See Matisse, Picasso, Dali and more at these fantastic museums you can only find in the United States..
Culture abounds for those looking for amazing art, as some of the world’s best museums dot America. Check out some of the best museums America has to offer.
1. Los Angeles County Museum of Art
This amazing LA museum has it all, from paintings and sculptures to movie screenings! A trip to LACMA (as it’s known regionally), is not complete without a few photos in the outdoor art institution known as Urban Light!
2. Getty Center – Los Angeles, California
LA’s other big museum is the Getty, which overlooks all of the city of Los Angeles from high in the hills over Santa Monica. The Getty has incredible art pieces inside of its walls, but both the views and the garden are reasons why this museum is one of the country’s best!
3. MoMA – New York City
Located in Manhattan, the Museum of Modern Art is the best museum in all of New York City, and is one of the best on the entire East Coast! From Dali to Van Gogh to current New York artists just breaking into the scene, MoMA has an eclectic mix of art that will please anyone and everyone.
4. Field Museum of Natural History – Chicago, Illinois
A South Loop landmark, the Field Museum is one of the world’s greatest archaeological museums! Featuring dinosaurs, Egyptian pharaohs, beautiful royal gems, and more, The Field Museum will make any history lover happy!
5. Children’s Museum of Indianapolis – Indianapolis, Indiana
The largest children’s museum in the world, and also the world’s best! Visitors are greeted with a planetarium, science labs, an indoor carousel and more!
6. National Gallery of Art – Washington, D.C.
Located in Washington, D.C., the National Gallery of Art has pieces from the all-time masters, including Rembrandt, Matisse, Vermeer, Degas, and more! The sculpture garden that is part of the National Gallery of Art is a feature that should not be looked over!
7. Museum of Fine Arts – Boston, Massachusetts
The best museum in Boston, a city with a number of incredible institutions of culture, holds nearly half a million pieces of art! The grounds that the Museum of Fine Arts sits on are incredibly beautiful as well, and are the perfect place for an outdoor picnic while taking a break from exploring all that the museum has to offer!
8. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum – New York City
An iconic architectural installation in New York, the Guggenheim is known for much more than just its façade. Filled within the building’s walls are incredible pieces of art, both modern and traditional, as well as classes for burgeoning artists.
9. Museum of Science and Industry – Chicago, Illinois
One of the world’s largest museums dedicated to the sciences is located in Chicago, in Jackson Park. With live science experiences, award winning exhibits, and a full sized submarine, the Museum of Science and Industry is an incredible place to visit!
10. Philadelphia Museum of Art – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Known for its iconic stairs that were made famous in the movie Rocky, the Philadelphia Museum of Art is one of the nation’s most famous museums! But it’s not just all about the movies, as the museum holds over 250,000 pieces from some of the all-time masters within its walls. Manet, Van Gogh, Homer, Matisse, Picasso…the list of incredible artists whose items are on display go on and on and on.