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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Opened in 1874, the Art Gallery of New South Wales presents Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, Australian, Asian, Pacific and European.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.