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Best Museums in the US

Have a free afternoon? – Treat yourself to a nice museum…

I’m a well known Museum Freak –
I was once a week in Paris, and went to 2 Museums a day (some, more than once).
I know it sounds cliché –
But, I really think a good museum is one of the best ways to kill a free afternoon.

My friend Isra-Girl is going to New York soon –
She ask me for Recommendations about good Museums in the Big Apple.
I told her my Favorite Museum in the US is the MOMA in New York, But that she also have to visit the Guggenheim and Met ( Metropolitan Museum of Art ).
In the MOMA now a days, there is an Exhibition of “Projects 87” by Sigalit Landau ( an Israeli artist ). I saw some of her works when she Exhibited them in Israel and quite liked them. I recommend you should sea it – and also, when you’re there – pay attention to Warhol ( The man was a Genius ).

Warhol in the MOMA
Trip N’ Burn presents : Warhol Campbell’s Soup in the MOMA ©

After I told her about those 3 great Museums in NYC – I started naming more and more good ones (not only in New York, but all over the states. It became an obsession (like everything els), and I found myself listing all of which I think are worth while – and there are so many good Museums in the states – It’s unbelievable…
I gathered all the information from the Internet – and came with the following list :

Museums are Cultural Experiences –
But – Burning Man Festival is Lots of FUN !!!


For those of you going anywhere in the U.S.A (and want to) –
Here is a list of Museums (that will help you spend an afternoon).

  1. The Museum of Modern Art – New York City, NY
  2. Guggenheim Museum – New York City, NY
  3. Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York City, NY
  4. Library of Congress – Washington, DC
  5. Art Institute of Chicago – Illinois
  6. Getty Museum – Los Angeles, California
  7. National Gallery of Art – Washington, DC
  8. American Museum of Natural History – New York City, NY
  9. Exploratorium – San Francisco, California
  10. Museum of Contemporary Art – Chicago, Illinois
  11. Smithsonian Institution – Washington, DC
  12. Institute of Contemporary Art – Boston, Massachusetts
  13. Andy Warhol Museum – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  14. Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum – Washington, DC
  15. Kennedy Space Center – Merritt Island, Florida
  16. Brooklyn Museum – New York
  17. The Jewish Museum of New York City, NY
  18. Museum of Fine Arts – Boston, Massachusetts
  19. Walker Art Center – Minneapolis, Minnesota
  20. Seattle Art Museum – Washington State
  21. de Young Museum – San Francisco, California
  22. Space Center – Houston, Texas
  23. National Portrait Gallery – Washington, DC
  24. African American Museum in Philadelphia – Pennsylvania
  25. High Museum of Art – Atlanta, Georgia
  26. Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum – Chicago, Illinois
  27. Museum of Fine Arts – Houston, Texas
  28. Artists Space – New York City, NY
  29. The Queen Mary – Long Beach, California
  30. National Baseball Hall of Fame – Cooperstown, New York
  31. Colonial Williamsburg – Virginia
  32. Philadelphia Museum of Art – Pennsylvania
  33. Museum of Science – Boston, Massachusetts
  34. The Griffith Observatory – Los Angeles, California
  35. Museum of Science and Industry – Chicago, Illinois
  36. ICR Museum of Creation & Earth History – Santee, California
  37. Denver Art Museum – Colorado
  38. Portland Museum of Art – Maine
  39. Portland Art Museum – Oregon
  40. Museum of Glass – Tacoma, Washington
  41. Tech Museum of Innovation – San Jose, California
  42. Science Museum of Minnesota – St. Paul
  43. Liberty Science Center – Jersey City, New Jersey
  44. Pacific Science Center – Seattle, Washington
  45. Oyster & Maritime Museum – Chincoteague, Virginia
  46. Maritime Museum – San Diego, California
  47. Arizona Science Center – Phoenix
  48. Morgan Library – New York, NY
  49. Denver Museum of Nature and Science – Colorado
  50. Carnegie Science Center – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  51. Museum of Natural Science – Houston, Texas
  52. Museum of Flight – Seattle, Washington
  53. Milwaukee Art Museum – Wisconsin
  54. Phoenix Art Museum – Arizona
  55. Mutter Museum – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  56. Orlando Science Center – Florida
  57. Baltimore Museum of Art – Maryland
  58. New York Historical Society – NYC
  59. Ryman Auditorium & Museum – Nashville, Tennessee
  60. Museum of Transportation – St. Louis, Missouri
  61. Oakland Museum of California
  62. Library of Virginia – Richmond
  63. Polynesian Cultural Center – Laie, Hawaii
  64. California Science Center – Los Angeles
  65. Chicago Cultural Center – Illinois
  66. Kansas City Museum – Missouri
  67. Ritz Theatre & LaVilla Museum – Jacksonville, Florida
  68. Los Angeles County Museum of Art – California
  69. Museum of Tolerance – Los Angeles, California
  70. Maryland Science Center – Baltimore, Maryland
  71. Eastern State Penitentiary – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  72. Wright Museum – Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
  73. National Building Museum – Washington, DC
  74. Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum – Nashville, Tennessee
  75. Heard Museum – Phoenix, Arizona
  76. Fernbank Museum of Natural History – Atlanta, Georgia
  77. Discovery Science Center – Santa Ana, California
  78. Museum of San Diego History – California
  79. San Diego Museum of Art – California
  80. Strong Museum – Rochester, New York
  81. St. Louis Science Center – Missouri
  82. Port Discovery – Baltimore, Maryland
  83. Phillips Collection – Washington, DC
  84. National Museum of Natural History – Washington, DC
  85. Barnes Foundation – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  86. Bishop Museum – Honolulu, Hawaii
  87. San Diego Natural History Museum – California
  88. Science Museum of Virginia – Richmond
  89. Arvada Center – Colorado
  90. International Spy Museum – Washington, DC
  91. Lower East Side Tenement Museum – New York, NY
  92. Pacific Design Center – West Hollywood, California
  93. Please Touch Museum – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  94. Experience Music Project – Seattle, Washington
  95. Milwaukee Public Museum – Wisconsin
  96. Springfield Museum – Oregon
  97. Minneapolis Institute of Arts – Minnesota
  98. Los Angeles County Natural History Museum – California
  99. Ronald Reagan Presidential Library – Simi Valley, California
  100. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum – Washington, DC
  101. Peabody Essex Museum – Salem, Massachusetts
  102. Asian Art Museum of San Francisco – California
  103. Corning Museum of Glass – New York
  104. Drawing Center – New York City, NY
  105. Chicago Historical Society – Illinois
  106. Wave Hill – New York City, NY
  107. Boston Children’s Museum – Massachusetts
  108. Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum – Austin
  109. Lawrence Hall of Science – Berkeley, California
  110. Atlanta History Center – Georgia
  111. Bowers Museum of Cultural Art – Santa Ana, California
  112. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art – California
  113. International Center of Photography – New York City, NY
  114. Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum – New York City, NY
  115. The House of the Seven Gables – Salem, Massachusetts
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  2. You missed one of the most highly regarded and fabulous museums in the world….THE CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART. That magnificent and beautiful structure, its amazing collection along with the outstanding setting always make it on top of museum listings.
    Cleveland, Ohio is among the world’s best cities in the arts, period…..note also the virtuoso symphony, THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA.
    Cleveland is certainly America’s great cities secret that needs abundantly more recognition.

  3. Point taken…
    THE CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART is also one of the best – thanks…

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