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Tripadvisor: Acropolis Museum in the Top 10 in Europe

Tripadvisor: Acropolis Museum in the Top 10 in Europe

The Athens Acropolis Museum ranks among Europe’s top 10 museums on travel website TripAdvisor’s annual Travelers’ Choice awards. Travelers’ Choice awards honor top travel spots worldwide, based on millions of reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor travelers.

The 2015 European list ranks the Musee d’Orsay in Paris, France as the best museum in Europe, while the Acropolis Museum  which opened in 2009 and showcases about 4,000 objects from the Acropolis, ranked 8th.

The overall 25,000 square meter building of the new Museum of Acropolis was designed by architects Bernard Tschumi and Michalis Fotiadis and is located in the historic area of Makrygianni, 300 m southeast of the Acropolis hill.

Museum award winners were determined by implementing an algorithm that took into consideration the quantity and quality of reviews for museums worldwide.

“Some of the world’s most significant cultural institutions are represented within the Travelers’ Choice Museums thanks to the feedback shared by millions of travelers around the world,” asserted Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor

“Featuring some of the world’s finest art, scientific discoveries and historical events, these world-class attractions offer both educational and enriching experiences,” she added

According to TripAdvisor, the ten best museums in Europe are the following:


1. Musee d’Orsay, Paris, France


2. Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, Spain



3. Musee du Louvre, Paris, France


4. State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia


5. National Gallery, London, United Kingdom

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6. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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7. Vasa Museum, Stockholm, Sweden

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8. The Acropolis Museum, Athens, Greece



9. British Museum, London, United Kingdom


10. Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands



The list of the ten best museums in Greece is the following:

1. The Acropolis Museum in Athens



2. National Archaeological Museum (Ethniko Archaiologiko Museo) in Athens

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3. Heraklion Archaeological Museum in Heraklion



4. Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai in Vergina

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5. War Museum of Thessaloniki, in Salonica

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6. Eggares Olive Press Museum in Eggares



7. Museum of Marble Crafts on Tinos island, Cyclades

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8. Municipal Museum of the Holocaust of Kalavrita in Kalavrita

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9. Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens

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10. The Archaeological Museum in Thessaloniki

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