The best museums in the world in 2017

Spain is the perfect country for all art and history lovers. And not only because of the many monuments and buildings of interest that can be found throughout the territory, but also because of the many museums of international prestige that are hidden inside. One of them has even been chosen as one of the best in the world in 2017 by TripAdivsor , which you already know that when preparing its rankings it always takes into account the opinion and comments of its own users.

Would you like to discover which are the 10 best museums in the world this year according to the travel portal? Well, you know what you have to do! Do not miss anything that we tell you below!

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

The best museum in the world according to TripAdvisor is the Metropolitan Museum of Art, also known as MET . Located in the borough of Manhattan, New York (United States), it is home to more than two million works of art from around the world, ranging from treasures of classical antiquity, to works by almost all the masters of Europe, to paintings and American sculptures.

National WWII Museum, New Orleans

In second position we find another American museum. It is The National WWII Museum, a museum of military history that is located in New Orleans, Louisiana. It focuses on the contribution made by the United States in the victory of the Allies during this great war carried out on European territory.

Musée d’Orsay, Paris

Orsay's Museum
Closing the top 3 we find the Musée d’Orsay (Orsay Museum), an art gallery located in Paris, which is focused on the visual arts of the 19th century, especially in the period 1848-1914. In fact, it houses the largest collection of Impressionist works in the world. On the other hand, it is important to note that it occupies the old building of the Orsay train station.

Art Institute of Chicago

The fourth position in the ranking is for the Art Institute of Chicago (Art Institute of Chicago), a museum and art school located in front of Lake Michigan, in Chicago (United States). Without a doubt, it is one of the most important art museums in the world. Its permanent collection of impressionist and post- impressionist paintings stands out.

National Heritage Museum and Winter Palace, Saint Petersburg

In fifth position we find the National Heritage Museum and the Winter Palace. TripAdvisor refers to the Hermitage Museum, which is located in Saint Petersburg, Russia. We are talking about a complex made up of six buildings, the most important of which is the Winter Palace, which was the official residence of the former tsars.

9/11 Memorial, New York

9/11 Memorial
We return to New York to tell you about the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, whose center is located in the place where the twin towers were destroyed during the attacks of September 11, 2001.

National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City

Anthropology National Museum
We continue our tour of the best museums in the world in Mexico, and more specifically in Mexico City. In the Mexican capital is the National Museum of Anthropology, which aims to house and exhibit the archaeological legacy of the peoples of Mesoamerica and account for the current ethnic diversity of the country.

Acropolis Museum, Athens

In eighth position we find a European museum. This is the Acropolis Museum, which is located in Athens, Greece. As you can imagine, it is a Greek archaeological museum located next to the famous Acropolis.

Prado Museum, Madrid

Prado Museum
The ninth place in the ranking is for the only Spanish museum present on the list. It is the Museo Nacional del Prado, which is located in Madrid. His paintings of European masters from the 16th to the 19th centuries stand out, and more specifically those of Velázquez, El Greco, Goya, Titian, Rubens and Bosco.

Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Finally, we must talk about The Victoria and Albert Museum, National Museum of Art and Design (Victoria and Albert Museum, National Museum of Art and Design), which is located in London. It is mainly dedicated to the decorative arts and the fine arts.