attractions The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums  

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The 100 most visited art museums in the world, listed here with photos. These are the most popular art museums based on overall attendance including all specific exhibitions. The top-ranked museum on this list, unsurprisingly the Louvre, had over 8.5 million visitors in 2010; the bottom item, Tokyo's National Museum of Modern Art, had a still-impressive total of just under 500K attendees, according to 2010 attendance figures from theartnewspaper.com. Worldwide art museum attendance has grown steady in recent years, though museum budgets as a whole have been cut.
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The Louvre is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
The Louvre France , Paris - Total Art Museum Numbers: 8,500,000

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British Museum is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
British Museum London Borough of Camden , United Kingdom - 5,842,138

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Metropolitan Museum of Art is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Metropolitan Museum of Art New York City - 5,216,988

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Tate Modern, London is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums

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National Gallery of Art is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums

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Centre Georges Pompidou is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Centre Georges Pompidou Paris , 4th arrondissement - 3,130,000

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Museum of Modern Art is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums

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National Museum of Korea is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums

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Musée d'Orsay is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Musée d'Orsay Paris - 2,985,510

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Museo Nacional Del Prado is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Museo Nacional Del Prado Spain , Madrid - 2,732,000

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Victoria and Albert Museum is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums

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Hermitage Museum is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Hermitage Museum Russia , Saint Petersburg - 2,490,387

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Centro Cultural Banco do Brasi... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil 2,317,772

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Museo Nacional Centro de Arte ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía Spain , Madrid - 2,313,532

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M. H. de Young Memorial Museum is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums

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The National Art Center, Tokyo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
The National Art Center, Tokyo Japan - 2,027,980

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National Portrait Gallery is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
National Portrait Gallery City of Westminster , London - 1,819,442

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Tate Gallery, Britain is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Tate Gallery, Britain City of Westminster - 1,665,291

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Galleria degli Uffizi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Galleria degli Uffizi 1,651,210

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Art Institute of Chicago is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Art Institute of Chicago United States of America , Chicago - 1,612,780

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Gyeongju National Museum is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums

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Van Gogh Museum is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Van Gogh Museum 1,429,854

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Museu Picasso is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Museu Picasso Barcelona , Catalonia - 1,369,187

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Old Acropolis Museum is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Old Acropolis Museum Acropolis of Athens , Athens - 1,355,720

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Musée du quai Branly is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Musée du quai Branly France , Paris - 1,326,153

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Palazzo Reale is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Palazzo Reale 1,300,000

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Tretyakov Gallery is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Tretyakov Gallery Moscow - 1,297,424

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Residenzschlos is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Residenzschlos 1,286,733

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Saatchi Gallery is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Saatchi Gallery 1,271,301

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Tokyo National Museum is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Tokyo National Museum Japan - 1,271,174

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Centro Cultural Banco do Brasi... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil 1,267,146

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Getty Center is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Getty Center Los Angeles County , 90049 - 1,205,685

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Galleria dell'Accademia is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Galleria dell'Accademia 1,170,933

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Melbourne Museum is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Melbourne Museum Melbourne - 1,164,139

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National Portrait Gallery is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums

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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums

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Neues Museum is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Neues Museum 1,142,000

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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums

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Australian Centre for the Movi... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums

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Smithsonian American Art Museu... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums

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Queensland GoMA is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Queensland GoMA 1,089,691

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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Mu... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Glasgow , United Kingdom - 1,070,521

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Ashmolean Museum is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Ashmolean Museum 1,041,310

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Pergamon Museum is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Pergamon Museum Berlin , Germany - 1,035,000

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Royal Academy is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Royal Academy London - 1,007,306

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Kremlin Museums is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Kremlin Museums 1,006,738

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Art Gallery of New South Wales is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums

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Scottish National Gallery is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Scottish National Gallery Edinburgh - 969,449

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Museu Coleccao Berard is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums
Museu Coleccao Berard 964,540

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Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Top 100 Most Visited Art Museums