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.||210||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||291.||126||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.||195||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.||296||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.||172||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.||260||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.||200||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||276.||95||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||298.||99||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.||433||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.||217||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||222.||191||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.||99||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||277.||94||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.||214||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.||160||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.||614||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 Art, Architecture and Design||227.||109||Norway||Oslo||National - art,... architecture, design||More|
The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design (National Museum, Nasjonalmuseet, NaM) was established in 1837 as the National Museum. The new National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design opened in 2022 (https://www.museumworldranking.net/news/the-national-museum-of-norway-announces-forthcoming-exhibition-programme-following-anticipated-opening-in-june-2022,125).
The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design consists of:
- National Museum (collection of Norwegian Romantic Nationalism paintings, collection of works by Edvard Munch with the first version of "The Scream" from 1893, collection of graphics and drawings with works by, among others, Durer, Rafael, Rubens, Rembrandt, Van Gogh)
- National Museum - Architecture (collection consisting of over 300,000 architectural drawings, models, photographic documentation from the period from the 1830s to the present day)
- Villa Stenersen (an example of Norwegian functionalism designed in 1937-1939)
The entire collection includes 400,000 objects.
The total area is over 54,600 square meters, of which 10,000 square meters is the exhibition area.
Photo: Iwan Baan
|National Museum of Australia||244.||101||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.||240||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||268.||135||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 Contemporary Art Athens||336.||105||Greece||Athens||Contemporary art||More|
The National Museum of Contemporary Art Athens (EMST) has been operating since 2000.
The EMST collection includes works by Greek and international artists such as Stephen Antonakos, Chryssa, Marina Abramović, Nam June Paik. It is painting, sculpture, graphics, photography. video, installations, industrial design, new media from the second half of the 20th century and modern times.
|National Museum of Denmark||243.||105||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||338.||113||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 Finland||271.||95||Finland||Helsinki||National - archeology,... history, art, ethnology, numismatic||More|
The National Museum of Finland (Suomen kansallismuseo) opened to the public in 1916.
Permanent exhibitions: Prehistory, Otherland (history from the 11th to the beginning of the 20th century), Story of Finland (the independence era), Playtime (practical opportunity to experience things and study history).
The entire collection includes approximately 3.5 million exhibits.
The exhibition area is over 3,100 square meters.
Photo is taken by: Omar El Mrabt
|National Museum of History||39.||234||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.
|National Museum of India||139.||139||India||New Delhi||Art, archeology,... anthropology, history||More|
National Museum of India founded in 1949.
Its collections include artifacts covering over 5000 years of history, from the prehistoric era to modern works of art. The museum has 206,000 objects in its collections.
It is divided into collections:
Pre - Histroic Archaeology
Paintings (mainly miniature painting)
Arms & Armour
Central Asian Antiquities
Numismatic & Epigraphy
Pre-Columbian & Western Art
|National Museum of Indonesia||282.||105||Indonesia||Jakarta||Archeology, anthropology,... ethnography, art||More|
The National Museum of Indonesia (MusNas) dates back to 1778.
Museum collections of archeology, ceramics, ethnography, numismatics cover almost the entire history of Indonesia. Particularly noteworthy are the collection of stone statues from the classical Hindu-Buddhist period of ancient Java and Sumatra and the collection of Chinese ceramics dating from the Han (2nd century BC) to Qing times (18th century).
MusNas stores nearly 200,000 artifacts in its collection.
MusNas covers an area of 26,500 square meters.
|National Museum of Ireland||206.||100||Ireland||Dublin||Archeology, natural... history, history, decorative arts, country life||More|
The National Museum of Ireland (NMI) was established in 1877 as a state museum.
The exhibits collected in the museum come from prehistoric times to the present day, including: gold products from the Bronze and Iron Ages, early medieval Celtic metalwork (e.g. the Derrynaflan treasure), items from the Viking and Middle Ages, well-preserved marsh bodies and the Ralaghan Man, extinct mammals, contemporary design.
NMI has four branches.
The entire collection includes almost 4,000,000 items.
|National Museum of Korea||28.||214||South Korea||Seoul||Art||More|
The National Museum of Korea was founded in 1909 as the Imperial Household Museum.
It has over 310,000 exhibits, on 307 227 square meters of exhibition space. One of the most important artifacts is the golden crown of Silla and the 10-story pagoda of the Gyeongcheons Temple.
|National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art||105.||103||South Korea||Gwacheon||Art||More|
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art established in 1969.
It has 4 locations in Gwacheon, Seoul, Deoksugung, Cheongju.
MMCA presents modern Korean and contemporary art from around the world. You can see works there, among others, Nam June Paik and Andy Warhol.
Around 7,000 works of art are stored at the headquarters in Gwacheon.
MMCA Gwacheon © Park Jung Hoon
|National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Algiers||264.||95||Algeria||Algiers||Modern and contemporary... art and design||More|
The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Algiers (MaMa) was opened in 2007.
MaMa collects works of art in the field of painting, sculpture, graphics, photography, video, new media, industrial design from 1905 to the present day.
|National Museum of Modern Art||234.||110||Japan||Kyoto||Art||More|
National Museum of Modern Art (MoMAK) established in 1963.
It collects works of art from the 20th and 21st centuries.
MoMAK has in its collection works by such artists as: Tomioka Tessai, Wassily Kandinsky, Georges Braque, Tsuguharu Fujita, Marc Chagall, Barbara Hepworth, and David Hockney.
The total area of MoMAK is 9761.99 square meters, of which 2604.94 square meters is the exhibition space.
|National Museum of Natural History||16.||160||USA||Washington||Natural history||More|
The National Museum of Natural History is part of the Smithsonian Institution. It was founded in 1910.
Currently, exhibition and public space covers 30,200 square meters.
It has more than 126 million specimens of minerals, rocks, meteorites, fossils, plants, animals, human bones and artifacts.
|National Museum of Natural History||135.||104||France||Paris||Natural history||More|
The National Museum of Natural History (MNHN) was founded in 1635 as a royal garden of medicinal plants, formally founded in 1793. It has 68 million specimens in its collection.
MNHN is divided into:
Garden of plants
- Gallery of Evolution
- Cabinet of Virtual reality
- Paleontology and comparative Anatomy Gallery
- Mineralogy and Geology Gallery
- Botanical Gallery
- Grandes Serres du Jardin des Plantes
- Ménagerie, the zoo of the Jardin des Plantes
- Amphithéâtre Verniquet
- Grande Galerie de l’Évolution Auditorium
- Children’s Gallery
Museum of mankind
Zoological park of Paris
Versailles Chèvreloup Arboretum
Haute-Touche animal reserve
Jean-Henri Fabre museum
Botanical garden Val Rahmeh-Menton
Concarneau Marine Biology Station and Marinarium
La Jaÿsinia alpin garden
Paléosite de Sansan
|National Museum of Natural Science||32.||192||Chinese Taipei||Taichung||Natural history||More|
The National Museum of Natural Science was founded in 1986.
The museum's collection consists of over 550,000 exhibits.
The collections are divided into departments of geology, botany, zoology, and anthropology.
|National Museum of Nature and Science||42.||276||Japan||Tokyo||Natural history,... science and technology||More|
The National Museum of Nature and Science opened in 1871. It has over 10,000 exhibits in its collection. The museum focuses on natural history and interactive scientific experience. The most famous exhibits are: the crafted faithful dog Hachiko, fragment of the Nantan meteorite that fell on China in the 16th century, a mummy from the Japanese Edo period (1603-1868), an original WWII fighter.
|National Museum of Singapore||174.||163||Singapore||Singapore||History||More|
The National Museum of Singapore opened in 1887.
The collections consist of artifacts related to the history of Singapore, such as the approximately 1,000-year-old Singapore Stone with inscriptions in Old Hawaiian or Sanskrit, and 14th century gold ornaments discovered at nearby Fort Canning Hill in 1928.
|National Museum of the American Indian||246.||125||USA||Washington||National – memorial,... anthropology||More|
The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) was established in 1989 as part of the Smithsonian Institution. It includes: NMAI at the National Mall in Washington, the George Gustav Heye Center (GGHC) in New York, the Cultural Resources Center (CRC) in Suitland, Maryland.
The museum is dedicated to the culture of the indigenous peoples of the Americas, especially North American Indians.
The collection includes over 800,000 objects, archives and media, as well as over 125,000 photos.
|National Museum of the Islamic Revolution & Holy Defense||332.||76||Iran||Tehran||Military||More|
National Museum of the Islamic Revolution and Holy Defense revolves around a series of concepts from the beginning of Iran's history until present times; the first hall is exclusively about the Islamic revolution and the next six ones are related to the Holy Defense (Iran-Iraq war 1980-1988). Through the use of visual and conceptual media, these halls display the chronology of developments in Iran and present a totally new definition of the concept of museums.
|National Museum of the Philippines||171.||112||Philippines||Manila||National||More|
National Museum of the Philippines created in 1901.
The National Museum Complex in Manila includes the National Museum of Fine Arts, National Museum of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History, and National Planetarium.
In the National Museum of the Philippines, among the National Cultural Treasures on display you can find: Manunggul Burial Jar from the Neolithic period, Butuan Balangay Boat dated 320 AD which is the first balangay excavated by the National Museum of the Philippines, astrolabes recovered from the wreckage of the San Diego galleon.
The National Museum of the Philippines manages over a dozen regional museums located all over the Philippines, and regional museums have a dozen more a regional branches.
|National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan||281.||108||Kazakhstan||Astana||National – art,... natural history, archeology, ethnography, history, military||More|
The National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Qazaqstan Respýblıkasynyń Ulttyq mýzeıі) opened in 2014. It is one of the largest museums in Central Asia.
The museum presents the history and culture of Kazakhstan from prehistoric times to the present day. Permanent exhibitions include:
- Central entrance - Atrium
- Hall of Astana
- Hall of History
- Hall of Ancient and Medieval History
- Hall of Gold 1
- Hall of Gold 2
- Hall of Kazakhstan Independence
- Ethnography hall
- Hall of Modern Art 1
- Hall of Modern Art 2
The symbol of Kazakhstan stored in the museum is the so-called "Golden Man" - these are the remains of an ancient ruler - a warrior in golden robes discovered near Almaty.
The number of museum objects is about 220,000.
The museum complex has an area of 74,000 square meters, of which the exhibition halls occupy 14,000 square meters.
|National Museum of the Village "Dimitrie Gusti"||265.||97||Romania||Bucharest||Ethnographic open-air... museum||More|
National Museum of the Village "Dimitrie Gusti" (Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti") founded in 1936.
On the premises of the museum there are farms, peasant houses, craft workshops, Orthodox churches, a chapel, an inn with interior furnishings such as furniture, ceramics, fabrics, tools. Most of the buildings are 17th to 20th century originals from all over Romania.
The permanent exhibition includes 123 separate complexes, which include 363 architectural monuments and over 50,000 artifacts.
The exhibition area is approximately 12.5 ha.
|National Museum of Western Art||98.||227||Japan||Tokyo||Art||More|
The National Museum of Western Art was opened in 1959.
He collects art from Western countries from the Renaissance to the 20th century. It has about 4500 exhibits.
|National museum, Czech republic||186.||97||Czech||Prague||National - natural... history, history, art, musical||More|
National museum (Národní muzeum) founded in 1818, located in several buildings in Prague and beyond.
Museum collections: Asian cultures, ethnographic, non-European ethnography, numismatic, non-European numismatics, Middle East and Africa in Antiquity, photographic of the Náprstek Museum, Náprstek inventory, Náprstek Museum archives, musical instruments, Department of Music History, Antonín Dvořák Museum, Bedřich Smetana Museum, book, book culture, manuscripts and early prints, historical journals, entomological, archeology, classical archeology, historical, theater, Museum of the Workers' Movement in the National Museum Archives, modern Czech history, Museum of the Workers' Movement, National Museum Archives, Czechoslovak Documentation Center, Department of the History of Physical Education and Sports - 3D objects, photo archive of the Department of the History of Physical Training and Sports, archives of the history of physical education and sports, paleontological, lichenological, anthropology, botanical and herbarium, mycological, geological, cut gemstones, petrographic, tektites, meteorites, mineralogical, mammals, fishes, invertebrates, excluding insects, amphibians and reptiles, birds.
All collections include over 20 million items.
|National Museums Scotland||53.||298||United Kingdom||Edinburgh||National - archeology,... natural history, science and technology, air, military||More|
The National Museums Scotland (NMS) was formed in 1985, however, it originates from the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland founded in 1780.
The museum consists of:
- National Museum of Scotland
- National Museum of Flight
- National War Museum
- National Museum of Rural Life
- National Museums Collection Centre
The exhibitions display 8,000 exhibits, mainly Scottish archaeological monuments but also objects from around the world in the fields of geology, natural history, art as well as science and technology.
|National Palace Museum||21.||423||Chinese Taipei||Taipei||Art||More|
The National Palace Museum was originally created as the Palace Museum in the Forbidden City in 1925.
The permanent collection consists of nearly 700,000 exhibits of ancient Chinese artifacts and works of art collected by Chinese emperors. The museum has Chinese calligraphy, porcelain, bronze, paintings, jade. The museum collections present art from the Neolithic era to the present day.
|National Palace Museum of Korea||133.||119||South Korea||Seoul||Art, history||More|
National Palace Museum of Korea founded in 1908 as the Korean Imperial Museum. The museum occupies in Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul. In its collection, the museum has over 40,000 artifacts from the time of Joseon Dynasty and the Korean Empire.
|National Portrait Gallery||62.||188||United Kingdom||London||Art||More|
The National Portrait Gallery was opened in 1856.
Has in the collection of nearly 200,000 portraits of famous British people.
|National Portrait Gallery||121.||109||USA||Washington||Art||More|
Established in 1962, the National Portrait Gallery is part of the Smithsonian Institution.
The National Portrait Gallery tells the history of America by presenting portraits of famous Americans - politicians, artists, scientists, explorers. It has, among other things, a representative collection of portraits of American presidents.
The National Portrait Gallery has gathered over 23,000 objects.
National Portrait Gallery Building by Tony Powell, 2019
|National Portrait Gallery||295.||102||Australia||Canberra||Art||More|
The National Portrait Gallery has been operating as an unassisted institution since 1998.
The national collection of portraits includes about 3,000 photographs, paintings, sculptures, drawings and multimedia.
|National Science and Technology Museum||166.||117||Chinese Taipei||Kaohsiung||Science and technology||More|
The National Science and Technology Museum (NSTM) opened to the public in 1997.
NSTM covers an area of 19 hectares, the area of one floor is 112,400 square meters. It presents 18 permanent exhibitions in separate halls. Permanent exhibitions are devoted to: industrial history, air navigation and aerospace, biological technology, clothing and textiles, healthy living, food industry, energy conservation, machines, utilization of water resources, transportation, the diseases prevention.
|National September 11 Memorial & Museum||86.||199||USA||New York||Memorial||More|
National September 11 Memorial & Museum opened to the public in 2014.
The monument and museum in New York commemorate the attacks of September 11, 2001.
The museum collection includes, among others, over 40,000 paintings and 14,000 artifacts.
|National Taiwan Science Education Center||145.||122||Chinese Taipei||Taipei||Science and technology||More|
The National Taiwan Science Education Center (NTSEC) was founded in 1956.
NTSEC deals with broadly understood scientific education. It presents permanent and temporary exhibitions mainly in the field of natural and earth sciences, mathematics, physics, chemistry and materials science.
|National Textile Museum||324.||168||Malaysia||Kuala Lumpur||National - textile||More|
The National Textile Museum opened to the public in 2010.
The museum is divided into four galleries:
1. Pohon Budi Gallery presents the origin of textiles from prehistoric times to the present day and their development through trade,
2. Pelangi Gallery, among others, various types of batiks and their development over the years.
3. Teluk Berantai Galery, among others, a collection of gold embroidery, embroidered applications on velvet and silk,
4. Ratna Sari Gallery, Malay, Chinese, Indian and other ethnic artisan jewelry.
It covers an area of 3,145.3 square meters.
|Nationalmuseum||216.||102||Sweden||Stockholm||National - art,... design||More|
The history of the Nationalmuseum dates back to 1792.
- paintings, sculptures, drawings and graphics from 1500-1900, including the 17th-century Rembrandt collection
- portraits from the early Middle Ages to the present day
- the world's largest collection of portrait miniatures, with over 5,200 works
- porcelain collections
- modern art
- applied art and design
The collections number approximately 700,000 objects, of which 500,000 are drawings.
Nationalmuseum Stockholm, interior Upper Staircase. Photo Anna Danielsson, Nationalmuseum
|Natural History Museum||9.||178||United Kingdom||London||Natural history||More|
Natural History Museum opened in 1881.
The collection includes over 80 million exhibits and is divided into:
Photo copyright Natural History Museum
|Natural History Museum Berlin||296.||107||Germany||Berlin||Natural history||More|
The Natural History Museum - Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Science (Museum für Naturkunde [MfN] - Leibniz Institut für Evolutions und Biodiversitätsforschung) dates back to 1810.
MfN is one of the world's most important research institutions in the field of biological and geoscientific evolution and biodiversity.
MfN has in its collections, inter alia, the largest mounted dinosaur in the world (a Giraffatitan skeleton) and the largest piece of amber in the world.
MfN stores over 30 million objects in the field of zoology, palaeontology, geology and mineralogy, of which 0.02% is exhibited.
The exhibition area is 4,400 square meters.
Dinosaur Hall in the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin, visible, among others, a fragment of a Giraffatitan brancai skeleton. Photo: Thomas Rosenthal
|Natural History Museum Vienna||293.||98||Austria||Vienna||Natural history||More|
The Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum Wien, NHM) opened to the public in 1889.
The entire collection consists of about 30 million objects. Of which over 100,000 objects are on display in 39 rooms with an area of 8,460 square meters.
The collection includes, among others:
- the Venus of Willendorf, about 29,500 years old
- a sea mermaid that became extinct more than 200 years ago
- dinosaur skeletons such as diplodocus, allosaurus and iguanodon
- complete skeletons of large mammals, such as Deinotherium (hoe tusker)
- the largest and oldest meteorite collection in the world, with the Martian meteorite "Tissint"
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NEMO Science Museum was opened in 1997, however it dates back to 1923.
Exhibitions are devoted to electricity and electrical engineering as well as DNA, chain reaction, production line, water cycle, human mind, metals, buildings and business. Part of the exhibition is a large science laboratory.
Consists of the NEMO Science Museum, The Studio, and NEMO Depot. It has a NEMO Schiphol branch at Amsterdam-Schiphol airport.
The collection includes over 19,000 artefacts.