The America is famous for having more than 35,000 museums all across the country presenting art work, exhibitions, and history. Museums expand your knowledge regarding the ancient historical culture. The mostly visited museums are in New York, however, there are numerous others all over USA that must be explored. Moreover, several museums conduct different cultural activities that attract the history lovers. As this is indeed impossible to visit every museums of the country, thus, following are the ten most famous museums of the USA.
This museum known as “The Met” is the biggest art museum of the USA presenting around five thousand years old artwork. There are around two million pieces of creative work giving history buffs a solid reason to pay a visit. This is sited at three different locations in the city of New York such as, The Met Cloisters, The Met Breuer and The Met Fifth Avenue. Different exhibitions and art representations enlighten recent philosophies while connecting them with different cultures and different time periods. Moreover, it comprises of iconic paintings of ancient Greek and European artists, sculptures by Romans and Textile by Asian designers. Furthermore, Dendur Temple is also an historic place to explore here along with discovering the master pieces of Picasso, Degas and Monet.
This museum also termed as Smithsonian is the most visited museum of the history, as more than 8 million visitors visit it each year. This is an eye candy for the youngsters because it displays sixty thousand artifacts, rockets, missiles and space crafts. You can find biplane of Wright’s brothers used in first successful flight mission in 1903. It has also collected different NASA items used in their numerous successful missions. Moreover, it also comprises the “Bell XS-1” an artifact that was utilized by Chuck Yeager to break the barrier of sound in 1947 and “Spirit of St. Louis” flew by Charles Lindberg. Furthermore, it also exhibits several planes of WWI and aircrafts preferred for Apollo mission. Thus, everything would seem out of this world during this visit and this would be not a forgetful experience.
An oldest museum containing a huge collection of art makes it a top museum of the world. Moreover, it is about the size of 280,000 square feet situated in the center of the Windy City. You would love to appreciate the Nighthawks by Edward Hopper, and American Gothic of Grant Wood. You can have a perfect weekend at the George Seurat’s island of La Grande Jatte. Furthermore, you can enjoy perfect meal at the restaurant of Terzo Piano while having a mesmerizing view of skyline of Chicago city and Millennium Park. Another amazing fascination is the recreating the popular scene of the movie “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”. Moreover, this is an art school too providing students with best of an art education.
This museum is huge and spacious enough that it contains hundreds of galleries exhibiting artwork of Egyptian sculptures and imitator paintings. Even if you are not an enthusiast but Fine Arts museum will amaze you with its ample collection. Furthermore, you would observe an inspiring collection of archeology taken from the cultures of Egypt, Asia, and Africa. You can find legendary portraits of Gauguin, Van Gogh, and Rembrandt along with gold and ceramic sculptures. Likewise, Korean, Chinese and Japanese metal work and paintings are an inspiring. Similarly, you can see a representation of paper work, photography. Decorative crafts and performance.
An oldest and huge aviation museum that comprises of three hundred and sixty artifacts displayed. This is situated at the Air Force Base of Wright- Patterson which preserves and exhibits the story behind each of the aircraft. Moreover, of about nineteen acres of land, different missiles, aircrafts and space vehicles are displayed inside. Furthermore, different galleries of the museum exhibit numerous ancient items which are preserved as a record of historical mission. Similarly, models of these crafts along with melodramatic lightening and sound effects depict the events happened in history. Some of the galleries also have aeronautics of World War I, WWII, Southeast Asia and Korea. Apart from this, museum also conduct educational events where lots of teachers and students connect with each other through different groups.
Getty Museum comprises of European decorative arts, manuscripts, drawings, sculptures and paintings. However, apart from being a museum, it is also the center of culture and arts of Etruria, Rome and Greece. Furthermore, it conducts numerous exhibitions that you can sign in through an online newsletter. A big fascination of this building is the architecture which was designed by Richard Meier. You would be amazed to see the maze garden and complex located at the hill top for an astonishing view of Los Angeles. Every year, about 1.3 million tourists visit it to discover Roman, Greek and Etruscan ancient items.
This museum is termed as a significant modern art museum in the whole world which is situated in the heart of Manhattan. Furthermore, it is crowded with visitors famous for its exhibitions and ancient items display. This museum contains contemporary and modern art comprising paintings, drawings, prints, illustrations, electronic media, film and photography. Moreover, the inside complex of the building is a must visit place.
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