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Facts To Know About 10 Greatest Museums In The World

Museum is a place where people can explore objects of great artistic, historical and scientific values. Museums makes better understanding among people about importance of cultural diversity and to appreciate it. Museums are also one of important resources for education and provide many informative programs.
The Louvre, or the Louvre Museum, is the world's largest art museum and a historic monument in Paris, France. It is a central landmark of the city
The Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York City is the largest art museum in the United States. It is third most visited museum in the world. The permanent collection consists of works of art from classical antiquity & ancient Egypt, paintings & sculptures from nearly all the European masters, and collection of American and modern art.
The British Museum, in the Bloomsbury area of London, United Kingdom, is a public institution dedicated to human history, art and culture. Its permanent collection of some eight million works is among the largest and most comprehensive in existence. This museum have been widely sourced during the era of the British Empire.
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities in Cairo, Egypt, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities. It has 120,000 items, with a representative amount on display, the remainder in storerooms. There is an extensive collection of papyrus and coins used in the Ancient world, artifacts from the final two dynasties of Egypt.
The Uffizi Gallery is a prominent art museum located in the Historic center of Florence in the region of Tuscany, Italy.  It holds a collection of priceless works, particularly from the period of the Italian Renaissance. Jewels are highly influential attraction of this museum. 
The State Hermitage Museum is a museum of art and culture in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The second-largest art museum in the world. Its collections, of which only a small part is on permanent display, comprise over three million items  including largest collection of paintings in the world. The museum is closed on Mondays.
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is an art museum located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. MoMA plays a major role in developing and collecting modern art, and is often identified as one of the largest and most influential museums of modern art in the world.
The Vatican Museums are Christian art museums located in the Vatican City. They display works from the immense collection amassed by popes throughout the centuries including the most renowned Roman sculptures & most important masterpieces of Renaissance art in the world. The museums contain roughly 70,000 works, of which 20,000 are on display.
The Prado Museum, officially known as Museo Nacional del Prado, is the main Spanish national art museum, located in central Madrid. It is widely considered to have one of the world's finest collections of European art, dating from the 12th century to the early 20th century.
The National Archaeological Museum in Athens houses some of the most important artifacts from a variety of archaeological locations around Greece from prehistory to late antiquity. It is considered one of the greatest museums in the world and contains the richest collection of artifacts from Greek antiquity worldwide.