an area of over 54,160 square meters.
|Art Institute of Chicago||61.||541||USA||Chicago||Art||More|
Art Institute of Chicago founded in 1879.
The entire collection includes approximately 260,000 works of art.
The museum has a collection of European paintings, from the twelfth century to the mid-twentieth century, with distinctive paintings of impressionists and post-impressionists: Monet, Renoir, van Gogh, Cézanne, and Matisse. American painting is represented by: Wood, Hopper.
Photo: The Art Institute of Chicago. Michigan Avenue Entrance. Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Edward Kemeys, Lions. Bronze with Green patina. Gift of Mrs. Henry Field, 1898.1a-b. The Art Institute of Chicago. The lions are the registered trademarks of the Art Institute of Chicago.
|ArtScience Museum||214.||178||Singapore||Singapore||Art, science and... technology||More|
The ArtScience Museum was opened in 2011.
The ArtScience Museum presents important traveling exhibitions linking art, science, culture and technology. The exhibitions organized by the museum were devoted to the works of Leonardo da Vinci, Vincent Van Gogh, Salvador Dalí, Andy Warhol, among others, as well as elementary particle physics, robotics, palaeontology, marine biology and space exploration. Examples of other exhibitions:
- Traveling the Silk Road: Ancient Pathway to the Modern World (2011),
- Shipwrecked: Tang Treasures and Monsoon Winds (2011),
- Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition (2011-2012),
- Cartier Time Art (2011-2012),
- Mummy: Secrets of the Tomb (2013),
- Dinosaurs: Dawn to Extinction (2014).
The ArtScience Museum has 21 galleries with a total area of 6,000 square meters.
|Ashmolean Museum||276.||187||United Kingdom||Oxford||University – art,... archeology||More|
Ashmolean Museum opened in 1683. The world's first university museum.
The museum's collection includes one of the most important collections of Pre-Raphaelite paintings, paintings by William Turner, John Constable, Claude Lorraine and Pablo Picasso. The archeology department boasts a collection of Greek and Minoan pottery (the largest outside Crete), artifacts from ancient Egypt and Sudan. An important place is occupied by the collections of majolica ceramics and English silverware.
|Auckland War Memorial Museum||177.||138||New Zealand||Auckland||Memorial, history,... natural history||More|
The origins of the Auckland War Memorial Museum date back to 1852.
Part of the museum is the War Memorial and the surrounding Court of Honor dedicated to those who died in World War I and II.
The museum has collected 1.5 million natural specimens from the fields of palaeontology, botany, entomology, geology, terrestrial vertebrates and marine biology.
The museum houses a large collections on the history of New Zealand, the Māori culture and the cultures of the Pacific region. The collections include three complete wooden buildings, including the Hotunui, a traditional Māori meeting house from 1878 from the Thames region, and the war canoe (waka) Te Toki a Tapiri from 1830.
The Museum maintains the legacy of Edmund Hillary, the first man to reach the world's highest peak, Mount Everest, with Sherpa Tenzing Norgay.
The area of the museum is 16,000 square meters.
|Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum||91.||173||Poland||Oświęcim||Memorial||More|
Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum was created in 1947.
The Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum is a memorial and museum in Oświęcim (German: Auschwitz), which includes German Nazi concentration camps Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II-Birkenau. The Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum is dedicated to the memory of victims who died in both camps during World War II.
The entire area of the camps covers 191 hectares.
|Australian Center for the Moving Image||127.||181||Australia||Melbourne||Cinema, media, art||More|
Australian Center for the Moving Image founded in 2002.
ACMI is a museum of digital culture, film, video games and art.
ACMI's centrepiece exhibition The Story of the Moving, photo Gareth Sobey
|Australian War Memorial||209.||246||Australia||Canberra||Memorial, history,... military||More|
The Australian War Memorial opened in 1941.
The Australian War Memorial combines a sanctuary including the Memorial Hall with the Tomb of the Unknown Australian Soldier, a national military museum, and a Research Center. The Memorial also has an open-air sculpture garden.
It commemorates the victims of those Australians who died in the wars and expresses gratitude for the sacrifice of Australian soldiers.
It covers 14 hectares.
|Bangladesh National Museum||317.||121||Bangladesh||Dhaka||History, art, archeology,... natural history, ethnology||More|
The historical origins of the Bangladesh National Museum is the Dacca Museum established in 1913. The Bangladesh National Museum was formally inaugurated in 1983.
The exhibitions are arranged chronologically from prehistory to the present day. The collection of gold, silver and copper coins from various periods of Bangladesh and Indian history is notable. The museum has one of the largest collections of armor and weapons in the Indian subcontinent. He is in possession of a large collection of paintings by Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin (1914-1976). One of the permanent exhibitions presents all phases of the Bengalis' struggle for political freedom, economic emancipation and cultural identity in the years 1757-1971.
The Bangladesh National Museum occupies a building with a total area of nearly 18,800 square meters.
|Bayerische Verwaltung der staatlichen Schlösser, Gärten und Seen||132.||132||Germany||Munich||Historic house||More|
Bayerische Verwaltung der staatlichen Schlösser, Gärten und Seen (Bavarian Administration of State-Owned Palaces, Gardens and Lakes), also called Bayerische Schlösserverwaltung (Bavarian Palace Department), traces its historical origins to the 18th century.
Bavarian Palace Department manages:
Neuschwanstein (The construction of Neuschwanstein Castle for the Bavarian King Ludwig II Wittelsbach began in 1869. The building was built in honor of the German composer Ryszard Wagner as an idealized medieval knight's castle. The architecture and interior design are marked by the romantic eclecticism of the 19th century, and the building itself is one of the most important works of historicism. After the king's death in 1886, the castle was opened to the public. Usable area of about 6,000 square meters.)
3) fortifications, villas, theaters, opera houses, memorial sites and 21 lakes.
© Bayerische Schlösserverwaltung
Neuschwanstein view from the Marienbrücke
Photo Martha Feustel
|Beijing Museum of Natural History||71.||550||China||Beijing||Natural history||More|
Beijing Museum of Natural History founded in 1951.
With 24,000 square meters, the exhibition's total area is 8,000 square meters. The collection includes paleontological specimens, invertebrates, birds and mammals, in total over 200,000 specimens.
The collection of paintings stored at Belvedere was made publicly available in 1781. Currently, art collections are presented in Lower Belvedere, Upper Belvedere and Belvedere 21. They cover works of art from the Middle Ages to the present day. The attention of visitors is attracted by the world's largest collection of Gustav Klimt's paintings.
Belvedere Palace © Lukas Schaller / Belvedere, Vienna
|Berardo Collection Museum||178.||115||Portugal||Lisbon||Art||More|
The Berardo Collection Museum established in 2007, collects modern and contemporary art. Among the more than 1,000 works of art exhibited at the permanent and temporary exhibitions, you can see the works of Pablo Picasso. Salvador Dalí, Marcel Duchamp, Andy Warhol, Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, Francis Bacon, Alexander Calder and Maria Helena Vieira da Silva.
|Berlin Wall Memorial||173.||150||Germany||Berlin||Memorial||More|
The Berlin Wall Memorial created in 1998 commemorates the division of Berlin by Walls and the victims of the Berlin Wall. It stretches along 1.4 kilometers of the former border strip between Berlin (the capital of the DDR) and West Berlin. Fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. The Wall Memorial includes: the outdoor memorial site with the last piece of the Berlin Wall, Documentation center, Chapel of Reconciliation, memorial window and Visitor Service Center,
|Blenheim Palace||265.||94||United Kingdom||Woodstock||Historic house||More|
Blenheim Palace was built between 1705 and 1722 in the English Baroque style. It is the seat of the Dukes of Marlborough. It combines the functions of a family home, a mausoleum and a national monument.
Blenheim Palace has 187 rooms that cover an area of 28,000 square meters. Blenheim Palace is home to The Palace State Rooms, Sir Winston Churchill Exhibition, among others. The Blenheim Art Foundation (BAF) is located at Blenheim Palace, organizing exhibitions of contemporary art.
Blenheim Palace is surrounded by formal gardens and landscaped parkland covering over 800 hectares in total.
The Center for Fine Arts, opened in 1928, has been using the name BOZAR since 2002.
It includes exhibition and conference rooms, a cinema and a concert hall. In total, it covers an area of 33,000 square meters.
BOZAR organizes up to 10 exhibitions per year.
|British Museum||3.||259||United Kingdom||London||Art||More|
The British Museum was founded in 1753. The British Museum has over 8 million exhibits. The collection consists primarily of monuments of ancient history. The collections are presented in nine sections:
Ancient Egypt and Sudan,
Ancient Greece and Rome,
Africa, Oceania and both Americas,
Great Britain, prehistory and Europe,
Drawing and graphics,
Coins and medals,
Conservation and scientific research.
The most important monuments of the British Museum include:
carvings from the ancient city of Nineveh,
Letters from Amarna,
royal tombs from Ur,
marbles from the Athenian Parthenon,
one of six caryatids from Erechtheion,
reliefs from Nineveh,
sketches of Michelangelo, Rafael, Leonardo da Vinci.
|Buckingham Palace||89.||150||United Kingdom||London||Historic house||More|
The Buckingham Palace was originally built in 1703 for the Duke of Buckingham, later extended many times. Since 1837, it has been the official London residence of the British monarch.
Length 108 meters, width 120 meters, height 24 meters. Area of 77,000 square meters. Number of rooms 775.
The palace interiors have a 50-meter long Picture Gallery with paintings by Rembrandt, van Dyck, Rubens and Vermeer. In the corner of the palace there is the Queen's Gallery with old masters' paintings, valuable furniture, decorative art, and representative examples of photographs. Historical royal carriages are located next to the gallery in the Royal Mews.
The palace is surrounded by a 17 hectare garden and park.
|California Academy of Sciences||253.||95||USA||San Francisco||Natural history,... research institution||More|
The California Academy of Sciences traces its history from 1853.
The museum is accompanied by a planetarium, rainforest and aquarium - coral reef, tides and marsh habitats. The museum holds 46 million specimens. The exhibitions show, among others, the skeleton of Tyrannosaurus Rex, the albino American alligator, the albino reticulated python, and the Foucault pendulum.
The main building covers an area of 37,000 square meters.
© California Academy of Sciences
|California Science Center||59.||185||USA||Los Angeles||Science and technology,... air and space||More|
California Science Center founded in 1951 as the California Museum of Science and Industry. Current permanent exhibitions: Ecosystems, Creative World, World of Life, Space exhibits, Aircraft, Robotic spacecraft.
|Canadian Museum of History||81.||259||Canada||Gatineau||History, archaeology,... ethnography||More|
The Canadian Museum of History welcomes over 1.2 million visitors each year to its celebrated complex in the heart of the National Capital Region, making it one of the country's most-visited museum. With roots stretching back to 1856, it is one of Canada's oldest public institutions and a respected centre of museological excellence, sharing its expertise in history, archaeology, ethnology and cultural studies both within Canada and abroad. The National Collection consists of more than four million artifacts, specimens, works of art, written documents, and sound and visual recordings.
In addition to its ongoing exhibitions, including the spectacular Grand Hall, the First Peoples Hall, and the Canadian History Hall that provides a stunning showcase for more than 1,500 artifacts, including many of Canada's important historical treasures, each year the Museum presents a number of outstanding exhibitions focusing on Canadian and world history and civilizations. The Museum is also home to the Canadian Children's Museum.
|Canadian War Museum||280.||100||Canada||Ottawa||National - military,... history, memorial, art||More|
The origins of the Canadian War Museum date back to 1880, but was formally established in 1942.
It functions as both a museum of Canadian military history and a memorial site. It is designed to emphasize the human experience of war. For the public it offers: Canadian Experience galleries, LeBreton Gallery, Memorial Hall, Regeneration Hall, Royal Canadian Legion Hall of Honor.
Its collections include, among others: weapons, rare vehicles, uniforms, medals, art, documents, maps, sound and visual recordings, e.g. Mercedes-Benz car that belonged to Adolf Hitler, Chieftain and Mk III Valentine tanks, CF-101 Voodoo fighter. The entire collection includes over 3 million artifacts.
The museum building covers an area of 440,000 square meters.
Center Pompidou opened in 1977.
The Center Pompidou houses one of the world's most important collections of modern and contemporary art. There are also large temporary exhibition galleries and a library.
|Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil||180.||122||Brazil||São Paulo||Art||More|
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, São Paulo opened in 2001. It covers an area of 4 183 square meters.
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, São Paulo does not have its own collection. The CCBB program, São Paulo is prepared annually and begins with the process of registering projects via the Internet. Anyone can submit their project, Project registration is done by filling out a comprehensive electronic form. The registration period is usually from April to May. After the registration phase, the projects are examined by CCBB analysts who receive guidance from management on the marketing strategies for the current year.
|Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil||67.||172||Brazil||Rio de Janeiro||Art||More|
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro opened in 1989. It covers an area of 15 046 square meters.
Museu Banco do Brasil, created in 1955, has a historical collection, which includes, among others, numismatic items and documents. In the museum you can see original interiors with period furniture, for example, the presidential room. An interesting feature of the museum is the pneumatic installation, which, using compressed air, uses a system of underground pipes to quickly transport documents inserted into small metal containers.
|Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil||146.||234||Brazil||Brasília||Art||More|
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Brasília opened in 2000. It covers an area of 7,000 square meters.
Museu Banco do Brasil has in its collection works of artists from the first half of the 20th century, such as Bruno Giorgi, Candido Portinari, Emiliano Di Cavalcanti.
|Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil||258.||128||Brazil||Belo Horizonte||Art||More|
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil Belo Horizonte (CCBB BH) was opened in 2013.
It has, among others, 6 exhibition rooms, an educational program room, a multimedia room, and a cultural goods warehouse.
It has an area of 12,000 square meters.
Foto Vagner Costa
|Château de Chambord||191.||110||France||Chambord||Historic house||More|
Château de Chambord built between 1519 and 1547 in the style of the French Renaissance for the French King Francis I.
The largest of the castles in the Loire Valley. It is built on a rectangular plan, in the corners of which there are towers, each 20 meters in diameter, and it is surrounded by a moat. The facade is 156 meters long. Height 56 meters. The castle has 440 rooms, 84 staircases (14 main and 70 smaller ones) and 282 fireplaces.
Several rooms in the castle are used as the Musée du comte de Chambord (Henri d'Artois 1820-1883).
|Château de Fontainebleau||267.||98||France||Fontainebleau||Historic house||More|
The Palace of Fontainebleau is one of the largest French royal castles. The beginnings of the castle date back to the 12th century, rebuilt many times since the 16th century. The dominant styles are the late French Renaissance and the French version of Northern Mannerism.
The School of Fontainebleau (École de Fontainebleau) was active in the arrangement and furnishing of the palace in the years ca. 1530 - ca. 1610.
Total area of 45,000 square meters spread over 11 levels. Total rooms 1500.
- Gallery of Francis I
- Chapel of the Trinity
- Stairway of the King
- Queen's bedroom
- Boudoir of Marie-Antoinette
- Throne Room of Napoleon
- Gallery of Diana
- Apartments of Napoleon
- Chinese Museum
Main courtyards (all courtyards cover 28,000 square meters):
- Court of the White Horse
- Oval Court
- Court of the Fountain
The parks and gardens of Fontainebleau include:
- Garden of Diana
- English garden
- Pine Garden Cave
- Fountain de Bliaud
- Parterre and canal
- Carp pond
The entire park complex covers 130 hectares.
The palace became a national museum in 1927.
More than 300,000 works in collections.
The Museum of Napoleon I was established in the palace in 1986.
|Château de Montsoreau - Museum of contemporary art||338.||148||France||Montsoreau||Contemporary art||More|
Created in April 2016 on the initiative of the French contemporary art collector Philippe Méaille, the Château de Montsoreau - Museum of contemporary art is a radical, committed, living place.
Its permanent collection is the world's largest collection of works from the Art & Language movement.
It is located two hours from Paris, in the Loire Valley World Heritage of Unesco.
Innovative, experimental and unexpected, the cultural program of the Château de Montsoreau - Museum of contemporary art is organized around temporary exhibitions, events, meetings, concerts and performances.
|Château de Versailles||68.||164||France||Versailles||Historic house||More|
In 1682, the palace of Versailles became the official residence of the King of France. Inside the palace are the Mirror Hall and the Royal Opera. The palace covers an area of 67,000 square meters. Around the palace is a park covering an area of 815 hectares. Grand Trianon and Petit Trianon are located in the park.
Chengdu Museum was founded in 1958.
The total exhibition area covers almost 20,000 square meters.
The entire collection includes nearly 200,000 exhibits and are representative of the Chengdu region from the Neolithic period to the Republic of China. Museum collections include bronze from the pre-Qin period, gold and silver; porcelain and silk of the Tang, Song, Yuan and Ming dynasties; graves and treasures of the Ming and Qing dynasties; Dojo paintings, shadows, dolls.
|Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya||271.||107||India||Mumbai||History, art, archeology,... natural history||More|
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS) opened to the public in 1922.
The museum houses over 50,000 artifacts from India, China, Japan and Europe.
The museum documents the history of India from prehistoric times to the present day. The museum houses artifacts of the Indus Valley civilization and other relics from ancient India from the times of the Gupta, Maury, Chalukyas and Rashtrakuta; paintings of the major Indian schools of Mughal, Rajasthani, Pahari and Deccani; manuscripts from all over the last millennium; arts and crafts of ivory, jade, silver and gold.
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Chichen Itza is an ancient Maya and Toltec Mesoamerican city. The main monuments are: Temple of Kukulcan, Temple of the Warriors, Great Ball Court, Sacred Cenote. Managed by the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH) - National Institute of Anthropology and History.
|Children's Museum of Indianapolis||182.||95||USA||Indianapolis||Children's||More|
The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, founded in 1925, is the world's largest children's museum.
The museum's collections are divided into:
- Natural Science Collection - fossils, bones of Ice Age animals and animals living today
- World Cultures Collection - items from all continents, many eras and a great variety of cultures
- Arts and Humanities Collections - American culture from the 18th century to the present day
- National Art Museum of Sport - famous athletes and moments in the history of sport presented in the works of artists
More than 130,000 number of artifacts and specimens.
The museum covers an area of 43,934 square meters.
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China Art Museum was founded in 1956 as the Shanghai Art Museum.
The museum mainly collects Chinese contemporary art.
It has around 14,000 works of art in its collections.
|China Science and Technology Museum||14.||207||China||Beijing||Science and technology||More|
China Science and Technology Museum founded in 1988. Area: 48,000 square meters.
It presents popular science exhibitions, Astro-vision film screenings, training-based educational programs and experimental-based exhibition programs.
Topics: Glories of China and Science Paradise, Exploration and Discovery, Sci-tech and Life and The Challenges and the Future.
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Chongqing Museum of Natural History founded in 1944, initially under the name Western Museum of China.
Currently it covers an area of 30 842 square meters, of which the exhibition occupies 16 252 square meters.
It has a collection of approximately 70,000 specimens including minerals, paleontology, plants, animals, and Stone Age exhibits. Among the most valuable exhibits are the skeletons of the dinosaur Omeisaurus Zigongensis and the stegosaurus Tuojiang. Permanent exhibitions: Animal Planet, Dinosaur World, Landscape Metropolis, Earth Mystery, Life Stream, Ecological Homeland.
|Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie||50.||183||France||Paris||Science and technology||More|
Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie was officially opened in 1986.
It covers an area of 150,000 square meters.
Specializes in the dissemination of scientific and technological knowledge. It consists of, among others, Explora, planetarium, and IMAX cinema. The museum also has an Argonaute submarine from 1958.
Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie combined with Palais de la Découverte (2010) in the Universcience (EPIC status).
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The City of Prague Museum officially opened to the public in 1883.
The collection is dedicated to the history of the city of Prague. The museum has 14 branches located throughout the city.
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The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) opened to the public in 1916.
The CMA collections include art collections from all eras and from all parts of the world. The collections of Asian and Ancient Egyptian art stand out.
In its collection, CMA has works by, among others, Sandro Botticelli, Caravaggio, El Greco, Peter Paul Rubens, Francisco de Goya, William Turner, Arnold Böcklin, Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Vincent van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, Auguste Rodin, Pablo Picasso, Amedeo Modigliani, Salvador Dalí, George Bellows, Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock,
CMA's collection includes over 61,000 works of art.
Cologne Cathedral Roman Catholic erected in the Gothic style. Built in 1248-1473 and 1842-1880. Length 144.58 meters, width 86.25 meters, height 157.38 meters. It holds, among others, the Shrine of the Three Kings from around 1180-1225 and the Crucifix of Bishop Gero from around 970.
|Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art||309.||118||USA||Bentonville (Arkansas)||American art||More|
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art opened in 2011.
The founding donor of the museum is the Walton Family Foundation.
The museum's permanent collection covers American art from the colonial era to the present day. The collection includes paintings by Charles Willson Peale, Asher Durand, Thomas Eakins, Gilbert Stuart, Mary Cassatt, Benjamin West, Norman Rockwell, Agnes Pelton, John Singer Sargent, Jasper Johns, Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Mark Rothko, Georgia O'Keeffe, Edward Hopper and sculptures by Vanessa German, Roxy Paine, James Turrell.
The museum buildings, covering an area of 20,200 square meters, are located in the almost 50-hectare park of the museum.
In 2014, the museum acquired and reconstructed the Bachman–Wilson House by architect Frank Lloyd Wright.
In downtown Bentonville, a satellite multidisciplinary contemporary art space dubbed The Momentary opened in 2020.
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Denver Museum of Nature & Science opened to the public in 1908.
Museum collections gather exhibits in the fields of geology, palaeontology, zoology, anthropology, health sciences, and space sciences. The museum is richly equipped with dioramas. It also has a collection of crystallized gold and a full-size replica of the Mars exploration rover, among others.
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is in possession of 4.3 million artifacts and specimens, of which 2 percent can be seen at permanent exhibitions.
|Diocesanmuseum St. Afra||337.||104||Germany||Augsburg||Art||More|
Diocesanmuseum St. Afra was opened in 2000.
Located just behind the Cathedral the Diocesanmuseum St. Afra presents sacred art from 17 centuries. In these partly historical partly newly created rooms the exciting and eventful history of church and art in and around Augsburg comes alive.
The Museum holds an extensive collection of Baroque Augsburg goldsmith's work from liturgical equipment and reliquaries. The most beautiful of which are permanently on display in the exhibition. Special works, such as the textiles from the 10th century, the cathedral's Ottonian bronze portal or the funeral weapons of Emperor Charles V, are unique in their form.
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The Edinburgh Castle built from the 11th to the 21st century.
Its most important places include:
- St. Margaret's Chapel from the beginning of the 12th century,
- Royal Palace (15th-17th century), where the Honors of Scotland: the crown, the scepter and the sword of state are kept,
- Great Hall (16th-20th centuries),
- Queen Anne Building (18th-20th centuries),
- Scottish National War Memorial commemorating Scottish soldiers who died in the armed conflicts of the 20th century,
- National War Museum of Scotland, presenting the last 400 years of Scotland's military history,
- Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Museum,
- Regimental Museum of the Royal Scots.
|Egyptian Museum in Cairo||103.||103||Egypt||Cairo||Archeology, history,... art||More|
Egyptian Museum in Cairo (EMC) opened in 1902.
It owns the largest collection of pharaoh antiques in the world and is also the oldest archaeological museum in the Middle East.
The exhibits date from the predynastic period to the Greco-Roman era (ca. 5500 BC - 364 AD).
Total artifacts over 170,000.
It covers an area of over 15,000 square meters.
|Eiffel Tower||114.||106||France||Paris||Monument, technology,... history||More|
The Eiffel Tower built in two years by Gustave Eiffel for the World Exhibition in 1889.
It is a wrought iron truss tower.
The height of 330 meters. At the base, on a square plan with a side of 125 meters. The tallest building in the world from its inception to 1930.
On the third floor platform you can see a reconstruction of the wax museum type, showing Gustave Eiffel receiving Thomas Edison.
|Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum site Museum||156.||99||China||Xi'an||Mausoleum||More|
Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum site Museum was opened in 2009.
The mausoleum of the First Emperor Qinshihuang was built from 246 to 208 BC. The mausoleum is not fully exposed yet, and archaeological work is ongoing there. In the course of works carried out since 1974, among others, the Terracotta Army was discovered.
It covers an area of 56,25 square kilometers.
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Ephesus city founded in the 10th century BC. It flourished in ancient Greece and Rome. After which it was destroyed several times and finally abandoned in the 15th century AD. There are ruins in Ephesus, including:
- Temple of Artemis completed around 550 BC, which was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
- a theater built in the 3rd century BC with approximately 25,000 seats
- Celsus Library commissioned in AD 110 with approximately 12,000 scrolls
- Temple of Hadrian from the 2nd century AD
- a complex of terraced houses with frescoes from the 1st - 4th centuries AD
Ephesus covers an area of 662.62 hectares.
Finds from ancient Ephesus are exhibited in:
- Ephesus Archaeological Museum in Selçuk
- Ephesus Museum in Selçuk
- İstanbul Archeology Museums
- Ephesus Museum, Vienna
- British Museum
The Eye Filmmuseum was established in 2010, its origins date back to 1946.
The Eye Filmmuseum has 2 exhibition halls (one of them covers an area of 1,200 square meters), a film archive and four cinemas.
The museum collection covers the entire history of both Dutch and foreign film, from late 19th century silent films to contemporary productions, with a total of over 46,000 films. The collection also includes approximately 1,500 cinema projectors, 41,500 film posters, 500,000 photos, scripts, soundtracks and filmmakers' paper archives. The collection size is over 820,000 objects.
|Fabergé Museum||216.||95||Russia||St Petersburg||Art||More|
Fabergé Museum opened in 2013.
The museum owns the world's largest collection of Carl Fabergé's masterpieces, with over 1,000 items, including 9 Easter eggs made for the last two Russian emperors. The entire collection includes over 4,000 works of art and applied arts. These are mainly gold and silver items, paintings and porcelain from the 18th to the beginning of the 20th century.
|FC Barcelona Museum||291.||113||Spain||Barcelona||Sports||More|
FC Barcelona Museum opened in 1984.
You can get acquainted with the history of the club thanks to the audiovisual touch screen. The sports art collection includes works by Salvador Dalí, Joan Miró and Antoni Tàpies. In the museum, we will also see the club's trophies and memorabilia, including those related to Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi.
Entrance to the museum is combined with visiting the Camp Nou stadium. There is also a fan shop on the premises of the museum.
The museum covers 3,550 square meters.
Photo: FC Barcelona/Autor: Sara Gordon
|Field Museum||202.||102||USA||Chicago||Natural history||More|
The Field Museum dates back to 1893.
The Field Museum has collections in zoology, evolutionary biology, geology, and palaeontology. Including the Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton called Sue, the largest and most complete (90%) T-Rex skeleton discovered so far. The entire collection is complemented by archeology, anthropology, ethnography and cultural artifacts from around the world.
The Field Museum has collected nearly 40 million artifacts and specimens.
© Field Museum, Lucy Hewett
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Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (FAMSF) consists of the de Young and the Legion of Honor. The collection includes about 150,000 exhibits. M. H. de Young Memorial Museum was opened in 1895, it collects and presents mainly American art from the 17th to the 20th century. At the California Palace of the Legion of Honor you can see European ancient art and works of European masters such as Rembrandt, Rubens, Renoir, Cézanne, and Picasso.
|Fondation Louis Vuitton||158.||103||France||Paris||Art||More|
The Fondation Louis Vuitton (FLV) opened in 2014.
The museum is dedicated to contemporary art. The museum's collection will include works by artists such as Gerhard Richter, Christian Boltanski, Jeff Koons, Jean-Michel Basquiat.
The FLV manages the Espace Louis Vuitton. The Espace Louis Vuitton is an exhibition place encouraging creation of new contemporary artworks in Tokyo, München, Venezia, Beijing, Seoul and Osaka..
© Iwan Baan / Fondation Louis Vuitton, 2014
|Forbidden City||7.||436||China||Beijing||Historic house||More|
Forbidden City (Palace Museum of Beijing) established in 1925. It was built between 1406 and 1420. During the Ming and Qing dynasties, i.e. in the years 1420–1912 it was the Chinese imperial palace. The entire complex includes 980 buildings located on an area of 112 hectares.
Frauenkirche Dresden - Evangelical-Lutheran Church built in the years 1726–1743 in the baroque style. Destroyed during World War II in 1945, rebuilt in 1993–2005. „Brücken bauen - Versöhnung leben - Glauben stärken" - the motto of the rebuilt Frauenkirche Dresden.
It is the second largest sandstone building in the world. Total height 91.23 meters, length 50.02 meters, width 41.96 meters.
The Frauenkirche Dresden has an exhibition space in its basement. The exhibition consists of three parts:
- authentic exhibits (history of the destruction of the church)
- photographs and sketches (reconstruction process)
- computer (names of supporters)
Rechte Stiftung Frauenkirche Dresden
Foto Oliver Killig
|Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park||301.||99||USA||Grand Rapids||Sculpture park,... botanical gardens||More|
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, opened in 1995, covers an area of 64 hectares.
There is a 30-hectare sculpture park with almost 300 cannons of Auguste Rodin, Edgar Degas, Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth, Alexander Calder, Louise Bourgeois, Richard Serra. Ai Weiwei, Beverly Pepper, Jaume Plensa, Magdalena Abakanowicz and others.
Galleria dell'Accademia founded in 1784.
It is in possession of sculptures by Michelangelo (including the monumental statue of "David"), works of Florentine painters from 1300-1600 and collections of historical musical instruments made, among others, by Stradivarius.
|Gansu Provincial Museum||29.||157||China||Lanzhou||History||More|
Gansu Provincial Museum was founded in 1939.
His collections include over 350,000 artifacts grouped in two main sections: history (Neolithic, Silk Road) and natural sciences. The most important monument of the museum is the Flying Horse of Gansu, a bronze sculpture from the Eastern Han dynasty, around the 2nd century AD.
The Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in short The Garage Museum was founded in 2008.
The museum focuses mainly on Russian modern and contemporary art from the 1950s to the present day, but is also interested in the most important phenomena of European and world art and culture of the 20th and 21st centuries.
|German Historical Museum||170.||111||Germany||Berlin||History||More|
The German Historical Museum (DHM) was founded in 1987 and opened its first exhibitions to the public in 1991.
DHM presents the history of Germany from the Middle Ages (when formally there was no country using the name Germany) to the present day in an international context.
The collection comprises about 1,000,000 exhibits. You can see, among others, the boat that escaped two GDR citizens or the prosthetic hand of a medieval knight.
|German Museum of Masterpieces of Science and Technology||105.||154||Germany||Munich||Science and technology||More|
German Museum of Masterpieces of Science and Technology known as Deutsches Museum founded in 1903.
It collects collections from almost all fields of technology, industry and science. Its collections include: the first electric locomotive, a three-wheeled car from 1886 designed by Karl Benz and a Leibniz accounting machine.
The museum has gathered around 120,000 exhibits, of which around 28,000 are open to the public at exhibitions.
It covers an area of over 60,000 square meters.
Photo: © Bernd Wackerbauer
|Getty Center||66.||702||USA||Los Angeles||Art||More|
Getty Center was opened in 1997.
Exhibitions include sculpture of ancient Greece and ancient Rome (Getty Villa), paintings of European masters (e.g. Titian "Venus and Adonis" or van Gogh "Irises"), manuscripts, photography.
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Giza pyramid complex
A set of historic buildings including the two largest pyramids built in ancient Egypt: the Great Pyramid of Giza and the Pyramid of Khafre and the smaller Pyramid of Menkaure, Great Sphinx and other accompanying objects. The complex covers an area of 16,203.36 hectares.
|Grand Palace||95.||230||Thailand||Bangkok||Historic house||More|
The Grand Palace was the official residence of the kings of Siam and later Thailand. Its construction began in 1782.
The Grand Palace is divided into several parts:
- Museum of the Emerald Buddha Temple, created in 1982, where you can see: Phra Thaen Manangsila Throne, a small mother-of-pearl sitting platform called Phra Thaen Song Sabai, stone Buddha images, white elephant bones, lapidarium,
- the Outer Court, with many public buildings,
- the Middle Court, including the Phra Maha Monthien Buildings, the Phra Maha Prasat Buildings and the Chakri Maha Prasat Buildings,
- the Inner Court,
- the Siwalai Gardens quarter.
The entire palace complex has a total area of 218,400 square meters.
Other museums in the Grand Palace are:
- Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles,
- Pavilion of Regalia, Royal Decorations and Coins,
- museum displaying old weapons.
|Grand Palais||57.||627||France||Paris||Art, science and... technology||More|
The Grand Palais opened in 1900.
Exhibitions are presented on an area of 77,000 square meters.
In the Grand Palais there are: Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Société Nationale des Beaux Arts, Salon d'Automne, Palais de la Découverte. Palais de la Découverte - science museum combined with Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie (2010) in the Universcience (EPIC status).
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The Great Wall of China - a system of fortifications in North-East China (south of the Mongolian steppe), the total length is over 20,000 km.
The fortifications were built from the 7th century BC to the 19th century AD.
The Great Wall of China museums are located in:
- Badaling, Yanqing District (within Beijing municipality), opened in 1994, covers an area of 3,200 square meters,
- Jiayuguan City, Gansu Province, built in 2001, covers an area of 12,312 square meters with an exhibition area of about 1,766 square meters, has more than 6,000 cultural monuments,
- Shanhaiguan, Shanhaiguan District, Prefecture-level city Qinhuangdao, Province Hebei, opened in 1991.
|Guangdong Museum of Revolutionary History||151.||136||China||Guangzhou||History||More|
The Guangdong Museum of Revolutionary History was founded in 1959.
The museum is located in the building of the former Guangdong Advisory Bureau in the Guangzhou Uprising Martyrs Cemetery of Guangdong Province.
The exhibitions show the struggle of the local people for national independence from the Opium War in 1840 to the national liberation in 1949, including the Civil Revolutionary War (1927-1937, 1946-1949).
The museum covers an area of 2000 square meters. At permanent exhibitions, it presents 13,000 exhibits and 13,000 archival photos.
|Guggenheim Museum Bilbao||84.||719||Spain||Bilbao||Art||More|
The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao opened in 1997 is a museum of modern and contemporary art.
The total area of the museum building is 24,000 square meters. The exhibitions cover about 11,000 square meters.
|Gyeongju National Museum||94.||302||South Korea||Gyeongju||Archeology, history,... art||More|
Gyeongju National Museum founded in 1945.
It is in possession of monuments and artifacts from the time of the Silla kingdom.
Hagia Sophia in the past a Christian temple, then a mosque, from 1935 a museum, from 2020 a mosque.
Built in 537. A leading example of Byzantine architecture. Length 82 meters, width 73 meters, height 55 meters.
|Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum||189.||100||Japan||Hiroshima||Memorial||More|
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum opened in 1955.
The museum is dedicated to documenting the atomic bombing of Hiroshima at the end of World War II. In the museum, you can follow the course of the war and learn about the international situation at that time, the consequence of which was the decision to drop the bomb. Museum exhibitions show Hiroshima before and after the bombing, things that belonged to the victims of the bombing. The original exhibits are accompanied by numerous photographs and projection maps. The exhibitions show the effects of the explosion itself and the radiation that followed it, as well as the effects of aftershocks. The exhibition ends with information about the nuclear age and efforts to achieve international peace.
|Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden||149.||98||USA||Washington||Art||More|
The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden opened in 1974 as a museum of contemporary and modern art. Managed by the Smithsonian.
Its collections include works by artists such as: Auguste Rodin, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Marcel Duchamp, Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Francis Bacon, Willem de Kooning, Edward Hopper, Alexander Calder, Alberto Giacometti, Fernando Botero.
The collection volume is over 11,500 art pieces.
The exhibition area is over 18,301 square meters.
|Hong Kong Heritage Museum||325.||93||China||Hong Kong||History||More|
Hong Kong Heritage Museum opened in 2000.
It is dedicated to history, art and culture. It has 5 permanent exhibitions and 6 thematic temporary exhibitions.
Exhibition area of 7,500 square meters.
|Hong Kong Museum of Art||294.||123||China||Hong Kong||Art||More|
Hong Kong Museum of Art (HKMoA) was founded in 1962.
The entire HKMoA collection is divided into:
- Chinese Antiquities, among others, Neolithic to 20th century ceramics, bronzes, jade carvings, lacquerware, enamelware, bamboo carvings
- Modern and Hong Kong Art, covers over 100 years of painting, calligraphy, traditional ink painting
- China Trade Art (18th, 19th century)
- Chinese Painting and Calligraphy, consisting of paintings from Guangdong (among others Zhang Mu, Su Renshan), calligraphy from Guangdong (among others Chen Xianzhang, He Shaoji), Lingnan school of painting (among others Gao Jianfu, Chen Shuren), contemporary Chinese painting (among others Huang Binhong, Wu Guanzhong).
The HKMoA collection includes over 17,000 items.
|House of Terror Museum||322.||104||Hungary||Budapest||Memorial||More|
The House of Terror Museum was opened in 2002.
The House of Terror Museum is a memorial to the victims of the fascist and communist regimes in 20th-century Hungary.
In the museum, you can see, among other things, the cells in which ÁVH (Államvédelmi Hatóság - communist secret police 1945–1956) held prisoners and the T-54 tank.
|House of the History||187.||98||Germany||Bonn||History||More|
Haus der Geschichte, Bonn (House of the History of the Federal Republic of Germany) together with the Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, Leipzig and Tränenpalast, Berlin and the Museum in der Kulturbrauerei, Berlin are part of the Haus der Geschichte Foundation, Bonn.
House of the History, Bonn opened to the public in 1994.
It presents the history of Germany in international terms from 1945 to the present.
The exhibition area of 4,000 square meters houses over 7,000 exhibits.
The House of the History and the German Historical Museum, in collaboration with the German Federal Archives, run the LeMO (Lebendiges Museum Online) Living Museum Online - an online portal on German history that covers the period from the 19th century to the present day. LeMO available online since 1999.
|Houston Museum of Natural Science||49.||839||USA||Houston||Natural history||More|
The Houston Museum of Natural Science was founded in 1909.
The museum complex consists of the main facility and the Burke Baker Planetarium, Cockrell Butterfly Center and Wortham Giant Screen Theater.
In the museum you can see dinosaurs and other exhibits from various fields of knowledge, e.g. geology, biology, geography.
|Hubei Provincial Museum||281.||104||China||Wuhan||Archeology||More|
Hubei Provincial Museum was founded in 1953.
The most valuable museum exhibits include artifacts from the tombs of the Marquis Yi of the Zeng state (including the Goujian sword and bronze bell set), Chu, Han, Liangzhuangwang and Yingjingwang, as well as fossils of human skulls from Yunxian Prefecture.
The collection consists of over 230,000 objects.
The total area of the museum is 50,000 square meters.
|Humboldt Forum||282.||127||Germany||Berlin||Ethnography, art,... history||More|
The Humboldt Forum, open to the public in 2021, is located in the Berlin Palace on the Museum Island.
The Humboldt Forum houses the non-European collections of Berlin's state museums. The Humboldt Forum consists of the Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz with the Ethnologisches Museum and the Museum für Asiatische Kunst der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin, the Stadtmuseum Berlin together with Kulturprojekte Berlin, the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and the Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss.
Photo © SHF/Alexander Schippel
Hunan Museum opened to the public in 1956.
The museum covers an area of about 50,000 square meters.
The collection includes 180,000 objects, including the inscriptions from the tomb of Marquis Dai in Mawangdui from the Han dynasty and the bronze drum of the Fighting States.
|Hungarian National Museum||238.||217||Hungary||Budapest||History, art, archeology||More|
Magyar Nemzeti Múzeum (Hungarian National Museum) founded in 1802.
In the museum you can see the coronation mantle ordered by King Stephen I and his queen consort Gisela in 1031, Scythian gold products, Seuso Treasure - silver vessels from the late Roman Empire (4th - 5th centuries), crown of Constantine IX Monomachos (Byzantium , 1042–1050), Mozart's traveling clavicord, a grand piano belonging first to Ludwig van Beethoven and later to Ferenc Liszt.
The museum covers an area of 8,000 square meters.