5 amazing international museums worth a visit

Art, history and much more abound at these delightful destinations.

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The British Museum has a collection of over 8 million objects with over 80,000 on display. The British Museum has a collection of over 8 million objects with over 80,000 on display. (Photo: Dan Breckwoldt /Shutterstock)

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The British Museum

Located in London, the British Museum opened in 1753 and has an intense focus on the history of human culture. It houses a collection of 8 million objects with more than 80,000 on display, including the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures and one of the oldest mathematical instruments in the world. At 2 acres, the Queen Elizabeth II Great Court (pictured here) is the largest covered public space in all of Europe.

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