The main museums in Europe


The European tour of major museums ...

The major museums of Europe Capital

& bull; London Museums:
Side Museum London hosts several prestigious museums: the Natural History Museum, Tate Modern, Tate Britain, British Museum, National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery, Victoria and . Albert Museum
& bull; Paris museums:
A trip to Paris should include at least one visit to the Louvre, the grandeur and glory of the Louvre museum can hardly be matched by any other museum in the world .
Do not miss to visit the Contemporary Art Center Georges Pompidou (Beaubourg), the Grand Palais, the Orsay museum, the Quai Branly Museum and the Picasso Museum. Located in the Marais district, the Picasso museum has a spectacular collection of Picasso's works
& bull. Museums in Florence:
Side museum, you will be spoiled, the most important are: the Palazzo della Signoria, the Archaeological Museum, the Museum of the History of Science, the Medici Chapels, the Cloisters museum of Santa Maria Novella, the Uffizi, the Accademia Gallery, the Bargello museum.
The Uffizi Gallery is one of the most famous museums in the world, it houses collections of Renaissance paintings and sculptures of classical antiquity. Do not miss the Bargello museum that houses a beautiful Renaissance sculpture collection, we find the works of the greatest artists: Michelangelo, Donatello, Ammannati, Bandinelli Andrea and Jacopo Sansovino ....
A another excellent museum, the Accademia Gallery, where you can admire the particular David Michelangelo
& bull. Museums in Madrid:
The most important is biensur the Prado Museum, one of the largest museums in Europe with works by Goya, El Greco, Vel & aacute; zquez .. . also see the museum Queen Sofia
& bull. Museums in Brussels:
The main museums in the Belgian capital are: the Royal Museum of Art and History, the Royal Museum of Fine Arts, the Museum of Far East, the Belgian center of the comic, the museum of musical instruments, the Magritte museum
& bull. Museums Munich:
Most museums in Munich are closed on Mondays, for many museums, Sunday will be the best day to visit because admission is only one Euro . (offer valid only for Pinakotheken, the Brandhorst Museum, the National Museum and the Glyptothek)
the other Munich museums: the BMW Museum, the Brandhorst Museum, the Museum of the city of Munich, Deutsches Museum which is probably the largest technical museum in the world, the National museum of Egyptian art, the Jewish museum
& bull. Museums in Prague
If you plan to make many visits, you should take a pass for museums, this one is valid 4 days and opens the doors of the main attractions: Castle Prague National Museum Mala Strana, Charles towers, the Observatory, the small print of the Eiffel Tower, among other
& bull. Museums of Vienna
The main museums in the old city of Vienna are: the Museum of Natural History, the Spanish Riding School and Museum of the Civil <. br /> & bull; Museums Budapest:
museums on the Castle Hill include: The Budapest Historical Museum, the Museum of Music, the Military Museum, the Pharmacy Museum and the Museum the medieval Judaism.

& bull; Museums Lisbon:
Side Museum in Lisbon, do not miss the Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga and the Museu Calouste Gulbenkian

< strong> & bull; Museums in Amsterdam
Amsterdam has a fine collection of museums: the Anne Frank House, the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, the latter has the largest collection of paintings Van Gogh in the world.
& bull; . Museums Venice:
The Doge's Palace, Correr Museum and the Galleria dell'Accademia di Venezia
& bull; Museums in Bilbao
Biensur that says Bilbao Guggenheim said, a must during a visit to the largest city in the Basque country.
The other museums in Bilbao are:
El Museo de Bellas Artes (Museum of Fine Arts, Plaza del Museo).
The Basque Museum (Euskal Museoa, Plaza Unamuno).
El Museo Taurino (bullfighting museum, Vista Alegre Bullring).
& bull; Museums Helsinki:
The Ateneum Art Museum, the largest museum dedicated to Finnish and international art. We should also mention the Design Museum and the Museum of the City of Helsinki, both very interesting.
& bull; Museums Athens:
The Archaeological Museum, the new Acropolis Museum, the Museum of Byzantine Art.
& bull; Museums in Rome
Castle Saintange, Borghese Gallery .

Museums in attendance: the museums of Europe attracting over one million visitors per year .
  • Louvre Museum in Paris: 8.5 million visitors .
  • British Museum London: 5,850,000 visitors .
  • Tate Modern in London: 5,050,150 visitors .
  • National Gallery London: 4,955,000 visitors .
  • Pompidou Center in Paris. 3.13 million visitors
  • Orsay Museum in Paris: 2,985,500 visitors .
  • Prado Museum Madrid: 2.73 million visitors .
  • Victoria and Albert Museum London: 2,630,000 visitors .
  • Hermitage Museum , St. Petersburg, Russia: 2.49 million visitors .
  • Reina Sof & iacute; a Madrid 2,313,000 visitors .
  • National Portrait Gallery London: 1,819,000 visitors .
  • Tate Britain London: 1,665,000 visitors .
  • Uffizi Gallery Florence, Italy: 1,651,000 visitors .
  • Van Gogh Museum , Amsterdam, Netherlands: 1429 000visiteurs .
  • Picasso Museum , Barcelona, ​​Spain.
  • Acropolis Museum , Athens, Greece.
  • Quai Branly Museum , Paris, France.
  • Royal Palace in Milan , Italy.
  • Tretyakov Gallery , Moscow, Russia
  • Dresden Castle , Germany.
  • Saatchi Gallery , London, UK.
  • Academy of drawing Florence, Italy.
  • Neues Museum , Berlin, Germany.
  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum , Glasgow, UK.
  • Ashmolean Museum , Oxford, UK.
  • Pergamon Museum , Berlin, Germany.

    The European Night of Museums

    Every year since 2004, takes place in May the European Night of Museums. On this occasion more than 3,000 European museums exceptionally open their doors until about midnight.
    This is an opportunity for each site to present its collections by providing visitors with events such as concerts, plays, workshops ..
    in France over 1,200 museums participating in the European Night of museums.