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One of the Most Visited Museums: The Louvre, in France

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Louvre Museum is one of the most popular museums in the world. This house full of art is located in the capital city of FranceParis, and has recorded more than 8 million visitors per year since 2007. The New York Daily News declared the most-visited museum in the world. The Louvre was established in 1792.

Some of the important collections located inside this museum are:

  • Mona Lisa made by Leonardo da Vinci
  • Venus de Milo made by Alexandros of Antioch
  • The Lacemaker made by Johannes Vermeer
  • The Rape of the Sabine Romen made by Nicolas Poussin
  • Woman with a Mirror made by Tiziano Vecellio
  • Seashore by Moonlight made by Caspar David Friedrich
Luis Velázquez Louvre Museum

Louvre Museum

Jean-Luc Martinez is the director of this museum. Inside of the Louvre you can find the work of many important artists and enjoy exhibitions and events in and outside the Louvre. To check the dates of exhibitions and events, enter the official website of the museum and plan a great day at the Louvre.

Marie-Laure de Rochebrune is the name of the actual curator of the museum. The opening hours and working days of the Louvre are:

  • Every day, except Thursday
  • From 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Wednesdays and FridaysLouvre Museum is open until 9:45 pm
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Weirdest Museums Around The World

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Museums are usually exhibiting great art of some worldwide recognized artist getting thousands of visitors by year. Some artists decided to build a new museum concept around the world with the idea of showing a different point of view of arts, creating the 10 weirdest museums around the world:

  1. Currywurst Museum, Berlin
  2. Parasite Museum, Tokyo
  3. Museum of Funeral Carriages, Barcelona
  4. Dog Collar Museum, Leeds Castle, Kent
  5. Phallus Museum, Iceland
  6. Paris Sewers Museum, Paris
  7. The Museum of Bad Art, Boston
  8. Museum of Witchcraft, Cornwall
  9. Museum of the Holy Souls in Purgatory, Rome
  10. Torture Museum, Amsterdam

Strange Places for Art Galleries

Art Galleries are usually located in greatest location or important museums. Artist like the Photographer Andreas Frank or Sam Pulitzer and Mathieu Malouf try to take art to unexpected places to make the experience enjoin the art in 10 strange places for Art Galleries:

  1. Nashville’s Smallest Art Gallery (NSAG)
  2. William Gallery, New York
  3. Art on Track, Chicago
  4. The Boston Museums of Fine Art
  5. Redemption Gallery, Michigan
  6. Shoebox L.A.
  7. The Homeless Museum of Art, New York
  8. Bosnian Nuclear Bunker, Yugoslavia
  9. The Underbelly, Paris
  10. The Vandenberg: Life Below the Surface, Florida
Currywurst Museum, Berlin

Currywurst Museum

 

Museums: A Mandatory Stop to Visit The World

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Tourist schedules always include visiting museums. Some people believe that if someone goes to visit a city any where on the world and really want it to get to know it, is mandatory to go visit at least the more recognized museums.

México, with over 150 museums, and Paris are the cities with more museums of the world. Cities like London have six of the top 20 museums more visitedWashington DC and Paris are the next most cultural cities because there is where the number of world-renowned museums are. Also, London and Paris are the cities with the UNESCO World Heritage Sites highest numberwith 4 each one.

 

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Louvre in Paris

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National Museum of Natural History

  • The Cairo (Egypt),
  • New You (USA),
  • Berlin (Germany) and
  • Rome (Italy) among other cities, have as well a big number of greatest museums on the world.

 

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Museums are a typical stop in every trip. If you are traveling around the world, you should not miss the Top 14 Best Museums in the world:

  • Louvre in ParisFrance
  • Egyptian Museum in Cairo, Egipt
  • Vatican City in Rome, Italy
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art in New Your City, USA
  • British Museum in London, England
  • Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy
  • Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City, USA
  • Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain
  • National Palace Museum in Taipei, China
  • National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain
  • Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Netherland
  • Tokyo National Museum, Japan