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Acropolis Museum in TripAdvisor’s Worldwide Top 10

Acropolis Museum, Athens. Photo Source: @Acropolis Museum

Acropolis Museum, Athens. Photo Source: @Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum in Athens, is once again among the top museums in the world, ranking sixth on the Top 10 list of TripAdvisor’s 2018 Travelers’ Choice Awards for Museums.

Paris’ Musée d’Orsay topped the Top 25 World list, followed by The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum in New York in second place and the city’s Metropolitan Museum of Art in third.

The British Museum in London, and the Prado National Museum in Madrid, came fourth and fifth respectively.

Top 10 Museums in the World

1 Musée d’Orsay, Paris
2 The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum, New York
3 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
4 The British Museum, London
5 Prado National Museum, Madird
6 Acropolis Museum, Athens
7 Louvre Museum, Paris
8 The National WWII Museum, New Orleans
9 National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico
10 War Remnants Museum, Ho Chi Minh City

Acropolis Museum Photo © Maria Theofanopoulou

Acropolis Museum, Athens. Photo © Maria Theofanopoulou

Acropolis Museum among best in Europe

The Acropolis Museum also ranked fourth in Europe among 25 museums, with Musée d’Orsay ranking first; the British Museum second and the Prado National Museum third on the TripAdvisor list.

Furthermore, it topped the list of the Top 10 Museums in Greece.

Top 10 Museums – Greece

1 Acropolis Museum, Athens
2 Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Heraklion, Crete
3 National Archaeological Museum, Athens
4 Greek National Football Team Museum, Chania, Crete
5 Cyclades Olive Museum, Andros
6 Silversmithing Museum, Ioannina
7 Municipal Museum of the Kalavritan Holocaust, Kalavryta
8 Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion, Metsovo
9 PavlosVrellis Museum of Greek History, Ioannina
10 Delphi Archaeological Museum, Delphi

Award winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for museums worldwide, gathered by travel planning and booking site TripAdvisor over a 12-month period.

Municipal Museum of the Kalavryta Holocaust.

Municipal Museum of the Kalavryta Holocaust.

“This year’s award winning museums serve as inspiration for travelers wanting to join the trend and discover some of the world’s finest collections of art, science, culture and history,” said Brooke Ferencsik, senior director of communications for TripAdvisor.

The Acropolis Museum had been announced eighth best in the world at the 2017 Travelers’ Choice awards for Museums and third among Europe’s best.

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