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Best Museums in Europe

Are you making a list of places to visit in Europe? Here are a few must-visit museums in Europe that can add some culture to your trip.

By Cruise Booking Team

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Europe is one of the most popular tourist destinations where people from different parts of the world visit in large numbers every year. You can discover the most beautiful and impressive museums here. People usually get mesmerised seeing the eternal beauty of these famous museums. Here you will find different types of art which depict human history and culture. The museums hold the masterpieces of many world-renowned artists.

If you are planning a vacation to Europe Cruises, then European museums are worth visiting. This provides you the perfect opportunity to meet new people, learn the local ways & culture and share your love & affection for art and history.

Below you can check out the top 5 best museums in Europe.

Top 5 Beautiful Museums in Europe

1. Rijksmuseum of Amsterdam

It was initially established in the Hague in 1800. Later, it was moved to Amsterdam in 1808. The architecture of the current building was designed by Pierre Cuypers & finally opened in the year 1885. The museum is designed especially considering child-friendliness. On 13 April 2013, the gallery was renovated with an estimated cost of € 375 million. According to 2013 reports, it was one of the most visited museums in the Netherlands, with a record of 2.2 million visitors.

The walls of the gallery are adorned with several stunning paintings. The statutes are another highlight of this place.

2. Louvre of Paris

It is one of the most visited landmarks of France by both locals & foreign visitors. The gallery houses 300000 artworks in which 35000 are exhibited in the area of 60,600 sq. ft. It is also referred to as the largest art & antique museum in the world. The Louvre is home to some of the most famous paintings such as Leonardo Da Vinci's Mona Lisa, Liberty Leading the People by Eugene Delacroix, and Napoleon Coronation. People from all over the world come to examine these art pieces closely.

If you are visiting the museum, don't forget to see the sculptures, including Seated Scribe, an Egyptian sculpture, and Venus de Milo, an ancient Greek statue. The gallery offers a visual treat dripping in gold and welcomes around 9.7 million people every year.

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3. British Museum of London

The British Museum has a rich collection of 8 Million artworks depicting human history and culture. Here you can discover the human story from beginning to present. The gallery takes you on an interactive journey over 2 million years ago and features some of the most fascinating objects of human life.

Here you can enjoy both art & history in the same ratio.

4. Museum of Broken Relationships of Zagreb

This museum is a must-visit in Europe. It gives a glimpse of human relations and emotions. People here often feel a connection to the objects displayed here, that reminds them of their friends, family, and lover. The gallery explains the purity & strength of love while at the same time also remind visitors of its fragility.

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5. Museum of Second World War in Poland

The historical museum is in Gdansk, Poland. It holds wall posters illustrating the circumstances of the Second World War. The museum has an extensive collection of artefacts explaining how war has influenced the lives of ordinary people. This modern museum has received much recognition in the architectural world.


Hope this article has given you a small idea of why Europe is so popular and loved by visitors. So pack your bags and get ready to explore some beautiful museums in Europe! If you are booking your very first cruise, here are some things you should take into consideration when choosing a cruise line.

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