These are the world's busiest museums
How many have you visited?
Museums allow visitors to travel in time. By curating exhibits of selected artworks and historical artifacts, museums offer a unique opportunity to take us back centuries, and even millennia. For these and many other reasons, these institutions attract millions and millions of visitors each year.
Browse the gallery and check out a ranking of the world's most visited museums.
The top destinations to visit during spring
MOVIES 2001: A Space Odyssey
How '2001: A Space Odyssey' predicted the future more than 50 years ago
The world's most spectacular astronomical observatories
Shocking suicide notes of famous figures
Secrets behind famous monuments
Bizarre things dictators did that you won't believe are real
CELEBRITY The Rolling Stones
The early days of the Rolling Stones
Socotra—an unworldly island in the Arabian Sea
TV game of thrones
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Artists who canceled their shows due to health problems