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Of art, culture and reading between the lines: Top 10 museums of the world

travel Updated: Sep 15, 2016 09:21 IST

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Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art, New York. (TripAdvisor)

Now we have a list of the best museums there are for the ready reference of those who love to read in between the lines, thanks to TripAdvisor.

New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art has been named the world’s best museum and we are not surprised.

In the 2016 edition of TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards for best museums, The Met leads the top 10 list which is dominated mostly by museums across Europe.

For the ranking, winners are determined using an algorithm that takes into account the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for museums over a 12-month period.

Art Institute of Chicago, USA. (Shutterstock)

Here are the top 10 museums according to TripAdvisor users:

1. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

2. Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA

3. State Hermitage Museum Winter Palace, St Petersburg, Russia

4. Musée d’Orsay, Paris, France

5. National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City, Mexico

6. National 9/11 Memorial and Museum, New York, USA

7. Prado National Museum, Madrid, Spain

8. British Museum, London, England

9. Acropolis Museum, Athens, Greece

10. Vasa Museum, Stockholm, Sweden

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