The best museums in United States in 2022

These are the top 100 best museums in United States, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2022. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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These are the best museums in United States:

  1. American Prohibition Museum1

    American Prohibition Museum

    Savannah
  2. Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum2

    Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum

    Oklahoma City
  3. Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum3

    Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum

    Honolulu
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  5. Iolani Palace4

    Iolani Palace

    Honolulu
  6. Stax Museum5

    Stax Museum

    Memphis
  7. Truman Little White House6

    Truman Little White House

    Key West
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  9. Graceland7

    Graceland

    Memphis
  10. Johnny Cash Museum8

    Johnny Cash Museum

    Nashville
  11. The Breakers9

    The Breakers

    Newport
  12. City Museum10

    City Museum

    St. Louis
  13. Waikīkī Aquarium11

    Waikīkī Aquarium

    Honolulu
  14. Honolulu Zoo12

    Honolulu Zoo

    Honolulu
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  16. Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum13

    Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

    Nashville
  17. The Ernest Hemmingway Home and Museum14

    The Ernest Hemmingway Home and Museum

    Key West
  18. Georgia State Railroad Museum15

    Georgia State Railroad Museum

    Savannah
  19. The Sixth Floor Museum At Dealey Plaza16

    The Sixth Floor Museum At Dealey Plaza

    Dallas
  20. Old Courthouse17

    Old Courthouse

    St. Louis
  21. National Civil Rights Museum18

    National Civil Rights Museum

    Memphis
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  23. Winchester Mystery House19

    Winchester Mystery House

    San Jose
  24. Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum20

    Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum

    Denver
  25. Denver Art Museum21

    Denver Art Museum

    Denver
  26. Musical Instrument Museum22

    Musical Instrument Museum

    Phoenix
  27. Belmont Mansion23

    Belmont Mansion

    Nashville
  28. Foster Botanical Garden24

    Foster Botanical Garden

    Honolulu
  29. Oregon Zoo25

    Oregon Zoo

    Portland
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  31. Walker Art Center26

    Walker Art Center

    Minneapolis
  32. Loretto Chapel27

    Loretto Chapel

    Santa Fe
  33. Queen Emma Summer Palace Museum28

    Queen Emma Summer Palace Museum

    Honolulu
  34. Old Slave Mart Museum29

    Old Slave Mart Museum

    Charleston
  35. Lyon Arboretum and Botanical Garden30

    Lyon Arboretum and Botanical Garden

    Honolulu
  36. Forest Park31

    Forest Park

    St. Louis
  37. Owens-thomas House32

    Owens-thomas House

    Savannah
  38. Meow Wolf33

    Meow Wolf

    Santa Fe
  39. Duquesne Incline34

    Duquesne Incline

    Pittsburgh
  40. Carnegie Museum of Art35

    Carnegie Museum of Art

    Pittsburgh
  41. Denver Botanic Gardens36

    Denver Botanic Gardens

    Denver
  42. Perot Museum of Nature and Science37

    Perot Museum of Nature and Science

    Dallas
  43. Congregation Mickve Israel38

    Congregation Mickve Israel

    Savannah
  44. The Elms Mansion39

    The Elms Mansion

    Newport
  45. Hawaii State Art Museum40

    Hawaii State Art Museum

    Honolulu
  46. Hawaii Mission Houses Museum41

    Hawaii Mission Houses Museum

    Honolulu
  47. Rca Studio B42

    Rca Studio B

    Nashville
  48. Key West Shipwreck Museum43

    Key West Shipwreck Museum

    Key West
  49. Senator John Heinz History Center44

    Senator John Heinz History Center

    Pittsburgh
  50. The Dallas Contemporary45

    The Dallas Contemporary

    Dallas
  51. Key West Lighthouse & Keeper's Quarters Museum46

    Key West Lighthouse & Keeper's Quarters Museum

    Key West
  52. South Carolina Aquarium47

    South Carolina Aquarium

    Charleston
  53. Frist Art Museum48

    Frist Art Museum

    Nashville
  54. The Honolulu Museum of Art49

    The Honolulu Museum of Art

    Honolulu
  55. Downtown Aquarium50

    Downtown Aquarium

    Denver
  56. Denver Museum of Nature and Science51

    Denver Museum of Nature and Science

    Denver
  57. Natural History Museum of Utah52

    Natural History Museum of Utah

    Salt Lake City
  58. United States Army Museum of Hawaii53

    United States Army Museum of Hawaii

    Honolulu
  59. Indiana State Museum54

    Indiana State Museum

    Indianapolis
  60. Carnegie Museum of Natural History55

    Carnegie Museum of Natural History

    Pittsburgh
  61. Indiana War Memorial Military Museum56

    Indiana War Memorial Military Museum

    Indianapolis
  62. Nasher Sculpture Center57

    Nasher Sculpture Center

    Dallas
  63. Phoenix Art Museum58

    Phoenix Art Museum

    Phoenix
  64. Green-meldrim House59

    Green-meldrim House

    Savannah
  65. Missouri Botanical Garden60

    Missouri Botanical Garden

    St. Louis
  66. The Albuquerque Museum of Art & History61

    The Albuquerque Museum of Art & History

    Albuquerque
  67. Mystery Castle62

    Mystery Castle

    Phoenix
  68. Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum63

    Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum

    Nashville
  69. The Old Red Museum of Dallas County History64

    The Old Red Museum of Dallas County History

    Dallas
  70. Woodruff-fontaine House65

    Woodruff-fontaine House

    Memphis
  71. Nelson-atkins Museum of Art66

    Nelson-atkins Museum of Art

    Kansas City
  72. Saint Louis Art Museum67

    Saint Louis Art Museum

    St. Louis
  73. Fort Jackson68

    Fort Jackson

    Savannah
  74. Phoenix Zoo69

    Phoenix Zoo

    Phoenix
  75. Portland Art Museum70

    Portland Art Museum

    Portland
  76. Palace of the Governors71

    Palace of the Governors

    Santa Fe
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    Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum

    Savannah
  78. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts73

    Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

    Richmond
  79. Dallas World Aquarium74

    Dallas World Aquarium

    Dallas
  80. Lane Motor Museum75

    Lane Motor Museum

    Nashville
  81. Charleston Museum76

    Charleston Museum

    Charleston
  82. Site Santa Fe77

    Site Santa Fe

    Santa Fe
  83. Fort Pitt Museum78

    Fort Pitt Museum

    Pittsburgh
  84. American International Rattlesnake Museum79

    American International Rattlesnake Museum

    Albuquerque
  85. Ss William G. Mather80

    Ss William G. Mather

    Cleveland
  86. The Freakybuttrue Peculiarium and Museum81

    The Freakybuttrue Peculiarium and Museum

    Portland
  87. Denver Zoo82

    Denver Zoo

    Denver
  88. National World War I Museum83

    National World War I Museum

    Kansas City
  89. Fort East Martello Museum & Gardens84

    Fort East Martello Museum & Gardens

    Key West
  90. Washington Place85

    Washington Place

    Honolulu
  91. Andrew Low House Museum86

    Andrew Low House Museum

    Savannah
  92. Lowell Observatory87

    Lowell Observatory

    Flagstaff
  93. Nathaniel Russell House Museum88

    Nathaniel Russell House Museum

    Charleston
  94. Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory89

    Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory

    Key West
  95. Indian Pueblo Cultural Center90

    Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

    Albuquerque
  96. Uss Cod Submarine Memorial91

    Uss Cod Submarine Memorial

    Cleveland
  97. The Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon92

    The Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon

    Charleston
  98. Tallahassee Auto Museum93

    Tallahassee Auto Museum

    Tallahassee
  99. Edna S. Purcell House94

    Edna S. Purcell House

    Minneapolis
  100. Minneapolis Institute of Art95

    Minneapolis Institute of Art

    Minneapolis
  101. Molly Brown House Museum96

    Molly Brown House Museum

    Denver
  102. U.s. Mint97

    U.s. Mint

    Denver
  103. Cleveland Metroparks Zoo98

    Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

    Cleveland
  104. The Children's Museum of Indianapolis99

    The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

    Indianapolis
  105. Oregon Museum of Science and Industry100

    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

    Portland

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