European Museums: Europe’s Top Ten Museums

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The Louvre Museum is the largest museum in France and the most visited museum in the world

The Louvre Museum is the largest museum in France and the most visited museum in the world

What better way to experience Europe than to go to the best museums in the continent? After all, this part of the earth is well known for it rich cultural heritage. Of course, there are too many museums for you to visit each and everyone of them, so here is a list of the top ten museums in all of Europe.

Louvre, Paris
The Louvre is the Mecca of museum lovers. One of the largest museums of the world, the Louvre is a great example of traditional French Renaissance architecture and holds about 35,000 works of art.

The British Museum, London
With over seven million objects from all over the world, this museum is a must visit.

Anne Frank Museum, Amsterdam
The Anne Frank Museum is the house where the famous Jewish family hid in the Second World War. This is where Anne wrote her diary while in hiding.

Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Famed 70s architects Piano and Rogers inspired this museum and more than artwork, you can find a public library as well as the Institute of Music and Acoustic Research.

Galleria Degli Uffizi, Florence
This museum showcases works from the Medieval Period to the Renaissance. It welcomes around 1.7 million visitors per year.

Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid
Built in 1819, this is one of the oldest museums in Europe. Feast your eyes on the worlds of Spanish masters here.

Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, London
Two hundred years and counting – Madame Tussauds definitely holds its own against all the other museums in Europe.

The London Dungeon, London
If you’re into dungeons and other dark secrets of mankind, then this museum is the one for you.

Miniature Wonderland, Hamburg
Railroad and train enthusiasts will have a heyday here. Even if you’re not, you’re going to have a blast seeing the largest model railway in the world.

Sex Museum, Amsterdam
For the taste of the notorious, visit the Venustempel, which houses the most erotic collection in the world.

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