Institut Valenciá D'Art Modern (IVAM; Valencian Institute of Modern Art) opened in 1989.
The IVAM collection includes over 11,300 works (5,000 of which are photographs) by modern and contemporary artists, mainly from Valencia, Spain, Europe, Latin America and North America.
The collections are divided thematically:
- Ignacio Pinazo (1849-1916) and Julio González (1876-1942) - the beginnings of modernity,
- analytical abstraction,
- phenomenal and dada poetics,
- gestures informalism,
- reality and its chronicles,
- city cartography,
- individual mythologies and the present 1980-2010.
|Institut Valenciá D'Art Modern||203.||183||Spain||València||Art||More|
|Instituto Tomie Ohtake||231.||86||Brazil||São Paulo||Art||More|
Instituto Tomie Ohtake was opened in 2001.
Instituto Tomie Ohtake organizes national and international exhibitions of fine arts, architecture and design. His interests include the art of the 20th and 21st centuries.
It does not have its own collection.
Its area is 7,500 square meters, most of this area is occupied by 7 exhibition rooms.
Credits by Ricardo Miyada
|Israel Museum||200.||111||Israel||Jerusalem||Art, archeology||More|
The Israel Museum founded in 1965.
It collects encyclopedic collections from prehistory to contemporary art.
Its collections include: Dead Sea Scrolls, works by Rembrandt, Peter Paul Rubens, Camille Pissarro, Auguste Rodin, Marc Chagall, Pablo Picasso, Henry Moore.
The entire collection has over 500,000 items.
The Israel Museum occupies an 8-hectare campus and the Rockefeller Archaeological Museum and the Ticho House.
Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem by Elie Posner
|Iziko Museums of South Africa||192.||320||South Africa||Cape Town||Natural history,... archeology, history, art||More|
Iziko Museums of South Africa established in 1825.
Iziko Museums of South Africa is a combination of the following museums:
- Bertram House,
- Bo-Kaap museum,
- Groot Constantia,
- Koopmans-de Wet House,
- Maritime Centre,
- Old Town House,
- Rust en Vreugd,
- Slave Lodge,
- South African Museum (has over one and a half million specimens in its collection),
- South African National Gallery,
- South African National Gallery Annexe,
- Social History Centre,
- The Castle of Good Hope.
|Jakarta History Museum||297.||102||Indonesia||Jakarta||History||More|
The Jakarta History Museum (Museum Sejarah Jakarta or Museum Fatahillah or Batavia Museum) was inaugurated in 1974.
The museum presents the history of the development of the city of Jakarta from prehistory to the present day. Its collections include, for example, objects related to the history of the Dutch East-India Company (VOC), Japanese ceramics from the 17th century, Batavia furniture, 17th-19th century, which is a combination of European, Chinese, Indian and Indonesian styles.
The collection includes nearly 25,000 artifacts.
|Jewish Museum Berlin||205.||89||Germany||Berlin||History||More|
The Jewish Museum Berlin was opened in 2001.
It is the largest Jewish museum in Europe.
The museum presents the history of Jews in Germany from the Middle Ages to the present day from a Jewish point of view.
The permanent exhibition "Jewish life in Germany: the past and the present", opened in 2020, covering an area of over 3,500 square meters, has more than 1,000 objects, of which over 70% comes from the museum's own collection.
The museum's collection is divided into four areas: ceremonial and applied arts, fine arts, photography and everyday culture.
© Jüdisches Museum Berlin, Foto: Jens Ziehe
|Jondishapour Museum of Trade History||330.||190||Iran||Shiraz||Trade and history||More|
Jondishapuor Museum of Trade History was established in 2018 in Shiraz, Iran with the permission of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Tourism and Handicrafts. The most important of establishing the museum was Owner extreme passion to Iran and preservation of ancient history of this great country through presenting museum items. Since one of the most important tasks of museum in general is to display and preserve work of collections and offering related specialized trainings, the owner and founder of Jondishapour Museum decided to employ experts in the field of exhibition as well as restoration of historical monuments so that he could provide a secure reservoir with high-tech equipment and establish the first private restoration workshop with modern materials and equipment in Shiraz This Museum was honored as the best museum in Iran under the category of conservation & preservation indexes by the ICOM- Iran. Jondishapour Museum of the Trade History houses a treasure trove of valuable historical artifacts, inchuding metals. Potteries, ghassware, manuscripts, stamps, coins, antiques, ets.
Kazan Kremlin erected by the Tsar of Russia Ivan Grozny in the 16th century on the ruins of the former castle of the Kazan khans built from the 10th century.
- Annunciation Cathedral,
- Söyembikä Tower,
- Spasskaya Tower.
The museum in its present shape as the Museum-reserve "Kazan Kremlin" was established in 1994. The entire museum complex includes:
- Museum of the History of Statehood of Tatarstan,
- Center "Hermitage-Kazan",
- Museum of Islamic Culture,
- Museum of Natural History of Tatarstan,
- Museum of the Cannon Yard,
- Exhibition Hall "Manege",
- Museum of the History of the Annunciation Cathedral,
- Museum of the Great Patriotic War,
- Museum of Fine Arts of the Republic of Tatarstan - Art Gallery.
|Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum||110.||90||United Kingdom||Glasgow||Art||More|
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum established in 1901.
Has a collection of military items and natural history. The painting collection includes paintings by Rembrandt, Monet, Renoir, van Gogh, and Dalí.
Kinkaku-ji (Gold Pavilion) is part of the Zen Buddhist complex of temples founded at least in the 14th century.
There is a Jotenkaku Museum in the Shokoku-ji main temple area of the complex. The Jotenkaku Museum houses, among others, 5 National Treasures of Japan. The museum exhibits works by painters such as Tensho Shubun, Sesshu Toyo, Josetsu and Ito Jakuchu.
The temple complex also includes the Ginkaku-ji (Silver Pavilion).
|Kiran Nadar Museum of Art||313.||116||India||New Delhi||Modern and contemporary... art||More|
Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (KNMA) a private museum sponsored by the Shiv Nadar Foundation opened in 2010.
KNMA presents works from India, the subcontinent and South Asia from the late 19th to the 21st century.
The collection includes over 8,000 works.
The New Delhi location occupies more than 1,670 square meters and the Noida location more than 1,200 square meters of exhibition space.
The Kunsthaus Zürich traces its origins back to 1787, opened in 1910.
The Kunsthaus Zürich collection includes works of art from the 13th century to the present day. The collection includes works by, among others, Claude Monet, Edvard Munch, Pablo Picasso and the Swiss Ferdinand Hodler, Alberto Giacometti and the Dada movement.
Kunsthaus Zürich has 11,500 square meters of exhibition space.
Photo credit: © Franca Candrian, Kunsthaus Zürich
Kunsthistorisches Museum (KHM) opened in 1891.
Most of the collections are the collections of the imperial Habsburg family. The collections are divided into a gallery of paintings, art of ancient Egypt, Antikensammlung, Kunstkammer, Münzkabinett, and a library. KHM presents paintings for example: Raphael, Dürer, Titian, Caravaggio, Rubens, Rembrandt, Velázquez.
Now operating under the name of Kunstmuseum Basel, it opened its collections for the first time in 1671.
The museum there is in 3 locations: Hauptbau (1936), Neubau (2016), Gegenwart (1980).
The Kunstmuseum Basel has, among others, the largest collection of paintings by the Holbein family in the world, works by Martin Schongauer, Matthias Grünewald, Arnold Böcklin, Ferdinand Hodler, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Fernand Léger, Paul Klee, Oskar Kokoschka, Mark Rothko, Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, Frank Stella, Joseph Beuys, Gerhard Richter, Gabriel Orozco. The entire collection covers the last 700 years of art history.
The collection includes approximately 4,000 paintings, sculptures, installations and videos, as well as 300,000 drawings and graphics.
Kunstmuseum Basel, Hauptbau
|La Plata Museum||312.||116||Argentina||La Plata||University – natural... history, anthropology||More|
La Plata Museum (Museo de La Plata) opened to the public in 1888.
The museum is divided into five sections: anthropological, botanical, geological, palaeontological and zoological, which at permanent exhibitions form a single whole depicting the evolution of nature, from the creation of the universe and our planet to the origin of man and its culture.
La Plata Museum has, among other things, a collection of large mammal fossils from the third and fourth period of the Cenozoic era, pre-Columbian ceramics, objects from the excavations in the Aksha complex (Egypt, near the 1st cataract, 13th century BC).
All collections amount to nearly 4 million objects.
|La Venaria Reale||207.||113||Italy||Venaria Reale (Turin)||Historic house||More|
La Venaria Reale (950,000 square meters of property) includes Reggia di Venaria Reale (Palace, 80,000 square meters), Gardens, Castello de La Mandria (Castle) and the Park of La Mandria.
The main stage of the construction of the baroque palace lasted from 1658 to 1675 during the reign of Carlo Emanuele II of Savoy.
Particular attention should be paid to: Galleria Grande, chapel, Juvarra stables, Reggia di Diana.
|Le Gallerie degli Uffizi||24.||548||Italy||Florence||Art||More|
Galleria degli Uffizi was opened to the public in 1765.
Le Gallerie degli Uffizi consists of: Gli Uffizi, Corridoio Vasariano, Palazzo Pitti, Giardino di Boboli.
The gallery is divided into rooms with works of art representing, in chronological order, various schools and styles.
The pride of the gallery are paintings by Sandro Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Rafael, and Titian.
|Leeum Samsung Museum of Art||259.||91||South Korea||Seoul||Art||More|
Leeum Samsung Museum of Art opened in 2004.
Leeum is divided into:
- Museum 1 - traditional Korean art - ceramics, including porcelain and stoneware, landscapes and folk paintings, manuscripts, swords, jewelry. Museum 1 covers an area of 2,300 square meters and a total area of 9,800 square meters.
- Museum 2 - contemporary Korean and international art - works e.g. Salvador Dalí, Joseph Beuys, Jesús Rafael Soto, Andy Warhol, Mark Rothko, Isamu Noguchi, Yves Klein, Jeans Arp, Bae Young-whan, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Frank Gehry, Koo Bon-woong. Museum 2 covers an area of 1,800 square meters and a total area of 5,200 square meters.
- Child Education & Culture Center covers an area of 4,000 square meters and a total area of 13,300 square meters.
- Sculpture Garden – e.g. Maman by Louise Bourgeois.
Lincoln Memorial opened in 1922. Commemorates the 16th President of the United States Abraham Lincoln.
Area 539.6 square meters. Managed by the National Park Service.
|Los Angeles County Museum of Art||83.||148||USA||Los Angeles||Art||More|
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) founded in 1961.
It has over 150,000 artifacts from around the world from ancient times to the present day.
|Louisiana Museum of Modern Art||295.||102||Denmark||Humlebæk||Modern and contemporary... art and design||More|
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art opened in 1958.
Louisiana has been collecting international art from 1945 to the present. It is mainly painting and sculpture (sculpture garden), but also design and photography. Its collections include works by artists such as Alberto Giacometti, Henry Moore, Asger Jorn, Alexander Calder, Yayoi Kusama, Pablo Picasso, Jean Arp, Yves Klein, Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, David Hockney, Cindy Sherman.
The collection includes over 4,000 works.
The museum is located in the former royal palace. The Louvre Museum was officially opened in 1793.
About 38,000 works of art were exhibited on the exhibition area of over 60,000 square meters. The Louvre's full resources are 350,000 exhibits.
The exhibits collected at the Louvre Museum were assigned to eight collections:
The art of ancient Egypt - e.g. "The Great Sphinx",
The art of ancient Greece and Rome - e.g. "Venus of Milo", "Nike of Samothrace",
Art of the Ancient Near East - e.g. Hammurabi Codex document, figure of the goddess Nephthys,
Islamic art - e.g. Waza Barberini, Josse's Shroud,
Sculpture - e.g. Antonio Canova's Cupid and Pyche, Michelangelo's Dying Captive,
Painting - works of the best French, Flemish, Dutch or German painters, above all Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa",
Art Craft - e.g. Harbaville Triptych, Polyptych with Mary and Baby Jesus,
Drawing and Graphics - e.g. Eugène Delacroix drawings and watercolors.
|Louvre Abu Dhabi||248.||94||United Arab Emirates||Abu Dhabi||National - art||More|
Louvre Abu Dhabi, opened in 2017, presents art from prehistory to the present day in chronological order, including works by Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt van Rijn, Jacques-Louis David, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Édouard Manet, Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, Henri Matisse, René Magritte and others.
The museum covers an area of approximately 24,000 square meters.
© Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi Photo by Hufton+Crow
Louvre-Lens opened in 2012.
It is a satellite of Louvre, it has no collections of its own. It presents objects from the Louvre collection on loan in the medium to long term. The objects on loan represent all the Louvre collections and are renewed regularly. Louvre-Lens organizes temporary exhibitions of national or international importance.
Louvre-Lens has three exhibition spaces: Grande Galerie, Glass Pavilion and the Temporary Exhibition Gallery.
The museum covers 28,000 square meters.
M+ opened in 2021 (https://www.museumworldranking.net/news/m-celebrates-its-opening-ahead-of-its-public-launch,114). M+ is part of the West Kowloon Cultural District.
M+ showcases a pre-eminent collection of twentieth- and twenty-first-century visual culture within an Asian context, encompassing the disciplines of visual art, design and architecture, and moving image from Hong Kong, Greater China, Asia, and beyond. The collection spans from 1895 to current.
The M+ Collection and M+ Sigg Collection include 8,219 works as of September 2022.
The 65,000-square-metre museum building comprises 17,000 square metres of exhibition space across thirty-three galleries.
M+, Hong Kong
Photo: Iwan Baan
© Herzog & de Meuron
Courtesy of Herzog & de Meuron
|Machu Picchu||195.||87||Peru||Machu Picchu||Archaeological park||More|
Machu Picchu - the best preserved city of the Incas.
Built from around 1450, abandoned in 1572, which was associated with the appearance of the conquistadors.
The most important monuments:
- Intihuatana stone,
- Temple of the Sun or Torreon,
- Room of the Three Windows,
- a special cave Inti Mach'ay.
Artifacts from Machu Picchu are on display at the Museo Machu Picchu, La Casa Concha.
The Mercedes-Benz Museum was opened in 2006.
The museum presents 130 years of history of the Mercedes-Benz brand and associated brands.
On an area of 16,500 square meters, more than 160 vehicles and nearly 1,400 other exhibits are on display.
|Metropolitan Museum of Art||5.||155||USA||New York||Art||More|
The oldest and largest American museum. Founded in 1870.
The collections are divided into thematic sections covering the history of world art: painting, applied art, military, musical instruments, photography.
The collection of paintings includes works of the world's greatest artists. The collection's decoration is the canvas of Dutch master Rembrandt. Italian paintings are represented by paintings e.g. Botticelli and Rafael.
The museum has an excellent collection of 19th-century French painting e.g. Manet, Monet, Renoir, van Gogh, Cézanne.
Mevlana Museum is the mausoleum of Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, a Persian Sufi mystic also known as Mevlâna; original lodge of Mevlevi whirling dervishes. The museum was opened in 1927.
|Middelheim Museum||303.||98||Belgium||Antwerp||Modern and contemporary... art||More|
The Middelheim Museum (Middelheimmuseum) was opened in 1951 as the open-air sculpture museum. Then, for the needs of the museum, buildings were built successively: the Braem Pavilion, depot in Middelheim-Hoog, and the Het Huis pavilion (The house). The Middelheim museum has a branch called Art in the City active in all districts of Antwerp.
The collection consists of about 400 works of art. including works by artists such as Auguste Rodin, Constantin Meunier, Émile-Antoine Bourdelle, Aristide Maillol, Arturo Martini, Hans Arp, Ossip Zadkine, Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore, Alexander Calder.
The Middelheim Museum covers an area of 27 hectares.
|Military Museum of the Chinese People's Revolution||194.||90||China||Beijing||Military||More|
The Military Museum of the Chinese People's Revolution (Chinese Military Museum) opened to the public in 1960.
The museum collects, among other things, equipment from the Chinese space program, such as satellites and a two-seater orbital capsule, jet fighters, rockets, rocket launchers, cruise missiles, artillery, fleets, tanks, armored personnel carriers, anti-aircraft weapons, small arms, ammunition, military uniforms, flags , medals, badges, seals, coins, documents.
Among the collected objects you can see: Qin Terracotta Warriors, cars of Zhu De and Mao Zedong, Chinese first atomic bomb, A Dongfeng 2 (CSS-1) medium-range balltistic missile.
The collected collections span 5,000 years of Chinese history.
The museum has over 180,000 exhibits.
The museum building covers an area of 153,000 square meters, of which approximately 60,000 square meters are exhibition space.
|Mishkan Museum of Art Ein Harod||327.||96||Israel||Ein Harod||Art||More|
The Mishkan Museum of Art Ein Harod was founded in 1937.
The museum has collections of Jewish art, Israeli art and Judaica.
Jewish art includes painting, sculpture, graphics and photography created in the second half of the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century. These are works by, among others, Jozef Israëls, Leopold Horowitz, Mauricio Gottlieb, Shmuel Hirschenberg, Isidor Kaufmann, Max Liebermann, Yitzhak Levitan, Moïse Kisling.
The museum collection also includes works by contemporary Israeli artists who have been working since the beginning of the 20th century.
The Judaica collection includes religious utensils from the 18th century to the present day, from Jewish communities around the world.
The museum has collected over 16,000 works.
|Mont Saint-Michel||252.||94||France||Mont-Saint-Michel||Temple, monument||More|
Mont Saint-Michel rocky tidal island with church-abbey and "Merveille" (a monastery built between 1211-1228 in the Gothic style). The origins of the monastery date back to the 8th century. The entire medieval building is surrounded by fortifications from the 13th and 15th centuries.
Mont Saint-Michel area 97 ha, highest point above sea level 92 meters.
Mont Saint-Michel has been a monument since 1874. There are three museums in it.
|Montreal Museum of Fine Arts||121.||98||Canada||Montreal||Art||More|
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) founded in 1860.
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts has five pavilions that showcase archeology and ancient art, the international art collection, Quebec and Canadian art, modern and contemporary art, decorative arts and design. The international art collection includes works by, among others, Rembrandt, Dürer, El Greco, Goya, Delacroix, Cézanne, Matisse, Miró, Monet, Picasso, Renoir, Rodin, Dalí, Moore. The collection also includes: Coptic fabrics, English porcelain, Japanese incense boxes and stained glass.
The entire collection includes over 43,000 exhibits.
The total area is 53,095 square meters, of which the exhibition area is 13,000 square meters.
|Mori Art Museum||109.||93||Japan||Tokyo||Art||More|
Mori Art Museum founded in 2003.
MAM does not have a permanent exhibition. Organizes temporary exhibitions of contemporary artists, mainly Asian.
|Moscow Kremlin Museums||27.||201||Russia||Moscow||Art||More|
The origins of the Moscow Kremlin Museums go back to the Kremlin Armory Museum founded in 1806.
The Moscow Kremlin Museums include, among others:
- Kremlin armory,
- Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God,
- Cathedral of the Archangel,
- Cathedral of the Annunciation.
Munchmuseet (MUNCH) opened in 1963.
MUNCH is devoted to the life and work of the Norwegian artist Edvard Munch (1863–1944).
MUNCH has nearly 1,200 paintings in its collection, which is more than half of the artist's entire painting output. MUNCH is in possession of the entire graphic heritage, in the number of 18,322 graphics with 842 different motifs. The Collection is completed by 7,050 drawings and sketches and 14 sculptures. It is one of the world's largest single artist collections. In addition, the collection includes original Munch photographs, printing plates and lithographic stones, handwritten texts and letters, as well as personal items.
In total, the collection includes over 42,000 museum objects.
Musée d'Orsay opened to the public in 1986. In 2010, the Musée de l'Orangerie joined the Musée d'Orsay.
The collection mainly contains French art from 1848–1918: painting, sculpture, photography and furniture. Among the collections of paintings, the most popular are the works of impressionists and post-impressionists, e.g .:
- Paul Cézanne - Card Players (1893–1896), Apples and Oranges (1895–1900);
- Edgar Degas - Absinthe (1875–76), Blue Dancers (1890);
- Paul Gauguin - Self Portrait with Yellow Christ (1889–1890), Tahitian Women on the Beach (1891);
- Édouard Manet - Olimpia (1863), Breakfast on the grass (1863);
- Claude Monet - Saint-Lazare Train Station (1877), cycle Cathedral of Rouen (1892–93), Water Lilies (1916–19);
- Auguste Renoir - Ball at Moulin de la Galette (1876);
- Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec - Toilet (1896);
- Vincent van Gogh - Portrait of Dr. Gachet (1890).
|Musée de l'Orangerie||150.||93||France||Paris||Art||More|
Musée de l'Orangerie opened in 1927. In 2010, it joined the Musée d'Orsay.
Musée de l'Orangerie exhibits Claude Monet's Water Lilies cycle consisting of 8 panels, each 2 meters high and 91 meters long, arranged in 2 oval galleries. In the Musée de l'Orangerie you can also see paintings by other Impressionists and Post-impressionists, such as Paul Cézanne, Henri Matisse, Amedeo Modigliani, Pablo Picasso, Pierre-Auguste Renoir.
Area of 6,300 square meters.
|Musée des Arts Décoratifs||236.||119||France||Paris||Decorative art||More|
The Musée des Arts Décoratifs (MAD) dates back to 1882.
It also includes the Musée Nissim de Camondo and the Ecole Camondo.
The collection includes original interior architecture, furniture, tapestries, wallpapers, ceramics and glass, as well as toys from the Middle Ages to the present day. It contains numerous works in the Art Nouveau and Art Déco styles. The collection is supplemented by rare examples of fashion, design and objects from the Middle East.
MAD owns over one million artifacts.
© MAD Paris - Photo Luc Boegly
|Musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac||99.||179||France||Paris||Ethnography, art||More|
Musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac founded in 2006.
The museum collects ethnographic objects, art, photographs, documents, musical instruments, textiles from Asia, Africa, the Americas and Oceania.
The entire collection includes over 1360,000 exhibits, of which 3,500 are exhibited.
The exhibitions cover 40,600 square meters.
|Musei Capitolini||307.||113||Italy||Rome||Archeology, art||More|
The Musei Capitolini (Capitoline Museums) opened to the public in 1734. The Musei Capitolini are among the oldest museums in the world. The history of the museums dates back to 1471, when Pope Sixtus IV gave the people of Rome a collection of ancient bronzes and located them on the Capitoline Hill. Since then, the collection has been enriched with many ancient statues, works of medieval and Renaissance art, jewelry and coins.
The Musei Capitolini are located in Palazzo Senatorio, Palazzo dei Conservatori, Palazzo Nuovo, Palazzo Caffarelli, Galleria di congiunzione, Centrale Montemartini.
Some of the biggest attractions are the sculptures:
- Capitoline Wolf (5th century BC)
- Cupid and Psyche (3rd century BC)
- Dying Gaul (1st-2nd century AD)
- Equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius (c. 175 AD)
- Bernini's Medusa (c. 1638-1648)
The Musei Capitolini has 12,977 square meters of exhibition space.
|Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli||299.||93||Italy||Naples||Archeology||More|
The Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli (MANN, National Archeological Museum of Naples) opened in 1816.
- Farnese collection, e.g. marbles the Farnese Hercules, the Farnese Bull, jewel collection,
- Ancient Roman artifacts from nearby Pompeii, Stabiae and Herculaneum, e.g. mosaics and the Secret Room,
- collection from the time of ancient Egypt.
The exhibition area is 12,650 square meters.
|Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana||267.||91||Argentina||Salta||Archeology||More|
Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana (MAAM) opened in 2004.
MAAM presents an archaeological find discovered on the peaks of the Llullaillaco volcano (6,700 meters above sea level) that dates back over 500 years ago. These are the 3 bodies of the Inca children, the heroes of the Capocha ceremony during which they were sacrificed to act as intermediaries between the people and the gods.
The museum area is 1,507 square meters.
|Museo de la Ciencia CosmoCaixa||300.||98||Spain||Barcelona||Science||More|
The Museo de la Ciencia CosmoCaixa, opened under its current name in 2004, is owned by the Fundación "la Caixa".
The main permanent exhibitions are "Sala Universo" with "Lab Math", "El Muro Geológico" with "Restos y Rastros", "Bosque Inundado", "Base Antártica". The museum also has a digital planetarium.
The exhibition and educational area covers more than 30,000 square meters.
|Museo de la Ciencia y el Juego||324.||111||Colombia||Bogotá||Museo interactivo... de ciencia||More|
El Museo de la Ciencia y el Juego, MCJ, creado en 1984, ha venido realizando programas, proyectos y actividades en el campo de la popularización y divulgación de la ciencia y la tecnología, no solo en Colombia sino en la región, siendo pionero en su campo: fue el primer museo interactivo de ciencia en Colombia, el segundo en Suramérica y el tercero en Latinoamérica. Gracias al éxito de sus propuestas ha servido de base o ejemplo a otras iniciativas. En 1997 se hizo merecedor al Primer Premio Latinoamericano de Popularización de la Ciencia y la Tecnología otorgado por la UNESCO y la Red de popularización de la Ciencia y la Tecnología en América Latina y el Caribe, Red-POP por su programa Red de pequeños museos interactivos.
Lo que ha hecho el MCJ es tejer redes a lo largo de su existencia. Es miembro fundador de la Red Pop, de la que ejerció la Secretaría Ejecutiva en el bienio 2000 – 2001 y posteriormente la coordinación del Nodo Andes de la Red-POP. También fue gestor de Liliput, red de pequeños museos del Área Andina, de la cual ejerce actualmente la dirección ejecutiva y de la Escuela Latinoamericana de Museología de las Ciencias. El Museo realiza alrededor de 13 programas que constituyen la urdimbre y la trama de las redes que ha venido tejiendo a lo largo de más de 25 años de actividades.
|Museo del Prado||74.||135||Spain||Madrid||Art||More|
Museo del Prado was founded in 1819.
The collection includes works from the royal collection, collected from the 16th to the 20th century.
- Spanish painting - from Romanesque art to the 20th century, you can find works of artists such as: El Greco, Diego Velázquez, Francisco Goya, Pablo Picasso, the works of Velazquez (almost 50 works) and Goya (over 140 paintings) are most widely represented,
- Italian painting - from the 15th to the 18th century, the best collection of paintings from the Venetian school, including works of Titian, Veronese and Tintoretto,
- Flemish painting - from the 15th to the 17th century, presentation of the works of Rogier van der Weyden, Bosch,
- French painting - from the 16th to the early 19th century, e.g. paintings by Poussin and Lorrain,
- Greek sculpture - two original sculptures from the archaic period (including kuros from the 6th century BC), Roman copies of the works of Greek masters from the classical period (a miniature copy of Athena Partenos by Fidias, a copy of Athena Myron from the group Athena and Marsia,
- a collection of drawings from the 15th to the 19th century, the Spanish school looks best here (including Goya), but you can also find drawings by Michelangelo,
- graphics - a rich collection consists of Franco Goya's cycles.
Museo Egizio opened in 1824.
The Museo Egizio collects exhibits related to ancient Egypt. It has over 30,000 exhibits in its collection. In the museum, you can see monumental sculpture, including the statues of Ramses II and Seti II and the entire Temple of Ellesyia. A special place in the museum's collection is the collection of papyri containing a topographic map considered to be the oldest map in the world.
|Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes||176.||118||Argentina||Buenos Aires||Art||More|
The Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes was inaugurated in 1896.
The MNBA collection includes pre-Columbian, colonial, Argentinean and international art, from the 3rd century BC to the present day.
The MNBA's collections include works by, among others: El Greco, Francisco de Goya, Édouard Manet, Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Vincent van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, Pablo Picasso, Amedeo Modigliani, Marc Chagall, Vassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, and Henry Moore.
Argentine art is represented, for example, by: Antonio Berni, Marta Minujín and León Ferrari, and Latin American art, for example, by: Joaquín Torres García, Diego Rivera and Jesús Rafael Soto.
The total number of exhibits in the collection is over 12,000.
The exhibition area covers 4,610 square meters.
|Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo||138.||92||Italy||Rome||Mausoleum, history||More|
The Castel Sant'Angelo Museum opened in 1906.
The building of the current museum was built in 139 as the mausoleum of Emperor Hadrian. In the Middle Ages rebuilt into a fortress. In 1367, the keys to the fortress were handed over to the then Pope Urban V. Further popes carried out further reconstruction using the monument as a shelter in times of danger, archives, court and prison.
Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo can be divided into 3 parts: mausoleum, fortified castle, papal apartments.
|Museo Soumaya||155.||103||México||Mexico City||Art||More|
Museo Soumaya founded in 2011.
It has 66,000 works of art in its collection; including sculptures from all periods of pre-Hispanic Mesoamerica, paintings by Mexican artists such as Diego Rivera or Rufino Tamayo, a collection of coins from pre-Hispanic and colonial times. Museo Soumaya has a collection of works by European sculptors and painters, including: Auguste Rodin, Salvador Dalí, Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró.
The museum is located in 3 places: Plaza Carso (16,000 square meters), Plaza Loreto, Casa Guillermo Tovar de Teresa.
|Museo Storico e il Parco del Castello di Miramare||323.||112||Italy||Trieste||Historic house||More|
The Miramare Castle and park were commissioned by Archduke Maximilian of Hapsburg who decided—around 1855—to build a residence worthy of his name and rank outside of Trieste, looking out to the sea and surrounded by a wide garden.
The Park of Miramare, with a surface of 22 hectares, is the result of Maximilian’s long and demanding project on the rocky promontory of Grignano, which originally resembled a Karst area almost devoid of vegetation.
The museum opened to the public in 1929.
|Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo||243.||90||Mexico||Mexico City||University – contemporary... art||More|
The Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo (University Museum of Contemporary Art) abbreviated MUAC at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (National Autonomous University of Mexico) abbreviated UNAM was opened in 2008.
The MUAC houses the largest public collection of contemporary art in Mexico. It includes works by visual artists, sound art, audiovisual, kinetic and performative activities created mainly in Mexico after 1952 - the year UNAM was inaugurated.
|Museo y Zona Arqueológica del Templo Mayor||311.||109||Mexico||Mexico City||Archaeological park||More|
Templo Mayor - the most important religious building of the Aztecs. Its construction began after 1325. The expansion continued in six stages until it was destroyed by the Spaniards in 1521.
Templo Mayor was located in the center of the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlán, which is now Mexico City. Templo Mayor was the main building of the Sacred Precinct, which included 78 more smaller buildings.
Templo Mayor was shaped like a stepped pyramid with two temples at the top. The architectural style of Templo Mayor belongs to the late post-classical Mesoamerican period. Approximate dimensions of Templo Mayor, base 100 by 80 meters, height 60 meters.
The Museum of the Templo Mayor was opened in 1987.
The Museo y Zona Arqueológica del Templo Mayor covers an area of over 3,000 ha.
Photo: Secretaría de Cultura Ciudad de México, Attribution 2.0 Generic
|Museu de les Ciències Príncipe Felipe||161.||132||Spain||Valencia||Science and technology||More|
Museu de les Ciències Príncipe Felipe opened in 2000 and is part of the City of Arts and Sciences.
The museum is dedicated to science, new technologies and the natural environment, and it houses exhibitions on the heritage of science, climate change, the human body and biometric data. The motto of the museum is: "It is forbidden: not to touch, feel or think".
It covers an area of over 42,000 square meters, of which 26,000 square meters are dedicated to exhibitions.
|Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya||228.||112||Spain||Barcelona||Art||More|
Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (MNAC) opened in 1934, officially inaugurated in 2004.
The MNAC has the world's most important collection of Romanesque wall paintings. Its collections also cover subsequent periods: Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque up to contemporary art. In the museum you can see paintings by such masters as: Titian, Rubens, El Greco, Velázquez, Goya. The art of Catalonia at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century is represented by the works of, for example, Ramon Casas. The entire collection is completed by: Cabinet of Drawings and Prints, Numismatic Cabinet of Catalonia.
There are nearly 300,000 works of art in total.
|Museu Nacional da Imprensa, Jornais e Artes Gráficas||278.||93||Portugal||Porto||Media, technology,... art||More|
Museu Nacional da Imprensa, Jornais e Artes Gráficas (MNI, National Museum of the Press, Newspapers and Graphic Arts) founded in 1997.
MNI presents the historical processes of typesetting, printing and binding. The MNI has the International Cartoons Gallery.
|Museu Nacional da República||213.||91||Brazil||Brasilia||Art||More|
Museu Nacional da República also called Honestino Guimarães Museu Nacional inaugurated in 2006.
Together with the National Library of Brasília, it is part of The Complexo Cultural da República.
Museu Nacional da República it is a space that inserts Brasília into the international arts circuit and shows the best in Brazilian art. The space is used for itinerant exhibitions by renowned artists and themes important to society, lectures, film shows, seminars and important events.
The most important temporary exhibitions to date include:
- Niemeyer & Niemeyer e Brasília - Patrimônio da Humanidade (2006),
- Imagens impressas: Um percurso histórico pelas gravuras da Coleção Itaú Cultural (2018).
The museum consists of an exhibition section divided into three floors connected by ramps and a mezzanine with an area of 14,500 square meters, two auditoriums with 780 seats and a laboratory.
The Museu Picasso opened in 1963.
The museum has over 4,000 works by the painter Pablo Picasso (1881-1973). The permanent exhibition features the artist's painting, drawing, engraving, and ceramics.
The Museu Picasso was the first museum in the world dedicated to the work of Pablo Picasso and the only one created during his lifetime.
The total area of the museum is over 12,000 square meters.
|Museum Kimchikan||326.||93||South Korea||Seoul||Food||More|
Museum Kimchikan opened in 1986 as the Kimchi Museum.
The museum is dedicated to kimchi, one of the foundations of Korean cuisine. Kimchi is a spicy dish made of fermented vegetables with a predominance of cabbage with toppings.
The museum is divided into three parts, the first presents the history of kimchi, the second shows how kimchi is prepared and what its nutritional benefits are, the third presents a multitude of historical and regional varieties.
|Museum of Contemporary Art Australia||165.||91||Australia||Sydney||Art||More|
Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) established 1991.
It collects contemporary art from Australia (has over 4,500 works by Australian artists) and around the world.
|Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilizations||80.||147||France||Marseille||Anthropology, archeology,... ethnography, art||More|
Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilizations (MuCEM) was opened in 2013.
The total area is 45,000 square meters, of which the exhibition area is 4,900 square meters.
The museum stores over 350,000 exhibits in its collections.
MuCEM presents exhibitions in the field of anthropology, archeology, history and art.
|Museum of Fine Arts||256.||89||Hungary||Budapest||Art||More|
The Museum of Fine Arts opened to the public in 1906.
The collection is divided into 6 sections: ancient Egypt, ancient Greece and Rome, painting (13th-18th century), sculpture (from the Middle Ages to the 17th century), drawings and prints, art after 1800.
The collection includes works by, among others, Domenico Ghirlandaio, Giorgione, Titian, Leonardo da Vinci, Tintoretto, Dürer, Lucas Cranach the Elder, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Rubens, Frans Hals, El Greco, Velázquez, Goya, Eugène Delacroix, Jean-Baptiste -Camille Corot, Gustave Courbet, Édouard Manet, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Auguste Rodin and Constantin Meunier.
The number of works of art in the museum exceeds 120,000.
|Museum of Fine Arts||77.||141||USA||Boston||Art||More|
Museum of Fine Arts was founded in 1870.
It has over 450,000 works of art from various periods from antiquity to the present day. The collection includes, among others, ancient Egyptian and Greek sculptures, Dutch painting of the seventeenth century, paintings of French impressionists, American art of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, Japanese ceramics and woodcut.
|Museum of Fine Arts||163.||103||USA||Houston||Art||More|
Museum of Fine Arts founded in 1900.
It has over 70,000 exhibits in its collection from antiquity to the present day. The collection consists of art: European (e.g. Sandro Botticelli, Francisco Goya, Peter Paul Rubens, Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Édouard Manet, Paul Cézanne, Vincent van Gogh), American (e.g. Charles Willson Peale, Albert Bierstadt, Mary Cassatt , Georgia O'Keeffe, Alexander Calder, Jackson Pollock, Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol), Latin America (e.g. David Alfaro Siqueiros), Africa, Asia (e.g. Utamaro Kitagawa), Australia and Oceania, Islam, photography (e.g. Man Ray, Alfred Stieglitz).
|Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires||117.||90||Argentina||Buenos Aires||Art||More|
Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA) established in 2001.
It collects and shares Latin American art from the beginning of the 20th century to the present day. The collection has paintings, e.g. Kahlo, Rivera, Lam.
|Museum of Liverpool||291.||87||United Kingdom||Liverpool||National, urban... - history||More|
The Museum of Liverpool opened in 2011 and its predecessor the Museum of Liverpool Life in 1993.
The Museum of Liverpool is part of the National Museums Liverpool.
The Museum of Liverpool tells the story of the city and port.
There are more than 6,000 objects on display at the museum.
The museum building is 110 meters long, 60 meters wide and 26 meters high. The exhibition space in the building occupies 8,000 square meters.
|Museum of Modern Art||35.||138||USA||New York||Art||More|
Museum of Modern Art was founded in 1929.
Museum departments: architecture and design, painting and sculpture, graphics and book illustration, drawing, photography, film, media.
The collection includes works by: Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Edward Hopper.
The MoMA library has a collection of 300,000 books primarily on the history of modern art.
|Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa||130.||88||New Zealand||Wellington||Archeology, ethnography,... history, natural history||More|
The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa founded in 1992.
The museum's collections include, among others, collections of Maori and Pacific cultures, a historical collection (e.g. New Zealand post archive with about 20,000 stamps), a collection of furniture and other antiques, natural history collections (e.g. fossils, herbarium [about 260,000], amphibians, reptiles, birds [about 70,000], mammals), the world's largest specimen of a rare colossal squid (Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni). The museum building has an area of 36,000 square meters.
|Museum of Science||235.||112||USA||Boston||Science and technology,... natural history||More|
The Museum of Science (MoS) deduces its history back to 1830.
Permanent exhibitions include sciences and topics such as: mathematics, astronomy, human biology, robotics, computers, spacecraft, electricity, renewable energy, nanotechnology, rocks and minerals, plants, dinosaurs, birds, butterflies, stuffed and living animals.
MoS has 700 models and interactive exhibits.
MoS also includes the indoor zoo, the Charles Hayden Planetarium, the Mugar Omni Theater, and IMAX.
|Museum of Science and Industry||219.||127||USA||Chicago||Science and technology||More|
Museum of Science and Industry opened in 1933.
In the museum you can see, among others:
- the first diesel-powered, streamlined stainless-steel train, the Pioneer Zephyr,
- 999 Empire State Express steam locomotive,
- a working, full-size replica of a hard coal mine,
- German submarine U-505 from World War II,
- the first Boeing 727 jet plane in commercial service,
- Apollo 8 spacecraft.
The entire collection includes more than 35,000 artifacts, of which more than 2,000 exhibits are displayed in 75 main rooms.
The museum has over 37,160 square meters of exhibition space.
|Museum of the History of Barcelona||317.||113||Spain||Barcelona||Urban - history||More|
The Museum of the History of Barcelona (MUHBA) opened in 1943.
MUHBA deals with the urban life of the city from its beginnings to the present day, i.e. over the last 2000 years.
The MUHBA on site:
MUHBA Casa Padellàs - House of the History of Barcelona
MUHBA Plaça de Rei
MUHBA Temple of Augustus
The Door of the Sea and the Dockside Thermal Baths
MUHBA Roman funeral Way
MUHBA The Domus Avignon
MUHBA The Domus of Sant Honorat
MUHBA El Call
MUHBA Santa Caterina
MUHBA Oliva Artés
MUHBA Good Shepherd
MUHBA Fabra and Coats
MUHBA House of Water
MUHBA Vil. la Joana
MUHBA Park Güell
MUHBA Shelter 307
MUHBA Turó de la Rovira
MUHBA Collections Center
|Museum of Tomorrow||308.||116||Brazil||Rio de Janeiro||Science||More|
Museum of Tomorrow (Museu do Amanhã) was opened in 2015.
The main exhibition is divided into Cosmos, Earth, Anthropocene, Tomorrow, and Us.
The museum covers an area of 15,000 square meters, with the surrounding pools, gardens, bicycle path, and leisure area 34,600 square meters.
Photo credits: Albert Andrade
|Museum Siam||320.||118||Thailand||Bangkok||History, Culture,... Thai way of life||More|
Museum Siam, Discovery Museum under the National Discovery Museum Institute (NDMI), is the first discovery museum that focuses on making visitors gain new experience while visiting a museum. Museum Siam is built as a model for a pleasurable learning center and raises the standard of new learning methods for Thai citizens, especially children and youth. It is the place to develop conscience in knowing themselves, neighbors, and the world. The creation of a “brand-new notion and image” of a museum in a learning society, through modern technology and creative activities, is to make learning histories and stories more interesting and enjoyable. The new learning is composed of Main Exhibition, Special Exhibitions, and Creative Learning Activities
|Museums Victoria||143.||90||Australia||Melbourne||Natural history,... cultural history, science and technology||More|
Museums Victoria (MV) founded in 1854.
The MV includes, among others: Melbourne Museum, Immigration Museum, Scienceworks, Royal Exhibition Building, Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Center. The MV collection includes, among others, paleontology, zoology, artifacts of traditional indigenous cultures of Australia and the Pacific. The entire collection is over 17 million exhibits.
|Mysore Palace||201.||205||India||Mysore||Historic house||More|
The Mysore Palace was the official residence of the Princely State of Mysore.
The palace was built in the years 1897-1912 in the Indian-Saracenic style.
Palace dimensions; length 74.7 meters, width 47.5 meters, height 44.2 meters.
The Residential Museum is located in the palace complex.
In the palace, you can see, among others: a jeweled golden throne and a golden howdah (elephant seat).
The predecessor of the Nanjing Museum was the preparatory department of the National Central Museum, which was founded in 1933.
Nanjing Museum covers an area of 85,000 square meters. The museum has over 400,000 exhibits in its permanent collection. The most important exhibit of the collection is full-size armor made of small jade tiles connected with silver wire.
The museum's collections are presented in twelve exhibition halls:
- Qin garden
- Earthen Ware Hall
- Treasure room
- Folk Art Hall
- Bronze room
- China Ming and Qing Hall
- Wu Weishan sculpture hall
- Hall of ancient paintings
- Modern Art Hall
- Jiangnan Silk Product Hall
- Jade Hall
- Lacquer Hall
|National Air and Space Museum||11.||150||USA||Washington||Air and space||More|
National Air and Space Museum part of the Smithsonian Institution, open since 1976. He makes public about 80% of his 50,000 exhibits. The most important of them are:
- the world's first Flyer I engine plane constructed in 1903 by the Wright brothers
- Spirit of St. Louis, which the American pilot Charles Lindbergh made in 1927 the first single stopover flight from North America to Europe
- built from original components acquired during World War II, the German V2 rocket
- Columbia command module (orbital) from the Apollo 11 mission, during which the first human landing on the moon took place
- Discovery space shuttle
- supersonic Concorde passenger plane
A view of the "America by Air" gallery; National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian
|National Archaeological Museum||283.||100||Greece||Athens||National - archeology||More|
The National Archaeological Museum was founded in 1829.
The entire collections are divided into:
- collection of prehistoric antiques (Neolithic, Cycladic and Mycenaean)
- collection of ancient Greek sculptures (7th century BC - 5th century AD)
- vase and minerals collection (11th century BC - Roman era)
- metallurgical works collection
- collection of Egyptian and Eastern Antiquities (5000 BC - Roman era)
The National Archaeological Museum has in its collection, among others, the golden Mask of Agamemnon and the bronze statue of Zeus or Poseidon.
The collection consists of over 11,000 exhibits.
The museum covers an area of 8,000 square meters.
|National Art Center, Tokyo||46.||168||Japan||Tokyo||Art||More|
The National Art Center, Tokyo (NACT) was opened in 2007.
NACT does not have its own collection, permanent exhibition. Curators of NACT organizes temporary exhibitions and sponsored presentations, sometimes with other organizations.
NACT's exhibition space is 14,000 square meters.
|National Folk Museum of Korea||60.||211||South Korea||Seoul||Ethnography||More|
The National Folk Museum of Korea is a museum that represents daily life and culture of Korea and is visited by more than two million people every year. We provide educational and cultural opportunities to better understand and experience the traditional Korean lifestyle. Since its establishment in 1946, the National Museum of Anthropology has primarily investigated and researched Korean folk culture, while having has acquired, preserved, and exhibited Korean folk cultural artifacts. Over the years, we have held permanent and special exhibitions, published reports, while also having conducted lectures and other public education programs. Now, in keeping with the paradigm for museums in the 21st century that require them to be more responsive to the public and take an open and specialized approach, we are striving to expand our visitor base and reach out to visitors more effectively.
|National Galleries of Scotland||65.||145||United Kingdom||Edinburgh||Art||More|
National Galleries of Scotland organized in 1985. Brings together:
Scottish National Gallery,
Scottish National Portrait Gallery,
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art,
Granton Center for Art.
Has nearly 100,000 esponates in its collection, which includes works by artists such as Titian, Rembrandt, Picasso, Hockney, and Warhol.
|National Gallery||4.||242||United Kingdom||London||Art||More|
National Gallery was founded in 1824. You can see 2,300 images there.
The most famous works:
- Leonardo da Vinci "Madonna in the Grotto"
- Vincent van Gogh "Sunflowers"
- Rembrandt van Rijn "Bathing woman"
- Caravaggio "Supper in Emmaus"
|National Gallery of Art||13.||175||USA||Washington||Art||More|
The National Gallery of Art, founded as a gift to the nation, serves as a center of visual art, education, and culture. Our collection of more than 150,000 paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, photographs, prints, and drawings spans the history of Western art and showcases some of the triumphs of human creativity. Across 363 days a year, the National Gallery offers a full spectrum of special exhibitions and public programs free of charge.
|National Gallery of Australia||271.||87||Australia||Canberra||National - art||More|
National Gallery of Australia (NGA) founded in 1967, opened to the public in 1982.
Some NGA collections:
- Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art (the largest in the world)
- Australian art (non-Indigenous), works by e.g. Sidney Nolan, Grace Cossington Smith, Margaret Preston, Arthur Boyd, Tom Roberts, Frederick McCubbin
- Western art, works by e.g. Paul Cézanne, Pablo Picasso, Mark Rothko, David Hockney
- Pacific art
- Asian art
- Sculpture garden, works by e.g. Auguste Rodin, Henry Moore
The NGA has over 155,000 works of art.
The NGA building has 23,000 square meters of floor space.
|National Gallery of Ireland||290.||90||Ireland||Dublin||National - art||More|
The National Gallery of Ireland opened to the public in 1864.
It has collections of European and Irish art in its collection. It includes the works of, among others Titian, Rembrandt, Caravaggio, Velázquez, Rubens, van Dyck, Reynolds, Delacroix, Monet, Picasso, Jack Butler Yeats.
The entire collection comprises approximately 14,000 works of art, including approximately 2,500 oil paintings, 5,000 prints and 5,000 drawings.
|National Gallery of Victoria||45.||293||Australia||Melbourne||Art||More|
The National Gallery of Victoria was founded in 1861.
It consists of two sections: the NGV International art gallery and the NGV Australia art gallery.
At NGV International you can see the works of such masters as Rembrandt, Titian, and Manet.
Whereas NGV Australia presents the art of Aborigines and Australian painters representing different periods, from classic colonial painters, through Australian Impressionists to contemporary artists.
|National Gallery Singapore||64.||191||Singapore||Singapore||Art||More|
National Gallery Singapore was founded in 2015.
The collection of over 8,000 works of art is presented on an area of 64,000 square meters.
The National Gallery Singapore exhibits works of artists from Singapore and Southeast Asia from the 19th to the 21st century.
National Gallery Singapore, Link Bridges at the Padang Atrium
|National Maritime Museum||221.||185||South Korea||Busan||Maritime||More|
National Maritime Museum opened in 2012.
The exhibitions focus on all aspects of marine and ocean life, from sea creatures to the history of the maritime industry based on 5,000 years of maritime culture. In the museum, you can see, among others, a replica of the Ship of Joseon Envoy.
Over 12,000 artefacts are presented at the exhibitions.
The museum covers an area of 45,444 square meters, including a total floor area of 25,870 square meters.
|National Museum Bangkok||188.||93||Thailand||Bangkok||Archeology, history,... art, ethnography||More|
The National Museum Bangkok has been open since 1874.
The permanent exhibitions at the museum are divided into three parts:
1. The Thai History Gallery,
2. The Archeological and Art History Collections,
3. The Decorative Arts and Ethnological Collection.
In the museum you can see, among others: The King Ram Khamhaeng Inscription, royal coats of arms and insignia, ivory carvings, shadow puppets, Khon masks.
|National Museum in Krakow||272.||76||Poland||Krakow||Art||More|
The National Museum in Krakow (NMK) was established in 1879.
The museum has a collection of works of Polish, European and non-European art, including:
- Leonardo da Vinci "Lady with an Ermine"
- Rembrandt "Landscape with the Good Samaritan"
The NMK has 12 branches and over 900,000 exhibits.
|National Museum of African American History and Culture||52.||170||USA||Washington||History||More|
The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) belongs to the Smithsonian Institution, opened to the public in 2016.
The museum building has an area of 33,000 square meters.
NMAAHC has in its collection over 40,000 exhibits, of which about 3,500 exhibits are exhibited. The museum presents African American history, art, music. One of the most pipular exhibits was the 1953 Jacqueline Bouvier wedding dress when she got married to John F. Kennedy, a trumpet that belonged to jazz musician Louis Armstrong, Muhammad Ali's boxing gloves.
|National Museum of American History||20.||137||USA||Washington||History||More|
The National Museum of American History as part of the Smithsonian Institution was opened in 1964 as the Museum of History and Technology. The museum collects, preserves and exposes the US heritage in the aspect of social, political, cultural, scientific and military history. Among the items presented is the original banner with the stars - a flag that fluttered over Fort McHenry in the port of Baltimore during the maritime part of the Battle of Baltimore during the war in 1812.
|National Museum of Anthropology||43.||426||Mexico||Mexico City||Archeology, anthropology||More|
The National Museum of Anthropology has been open since 1964.
Exposition area: 44,000 square meters.
In the museum you can see archaeological and ethnographic collections from 2500 BC to the present day.
|National Museum of Australia||242.||92||Australia||Canberra||National - history||More|
The National Museum of Australia was established in 1980.
The National Historical Collection, which is the core of the museum's collection, includes more than 210,000 items illustrating the history and cultural heritage of Australia. The museum has the world's largest collection of Aboriginal bark paintings and stone tools. In the museum you can see, among others: navigation instruments used by Captain James Cook and Holey Dollar, the first currency minted in Australia.
|National Museum of China||2.||198||China||Beijing||National||More|
The museum was founded in 2003 by merging two museums: Museum of the Chinese Revolution and National Museum of Chinese History.
The permanent exhibition consists of over one million exhibits.
The most important are "Simuwu Ding" from the Shang Dynasty, the square shaped Shang Dynasty bronze zun, jade burial suits sewn with gold thread from Han Dynasty and Song Dynasty ceramics. The museum has a unique numismatic collection.
|National Museum of Colombia||265.||127||Colombia||Bogotá||National - art,... history, archeology, ethnography||More|
The National Museum of Colombia (Museo Nacional de Colombia) founded in 1823 is one of the oldest in the Americas.
The art collection includes works by Colombian artists such as Andrés de Santa María, Santiago Martínez Delgado, Gustavo Arcila Uribe, Fernando Botero as well as Latin American and European art. The museum's collection includes a treasury of pre-Columbian goldsmiths, a coat of one of the wives of the Inca emperor Atahualpa, a banner used by Francisco Pizarro during the conquest of Peru, a crown of gold, diamonds and pearls given to Simón Bolívar in Cuzco in 1825.
The museum has a collection of over 20,000 artifacts, of which about 2,500 are presented at exhibitions.
An area of 3,000 square meters.
|National Museum of Denmark||241.||94||Denmark||Copenhagen||National - history,... archeology, anthropology||More|
The National Museum of Denmark (Nationalmuseet) founded in 1807.
It has collections from all over the world from the earliest times to the present day. In the museum from the area of Denmark you can see, among others: the Trundholm sun chariot from the Nordic Bronze Age, the Veksø helmets (a pair of ceremonial helmets with horns from the Bronze Age), runic stones.
|National Museum of Ethiopia||325.||105||Ethiopia||Addis Ababa||National - archeology,... history, art, ethnography||More|
National Museum of Ethiopia (NME) founded in 1958.
The most important exhibits:
- Lucy (Australopithecus afarensis), fossilized remains of an early hominin, 3.18 million years ago
- Selam (Australopithecus afarensis), fossilized remains of an early hominin, 3.3 million years ago
- Ethiopian Crown
- Throne of Emperor Haile Selassie
The NME has around 4,000 exhibits.
|National Museum of History||39.||198||Mexico||Mexico City||History||More|
The National Museum of History (MNH) was opened to the public in Castillo de Chapultepec in 1944.
The exhibitions show the history of Mexico, from the conquest of Spain, through the colonial era, the war of independence, to the revolution of 1910.