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    1. The Louvre: Widely regarded as the world’s largest and most visited museum, the Louvre located in France’s capital, Paris, is home to thousands of works of art and antiquities, including Da Vinci’s iconic ‘Mona Lisa’.
    2. The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Located in New York City, USA, this extensive museum hosts over two million works of art from across the globe. It spans 5,000 years of history, making it one of the most comprehensive art collections in the world.
    3. The British Museum: Located in London, this venerable institution is dedicated to human history, art, and culture. Its permanent collection of eight million works is among the largest and most comprehensive in existence.
    4. The Vatican Museums: These museums, positioned within Vatican City, carry immense historical, cultural and religious significance. They are best known for their display of Renaissance art, including the Sistine Chapel.
    5. The Uffizi Gallery: This Florentine museum in Italy is renowned for its exceptional collection of Italian Renaissance artwork, including masterpieces from renowned artists such as Botticelli, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and Raffaello.
    6. The State Hermitage Museum: Located in Saint Petersburg, Russia, this museum is one of the largest and oldest in the world. It features more than three million works of art and artifacts displayed within a complex of six historic buildings.
    7. The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA): This influential museum located in New York City, USA, is recognized for its unrivaled collection of modern and contemporary art, including works of architecture, design, sculpture, painting, photography, print, illustrated books, film, and electronic media.
    8. The Smithsonian Institution: Based in Washington D.C., USA, this noteworthy group of museums and research centers, commonly known as the Smithsonian, offers an in-depth look into a vast array of subjects from American history to natural history and beyond.
    9. The Prado Museum: Positioned in Madrid, Spain, this museum is renowned for one of the world’s finest collections of European art, from the 12th century to the early 20th century.
    10. The Egyptian Museum: Found in Cairo, Egypt, this museum holds a significant collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities in the world. It includes an extensive collection of pharaonic artifacts, including the treasures of Tutankhamun.