Museums are a place of great interest and imagination of art people and one loves to visit a museum of any place to know the culture and different activities of a nation or a country. Museums plays a major role in presenting a nation’s collection of culture, science and technology and things of historical importance. There are a lot of museums in the World, some are very large and famous with tons of interesting collections while some are small and even depicts interests of a little state. We have collected the Best Top 10 National Museums located in US. America is very conservative in its culture, thought , religion and comprehensive knowledge at times about a thing. America has been really conscious of making great state of the art museums in each state and let people see what they have in their collection of great Museums in US.Let’s check the Best and Top 10 Museums of US in the list below.
10. Museum of Science and Industry
The Museum of Science and Industry is located in Chicago, USA near Jason Park. It is on the wedge of Lake Michigan which is housed in the Former Palace of Fine Arts. It’s one of the largest museums too which covers an area of more than 14 acres and housing 35,000 artifacts. Such a big collection of artifacts in MSI Chicago is popular among researchers and concerned people and a great place of knowledge and thoughts. It is mainly popular for people to see the World War II German Submarine and fantastic NASA Capsule. It’s also a good place for other scientific inventions, discoveries and much more.
9. MIT Museum
The MIT museum is also one of the biggest museum housed within the premises of the World Best University MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). The unique thing of this museum located in Cambridge, USA is that it includes all the researches and discoveries currently been coming up. The best robotics, technology, underwater robots, ship designs and instrument of Artificial Intelligence are main focus of the MIT Museum USA.Most popular is the Mark Epstein Innovation Gallery and AI Robotics which are worth visiting.
8. Pacific Science Center Museum
The Pacific Science Center Museum in Seattle , USA is the most popular Museum located at the prime location of Emerald City. It is an independent , non-profit science museum of US which covers a huge area of 7.1 acres. The museum holds many different exhibitions in different parts of the year to attract million of visitors from all over the world. It comprises two IMAX theaters which is the most unique thing about it. Because its one of the only museum who has two IMAX theaters. Some of the most popular collections available at the Pacific Science centre museum are Saltwater Tide pool , Butterfly house , insects village and majestic butterfly house.
7. Adler Planetarium
The Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum is located in Chicago was the first one to be built in North America , also known as Western Hemisphere, and one of the oldest museum in the World so far. It is beautifully built and was awarded gold medal for the best Architectural Design. It has three huge full sized theaters. The interest of Astronomical instruments and scientific items for its viewers. It has a dome on its top measuring 70 feet high which looks magnificent and ads beauty to this Adler Planetarium.
6. Museum of Science
Museum of Science located in Boston , USA. The place is situated near the Charles river. The museum houses one IMAX theater and exhibits more than 500 Exhibition and holds a number of live presentations on the building daily. One of the fun thing of this Museum is the simulator ride near the musical stairs of the building of MOS. Located on the beautiful river and presenting a wonderful view it consists of 3D Cinemas, Planetariums and things of interest for people. More than 1.6 million people visit annually.
5. Field Museum
Field Museum of Chicago is one of the finest Natural Museum of the World located in America. The museum houses biological and anthropological collections ever seen. It consists of 20 million specimens and a vast library of 25000 volumes. Animals exhibitions is a special place to visit in the field museum . It holds even animal species which lived 4 billion years ago. One of the most interesting things people want to see is Sue, a Tyrannosaurus. Except them there are different cultural and temporary exhibitions of knowledge.
4. California Academy of Sciences
The California Academy of Sciences situated in San Francisco is the only place on the planet with the world’s Largest Aquarium, planetarium, Natural history museum and a magnificent 4 story Rainforest all in the wonderful museum. It covers an area of 400,000 square feet and is one of the newest museum in natural history of US.
3. National Air and Space Museum
National Air and Space museum is located in Washington D.C. It has the best collection of historic and space craft in the World. It has thousands and hundreds of Artifacts . It has a vast area for its exhibitions and there are 22 halls and galleries for the items to be showcased. Its main focus is on Space and aircraft devices. A lot of stuff related to Space collisions theory also is popular among the galleries of National air and space museum. It has three level museum shop , food court style restaurant and IMAX theater.
2. National Museum of Natural History
The National Museum of Natural History is located on the Mall of the Washington D.C. It is also one of the best Natural history museum and houses more than 500 million species of animals, plants, fossils, minerals, rocks and a lot more. And the Museum is able to attract 7.8 million visitors annually as recorded in 2010. The best thing about Natural museum is that its admission entry is absolutely free and is open 364 days a year.
1. American Museum of National History
The most famous and popular museum of the world is perhaps this American Museum of National History. It has 46 permanent exhibition halls, planetariums , libraries and a huge collection of 32 million species in their data base. The galleries of interest are Fossil Halls, Rare gem Halls and Mineral And Natural View Halls. It carries the best Manhattan monument to attract millions of visitors annually to the magical American Museum.