Rapa Nui - the indigenous name of Easter Island, where the people of Polynesian origin from the 10th to the 16th centuries erected huge stone figures (moai), altars (ahu) and also left behind rock art.
In 1966, Parque nacional Rapa Nui was established, which today covers 7,150.88 ha, which is 43.5% of the island's area.
The Museo Antropológico Padre Sebastián Englert (MAPSE), also known as Mapse Museo Rapanui, was founded on the island in 1973.
Consejo de Monumentos Nacionales
|Rapa Nui||322.||122||Chile||Easter Island||Archaeological park||More|
|Red Dot Design Museum Singapore||298.||96||Singapore||Singapore||Design||More|
The Red Dot Design Museum Singapore was founded in 2005.
The Boutique Museum presents innovative product designs that have won the international Red Dot Design Award.
|Reggia di Caserta||227.||91||Italy||Caserta||Historic house||More|
Reggia di Caserta - a royal palace, the construction of which began in 1752 for the Bourbon monarchy in the Later Baroque style and then continued in the Early Neoclassical style.
It is the largest palace built in Europe in the 18th century. By volume - 1 million cubic meters - it is by far the largest royal residence in the world. The dimensions of the palace are 247 × 184 × 42 meters. Occupied area of 235,000 square meters.
The palace is surrounded by 123 hectares of the Royal Park with numerous cascades and fountains. The Aqueduct of Vanvitelli, and the San Leucio Complex are located close to Reggia di Caserta. There is a Living Silk Museum in San Leucio with some original old looms and restored machinery showing all stages of silk production.
Reina Sofía was opened in 1990.
It presents contemporary Spanish art in an international context from the end of the 19th century to the present day. Pablo Picasso's painting Guernica from 1937 is exhibited in Reina Sofía. Other artists whose artistic achievements are in the collection of Reina Sofía are, for example: Salvador Dali, Joan Miró, Juan Gris, Georges Braque, Francis Bacon, Alexander Calder, René Magritte, Robert Delaunay, Man Ray and Yves Klein.
The collection comprises over 20,000 works, five percent of which are on display.
The museum also houses an art library with over 100,000 books.
The Rijksmuseum was founded in 1800 under the name Nationale Kunst-Gallerij.
The core of the collection is a collection of paintings that includes over 5,000 paintings representing Dutch (e.g. Rembrandt van Rĳn paintings) and world paintings of the 15th-19th century. The collection is complemented by sculpture, graphics, applied art and handicrafts. The Rijksmuseum has an interesting collection of Asian art.
© Rijksmuseum (2014), photo John Lewis Marshall
|Riverside Museum||249.||96||United Kingdom||Glasgow||Transportation||More|
The Riverside Museum was opened in 2011.
It has 3000 objects in its collection, including the South African Railways Class 15F 4-8-2 No. 3007 steam locomotive. A Tall Ship is moored next to the museum.
|Royal Academy of Arts||75.||243||United Kingdom||London||Art||More|
Royal Academy of Arts founded in 1768.
RA presents works of art from ancient sculptures to paintings by members such as Joshua Reynolds and John Constable to the work of contemporary artists. Every year in the summer a contemporary art exhibition is organized, which has an open formula for submitting applications.
Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts, London (c) Fraser Marr
|Royal British Columbia Museum||282.||94||Canada||Victoria||Natural history,... provincial history, archives||More|
The Royal British Columbia Museum (Royal BC Museum, RBCM) was founded in 1886. The museum merged with the British Columbia Provincial Archives in 2003.
RBCM collects First Nations artifacts, exhibits on BC history over the past 200 years, and natural history objects.
All RBCM collections count over 7 million objects.
|Royal Museums Greenwich||44.||147||United Kingdom||London||History, maritime||More|
Royal Museums Greenwich is an organization associating four museums located in Greenwich in London: National Maritime Museum, Queen's House, Royal Observatory Greenwich, Cutty Sark.
Established in 2012.
It has over 4,000,000 objects in its collection.
|Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium||164.||110||Belgium||Brussels||Art||More|
Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium founded in 1803.
It consists of the Oldmasters Museum, Modern Museum, Magritte Museum, Fin-de-Siècle Museum, Meunier Museum, Wiertz Museum. It has 20,000 paintings, sculptures and drawings that date from the beginning of the 15th century to the present day. The collected works of art are by, among others: Pieter Bruegel, Peter Paul Rubens, Jacques Jordaens, Paul Gauguin, Vincent van Gogh, Salvador Dalí, Paul Delvaux, René Magritte, Henry Moore.
|Royal Ontario Museum||85.||309||Canada||Toronto||Art, ethnography,... natural history||More|
The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) was opened to the public in 1914.
The ROM has over 13,000,000 exhibits in its collection. The leading the ROM collections include: minerals (including precious stones) and meteorites, dinosaurs, Indian history, works of art from China and Korea, ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome, interiors from various historical periods, including in the art deco style.
|Russian Museum||47.||154||Russia||St Petersburg||National - art||More|
The Russian Museum was founded in 1895.
He presents Russian art from the 10th to the 21st century. The museum's collection contains over 400,000 exhibits - it is the world's largest collection of Russian art. In the museum you can see, for example, the first version of the painting "The Black Square" by Kazimir Malevich.
The Russian Museum also houses the collections of the Ludwig Museum. The Russian Museum has a branch in Málaga, Spain.
The museum complex of the Russian Museum includes the Mikhailovsky Palace and Benois Wing, the Mikhailovsky Castle, the Stroganov Palace, St Michael's (Engineers) Castle, the Marble Palace, Peter I’s Summer Palace, Cabin of Peter the Great and Mikhailovsky Gardens, Engineering Gardens, Summer Garden. The area of the entire complex is over 30 hectares.