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Best museums in the United States

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If you are looking to be dazzled by ancient art and modern pieces here is a list of the top museums in the United States.

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Metropolitan Museum Art (New York) Report Abuse
This museum houses a huge collection of art from all over the world
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Cleveland Museum of Arts (Ohio) Report Abuse
This museum houses over 30,000 works of art ranging from ancient Egypt to the present.
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The Field Museum (Illinois) Report Abuse
This museum was founded in 1893 and includes a collection of biological and anthropological specimens from all over the world.
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J. Paul Getty Museum (California) Report Abuse
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National Gallery of Art (Washington, D.C.) Report Abuse
Created as a gift to America in 1937 this museum consists of a collection of mostly 20th century works of art.
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Museum of Fine Arts (Massachusetts) Report Abuse
Founded in 1876 this is one of the most comprehensive art museums in the world.
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Penn Museum (Pennsylvania) Report Abuse
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Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco (California) Report Abuse
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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (Washington, D.C.) Report Abuse
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The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis (Indiana) Report Abuse
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Smithsonian American Art Museum (Washington, D.C.) Report Abuse
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Salvador Dali Museum (Florida) Report Abuse
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Guggenheim Museum (New York) Report Abuse
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Whitney Museum of American Art (New York) Report Abuse
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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (Missouri) Report Abuse
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The museum has one of the largest art collections in the United States, and in particular an important photography collection (Hallmark collection)
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National Portrait Gallery (Washington, D.C.) Report Abuse
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de Young Museum (California) Report Abuse
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Detroit Institute of Arts Report Abuse
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Berkeley Art Museum (California) Report Abuse
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Strong National Museum of Play (New York) Report Abuse
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Norman Rockwell Museum (Massachusetts) Report Abuse
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