One of the most interesting and worthy places to visit in our travels is the museums. Without visiting the city’s museums, we are deemed not to have fully granted the rights of that city. Also, museum visits are one of the best ways to get to know a city and a culture.We have brought together the most important museums you can visit for free during your travels all over the world…
1.NATIONAL GALLERY – LONDON
London, the capital of England, is home to a very special museum. Located on Trafalgar Square, the National Gallery is a must-see for visitors to London. The museum attracts the attention of every traveler, especially art lovers, and has the best works of art in the world. From Van Gogh to Van Eyck, you can witness the works of many private artists. You can visit the museum free of charge any time it is open.
2.CHINA NATIONAL MUSEUM – BEIJING
Located near Tiananmen Square, the National Museum of China has an area of 200 thousand square meters. There are 1 million 200 thousand works of art in the museum which you can visit for free. Founded in 1912, this museum features 48 art galleries, gift shops, movie theaters, restaurants and bookstores. One of the most interesting works of the museum, where there are many Buddha statues, is a chest carved in stone, which we can call the world’s first refrigerator.
3.NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM – NEW YORK
The Natural History Museum in New York has 32 million works of natural life. Giant dinosaurs, sharks, mammoths, live butterflies, three-dimensional nature life animations, giant tree trunks, especially in the nature of what you can see in this museum you can see what you think about. Ben Stiller’s ‘One Night at the Museum’ is the place where the museum is paid and free to visit parts.
4.BRITISH MUSEUM – LONDON
British Museum, founded in 1753, is one of the oldest and largest museums in the world. The museum, which has a collection of over eight million, has ancient civilizations, coins, drawing and works of art. Underage stone, Assyrian reliefs, ship cemetery and 4 thousand years of coins are among the most important works of the museum. You can visit the museum, which has many historical monuments of Anatolian lands, in London free of charge.
5.PRADO MUSEUM – MADRID
The Prado Museum, which began to be formed by bringing together the collections of the kingdom, is today known as one of the most significant museums in the world and is the most visited place of Madrid. There are many works in the museum, from painting to sculpture, from drawing to personal belongings. The first place to visit in Madrid is the undisputed Prado Museum. The museum can be visited every day from 10.00 to 20.00. If you visit this impressive museum from 6pm to 8pm, you won’t have to pay a fee.
6.BERARDO COLLECTION MUSEUM – LISBON
The Berardo Collection Museum, located in Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, is a place that art lovers follow closely. You can witness the best examples of modern and contemporary art movements in the museum in the Belem Region. Opened in 2007, the museum was created by bringing together Jose Berardo’s collections. In the museum you can also see the works of important painters such as Picasso, Man Ray and Dali. Entrance to the museum is free.
7.DENMARK NATIONAL MUSEUM – COPENHAGEN
Denmark’s capital, Copenhagen, has a wonderful museum that can be visited free of charge. The Danish National Museum, where unique collections about the history of the country are collected, offers a beautiful world to its guests. In this museum, you can witness the model of Copenhagen’s 18th century houses, and you can see a wide range of exclusive items, including antiques and handmade products from the Dutch soil.
8.METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART – NEW YORK
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which has one of the largest collections in the world, has about 2 million works of art. Since the 19th century, a wide range of art from various civilizations around the world has been collected in this museum. The museum is spread over an area of 17 acres and exhibits a wide range of important artworks from Ancient Egypt to the Middle Ages, from the Islamic world to the Far Eastern culture. When you take a tour of New York, do not return without visiting this museum. Entrance to the museum is actually free, but visitors are asked to donate a certain amount.