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The Best Museums in the United States

A list of the most visited museums in the United States, with pictures. For some, "the most popular" means "the best", and these are definitely some of the most famous American museums. Top museums are often major tourist attractions, and can be a museum of natural history, art, science, or many others. Early museums were collections owned by private individuals. Whether these collections were open to the public was up to the owner. Today, museums are institutions dedicated to the study and exhibition of art, artifacts, and other objects of importance. One can only imagine the collections necessary to make the museums on this list some of the most popular in the world.

What are the best museums in the US? Included on this list are museums of art - both classical and modern, natural history, and children's museums. These institutions document and display the national heritage of the US through art, fossils, historical letters and papers, and other relics of American culture and world history.

To vote on more American travel sites, check out this list of the best US cities for vacations.
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    added by SportsYeah Washington, D.C., United States of America

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    Chicago, Illinois, United States of America Visitors: 1,846,889

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    New York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States Visitors: 4,891,450

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    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America Visitors: 812,479

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    added by NicoleSchaap Denver Art Museum From the architecture to the touring exhibits, the Denver Art Museum is gaining much ...

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    Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America Visitors: 610,371

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    added by jacobrafael Franklin Institute Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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