In this day and age, we seldom find art lovers anymore. Suddenly, kids have become accustomed to holding smart gadgets. As a result, you can hardly ask them to go out and explore the world. This article is for those who were born already in love with art and museums. Below is a list of five of the most enchanting, gorgeous, and well-stocked museums in the entire universe. And, if you let your kids or friends read on, these might just encourage them to visit art houses. So here goes:
Everyone will agree that this museum has got to be the most famed and prominent museum of all. The displays and collections found inside are estimated at 30,000 piece-of-arts including paintings, sculptures, and all sorts of famous art works. Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece, the Mona Lisa, graces this wondrous museum. It even has a special shrine protected by bullet-proof glass inside a climate-controlled area. Not only that, but it also houses the works of other famous artists like Michelangelo, Raphael, and Caravaggio.
The Egyptian Museum
This museum holds the most complete collection of all Egyptian arts in the entire world. known as the Museum of Cairo, this building is full of interesting and valuable things. It houses the Gold Mask of Tutankhamun which is made out of eleven kilograms of pure gold. Fans of ancient treasures better go and visit this place at once. It is said to hold over 120,000 objects from ancient times.
The Vatican Museum
The Vatican Museum shelters an immense collection of arts. It is a series of rooms totaling to 1,400, chapels and galleries. One of which is the Sistine Chapel, with walls decorated by no less than Michelangelo himself. Also, part of the Vatican Museums is the St. Peters Basilica. St. Peters is noted and renowned to be the biggest Catholic Church in the world.
The National Archeological Museum
One can find a well-documented history of the country inside this neoclassical building. It was designed by Ludwig Lange and Panagiotis Kalkos and can be found in Athens and Greece. Colorful paintings dating back to 1500 BC, statues, pieces of jewelry, and pottery can be found inside the museum.
The Tokugawa Art Museum
This private museum serves as the house of one of Japan’s National Treasures, the Genji Monogatari Emaki. These are prized and treasured documents of The Tale of Genji. The Tokugawa clan served as military commanders who reigned over Japan from 1600 to 1868. The museum contains samurai swords, armors, pottery, and clothing that were once worn by the Tokugawas.