The best museums in the world

Are you a museum lover? The chances are that even if you've never considered yourself as such, there's still plenty of museums that will fascinate, inform, amaze and captivate your imagination. In fact, visiting a good museum can reveal more about a place than spending a whole month there. Here we will look at three of the best museums in the world.

The Museum of Natural History, New York, was featured in the movie Night at the Museum, and Ross Gellar from Friends worked there too! The museum is huge, consisting of 25 interconnected buildings with over 45 exhibition halls. About 5 million people visit the museum annually. There is so much to see and do including the butterfly conservatory, the dinosaurs and the big bang theatre. If you are in New York, make time for a visit!

The Titanic Museum in Belfast is a must-see if the story of the Titanic interests you. The museum takes you through the whole story, from Belfast pre-Titanic to the aftermath of the disaster. You will see how the ship took shape, what the rooms were like, the scale of the ship; you'll hear stories that will send chills up your spine and bring tears to your eyes; you can read every word sent to and from the Titanic after hitting the iceberg and you can explore the ocean floor and see what was found at the site of the wreck. James Cameron visited the museum and left the clothes that Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio wore in the final scenes of the movie.

For art lovers, a trip to Le Louvre in Paris is a mecca. This is one of the best art museums in the world. Here you will see the Venus de Milo, Regent Diamond, the Marly Horses and, of course, the Mona Lisa. There are over 400,000 pieces of art and historical objects to see. You could easily spend several days in there!

These are only a small selection of some of the best museums in the world. There are so many others that could easily take the title, including the Guggenheim in Bilbao, the Vatican Museums and the Smithsonian in Washington. In addition, some of the best museums are often some of the smallest, kookiest establishments you chance upon by accident. So enjoy exploring!

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