1- Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.
This institution has more than 137 million objects detailing America’s story making it a big walk. It has many galleries that you can’t finish on your first visit. Therefore, keep in mind the important galleries like Dorothy’s ruby red slippers, the dresses of the First Ladies, and the original Star-Spangled Banner at the National Museum of American History.
2- Le Louvre, Paris, France
It used to be the medieval fortress and the palace of the kings of France before becoming a museum two centuries ago. Its collection consists of wide range from antiquity to the first half of the 19th century. One should start the walk from Sully Wing, at the foundations of Philippe-Auguste’s medieval keep—it’s in the heart of the Louvre, kids love it, and it leads straight to the Egyptian rooms. It has major attractions such as “Venus de Milo,” “Winged Victory of Samothrace,” and Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa.”
3- The Acropolis Museum, Athens, Greece
This is a ground floor gallery which has the slopes of the Acropolis. This is an amazing transparent glass floor providing a walk over history, with a view of the archaeological excavation, while sloping upward to the Acropolis with sanctuaries of the Athenians from each historic period nearby.
4- State Hermitage, St.Petersburg, Russia
Hermitage has acquired a spectacular collection of world art—more than three million items—spanning the years from the Stone Age to the early 20th century. This museum has six buildings along the Neva River, the leading structure being the confection-like Winter Palace. The museum houses The Treasure Gallery’s Gold Rooms showcase golden masterpieces from Eurasia, the Black Sea Littoral in antiquity, and the Orient
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