Museums in the USA

Find the most popular museums in the USA from all top destinations. There's over 9,000 museums in various cities of United States. The major states in the USA with top museums are New York, California, District of Columbia, Texas and Pennsylvania. And the major cities are Washington, New York, Chicago, Philadelphia and Los Angeles.

According to the US government, the country is dotted by more than 35,000 museums all throughout the country. Museums are grouped into different categories such as art museums, history museums, natural history museums, naval and aviation museums, kid’s museums and many more.

What are the top museums to visit in the United States? Among the most recommended in the list include the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Art Institute of Chicago, Smithsonian Institution, Museum of Modern Art, National Gallery of Art, Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, National Museum of Natural History, Cleveland Museum of Art, National Air and Space Museum, Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, Museum of Science and Industry and many more. If you are looking for unique displays, you can check out Monroe County Museum, Hammer Museum, Museum of Miniatures, Coral Castle Museum, Trash Museum, Teddy Bear World, International Banana Museum and the Museum of Oddities.


Find Museums in the Following Categories

All the USA museums are grouped in the following categories. Click on a category bellow to find all the museums of that type.


USA States with Museums

The museums of United States are listed in the following 52 states. Click on a state bellow to find museums of that specific state.


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