BEST 2016 MUSEUMS
Like every year, Tripadvisor, a popular website with reviews of restaurants, hotels and tourist destinations, has put together the opinions of all its users on museums all over the planet. Reviews of the latest 365 days were collected based on quality and quantity. And here is the 2016 Travelers' Choice Museums, that is, the ranking of the Best 2016 Museums in the world. Also this year, the highest step is up to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, which repeats the success of last year. At the base of the success, in addition to the rich offer, the extraordinary location and a truly wonderful Skyline. The MET precedes the Art Institute of Chicago and the Hermitage of St. Petersburg.
Top 25 of the Best 2016 Museums
25 Gold Museum - Bogota - Colombia 24 Holocaust Memorial Monument Yad Vashem - Jerusalem - Israel 23 War Remnants Museum - Ho Chi Minh City - Vietnam 22 Museum of New Zealand - Wellington- New Zealand 21 Museum of Warriors and Terracotta Horses of Qin - Xi'an - China 20 Inhotim - Brumadinho - Brazil 19 Pinacoteca do Estado - Sao Paulo - Brazil 18 National Air and Space Museum - Washington DC 17 Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum - Oswiecim - Poland 16 Uffizi Gallery - Florence - Italy 15 Van Gogh Museum - Amsterdam - Psesi Bassi 14 Rijksmuseum - Amsterdam - Netherlands 13 Louvre - Paris - France 12 Victoria and Albert Museum - London - United Kingdom 11 National Museum of the Second World War - New Orleans - Louisiana
10 Museum of Vasa - Stockholm - Sweden Located on the bank of the Saltsjön, this 17th century galleon, known as Admiral Vasa, plunged steeply into the 1628 during its maiden voyage, has now been perfectly restored. Vasamuseet, one of the most visited in Scandinavia, in which are exhibited objects still unearthed in the ship, as well as an icebreaker of the twentieth century, and a fire fighting ship in service up to 1969. More info from this link.
09 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.
08 British Museum - London - United Kingdom
The British Museum houses the largest collection of antiques and objects of historical interest in the world. Here you will find artefacts from Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Pacific. Points of interest are the Reading Room, one of Karl Marx's favorite regulars, the Great Court, designed by Norman Foster and the mummies exhibited in the collection on Ancient Egypt. Click here for more info.
07 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.
06 Memorial for the 11 September - New York City - New York
05 Museo Nacional de Antropologia - Mexico City - Mexico
04 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.
03 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.
02 Art Institute of Chicago - Chicago - Illinois
01 Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York City - New York
The Metropolitan Museum (Met) is located inUpper East Side, on the right side of Central Park, along the Museum Miles (the mile of the museums); 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". For more info, click here.