5 Best Museums Of The World You Must Take Your Kids To
It is one thing for kids to learn about history, art and literature from textbooks, and another to witness the real thing in a museum. All you mommies would want your children to be exposed to elements of history and art that have shaped today’s world, isn’t it? Hence, we’ve got for you a compiled list of the top 5 museums of the world, where you should take your kids.
1. Louvre Museum, Paris
How can we not start this list with one of the largest and most famous museums in the world? Located in central Paris, the Louvre Museum has more than 380,000 objects and 35,000 paintings from the start of time to the 19th century. Did you know that the famous Mona Lisa painting is housed in the Louvre Museum? We think that there is nowhere else in the world where you will get to see such a comprehensive collection.
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2. Tate Modern, London
More of an art gallery, Tate Modern is one of the world's most famous modern art gallery. You will find works of art from masters like Mark Rothko, Tacita Dean, Claude Monet, Alighiero Boetti, Ana Mendieta, Pablo Picasso, Roy Lichtenstien, Andy Wahol and Jenny Holzer. If these big names are not enough to get you booking tickets right away, you will be amazed to know that the Tate Modern attracts more than 4.7 million visitors every year.
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3. British Museum, London
Boasting one of the most comprehensive collection in the world, the British Museum houses collection from all parts of the world which carefully document the story of human evolution and civilization. We find it amazing to know that this museum was established in 1753 and has survived many wars and disasters. Be prepared to be stunned by 5 levels of extraordinary collections of paintings, statues, artifacts and manuscripts of which some even date back to 3000 BC.
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4. Prado, Madrid
Museo del Prado, or the Prado museum is located in Madrid and houses a splendid collection of European Art. Often labeled as the 'greatest museum of art', the Prado houses works of art from the 12th to the 19th century. We think that the Prado museum is a must visit, especially if you are interested in looking at paintings and works of art.
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5. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City
MoMA is the first museum on this list which is closer to home. Based in New York, the MoMA boasts some of the world's best modern and contemporary artworks. Expect to see brilliant paintings, sculptures, books, architecture and much more at MoMA. Did you know that MoMA is considered to be one of the most influential museums in the world? How exciting is that? You cannot afford to not visit this grand museum especially after the massive renovations that took place in the last decade. The museum space has doubled and it attracts no less than 1.5 million visitors every year.
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Museums hold the key to knowledge about the history of human existence. Ladies, if you or your kids fancy learning a thing or two about history, art, architecture, literature or civilization, you cannot miss visiting these 5 best museums in the world.