Every day millions of people find their way into musems around the world, looking not only to see but to experience art. Some visit, cross the museum’s name off their bucket list and move on to the next, while some are regulars at their favourite art sanctuary. But which (art) museums get the most total visits in the world?
Thankfully, Wikipedia has the answer sorted out, with reliable backing data. The following list is sourced from Wikipedia’s longer list of the most visited museums in the world, which includes natural history museums and others not pertaining to art. The art museums have been lifted and ranked according to their placing in Wikipedia’s list.
- Louvre, Paris, France.
2. National Museum of China, Beijing, China.
3. Vatican Museums, Vatican City.
4. Metropolitan Museum Of Art, New York City, USA.
5. British Museum, London, UK.
6. Tate Modern, London, UK.
7. National Gallery, Westminster, London, UK.
8. State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg,Russia.
9. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain.
10. Nanjing Museum,Jiangsu province, east China.