The best museums in the world in 2015

Metropolitan Museum of Art
In many places, museums are among the main tourist attractions. What’s more, in some cities there are so many and so interesting that sometimes it’s hard to choose one. This is the case of London, New York, Paris, Madrid… To make it easier for you, today at Vuela Viajes we want to show you the 10 best museums in the world. To do this, we are going to base ourselves on the list that TripAdvisor publishes each year based on the opinion of its own users.

Do you want to discover which are the best museums in the world in 2015? Well, do not miss anything that we tell you below!

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Metropolitan Museum of Art1
This year, the museum that has been placed at the top of the list is the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, which can boast of having a collection of more than two million works of art from all over the world and from different eras, being able to find masterpieces by such famous artists as Rafael, El Greco, Picasso, Velázquez, Braque or Rodin, among many others.

Musée d’Orsay, Paris

Musee dOrsay
In second position is the Musée d’Orsay, which is located in the old Orsay station, in the heart of Paris. Built on the occasion of the Universal Exhibition of 1900, it houses works of art made between 1848 and 1914.

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

Art Institute of Chicago
Closing the top 3 is the Institut of Art of Chicago, a museum that also acts as an art school. It is located on Michigan Avenue. This hotel houses one of the most relevant permanent collections of Impressionism and Post- Impressionism paintings in the world.

Prado Museum, Madrid

Prado Museum
In fourth position is the Prado Museum, undoubtedly the most important museum in Spain . It houses numerous squares of European masters from the 16th to the 19th centuries. His works by Velázquez, el Greco, Goya, Rubens, El Bosco and Tiziano stand out, as well as others by Murillo, Zurbarán or Rafael, among others.

Louvre museum, Paris

Louvre Museum
The Louvre Museum, one of the most visited buildings in Paris, could not be missing from this list. It was inaugurated at the end of the 18th century from the collections of the French monarchy . Beyond its numerous works (about 300,000), the building itself stands out, located in the Louvre Palace, dating from the 12th century, although it has been renovated on different occasions.

National Heritage Museum and Winter Palace, Saint Petersburg

National Heritage Museum and Winter Palace
In sixth position we find the National Heritage Museum and Winter Palace, a luxurious and grandiose palace that houses three million art. Without a doubt, it is a must-see place in St. Petersburg.

National Gallery, London

National Gallery
We continue our tour of the best museums in the world in London. And it is that in seventh position in the ranking is the National Gallery, the most important art museum in London. Located in the famous Trafalgar Square , it displays European painting from the 13th to the 20th century. The permanent collection belongs to the British State and consists of 2,300 paintings.

Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

In eighth position is the Rijksmuseum, the National Museum of Amsterdam. Known for housing the largest collection of paintings from the Dutch Golden Age, it also boasts a rich collection of Egyptian and Asian art.

Vasa Museum, Stockholm

Vasa Museum
In ninth place we find the Vasa Museum, considered the most important museum in Scandinavia. The Vasa is on display here , the only 17th century ship that has managed to survive to this day. It is a true artistic treasure. In addition, the museum houses exhibitions related to the boat.

National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City

Anthropology National Museum
Finally, we have to talk about the National Museum of Anthropology, which is located in Mexico City. An important archaeological legacy of the Mesoamerican peoples is exhibited in the museum. Its National Library of Anthropology stands out.