100 Museums to Visit Before You Die
Simone Handbag Museum is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

1. Simone Handbag Museum

(시몬느 핸드백 박물관)
강남구 가로수길 17, Seoul, Seoul
Museum · Sin sa dong · 3 tips and reviews
Solomon R Guggenheim Museum is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

2. Solomon R Guggenheim Museum

8.7
1071 5th Ave (at E 89th St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Carnegie Hill · 566 tips and reviews
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

3. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

8.9
700 Independence Ave SW (at 7th St SW), Washington, D.C.
Art Museum · Southwest Washington · 106 tips and reviews
Philadelphia Museum of Art is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

4. Philadelphia Museum of Art

9.3
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA
Art Museum · Fairmount - Art Museum · 306 tips and reviews

visitPAvisitPA: Make a good impression(ist) at this classic museum. Mid-eastern architecture, oriental ornament, armor collection & renaissance 2 contemporary painting. Don't miss the permanent Duchamp exhibit.

Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

5. Metropolitan Museum of Art

9.5
1000 5th Ave (btwn E 80th & E 84th St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Central Park · 1947 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The best place to gawk at priceless art has a collection that is seemingly endless, spanning creepy Egyptian tombs to the shimmering Impressionist paintings to an unparalleled costume collection. Read more.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

6. Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

9.4
5905 Wilshire Blvd (at S Ogden Dr), Los Angeles, CA
Art Museum · Mid-City West · 446 tips and reviews

Los AngelesLos Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is the largest encyclopedic museum west of Chicago, with a collection of more than 100,000 works

The Louvre is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

7. The Louvre

9.4
(Musée du Louvre)
Rue de Rivoli (Place du Carrousel), Paris, Île-de-France
Art Museum · Le Louvre · 2296 tips and reviews
Tate Modern is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

8. Tate Modern

9.2
53 Bankside, London, Greater London
Art Museum · 826 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: The Bankside Power Station was built as a ‘cathedral of power’ in 1963, but closed in 1981. It reopened as one of Europe’s finest modern art galleries in 2000. The Turbine Hall is 35m high.

de Young Museum is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

9. de Young Museum

9.1
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr (at John F Kennedy Dr), San Francisco, CA
Art Museum · Golden Gate Park · 279 tips and reviews
Museum Of Icelandic Sorcery And Witchcraft is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

10. Museum Of Icelandic Sorcery And Witchcraft

7.1
510 Holmavik, Holmavik, Westfjords
History Museum · 6 tips and reviews
American Museum of Natural History is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

11. American Museum of Natural History

9.2
200 Central Park W (btwn W 77th & W 81st St), New York, NY
Science Museum · Upper West Side · 1389 tips and reviews

NASANASA: The Full Moon Exhibition in the Rose Center contains more than 75 rarely seen photographic prints from NASA's Apollo missions to the moon and are done in both impressive scale and stunning quality. Read more.

Museum of Fine Arts is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

12. Museum of Fine Arts

9.4
465 Huntington Ave (at Museum Rd), Boston, MA
Art Museum · Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood · 302 tips and reviews

IFCIFC: Boston: Things we love about the MFA: live concerts, Summer Fridays in Calderwood Courtyard, October Fashion Month aaaand WINESDAYS, where vistors can attend expert-led wine tastings. -IFC Viewer Read more.

National Gallery of Art is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

13. National Gallery of Art

9.4
6th St and Constitution Ave NW (at Constitution Ave NW), Washington, D.C.
Art Museum · Northwest Washington · 152 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Opened in 1941, this museum, founded by financier Andrew Mellon, has some 116,000 works of Western art dating from the Middle Ages to the modern era.

Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

14. Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A)

9.4
Cromwell Rd, London, Greater London
Art Museum · Kensington and Chelsea · 651 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: The V&A is the world’s largest museum of decorative art and design and holds 4.5 million objects. Henry Cole, the museum’s first director, printed the world’s first Christmas card in 1843.

Hammer Museum is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

15. Hammer Museum

8.8
10899 Wilshire Blvd (at Westwood Blvd), Los Angeles, CA
Museum · Westwood Village · 78 tips and reviews

UCLAUCLA: Through its collections, exhibitions and programs, the Hammer Museum examines the depth and diversity of artistic expression through the centuries with a special emphasis on art of our time.

Dia:Beacon is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

16. Dia:Beacon

9.3
3 Beekman St, Beacon, NY
Art Museum · 108 tips and reviews

Steven C.Steven Cobb: One of the best day trips from the city. Take Metro-North along the Hudson Walk slowly through one of the Serra 'torqued ellipses' and watch it get dark...twice!

New Museum is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

17. New Museum

8.2
235 Bowery (btwn Stanton & Rivington St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Lower East Side · 203 tips and reviews

Concert Ticket AgencyConcert Ticket Agency: Founded in 1977. New art, new ideas...amazing. Parties here are a must. Great place to see live music as well.

Pompidou Centre – National Museum of Modern Art is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

18. Pompidou Centre – National Museum of Modern Art

9.1
(Centre Pompidou – Musée National d'Art Moderne)
Place Georges Pompidou (Rue Beaubourg), Paris, Île-de-France
Art Museum · Hôtel-de-Ville · 611 tips and reviews

National PostNational Post: The cinematheque has tributes to great directors and thematic festivals. Recent retrospectives have included homages to Jean-Luc Godard, and Canadian film director Guy Maddin. Click for more. Read more.

Palace of Versailles is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

19. Palace of Versailles

9.0
(Château de Versailles)
Place d'Armes, Versailles, Île-de-France
Palace · 783 tips and reviews

Eric D.Eric Dallemagne: The Palace of Versailles, or simply Versailles, is a royal château in Versailles, the Île-de-France region of France. In French, it is known as the Château de Versailles.

MASS MoCA is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

20. MASS MoCA

9.1
87 Marshall St, North Adams, MA
Art Museum · 62 tips and reviews

linda p.linda pilgrim: It rocks. Connoisseurs to kids will love it. Read more.

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

21. Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)

8.5
140 George St, Sydney, NSW
Art Museum · Circular Quay · 109 tips and reviews
Reykjavik Art Museum / Hafnarhús is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

22. Reykjavik Art Museum / Hafnarhús

8.4
(Listasafn Reykjavíkur / Hafnarhús)
Tryggvagata 17, Reykjavik, Capital Region
Art Museum · Miðborg Reykjavíkur · 33 tips and reviews

Listasafn Reykjavíkur R.Listasafn Reykjavíkur Reykjavik Art Museum: The admission is valid on the same day for Hafnarhus, Kjarvalsstadir and Asmundarsafn!

The Andy Warhol Museum is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

23. The Andy Warhol Museum

9.0
117 Sandusky St, Pittsburgh, PA
Art Museum · Northshore · 133 tips and reviews

visitPAvisitPA: More than 500 pieces comprise the permanent collection of Andy’s multimedia art here. Peruse “Pop,” but be warned, you may never see a sign the same way again. Read more.

Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal (MAC) is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

24. Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal (MAC)

8.0
185 rue Ste-Catherine Ouest (coin Jeanne-Mance), Montreal, QC
Art Museum · Ville-Marie · 45 tips and reviews
Whitney Museum of American Art is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

25. Whitney Museum of American Art

9.2
99 Gansevoort St (btwn 10th Ave & Washington St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Meatpacking District · 431 tips and reviews

Whitney Museum of American ArtWhitney Museum of American Art: Designed by Marcel Breuer, the Whitney Museum's current building opened in 1966. Jacqueline Kennedy attended the building on opening day.

The Phillips Collection is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

26. The Phillips Collection

8.9
1600 21st St NW (at Q St. NW), Washington, D.C.
Art Museum · Northwest Washington · 80 tips and reviews

DHR.comDHR.com: Duncan Phillips and wife Marjorie turned this Georgian Revival Mansion into a stunning museum. This collection features breathtaking works by Van Gogh, Matisese, Monet, Picasso, Renoir, etc.

National Air and Space Museum is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

27. National Air and Space Museum

9.2
6th St. (Independence Ave SW), Washington, D.C.
Science Museum · Southwest Washington · 640 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Originally called the National Air Museum when it was formed on August 12, 1946 by an act of Congress, some pieces in the National Air and Space Museum collection date back to 1876.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

28. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

8.9
100 Raoul Wallenberg Pl SW, Washington, D.C.
History Museum · Southwest Washington · 258 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Opened in 1993, this museum is devoted to the history of the Holocaust, the state-sponsored murder of 6 million Jews in Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945.

Tokyo National Museum is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

29. Tokyo National Museum

9.2
(東京国立博物館)
上野公園13-9, Tokyo, Tokyo
History Museum · Ueno · 102 tips and reviews
Gallery of the Academy is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

30. Gallery of the Academy

8.9
(Galleria dell'Accademia)
Via Ricasoli 58, Florence, Tuscany
Art Museum · San Marco · 304 tips and reviews

Everything EverywhereEverything Everywhere: Only so many people are allowed in at a given time. Buy your ticket in advance and as soon as you arrive in Florence.

Museum of Fine Arts Houston is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

31. Museum of Fine Arts Houston

9.4
1001 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX
Art Museum · 136 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Paintings are abundant, but the lovely sculpture garden is also worth viewing. Film buffs love the museum for its weekly showing of classic and foreign films.

The RISD Museum of Art is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

32. The RISD Museum of Art

9.1
224 Benefit St (Waterman St.), Providence, RI
Art Gallery · College Hill · 34 tips and reviews

Ben F.Ben Fortney: 3rd Thur of the month is Gallery Night. Free admission, live music, cash bar and artistic coaching. Read more.

Seattle Art Museum is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

33. Seattle Art Museum

8.9
1300 1st Ave (btwn Union & University), Seattle, WA
Art Museum · Seattle Central Business District · 125 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Internationally recognized for its excellent collection of Asian, African and Native American art and for its fine collection of modern art produced by Pacific Northwest artists.

High Museum of Art is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

34. High Museum of Art

9.1
1280 Peachtree St NE (at 16th St NE), Atlanta, GA
Art Museum · Midtown · 205 tips and reviews

Mel C.Mel C: Good exhibitions :)

Museum of Arts & Design (MAD) is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

35. Museum of Arts & Design (MAD)

7.7
2 Columbus Cir (btwn 8th Ave & Broadway), New York, NY
Art Museum · Theater District · 81 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The best spot to discover your new favorite hobby gives you an up-close view of its artisans-in-residence during its daily open studio. Interactive workshops offer hands-on training from the experts. Read more.

Museum of Transportation is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

36. Museum of Transportation

7.8
3015 Barrett Station Rd, St Louis, MO
Museum · 11 tips and reviews

Leah B.Leah Byrn: Take the tour. You get to go through passenger cars. Takes you back in time or to Harry Potter depending on your taste.

Museum of Jurassic Technology is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

37. Museum of Jurassic Technology

8.0
9341 Venice Blvd (at Bagley Ave), Culver City, CA
Museum · 57 tips and reviews

The StandardThe Standard: LA (See) Weird and wonderful museum/art project. Don't miss the microscopic mosaics made entirely out of the scales of butterfly wings and the 2nd floor tea room is charming.

Denver Art Museum is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

38. Denver Art Museum

9.2
100 W 14th Avenue Pkwy (btwn Broadway & Bannock St), Denver, CO
Art Museum · Civic Center · 199 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: The museum enriches the lives of Colorado and Rocky Mountain residents through the acquisition, preservation, and presentation of art works in both the permanent collections and temporary exhibitions.

New-York Historical Society Museum & Library is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

39. New-York Historical Society Museum & Library

8.8
170 Central Park W (at W 77th St), New York, NY
History Museum · Upper West Side · 92 tips and reviews
Bob Marley Museum is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

40. Bob Marley Museum

8.9
56 Hope Rd, Kingston, St Andrew Parish
Art Museum · 30 tips and reviews

BestofJamaicaBestofJamaica: The home of Jamaica great, Bob Marley. Come for the experience. The food is good too :)

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

41. 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa

8.6
(金沢21世紀美術館)
広坂1-2-1, Kanazawa, Ishikawa
Art Museum · 88 tips and reviews
MAK - Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

42. MAK - Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art

8.7
(MAK - Österreichisches Museum für angewandte Kunst / Gegenwartskunst)
Stubenring 5, Vienna, Vienna
Art Museum · Kärntner Viertel · 61 tips and reviews

Otel.comOtel.com: This place has a great collection of applied and contemporary art, and is also a place for scientific research. Interesting items such as silverware, textiles and glass from the Middle Ages await.

43. The National Art Center

9.1
(国立新美術館)
六本木7-22-2, Minato, Tokyo
Art Museum · Roppongi · 164 tips and reviews
Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

44. Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna

8.8
Viale delle Belle Arti 131, Rome, Latium
Art Museum · 66 tips and reviews

hotel.info Italiahotel.info Italia: Situated in one of the best beautiful spots in Rome, the Gallery is totally a must-see location! Go visit the Japanese Culture Institute in the neighbourhood too! Read more.

Vatican Museums is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

45. Vatican Museums

9.0
(Musea Vaticana)
Viale Vaticano, Vatican
Art Museum · Stato della Città del Vaticano · 883 tips and reviews

Tracy P.Tracy Playle: Look up at ceilings everywhere, not just in Sistine Chapel! And don't forget to look down at stunning floors too!

Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (MNAC) is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

46. Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (MNAC)

9.2
Parc de Montjuïc, s/n (Mirador del Palau Nacional), Barcelona, Catalonia
Art Museum · Sants-Montjuïc · 325 tips and reviews

DHR.comDHR.com: Also referred to as MNAC, this museum is home to collections of Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Modern art that are sure to educate and impress all visitors. Opens at 10am.

Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA) is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

47. Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA)

8.1
Pl. dels Àngels, 1, Barcelona, Catalonia
Art Museum · El Raval · 202 tips and reviews

Oh-Barcelona.comOh-Barcelona.com: A meeting place for the city's skaters and a top-class modern art museum. The exhibition by Konrad and Dorothee Fischer, in particular, is worth visiting and the building itself is a work of art. Read more.

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (MNCARS) is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

48. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (MNCARS)

9.0
C. de Santa Isabel, 52, Madrid, Madrid
Art Museum · Atocha · 464 tips and reviews

Miguel C.Miguel Colmenares: Check the free entry times, there's a lot of those! Main highlight is Picasso's Guernica, but the entire collection is not to miss. The building itself is super cool if you're into architecture. Read more.

Robben Island Museum is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

49. Robben Island Museum

7.0
V&A Waterfront, Nelson Mandela Gateway, Cape Town, Western Cape
History Museum · Cape Town CBD - Foreshore · 12 tips and reviews

Amanda D.Amanda Devine: You don't have to visit Robben Island to appreciate the museum. If you do want to take a boat tour, then book early in high season as they are often fully booked for days.

National Museum of Mexican Art is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

50. National Museum of Mexican Art

8.8
1852 W 19th St, Chicago, IL
Museum · Heart of Chicago · 32 tips and reviews

venessa t.venessa tarbell: Free. Their Dia De Los Muertos exhibit in the fall is a must-see.

Intuit: The Center For Intuitive And Outsider Art is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

51. Intuit: The Center For Intuitive And Outsider Art

7.1
756 N Milwaukee Ave (at Ogden), Chicago, IL
Museum · River West · 6 tips and reviews

My Social OneMy Social One: Amazing gallery- check calendar- they usually have great events!

Tenement Museum is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

52. Tenement Museum

9.0
103 Orchard St (at Delancey St), New York, NY
History Museum · Lower East Side · 156 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: A great place to gain an understanding of how New York City came to be. The Tenement Museum is an eye opening experience as it takes you through actual families lives of those who lived there.

Studio Museum in Harlem is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

53. Studio Museum in Harlem

8.6
144 W 125th St (Between Lenox and Adam Clayton Powell Boulevards), New York, NY
Art Museum · Central Harlem · 56 tips and reviews
Uffizi Gallery is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

54. Uffizi Gallery

9.0
(Galleria degli Uffizi)
Piazzale degli Uffizi 6, Florence, Tuscany
Art Museum · Centro · 583 tips and reviews

Visit TuscanyVisit Tuscany: One of the most important museums in the world with paintings by Tuscan artists Giotto, Botticelli, Leonardo, Michelangelo, and more.

Mattress Factory Museum is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

55. Mattress Factory Museum

8.6
500 Sampsonia Way (btw Monterey & Sherman), Pittsburgh, PA
Art Museum · Central Northside · 38 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: This modern and inviting museum has lots of interesting exhibits including a sculpture garden. Rooms are full of art, interactive workshops and hands-on exhibits. $10 admission. Read more.

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

56. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

9.3
11 W 53rd St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Art Museum · Midtown East · 1872 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The best museum to spend the day in boasts unparalleled holdings in 20th- and 21st-century art, the Sette MoMA restaurant, a plush movie theater and the MoMA Design Store. Read more.

MoMA PS1 Contemporary Art Center is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

57. MoMA PS1 Contemporary Art Center

8.6
2225 Jackson Ave (at 46th Ave), Queens, NY
Art Museum · Hunters Point · 197 tips and reviews

MoMAMoMA: Get in free with a MoMA admission ticket that’s less than 30 days old.

Fridericianum is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

58. Fridericianum

8.5
Friedrichsplatz 18, Kassel, Hesse
Art Museum · Mitte · 5 tips and reviews
Walker Art Center is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

59. Walker Art Center

8.4
1750 Hennepin Ave (at Vineland Pl), Minneapolis, MN
Art Museum · Lowry Hill · 95 tips and reviews

Paulino B.Paulino Brener: Don't miss the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, MN. Free on Thursdays and first Saturday of the month. Read more.

Contemporary Art Museum is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

60. Contemporary Art Museum

8.1
409 W Martin St (at S Harrington St), Raleigh, NC
Art Museum · 13 tips and reviews

Nick D.Nick DiColandrea: An electric mix of great contemporary art from around NC!

Aspen Art Museum is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

61. Aspen Art Museum

7.8
637 E Hyman Ave (at S Spring St), Aspen, CO
Art Museum · 4 tips and reviews

ColoradoColorado: The always-free museum presents a cutting-edge and thought-provoking lineup of contemporary art exhibitions each year.

Museum Of Contemporary Art Detroit is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

62. Museum Of Contemporary Art Detroit

8.3
4454 Woodward Ave (at Garfield St.), Detroit, MI
Art Museum · University · 19 tips and reviews

VisitDetroitVisitDetroit: For a taste of modern art, the DIA’s neighbor has just what you’re looking for.

Art Gallery of Ontario is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

63. Art Gallery of Ontario

9.2
317 Dundas St W (at Beverley St), Toronto, ON
Art Gallery · 200 tips and reviews

DHR.comDHR.com: The largest art gallery in Canada and home to the world’s largest collection of sculptures by Henry Moore. Explore by yourself or go on a guided tour, then dine/drink at caféAGO or Frank Restaurant.

Hayward Gallery is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

64. Hayward Gallery

9.0
Belvedere Rd, London, Greater London
Art Gallery · South Bank · 54 tips and reviews

Otel.comOtel.com: This art gallery located at Belvedere Road features lots of great exhibits by of contemporary art (about 4 per year), big and small. The Hayward Gallery Project Space is free of charge.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

65. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

9.3
151 3rd St (btwn Mission & Howard St), San Francisco, CA
Art Museum · SoMa · 242 tips and reviews

SFMOMASFMOMA: Take pics during your visit and tweet them @sfmoma or tag them "SFMOMA" on Flickr (and they'll show up on the museum's blog!). Read more.

Brooklyn Museum is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

66. Brooklyn Museum

9.3
200 Eastern Pkwy (at Washington Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Art Museum · Prospect Park · 423 tips and reviews

Advertising WeekAdvertising Week: Every first Saturday of the month, enjoy FREE art, entertainment, cash bar and food, during Target First Saturdays.

International Center of Photography is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

67. International Center of Photography

250 Bowery (btwn E Houston & Prince St), New York, NY
Art Gallery · NoLita · 64 tips and reviews

The New YorkerThe New Yorker: “All the history of the twentieth century will be in photographs—more than in words,” the museum’s founder told Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis for her 1975 Talk of the Town piece. Read more.

DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

68. DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park

9.0
51 Sandy Pond Rd, Lincoln, MA
Art Museum · 27 tips and reviews

Northeastern UniversityNortheastern University: The sculpture park on the southern edge of campus features original works of art as well as a stream and tide mill to symbolize the Stony Brook tributary, an ancient waterway—now underground—that flow

Institute of Contemporary Art is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

69. Institute of Contemporary Art

8.2
100 Northern Ave (at Seaport Blvd.), Boston, MA
Art Museum · Seaport District · 123 tips and reviews

BostonTweetBostonTweet: The ICA has free admission every Thursday night from 5 to 9pm.

Museum of Contemporary Art is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

70. Museum of Contemporary Art

8.2
770 NE 125th St, North Miami, FL
Art Museum · 23 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Internationally recognized as a force in defining new trends and directions in contemporary art. The museum originates most of its own exhibitions, presenting an exciting mix of artists.

Rubell Family Collection is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

71. Rubell Family Collection

8.5
95 NW 29th St (On 29th St.), Miami, FL
Art Gallery · Wynwood-Edgewater · 18 tips and reviews

Juicy CoutureJuicy Couture: Some of the most impressive contemporary art in the world – Koons, Prince, Warhol, Sherman. The exhibits change regularly and if you covet fine art, it’s a must see.

Site Santa Fe is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

72. Site Santa Fe

8.2
1606 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, NM
Art Gallery · 8 tips and reviews

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: Since opening in 1995, Site Santa Fe has been gradually shifting the center of gravity of the contemporary art scene to the revamped Railyard district, thanks to its superb biennial exhibitions.

The Bass is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

73. The Bass

8.4
2100 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL
Art Museum · City Center · 28 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Includes European paintings from the 15th through the early 20th centuries, with special emphasis on northern European art of the Renaissance and baroque periods, including Dutch and Flemish masters.

The Drawing Center is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

74. The Drawing Center

9.0
35 Wooster St (btwn Broome & Grand St), New York, NY
Art Museum · SoHo · 12 tips and reviews

BLOUIN ARTINFOBLOUIN ARTINFO: This handsome bastion of all things drawing-related hosts shows of established and emerging artists throughout the year. Don't miss the extra gallery space across the street! Read more.

Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA) is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

75. Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA)

9.3
4000 Michigan Rd (bt W 38th & 42nd Sts), Indianapolis, IN
Art Museum · Butler - Tarkington · 99 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: The Museum first opened to the public in 1906 under the John Herron Art Institute & was later moved here to its permanent residence in1910 where more than 5000 residents came out for the opening night

Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

76. Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum

7.9
Grand River Ave. (btwn Bailey St & Collingwood Dr), East Lansing, MI
Art Museum · Michigan State University · 18 tips and reviews

Pete M.Pete May: Contrary to what the name suggests, not all of the artwork was created by Eli and Edythe Broad. Still worth checking out.

Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

77. Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus

8.7
Luisenstr. 33 (Königsplatz), Munich, Bavaria
Art Museum · Augustenstraße · 33 tips and reviews
Casa Batlló is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

78. Casa Batlló

9.4
Pg. de Gràcia, 43 (C. d'Aragó), Barcelona, Catalonia
Museum · La Dreta de l'Eixample · 759 tips and reviews

I Wanna Go ThereI Wanna Go There: This building from 1877 was entirely remodeled by Antonio Gaudí in 1905-1907. It is a jewel and you need to see the entire building at least once if you go to the 'Ciutat Comtal'. Read more.

Vitra Design Museum is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

79. Vitra Design Museum

9.3
Charles-Eames-Str. 1, Weil am Rhein, Baden-Württemberg
Art Museum · 33 tips and reviews

Alessandro R.Alessandro Reginato: a great architectural space where you can chill on the most famous design chairs. amazing

National Museum of Health and Medicine is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

80. National Museum of Health and Medicine

7.2
2500 Linden Ln (The Forest Glen Annex), Silver Spring, MD
History Museum · 14 tips and reviews

Ken S.Ken Sands: Very weird stuff. Bullet fragment and skull bits from Lincoln's assassination. Lots of Civil War bones and amputation saws, gruesome stuff. Lots of bizarre organs in jars. Not sure why it's a museum a Read more.

Grazer Kunstverein is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

81. Grazer Kunstverein

Burggasse 4, Graz, Styria
Art Gallery · Innere Stadt · No tips or reviews
MOCCA is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

82. MOCCA

952 Queen St W (btw Ossington Ave & Shaw St), Toronto, ON
Art Museum · 12 tips and reviews

National PostNational Post: Toronto art enthusiasts will now be able to view works from the National Gallery of Canada’s extensive contemporary art collection without having to travel to Ottawa. Read more: Read more.

Tate Britain is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

83. Tate Britain

9.1
Millbank, London, Greater London
Art Museum · Millbank · 223 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: Tate Britain is built on the site of the 19th century Millbank Prison. Between 1816 and 1868, this is where thousands of convicts began their journey to the penal colonies of Australia.

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

84. BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

8.5
South Shore Rd, Gateshead
Art Gallery · 44 tips and reviews

Filippo C.Filippo Corti: Go on the top and enjoy a beautiful sight! (of course, also the gallery is a worth visit)

Jeu de Paume is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

85. Jeu de Paume

8.9
1 place de la Concorde (Rue de Rivoli), Paris, Île-de-France
Art Museum · 39 tips and reviews
WIELS is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

86. WIELS

8.0
Avenue Van Volxemlaan 354, Forest, Brussels-Capital
Art Gallery · 26 tips and reviews

Mia C.Mia Crespo: Excellent curation, magnificent place. Not to miss.

Mumok - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

87. Mumok - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien

7.5
Museumsplatz 1, Vienna, Vienna
Art Museum · Museumsquartier · 108 tips and reviews

Anastasia P.Anastasia Plakunenko: Nice collection, be prepared to spend at least 2 hours here. Very well organised museum, one of the best

Deutsche Guggenheim is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

88. Deutsche Guggenheim

Unter den Linden 13/15, Berlin, Berlin
Art Gallery · Unter den Linden · 10 tips and reviews

Paul H.Paul Huxen: Come on a Monday for free entry, that way you haven't wasted any money

San Diego Museum of Man is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

89. San Diego Museum of Man

8.1
1350 El Prado, San Diego, CA
History Museum · Balboa Park · 33 tips and reviews

LAMPS PLUSLAMPS PLUS: The San Diego Museum of Man is punctuated by the California Tower, a stunning Spanish-Colonial structure completed in 1915 for an exposition celebrating the completion of the Panama Canal.

Titanic Belfast is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

90. Titanic Belfast

8.4
2 Queen's Quay, Belfast, Belfast
History Museum · Titanic Quarter · 130 tips and reviews

Chris MM G.Chris MM Gordon: A history of Belfast and the people who built Titanic. The building is at the top of the original location of the Titanic slipway. Check out http://www.titanicbelfast.com/Home.aspx for more info

Alcatraz Island is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

91. Alcatraz Island

9.3
Golden Gate National Recreation Area (San Francisco Bay), San Francisco, CA
Historic Site · 504 tips and reviews

NASANASA: Now that you have seen what Alcatraz looks like from the inside, click the link to see what it looks like from 220 miles above Earth aboard the International Space Station using an 800mm camera lens. Read more.

92. Stiftung Bauhaus

Gropiusallee 38, Dessau, Saxony-Anhalt
Non-Profit · 4 tips and reviews
Anthropology Museum of México is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

93. Anthropology Museum of México

9.5
(Museo Nacional de Antropología)
Av. Paseo de la Reforma s/n (Esq. con Clzd. Mahatma Gandhi), Miguel Hidalgo, Mexico City
Museum · 726 tips and reviews

Otel.comOtel.com: Learn about Mexican art and history at this world-famous museum. Do not miss the Ethnography exhibition and the preserved Mexica Sun Stone/Stone of the Sun. Open Tuesday-Sunday, 9am to 7pm.

Cementiri de Montjuïc is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

94. Cementiri de Montjuïc

Mare de Déu de Port, 56-58, Barcelona, Catalonia
Cemetery · Sants-Montjuïc · 11 tips and reviews
Icelandic Phallological Museum is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

95. Icelandic Phallological Museum

6.0
(Hið Íslenzka Reðasafn)
Laugavegur 116, Reykjavik, Capital Region
Erotic Museum · Miðborg Reykjavíkur · 31 tips and reviews
Museum of Bad Art is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

96. Museum of Bad Art

55 Davis Sq (in Somerville Theatre), Somerville, MA
Art Museum · Davis Square · 12 tips and reviews

IFCIFC: The name of this museum says it all. The museum successfully shows a collection of the worst art.

Torture Museum is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

97. Torture Museum

4.5
Singel 449, Amsterdam, North Holland
Museum · Kuip · 29 tips and reviews

Amsterdam MagazineAmsterdam Magazine: "Because of the dark and cramped spaces, you are better off visiting on a quiet day, when the groups are smaller." Read more.

Hermitage Museum is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

98. Hermitage Museum

9.2
(Государственный Эрмитаж)
Дворцовая наб., 34 (Дворцовая пл.), Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg
Art Museum · Historic Centre · 1110 tips and reviews
National Palace Museum is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

99. National Palace Museum

8.2
(國立故宮博物院)
至善路二段221號, Taipei
History Museum · Shìlín Qū · 180 tips and reviews

DHR.comDHR.com: This is where you'll find arguably the finest collection of Chinese art. Don't miss the important items "One Hundred Horses" painting and the "Jadeite Cabbage." Open daily from 8:30am to 6:30pm.

National Museum of Scotland is one of 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die.

100. National Museum of Scotland

9.2
Chambers St, Edinburgh, Edinburgh
Museum · Newington · 201 tips and reviews

LianneLianne: Massive treasure trove, don't expect to be able to do the whole thing in one afternoon. Most interesting for visitors is the Changing Nation exhibits. Read more.