Best Museums in America

The Best Museums in America list is based on reviews and ratings of museums from many sources. Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, New York, comes in at the top of the Museums list. The next best museums in America are Art Institute of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois, City Museum in Saint Louis, Missouri, Monterey Bay Aquarium in Monterey, California and Museum Hill in Saint Joseph, Missouri. Those that almost made the top 10 museums in the USA include Memphis Zoo in Memphis, TN, Chicago Cultural Center in Chicago, IL and Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum in Tucson, AZ. For more of America's Best Museums, there are state Museums lists linked below including top museum states such as California, Florida, Texas and Virginia.

America's Best Museums

  1. Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Fifth Ave & 82nd St, New York City, NY 10028
     • 212-570-3949

  2. Art Institute of Chicago
    111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, 60603-6404
     • 312-563-5162

  3. City Museum
    701 N 15th St # 29 St Louis, MO 63103
     • 314-231-2489

  4. Monterey Bay Aquarium
    886 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940-1085
     • 831-648-4800

  5. Museum Hill
    1102 Felix Street, St Joseph, MO 64501
     • 816-387-9663

  6. Pearl Harbor
    1 Arizona Memorial Rd, Honolulu, Hi 96818
     • 808-422-2771

  7. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    100 Raoul Wallenberg Place South West, Washington, DC 20024-2126
     • 1-(202)-488-0400

  8. Horatio Colony House Museum
    199 Main Street,Keene, NH 03431-3780
     • 1-(603)-352-0460

  9. Balboa Park
    1549 El Prasdo, San Diego, CA
     • 619-239-0512

  10. Garfield Park Conservatory
    300 North Central Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60624,
     • 773-638-1766

Honorable Mentions for Museums of America

  • Memphis Zoo
    2000 Prentiss Place, Memphis, Tn, Usa
     • 901-725-3400

  • Chicago Cultural Center
    78 E. Washington St, Chicago, Il, Usa
     • 312-491-9550

  • Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
    2021 North Kinney Road, Tucson, AZ, 85743
     • 520-883-2702

  • Oklahoma City National Memorial
    620 North Harvey Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73102-3032
     • 405-235-3313

  • Pinball Hall of Fame
    3330 E. Tropicana, Las Vegas, Nevada 89121
     • No-phone