The best museums in Europe in 2016

Are you attracted to art, culture and history? Well, we recommend that you be very attentive to what we tell you today, especially if you choose your vacation destinations and getaways taking into account the number and quality of their museums. And is that today we are going to talk about some of the best museums that can be found in Europe.

Specifically, today we want to show you the 10 best museums in the old continent according to TripAdvisor, which, as you know, every year produces a series of super practical rankings for travelers, taking into account the opinion and comments of their own users. Would you like to discover which are the winners of Europe of this year? Well join us!

National Heritage Museum and Winter Palace, Saint Petersburg

At the top of the list we find the National Heritage Museum and Winter Palace, in Saint Petersburg, one of the main art galleries and museums in antiques of the world. Of the six buildings that are part of the complex, the most important is the Winter Palace, residence of the ancient tsars.

Musée d'Orsay, Paris

In second position we find the Musée d’Orsay, a gallery in Paris dedicated to the arts plastic 19th century, which houses the largest collection of impressionist works on the planet. It is located in the old building of the Orsay railway station.

Prado Museum, Madrid

Prado Museum
The only Spanish museum on the European list is the Prado Museum, which is located in Madrid. For some, it is the most important museum in painting European world. And it is that here you can find works by Velázquez, El Greco, Goya, Tiziano, Rubens, El Bosco ...

British Museum, London

British museum
In fourth place we find the British Museum, which is located in London. It houses collections from different fields of knowledge human: history, archeology, ethnography, art ... Specifically, it guards more than seven million objects from different continents.

Acropolis Museum, Athens

In Athens, Greece, there is the Acropolis Museum, a 25,000 m2 building located about 300 meters from the acropolis. It is one of the most important archaeological museums in the world.

Vasa Museum, Stockholm

From Athens we moved to Stockholm to talk about the Vasa Museum, which is in sixth position. The museum houses the vessel Vasa, the only ship from the 17th century that has survived practically intact. It is the most visited museum in all of Scandinavia.

Victoria and Albert Museum, London

We return to London to tell you about the Victoria and Albert Museum, also known as the National Museum of Art and Design. Dedicated above all to the decorative arts and fine arts, it offers great resources for students of design.

Louvre museum, Paris

Louvre Museum
As it could not be otherwise, the Louvre Museum is also present on this list. As you well know, it is located in Paris, in the former royal palace of the Louvre, and houses important works from before impressionism. His best known work is La Gioconda, by Leonardo da Vinci.

Rijksmuseum (National Museum of Amsterdam)

In ninth position is the Rijksmuseum, the National Museum of Amsterdam, a museum dedicated to the history, art and crafts. It stands out for its collection of paintings from the Dutch Golden Age.

Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

Finally, we have to talk about another Dutch museum. We refer to the Van Gogh Museum, which is in tenth position in the ranking. As you can imagine, it is a gallery dedicated to the works of Vincent Van Gogh. In fact, it houses more than 200 works by the artist.

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