• Ukraine , Kyiv

    Ivan Honchar Museum
    Ivan Honchar Museum

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    Ivan Honchar Museum

    Admission fee: Paid

    Ivan Honchar Museum (National Centre of Folk Culture) is a museum in Kiev, Ukraine showcasing the culture of Ukraine and preserving Ukrainian folk art.


  • Uzbekistan , Bukhara

    Sitora i Mohi Khosa – The Bukhara State Museum
    Sitora i Mohi Khosa Bukhara museum

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    Museum of Decorative Applied Arts in Bukhara (Sitora-i Mohi Khosa)

    Admission fee: Paid

    The museum has the collections of:

    archaeology, umismatics, decorative – applied art, household items and ethnography, rare books and documents, paintings, graphics, sculpture, photographs and photo negatives, miscellaneous items.


  • United States , Chicago

    The Art Institute of Chicago
    The Art Institute of Chicago

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    The Art Institute of Chicago

    Admission fee: Paid

    The Art Institute of Chicago in Chicago’s Grant Park, founded in 1879, is one of the oldest and largest art museums in the United States. Its collection includes iconic works such as Georges Seurat’s A Sunday on La Grande Jatte, Pablo Picasso’s The Old Guitarist, Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks, and Grant Wood’s American Gothic. Its permanent collection of nearly 300,000 works of art is augmented by more than 30 special exhibitions mounted yearly that illuminate aspects of the collection and present cutting-edge curatorial and scientific research.
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  • United States , Cleveland

    The Cleveland Museum of Art
    (CMA)
    The Cleveland Museum of Art

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    The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA)

    Admission fee: Free

    The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) is an art museum, internationally renowned for its substantial holdings of Asian and Egyptian art, the museum houses a diverse permanent collection of more than 61,000 works of art from around the world.
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  • Germany , Berlin

    The Decorative Arts Museum
    Kunstgewerbemuseum (Decorative Arts Museum)

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    The Kunstgewerbemuseum (Decorative Arts Museum)

    Admission fee: Paid

    The Kunstgewerbemuseum (Museum of Decorative Arts) is the oldest of its kind in Germany. It houses world-famous examples of European arts and crafts, including magnificent reliquaries made of gold and precious gemstones, exquisite vases of glass and porcelain, finely embroidered textiles, ornate inlaid furniture, and classic examples of modern industrial design. The permanent and special exhibitions hosted by the Kunstgewerbemuseum can be seen at two locations in Berlin: at the Kulturforum near Potsdamer Platz and in the picturesque setting of Schloss Köpenick on an island on the river Dahme. The Schloss Köpenick site features masterpieces of interior design from the 16th to 18th centuries.


  • United States , Honolulu, Hawaii

    The Honolulu Museum of Art
    The Honolulu Museum of Art

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    The Honolulu Museum of Art

    Admission fee: Paid

    The Honolulu Museum of Art (formerly the Honolulu Academy of Arts) is an art museum in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi. The museum is the largest of its kind in the state, and was founded in 1922 by Anna Rice Cooke. The museum has one of the largest single collections of Asian and Pan-Pacific art in the United States, and since its official opening on April 8, 1927, its collections have grown to more than 50,000 works of art.

    It features a collection that includes Hokusai, van Gogh, Gauguin, Monet, Picasso and Warhol, as well as traditional Asian and Hawaiian art.

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  • United Kingdom , London

    The Khalili Collections
    Khalili Collections

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    The Khalili Collections

    Nasser David Khalili is a British-Iranian scholar, collector, and philanthropist based in London. He is a British citizen. Khalili is the founder of the Khalili Collections, which is said to include the finest and most comprehensive collection of Islamic art in private hands.
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  • Austria , Vienna

    The Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
    (KHM)
    The Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

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    The Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

    Admission fee: Paid


  • United States , Los Angeles

    The Los Angeles County Museum of Art
    (LACMA)
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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    Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

    Admission fee: Paid

    Located on the Pacific Rim, LACMA is the largest art museum in the western United States, with a collection of more than 142,000 objects that illuminate 6,000 years of artistic expression across the globe. Committed to showcasing a multitude of art histories, LACMA exhibits and interprets works of art from new and unexpected points of view that are informed by the region’s rich cultural heritage and diverse population. LACMA’s spirit of experimentation is reflected in its work with artists, technologists, and thought leaders as well as in its regional, national, and global partnerships to share collections and programs, create pioneering initiatives, and engage new audiences.


  • United States , Manhattan, New York City

    The Metropolitan Museum of Arts – The Met Cloisters
    (The Met Cloisters)
    The Metropolitan Museum of Arts The Met Cloisters

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    The Metropolitan Museum of Arts - The Met Cloisters

    Admission fee: Paid

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents over 5,000 years of art from around the world for everyone to experience and enjoy. The Museum lives in two iconic sites in New York City—The Met Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters. Millions of people also take part in The Met experience online.

    Since its founding in 1870, The Met has always aspired to be more than a treasury of rare and beautiful objects. Every day, art comes alive in the Museum’s galleries and through its exhibitions and events, revealing new ideas and unexpected connections across time and across cultures.


  • United States , New York City

    The Metropolitan Museum of Arts – The Met Fifth Avenue
    (The Met)
    The Met Fifth Avenue

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    The Met Fifth Avenue

    Admission fee: Paid

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents over 5,000 years of art from around the world for everyone to experience and enjoy. The Museum lives in two iconic sites in New York City—The Met Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters. Millions of people also take part in The Met experience online.

    Since its founding in 1870, The Met has always aspired to be more than a treasury of rare and beautiful objects. Every day, art comes alive in the Museum’s galleries and through its exhibitions and events, revealing new ideas and unexpected connections across time and across cultures.


  • Azerbaijan , Baku

    The National Museum of History of Azerbaijan
    The National Museum of History of Azerbaijan

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    The National Museum of History of Azerbaijan

    Admission fee: Paid

    The museum expositions and exhibitions reflecting all period of Azerbaijan history. In the library of the museum are more than 80. 000 books, as well as rare journals and newspapers printed in the early of 19th -20th centuries.The museum building is one of the beautiful architectural monuments of Baku. It was built on the basis of chief architect Josef Goslavsky’s project. The mansion was the residence of famous entrepreneur and philanthropist of Hadji Zeynalabdin Tagiyev and since 1920 the building began its activity as a museum.

    The museum has more than 2000 exhibits and includes the following departments:[4]

    Modern history department, Ethnography department, Department of ancient and medieval history of Azerbaijan, Scientific excursion department, Laboratory for restoration of museum exhibits
    Fund of Numismatics: Including the collection of Yevgeni Pakhomov, Art design group, Library
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  • Poland , Warsaw

    The National Museum Warsow
    (MNW)
    The National Museum

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    The National Museum

    Admission fee: Paid

    The National Museum in Warsaw (Polish: Muzeum Narodowe w Warszawie), popularly abbreviated as MNW, is a national museum in Warsaw, one of the largest museums in Poland and the largest in the capital. It comprises a rich collection of ancient art (Egyptian, Greek, Roman), counting about 11,000 pieces, an extensive gallery of Polish painting since the 16th century and a collection of foreign painting (Italian, French, Flemish, Dutch, German and Russian) including some paintings from Adolf Hitler’s private collection, ceded to the Museum by the American authorities in post-war Germany. The museum is also home to numismatic collections, a gallery of applied arts and a department of oriental art, with the largest collection of Chinese art in Poland, comprising some 5,000 objects.
    The Museum boasts the Faras Gallery with Europe’s largest collection of Nubian Christian art and the Gallery of Medieval Art with artefacts from all regions historically associated with Poland, supplemented by selected works created in other regions of Europe.
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  • United States , North Carolina, Raleigh

    The North Carolina Museum of Art
    (NC)
    North Carolina Museum of Art

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    North Carolina Museum of Art

    Admission fee: Free

    The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) is an art museum in Raleigh, North Carolina. It opened in 1956 as the first major museum collection in the country to be formed by state legislation and funding. Since the initial 1947 appropriation that established its collection. Today, it encompasses a collection that spans more than 5,000 years of artistic work from antiquity to the present, an amphitheater for outdoor performances, and a variety of celebrated exhibitions and public programs. The Museum features over 40 galleries as well as more than a dozen major works of art in the nation’s largest museum park with 164-acres (0.66 km2). One of the leading art museums in the American South, the NCMA recently completed a major expansion winning international acclaim for innovative approaches to energy-efficient design.
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  • Canada , Toronto, Ontario

    The Royal Ontario Museum
    (ROM)
    The Royal Ontario Museum

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    The Royal Ontario Museum

    Admission fee: Paid

    The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) is a museum of art, world culture and natural history in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is one of the largest museums in North America and the largest in Canada.
    With more than 6,000,000 items and 40 galleries, the museum’s diverse collections of world culture and natural history contribute to its international reputation. The museum contains a collection of dinosaurs, minerals and meteorites; Canadian, and European historical artifacts; as well as African, Near Eastern, and East Asian art. It houses the world’s largest collection of fossils from the Burgess Shale with more than 150,000 specimens. The museum also contains an extensive collection of design and fine art, including clothing, interior, and product design, especially Art Deco.
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  • United States , Honolulu, Hawaii

    The Shangri La Museum of Islamic Art
    (DDFIA)
    The Shangri La Museum of Islamic Art

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    The Shangri La Museum of Islamic Art

    Admission fee: Paid

    The Shangri La Museum for Islamic Art, Design & Culture displays a wide-ranging collection of art, furnishings, and built-in architectural elements from Iran, Morocco, Turkey, Spain, Syria, Egypt, and India – among others. Gilt and painted ceilings from Morocco, vivid ceramics from Iran (including the only complete lusterware Ilkhanid mihrab in North America), painted wooden interiors from Syria, pierced metalwork and vibrant textiles from Spain to India (including a magnificent pair of shaped carpets, made for the Mughal emperor) are among the many highlights. Its multiple buildings on the campus also include The Playhouse (a reduced-scale version of the 17th century Chehel Sotoun in Esfahan, Iran, now used for public programs and artist residencies).

    The outdoor landscaping has a number of gardens, including a formal Mughal garden inspired by the Shalimar Gardens, as well as terraced water features, a Hawaiian fishpond, tropical gardens and a waterfall, and fabulous vistas of the Pacific Ocean.

    The museum also hosts two visual artists per year for onsite exhibitions, workshops, and/or lectures. Recently-featured artists have included Hayv Kahraman, Faig Ahmed, Bahia Shehab, and Reem Bassous.
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  • Uzbekistan , Tashkent

    The State Museum of Arts of Uzbekistan
    The State Museum of Arts of Uzbekistan

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    The State Museum of Arts of Uzbekistan

    Admission fee: Paid

    The initial collection of the museum consisted of a hundred works of art from prince Nikolay Romanov and other individuals private collections, nationalized in April 1918. Those were mostly paintings and drawings by Russian and Western European masters, sculptures, furniture and porcelain. Immediately after establishing the museum, its collection was enlarged with works from the collection of the Turkestan local history museum. In 1920–1924 the museum received 116 works of Russian art from the 18th to 20th centuries, among them portraits by Vladimir Borovikovsky, Tropinin, Karl Bryullov, Yaroshenko, Repin and many others. The museum also purchased about 250 paintings of pre-revolutionary artists who were active in Central Asia: Igor Kazakov, Nikolay Karazin, Sommer. From the second half of the 1930s, the museum’s collection was expanded mostly with works by Uzbekistan artists, including works of Usto Mumin, Pavel Benkov, Leo Bure.[6]

    In addition to its permanent collection, the museum holds exhibitions of Uzbek and international artists.

    Museum Collections are divided into four departments: National applied art of Uzbekistan, Fine arts of Uzbekistan, Russian and Western art, Far East art.


  • Japan , Tokyo

    The Tokyo National Museum
    (TNM)
    The Tokyo National Museum

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    The Tokyo National Museum (TNM)

    Admission fee: Paid

    The Tokyo National Museum or TNM is an art museum in Tokyo, Japan. It is operated by the National Institutes for Cultural Heritage, is considered the oldest national museum in Japan, is the largest art museum in Japan, and is one of the largest art museums in the world.
    The museum collects, preserves, and displays a comprehensive collection of artwork and cultural objects from Asia, with a focus on ancient and medieval Japanese art and Asian art along the Silk Road. There is also a large collection of Greco-Buddhist art.
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  • United States , Baltimore, Maryland

    The Waters Art Museum
    The Waters Art Museum

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    The Walters Art Museum

    Admission fee: Free

    The Walters Art Museum, located in Mount Vernon-Belvedere, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, is a public art museum founded and opened in 1934. It holds collections established during the mid-19th century. The Museum’s collection was amassed substantially by major American art and sculpture collectors, a father and son: William Thompson Walters, (1819–1894).
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