The Joy of Museums

Exploring Museums, Art & Historic Sites

Exploring Museums, Art Galleries & Historical Sites

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Exploring Museums, Art Galleries & Historic Sites

This website is dedicated to exploring beauty, understanding and meaning in all types of Museums, Art Galleries & Historic Sites across the world.

Most of us rush through a Museum or a Historical Site as we rush through life, without appreciating the full significance of the experience. “Joy of Museums” presents an opportunity to reflect and to find understanding and meaning in the history, beauty and the wonder to be found in the world’s great Museums & Historical Sites.



Historical Objects

Historical Sites

Christian Art

Buddhist Art

Museums by Category

Top 10 Museums

Popular Lists


“Joy of Museums” is dedicated to people who enjoy visiting museums and who are searching for beauty, understanding and meaning. For updates follow on Facebook or Twitter


“The modern world thinks of art as very important: something close to the meaning of life.” Alain de Botton


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