BEST 2017 MUSEUMS
Metropolitan Museum, Hermitage, Musée d'Orsay, Acropolis, Louvre, British, Prado. When it comes to travel, and large cities, it is inevitable to talk about museums. Extraordinary places that host wonderful masterpieces. Punctual as every year, the popular review site TripAdvisor has drawn up the ranking of the best 2017 Museums, putting together the opinions of all its users on museums all over the planet.
The reviews of the last 365 days were collected on the portal, based on quality and quantity. Based on the many opinions, the 2017 Travelers' Choice Museums was drafted Ranking of the Best 2017 Museums around the world.
Also this year, the coveted recognition of the best museum in the world goes to Metropolitan Museum of Art from New York. The primacy, by now, is no longer a novelty for what can be considered the Top of museum structures. At the base of the success, in addition to the rich offer, the extraordinary location and a truly wonderful Skyline. The MET precedes the most modern National Museum of the Second World War, located in New Orleans. Great interactive exhibits, incredible exhibits and wonderful displays. This is what showed the best increase compared to last year; just think that, in the 2016, it did not even appear in the 10 Top.
Closes the podium Musée d'Orsay, first in Europe. In addition to the wonderful collection, the Museum is appreciated for its extraordinary and unusual location.
Top 25 Best 2017 Museums
25 Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum - Phnom Penh - Cambodia
24 Museum of Warriors and Terracotta Horses of Qin - Xi'an - China
23 Gold Museum - Bogota - Colombia
22 Larco Museum - Lima - Peru
21 War Remnants Museum - Ho Chi Minh City - Vietnam
20 Pinacoteca do Estado - Sao Paulo - Brazil
19 Museum of New Zealand - Wellington- New Zealand
18 Ricardo Brennand Institute - Recife - Brazil
17 Van Gogh Museum - Amsterdam - Pasesi Bassi
16 Uffizi Gallery - Florence - Italy
15 Rijksmuseum - Amsterdam - Netherlands
14 Egyptian Museum - Turin - Italy
13 Louvre - Paris - France
12 Vasa Museum - Stockholm - United Kingdom
11 National Gallery - London
10 Victoria and Albert Museum - London - United Kingdom
Located in South Kensington, on Cromwell Road, it is the most important building in the world dedicated to applied arts and minor arts. Inside it are exposed over 4,5 millions of objects with over 5000 years of history up to the present day
09 Prado - Madrid - Spain
It is a museum of incredible charm and well managed. Inside nothing is missing: free wardrobe; library; library; shop; restaurant; Cafe. And, again: elevators; escalators; toilettes.
Real masterpieces are kept inside. Click here.
08 Acropolis Museum - Athens - Greece
More than hundreds of thousands of visitors to the Acropolis Museum have discovered the call of the works of the ancient world and have appreciated the greatness of classical Greek sculptures. For all the info, click on this link.
07 Museo Nacional de Antropologia - Mexico City - Mexico
06 Memorial for the 11 September - New York City - New York
05 Hermitage - Saint Petersburg - Russia
This is one of the symbolic places of the city. The square in front of the main entrance to this spectacular and majestic building was the theater of the winning battle led by Alexander I against Napoleon. Built between 1754 and 1762 and designed by the Italian architect Bartolomeo Rastrelli as a winter residence for the tsars, this magnificent palace stands between the bank of the river Neva and the palace square. Click here.
04 Art Institute of Chicago - Chicago - Illinois
03 Musée d'Orsay - Paris - France
The museum has been set up, starting from the 1977, inside an old railway station that has been out of use for years and had even thought about demolishing. The transformation of the station into a museum and the restoration of the building was entrusted to Renaud Bardon, Pierre Colboc and Jean-Paul Philippon. Click here for more info.
02 National Museum of the Second World War - New Orleans - Louisiana
01 Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York City - New York
The Metropolitan Museum (Met) is located on the Upper East Side, on the right side of Central Park, along the Museum Miles (museum mile); thanks to the high concentration of museums in the area, the Met is one of the largest and most important museums in the world. With more than two million works of art divided into 19 sections, we can say that it is one of the most impressive museums on the globe, a real "labyrinth of culture".