Saatchi Gallery was founded in 1985.
It covers an area of 6,500 square meters.
Saatchi Gallery presents the art of young, unknown artists from around the world.
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Sagrada Família started in 1882, not yet completed Roman Catholic minor basilica. Designed by Antoni Gaudí (1852–1926) in Style Modernisme. Length 90 meters, width 60 meters, planned height 172.5 meters. The Sagrada Familia has a museum inaugurated in 1961.
|Salar Jung Museum||288.||119||India||Hyderabad||National - art||More|
The Salar Jung Museum (SJM) was inaugurated in 1951.
SJM has artifacts from all over the world (33 countries) since the 2nd century BC until the beginning of the 20th century AD. These include the jade daggers of Jahangir and Shah Jahan, miniature paintings belonging to the Mughal and Rajasthani schools, probably the largest collection of "Bidri ware" in the world, the sculpture "Veiled Rebecca" by Giovanni Maria Benzoni, samurai swords, personal collection of the Salar Jung family, collection of the Koran, collection of clocks.
In 1961, SJM was declared a national museum.
The entire collection includes approximately 1.1 million artifacts.
|Salzburg Burgen & Schlösser Betriebsführung||278.||187||Austria||Salzburg||Historic house||More|
Salzburg Burgen & Schlösser Betriebsführung (SBSB) - the Salzburger Burgen & Schlösser Management is a company-like institution of the Office of the Salzburg Provincial Government. SBSB started its operations in 1993. It consists of:
- Fortress Hohensalzburg, one of the largest existing castles in Europe from the 11th century, consisting of fifty buildings with a total area of 33,000 square meters; it houses: Prince's Chambers & Magic Theater, Armory, Panorama Tour, Castle Museum (a branch of Salzburg Museum), Rainer Regimental Museum, Puppet Museum.
- Hohenwerfen Castle; it houses the following exhibitions: The Legend of Jackl - Wizards and Witches in Salzburg, Exhibition of the film "Where Eagles Dare".
- Mauterndorf Castle; it houses the Lungau Country Museum
- Salzburg "Residence" Palace
|San Francisco Museum of Modern Art||115.||103||USA||San Francisco||Art||More|
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) founded in 1935.
It collects works of modern and contemporary art. The entire collection consists of over 33,000 paintings, sculptures, photographs, design, and media art. The collection includes works of: Klee, Duchamp, Magritte, Mondrian, Kahlo, Rivera, Pollock, Warhol, Rauschenberg, de Kooning, Bacon, Rothko, Calder, Stella.
|Schönbrunn Palace||101.||120||Austria||Vienna||Historic house||More|
Schönbrunn Palace was the main summer residence of the Habsburg rulers. The palace was built in the 17th century, rebuilt in 1740–50 during the reign of Empress Maria Teresa in the Rococo style. The museum in the palace was opened to the public in 1919. There are 1441 chambers in the palace, of which 45 are open to the public. It covers an area of about 186 hectares.
|Science Museum||30.||185||United Kingdom||London||Science and technology||More|
Science Museum founded in 1857.
It has a collection of over 300,000 exhibits.
The collections cover various fields of science and technology, presenting the history of the development of these fields. There are, among others sets of exhibits related to the activities of British inventors, e.g. James Watt (pioneering steam engines), George Stephenson (Rocket steam engine), John Logie Baird (prototype television sets).
Serpentine founded in 1970 present the art of the 20th and 21st century world. In the summer, the Serpentine Pavilion program is run with outstanding architects.
Serpentine Pavilion 2022 designed by Theaster Gates © Theaster Gates Studio. Photo: Iwan Baan. Courtesy: Serpentine.
The Serralves Museum was opened in 1999.
It is a museum of contemporary art where you can see works by artists such as Franz West, Claes Oldenburg or Richard Hamilton at temporary exhibitions (no permanent exhibitions).
The museum building covers an area of 13,000 square meters, including 4,500 square meters for exhibition space.
|Shaanxi History Museum||36.||335||China||Xi'an||History||More|
Shaanxi History Museum was opened to visitors in 1991.
The museum collection has 370,000 artifacts.
The exhibition area covers 11,000 square meters.
The most valuable in the museum's collection are bronze products, ceramics and wall paintings from the Tang dynasty tombs.
Shanghai Museum was founded in 1952.
The museum's collections contain over 1 million exhibits.
The museum has a representative collection of ancient Chinese art, which consists of: bronze, sculptures, ceramics, jades, paintings, calligraphy, seals, coins and a "transparent" bronze mirror from the Han Dynasty.
|Shanghai Natural History Museum||236.||94||China||Shanghai||Natural history||More|
The Shanghai Natural History Museum was opened in 1956.
It is currently a branch of the Shanghai Science and Technology Museum.
The museum has in its collection exhibits from the field of botany, zoology, palaeobiology, geology and anthropology. There are over 280,000 objects from all over the world. More than 11,000 of them are on display. The largest exhibit, measuring more than 20 meters in length, that can be seen in the museum is the skeleton of the Mamenchisaurus hochuanensis Young et Zhao dinosaur from Sichuan Province. The age of the dinosaur is estimated at 140 million years.
The building area is 45,257 square meters, of which 32,200 square meters are dedicated to exhibitions, education and services.
|Shanghai Science and Technology Museum||18.||622||China||Shanghai||Science and technology||More|
Shanghai Science and Technology Museum was opened in 2001.
The exhibition area covers 65,500 square meters.
Permanent exhibitions present, among others:
- Spectrum of Life: natural exhibits imitating the natural environment of Yunnan province and showing the diversity of flora,
- Earth exploration,
- Cradle of Design or Designers, visitors can use CAD/CAM to design and build small items,
- The information age,
- The world of robots,
- Space navigation.
|Sharjah Museums||233.||178||United Arab Emirates||Sharjah||Art, history, religion,... archeology, science, maritime||More|
The Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) was established in 2006 as an autonomous government authority. SMA includes:
AI Eslah School Museum (opened in 2003)
Al Mahatta Museum (opened in 2000)
Bait Al Naboodah (opened in 1995)
Bait Sheikh Saeed Bin Hamad Al Qasimi (opened in 1999)
Hisn Khor Fakkan (opened in 2019)
Sharjah Aquarium (opened in 2008)
Sharjah Archaeology Museum (opened in 1993)
Sharjah Art Museum (opened in 1997)
Sharjah Calligraphy Museum (opened in 2002)
Sharjah Classic Cars Museum (opened in 2002)
Sharjah Discovery Centre (opened in 1999)
Sharjah Fort (Al Hisn) (opened in 2015)
Sharjah Heritage Museum (opened in 2005)
Sharjah Maritime Museum (opened in 2003)
Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization (opened in 1996)
Sharjah Science Museum (opened in 1996)
|Shenzhen Museum||165.||119||China||Shenzhen||History, archaeology,... ethnography, art, natural history||More|
Shenzhen Museum founded in 1981, opened to the public in 1988.
It consists of the Shenzhen Museum of History and Folk Culture, Shenzhen Museum of Ancient Art, Dongjiang River Guerrilla Command Headquarters Memorial Museum and Shenzhen Reform and Opening-up Exhibition Hall.
It has a total area of over 60,000 square meters. It stores over 40,000 exhibits.
|Signal Hill||327.||121||Canada||St. John's||National Historic... Site||More|
Signal Hill was designated a National Historic Site in 1951.
The site has played an important role in Canada's defense and communications history. At Signal Hill on December 12, 1901, Guglielmo Marconi received the first transatlantic wireless transmission.
Included in St. John's Signal Hill National Historic Site includes Cabot Tower and the Visitor Center.
The Skansen, founded in 1891, is one of the oldest and largest open-air museums in the world. On an area of 30 hectares, there are 150, in the vast majority, original, historic buildings which are a replica of a typical 19th-century city. In their houses, craftsmen dressed in traditional period costumes demonstrate their pre-industrial craftsmanship.
Part of the open-air museum is a zoo where you can see wild animals living in Scandinavia and domestic animals.
|Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery||70.||376||USA||Washington||Art||More|
Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery founded in 1829.
The museum presents 300 years of American art, from colonial times to the present day.
The collection includes over 41,000 works by more than 7,000 artists, including: James McNeill Whistler, Georgia O’Keeffe, Edward Hopper, Robert Rauschenberg, Nam June Paik, Jenny Holzer, David Hockney.
Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum; photo by Tim Hursley
|Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum||156.||218||USA||New York||Art||More|
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum was established in 1939 as the Museum of Non-Objective Painting. The museum collects impressionist, post-impressionist, modern and contemporary art. Its collections include works by artists such as Paul Cézanne, Georges Braque, Fernand Léger, Paul Klee.
|Somerset House||31.||167||United Kingdom||London||Art||More|
Since 1973, the Somerset House has the Courtauld Institute of Art, which exhibits an important collection of European art at the Courtauld Gallery. The pride of the collection are paintings painted by Lucas Cranach the Elder, Pieter Paul Rubens, William Turner, Bruegel, Van Dyck as well as impressionists and post-impressionists, e.g. The Bar of the Folies-Bergère Manet. Courtauld Gallery owns more than 500 paintings, 7,000 drawings, sculptures, and artistic craftsmanship.
|Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum||301.||132||Chinese Taipei||Taibao||National - Asian... art||More|
The Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum (NPMSB) opened in 2015.
NPMSB presents the art of Southeast Asia, East Asia and South Asia at permanent exhibitions. The presented artifacts were transferred from the National Palace Museum, Taipei (Northern Branch).
NPMSB covers an area of 70 hectares, of which 20 hectares is occupied by the main building.
|St. Peter's Basilica||90.||196||Vatican City||Vatican City||Temple||More|
The Papal Basilica of Saint Peter in the Vatican, Roman Catholic major basilica. Erected in the years 1506–1626 on the site of an older the Early Christian basilica.
A leading work of Renaissance and Baroque architecture, designed mainly by Donato Bramante, Michelangelo, Carlo Maderno and Gian Lorenzo Bernini with a very rich interior, e.g. Pietà Michelangelo (1498–99).
Length 220 meters, width 150 meters, height 136.6 meters.
|St. Stephen's Cathedral||226.||105||Austria||Vienna||Temple||More|
St. Stephen's Cathedral (Domkirche St. Stephan) is the third temple erected on the same site from 1137 to 1511. The Gothic cathedral with older Romanesque elements is built of limestone.
Length 107 meters, width 70 meters, height 136.7 meters.
Inside, numerous altars are stored, including the Baroque main altar and the Gothic Wiener Neustadt Altar, the Gothic tomb of Emperor Frederick III, and the late-Gothic sandstone pulpit.
|Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden||124.||116||Germany||Dresden, Leipzig, Herrnhut||Art, ethnography||More|
The collection dates back to 1560. Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden (Dresden State Art Collections) was named after the Dresden City Council in 1957 and has been operating as a state-owned enterprise since 2009.
1) Museums in Dresden:
- in the Albertinum building there are:
Art from the Romantic period to the present day
Skulpturensammlung ab 1800
- in the Residenzschloss building there are:
- in the Zwinger mit Semperbau building there are:
Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister
Skulpturensammlung up to 1800
- in the Jägerhof building there are:
Museum für Sächsische Volkskunst
- in the Japanisches Palais building there are:
Museum usui publico patens
Archiv der Avantgarden
Museum für Völkerkunde Dresden
- in the Lipsiusbau building there is:
Kunsthalle im Lipsiusbau
- in the Schloss Pillnitz building there is:
2) Museums in Leipzig:
- in the GRASSI Museum building there is:
GRASSI Museum für Völkerkunde zu Leipzig
3) Museums in Herrnhut:
- in the Völkerkundemuseum building there is:
|Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten Baden-Württemberg||92.||210||Germany||Bruchsal||Historic house||More|
Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten Baden-Württemberg (SSG; State Palaces and Gardens of Baden-Wuerttemberg) state heritage agency, an institution of public law established in 1987.
Looks after 62 palaces, gardens, castles, monasteries, ancient Roman bath ruins, sepulchral chapels, Celtic city, Domnick Collection, Prince's Little House located (or called) in Heidelberg, Ludwigsburg, Weikersheim, Schwetzingen, Bruchsal, Mannheim, Rastatt, Mergentheim , Solitude (Stuttgart), Meersburg, Tettnang, Ellwangen, Urach, Kirchheim, Salem, Bebenhausen, Karlsruhe, Hohentwiel, Rötteln, Hohenneuffen, Hochburg, Wäscherschloss, Dilsberg, Badenweiler, Yburg, Alt-Eberstein, Hohenstaufen, Maulenbronnor, Wiulenbronnor, Schussenried, Grosscomburg, Hirsau, Schöntal, Alpirsbach, Ochsenhausen, Heiligkreuztal, Stuttgart, Heuneburg, Nürtingen, Hüfingen, Meersburg.
|State Hermitage Museum||10.||725||Russia||St Petersburg||Art||More|
The State Hermitage Museum has been open to the public since 1852.
The entire collection is more than 3 million artifacts, including 1 million numismatic items.
The State Hermitage Museum presents monuments of culture and art of ancient Egypt and Greece as well as gold of the Scythians. The Hermitage collection includes two paintings by Leonardo da Vinci and the largest collection of Rembrandt paintings outside the Netherlands. The decoration of the collection is the paintings of Impressionists and post-Impressionists. The Hermitage has in its resources a rich collection of Asian art; Central Asian art collection attracts special attention. An important part of the collection is Russian art covering the period from the 11th to the 19th century.
|State Museum of the History of St Petersburg||190.||100||Russia||St Petersburg||Urban - history||More|
The State Museum of the History of St Petersburg was founded in 1938.
It consists of:
Peter and Paul Fortress,
Shlisselburg Fortress Oreshek,
Alexander Blok Museum,
Sergey Kirov Museum,
St Petersburg Avant-garde Museum (Mikhail Matyushin's House),
Monument to the Heroic Defenders of Leningrad,
Museum of Printing.
The museum has approximately 1.5 million documents, photographs, architectural drawings and plans of St. Petersburg from the 18th century to the present day.
|Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam||262.||109||Netherlands||Amsterdam||Modern and contemporary... art and design||More|
The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam was opened in 1895.
The collection covers art from the end of the 19th century to the 21st century. Contains works by artists such as Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh, Paul Cézanne, Johan Jongkind, Pablo Picasso, Wassily Kandinsky, Kazimir Malevich, Piet Mondrian, Theo van Doesburg, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Marc Chagall, Henri Matisse, Henry Van de Velde, Henry Moore, Ossip Zadkine, Kurt Schwitters, László Moholy-Nagy, Man Ray, Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol, Willem de Kooning, Nam June Paik, Lucio Fontana, Gilbert & George.
The collection volume is 90,000 items.
Exhibition area of 8,000 square meters.
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, het historische gebouw en de nieuwbouw. Foto: John Lewis Marshall
|Stiftung Preußische Schlösser und Gärten Berlin-Brandenburg||88.||260||Germany||Potsdam||Historic house||More|
Stiftung Preußische Schlösser und Gärten Berlin-Brandenburg (SPSG; Prussian Palaces and Gardens Foundation Berlin-Brandenburg) began operating in 1995.
The SPSG deals with the most important testimonies of Brandenburg-Prussia's culture, architecture and art history from the 17th century to the 20th century.
SPSG manages 30 museum castles and other museums, 800 hectares of historic parks, 100,000 works of art, 150 monuments and 300 architectural objects.
1) Palaces and gardens in Berlin:
Jagdzeugmagazin am Jagdschloss Grunewald
Neuer Pavillon im Schlossgarten Charlottenburg
Mausoleum im Schlossgarten Charlottenburg
Schloss Charlottenburg – Theaterbau
Schloss auf der Pfaueninsel
Meierei auf der Pfaueninsel
2) Palaces and gardens in Potsdam:
Damenflügel Schloss Sanssouci
Normannischer Turm auf dem Ruinenberg
Belvedere auf dem Klausberg
Römische Bäder im Park Sanssouci
Belvedere auf dem Pfingstberg
Pomonatempel auf dem Pfingstberg
Flatowturm im Park Babelsberg
3) Palaces and gardens in the state of Brandenburg:
Schloss & Lustgarten Rheinsberg
Schloss & Schlossgarten Caputh
Schloss & Schlossgarten Königs Wusterhausen
Schloss & Schlossgarten Paretz
|Stockholm Palace||300.||111||Sweden||Stockholm||Historic house||More|
The Stockholm Palace (Stockholms slott) is the official residence of the Swedish kings. Built in the years 1697 - 1771 in the baroque style, a large part of the interior is in the Rococo style. 230 meters long, 125 meters wide (with side wings). There are 1430 rooms in total. In addition to the Royal Apartments, the palace houses, among others, the Hall of State, the Royal Chapel, the Treasury with the Regalia of Sweden, the Royal Armory (Livrustkammaren) - over 30,000 artifacts, Gustav III's Museum of Antiquities, and the Museum Three Crowns (Museum Tre Kronor) - the Tre Kronor Palace, built in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, on the site of which the present Stockholm Palace stands, burned down in 1697.
Photo: Kungl. Hovstaternas organisation
Stonehenge is a prehistoric structure consisting of a circle of standing stones surrounded by embankments. Built from 3100 BC to 2000 BC. Stonehenge was probably associated with the cult of the Moon and the Sun, and could also have been a cemetery from the very beginning.
The present appearance of the monument is the result of renovation and reconstruction works carried out in the 20th century.
- Salisbury Museum (history and archeology of southern Wiltshire from prehistory to the present day)
- Wiltshire Museum in Devizes (Stonehenge-era gold exhibitions).
Suzhou Museum founded in 1960.
The exhibition area covers 2,200 square meters. The collection consists of over 15,000 exhibits. Most are ancient Chinese paintings and calligraphy, ceramics, arts and crafts. The collection of paintings and calligraphy includes works of masters from the Song dynasty through the Ming dynasty to the Qing dynasty.
|Swiss Museum of Transport||292.||120||Switzerland||Lucerne||Transportation||More|
The Swiss Museum of Transport (Verkehrshaus der Schweiz) was opened in 1959.
The museum presents the development of traffic and mobility by road, rail (including cableways), water and air, as well as space expeditions, telecommunications and tourism. An additional offer is the planetarium, Swiss Chocolate Adventure, Filmtheatre, Media World, and Hans Erni Museum.
There are about 2,000 historic vehicles in the museum's collection. In addition, the museum has over 4,000 other exhibits related to the history of transport and over 15,000 documents related to this topic.