Are you fond of travelling? Do you understand the beauty of art and music? Then you are in for some fun!
Let us reveal the top 5 museums you need to visit once in your life time to quench your thirst for art.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum – New York City, New York, USA
It is the place where you can appreciate modern art and infrastructure all under one roof.
There are numerous events for which we suggest you to visit this place to make your trip even more memorable. Mesmerizing performances by skilful artists, historic film screenings and various classes and workshops, held in different galleries, about the monuments and the building itself are just some of the things you can witness at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
- Friday to Wednesday: 10 AM to 5:45 PM (Saturday till 7:45 PM)
- Thursday: Closed.
Hermitage Museum – Saint Petersburg, Russia
Originally a palace made for Empress Elizabeth Petrovna as her winter residence, the Hermitage Museum is one of the largest and oldest museums in the world and is sure to leave you speechless.
This museum is like a treasure for art lovers as it holds a collection of more than 3 million paintings!
The museum includes various wings serving different purposes. For example, the Hermitage Theater is used for seminars and classical performances while the Empire Style General Staff building serves as a home to impressionist and post-impressionist collections.
- Sunday and Tuesday: 10:30 AM to 6:00 PM
- Wednesday: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
- Thursday, Friday and Saturday: 10:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Museum of Islamic Art – Doha, Qatar
Built on an artificial island this museum offers you the history of the Islamic world! It showcases collection of artifacts such as ceramics, metal work, manuscripts and textiles from countries like Egypt, Iran, Iraq and Syria.
An impressive library, café and a park are also available for you to check out.
- Saturday to Thursday 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
- Friday: 1:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Musée d’Orsay – Paris, France
One of the largest art buildings in Paris with its ancient history of being a train station is a place that will leave you wondering in many ways.
The museum is divided into three levels with different categories of art displayed at each level. The tourists love the second level in particular which offers you them a breathtaking view of Paris. It also has The Café des Hauteurs, a bookshop and an auditorium for you to visit.
- Tuesday and Wednesday: 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM
- Thursday: 9:30 AM to 9:45 PM
- Friday – Sunday: 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM
The British Museum – London, United Kingdom
This museum is the first national public museum in the world and grants free admission to everyone. It largely features collections from physicians and scientists including artifacts from Ancient Egypt, Greece, Asia, Europe and Sudan.
The most famous objects that the museum showcases which you wouldn’t want to miss include the Rosetta stone, Parthenon sculptures, The Lewis Chessmen and The Samurai Armor.
- Saturday to Thursday: 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
- Friday: 10:00 AM to 8:30 PM
So there you have it! These are the 5 best museums from around the world which you must visit when you are in that specific region.