The Best Museums To Visit In The World

Published on January 23, 2022
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While visiting a new city, often you can spend a day in the most lovely way at a museum. A lot of major cities have more than one museum worth visiting, so it’s important to see which one draws you in so you can maximize your time as you wish. Statista has analyzed museum visitation numbers in order to determine the most visited museums in each major city. Here are some of the most popular museums around the world.

Louvre, Paris

The Louvre has been a mainstay for years, but it’s truly for a reason. Home to iconic works like the “Mona Lisa” and the “Venus de Milo,” this massive museum complex can keep you busy for days on end. It used to be a palace, which explains why it is so extravagant.

Louvre, Paris

Louvre, Paris

Tate Modern, London

One of a series of art galleries located all around London, Cornwall, and Liverpool, the Tate Modern houses contemporary art as well as exhibits that let visitors interact with works, which is an amazing experience.

Tate Modern, London

Tate Modern, London

Vatican Museums, Vatican City

The Vatican Museums are a series of galleries, museums in the traditional sense, and chapels that house a collection of works that have been collected by Catholic church throughout many years.

Vatican Museums, Vatican City

Vatican Museums, Vatican City

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Often referred to as The Met, this museum is said to be the largest art museum in the Western hemisphere. Over two million works are a part of the permanent collection as well as constant rotations of visiting exhibitions. Visit classics by Monet, Van Gogh, and countless more.

The Metropolitan Museum Of Art, New York City

The Metropolitan Museum Of Art, New York City

Zhejiang Art Museum, Hangzhou

This museum has over 100,000 artworks, many of which showcase Chinese mythology. In 2019, the museum saw a whopping 4.15 million visitors. The museum is made up of a modern structure that it a work of art in itself.

Zhejiang Art Museum, Hangzhou

Zhejiang Art Museum, Hangzhou