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Museums

Museums continue to rank among the most popular tourist destinations on every continent. There is something for everyone, from interactive science and natural history museums to museums that display centuries-old art. This collection offers the best, and anyone may appreciate them, not just history buffs.

Athens Museum

The Acropolis Museum, which was established in 2003, is an archaeological museum specializing in the discoveries made in the original Acropolis of Athens site. To make room for larger exhibitions and additional space for the throngs of tourists who pour through every year, the new museum was first planned in 1976. Nearly 4,000 artifacts from the Greek Bronze Age, Roman era, and Byzantine Greece are on display in the 14,000 square meters of exhibition space, and a glass floor gallery allows visitors to observe the ongoing site excavation.

Museum Hagia Sophia
One of the most well-known and popular landmarks in the world for the study of the history of art and architecture is the Hagia Sophia Museum. Hagia Sophia, which has been referred to as "the eighth wonder of the world" since the sixth century, is magnificent enough to visit only to take in the architecture, especially the central dome. Given that the museum structure has a varied history and has served as both a church and a mosque, the housed collection illuminates the Byzantine and Ottoman empires, as well as the interactions between eastern Christianity and Islam.
Military Museum
One of the biggest museums dedicated to the art and history of the military is located in Paris. A thorough military museum, it features buildings like the Cathedral of St. Louis des Invalides' main building, the domed church that holds Napoleon Bonaparte's tomb, among others, and covers most of France's military history from the 13th century up to present combat. The museum provides easy access to the Museum of Military Models, the Contemporary History Museum, and a working retirement home for soldiers as part of the broader Les Invalides complex.
Museum of Asian Civilizations
One of the first museums to offer a comprehensive, yet integrated perspective of pan-Asian cultures and civilizations, the top museum in Singapore. The collections of the Asian Civilizations Museum are primarily concerned with the multiethnic society of Singapore, which includes a large portion of the cultural and social history of China, Southeast Asia, South Asia, and West Asia. Where Asian cultures come alive! is the museum's slogan. Aristocratic art, South Indian woodwork, Chinese porcelain figurines, and early Buddhist bronze are just a few of the various pieces in its collections that give new light on previously shrouded civilizations. The Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum in Qin
Another candidate for the eighth wonder of the world may be found at the Museum of Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses, which also houses some of the most extraordinary discoveries from recent decades. Terracotta warriors that have been discovered are housed in the museum, along with an educational display on Emperor Qin's life and a rotating exhibition. The three open pits, which contain terracotta horses and warriors, are the major attraction at this museum. Both the size of the holes and the level of detail that was put into each sculpture are astounding. These artifacts' exceptional integrity and preservation allow us to get insight into this long-forgotten period of Chinese history.