America Cities In The U.S. With The Best Museums  

Jenn Lindley
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This list contains information about the cities in the U.S. with the Best Museums. Several of the best museums in the world can be found in the United States. Some of these museums are all about art, while others prioritize science. Several U.S. cities even have world-class children's museums for their residents, and tourists, to enjoy.

Which U.S. city has the best museums? Washington, D.C. tops our list. Some of the great museums that can be found in Washington, D.C. include the Smithsonian Institute, the National Air and Space Museum and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Other cities with fantastic museums include Chicago, New York and Honolulu.

Which U.S. city is your favorite for checking out museums? Share your thoughts in the comments section.

There's top ten museums in every genre on this list. Source: Travelandleisure.com / CNN Headline News poll of 60,000 Americans, 2007. http://www.infoplease.com/us/cities/best-museums.html
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Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Cities In The U.S. With The Best Museums
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Some of the great museums that can be found in Washington, D.C. include the Smithsonian Institute, the National Air and Space Museum and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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Chicago is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Cities In The U.S. With The Best Museums
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Some of Chicago's finest museums include the Museum of Science and Industry, the Field Museum and the Art Institute of Chicago.

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New York City is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Cities In The U.S. With The Best Museums
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New York City is a great city to check out museums like the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim and the American Museum of Natural History.

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Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Cities In The U.S. With The Best Museums
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The Rodin Museum, the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Franklin Institute are a few of the great museums located in Philadelphia.

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