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The Best Art Museums from Around the World!

The best Art Museums including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tate Britain, Rijksmuseum and more, can be seen from Google Maps Street View!

Google Maps Street View
Google Maps Street View, art museums

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, art museums

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the great museums. The Met boasts over 200 million works in its permanent collection and was founded in New York City in 1870. The art ranges from modern art to European masters to Ancient Egypt. In the Google Art Project, YOU can visit the museum.

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Smithsonian American Art Building
Smithsonian American Art Museum, art museums

The Museum, located in Washington D.C., is the first collection of American art in the nation. In collecting and identifying significant aspects of American visual culture, the museum has been a leader.

Tate Britain

The Tate in London, United Kingdom, holds the national collection of British art from 1500 to the present day, and contemporary and international modern art. It was opened in 1897.


Rijksmuseum, art museums

Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands is located in the Museumplein, and is a Dutch national museum that primarily houses a large collection of Asian art and a large collection of paintings from the Dutch Golden Age.

J. Paul Getty Museum

J. Paul Getty Museum
J. Paul Getty Museum, art museums

The J. Paul Getty Museum, in Los Angeles, California, houses American and European photographs, decorative arts, illuminated manuscripts, sculpture, drawings, and European paintings. With more than 1,200 on view, the museum also boasts 44 thousand works of art from the Etruscan, Roman, and Greek antiquities.

Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art

Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art
Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art, art museums

The Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art, open in 1923, contains multiple galleries displaying the arts of the Islamic lands, Korea, Japan, the Himalayas, India, Egypt, and China, as well as American paintings from the Aesthetic Movement of the late nineteenth century. It is located adjacent to the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, on the south side of the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, art museums

Part of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., is The National Portrait Gallery. The collection focuses on images of famous American individuals. The Art museums in Washington, D.C. are some of the finest in the world!

You can find these Art museums and more in the Google Art Project. Just use your Android phone and Google Maps with Street View to see the collection. Have Fun!

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