Hermitage Museum St. Petersburg

Before traveling, it's important to do your research - but how do you decide which reviews are legit and which aren't? Rather than scanning the web for hours in the hope you land upon an itinerary to make your next trip the best yet, travel and booking site, TripAdvisor, have done it for you. Its annual Travelers' Choice awards recognize travelers' favorite places around the world - from beaches and restaurants - to landmarks and museums, which is what you'll find in this blog post.

Whether you're looking to explore the geography of stunning New Zealand or for the best Pink Floyd Exhibition around, you'll find it in this list. Read on for the world's top 25 museums, as voted for by travelers.

1. The Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York City, New York
2. The National WWII Museum - New Orleans, Louisiana
3. Musee d'Orsay - Paris, France
4. The Art Institute of Chicago - Chicago, Illinois
5. State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace - St. Petersburg, Russia
6. The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum - New York City, New York
7. National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia) - Mexico City, Mexico
8. Acropolis Museum - Athens, Greece
9. Prado National Museum - Madrid, Spain
10. V&A - Victoria and Albert Museum - London, United Kingdom
11. National Gallery - London, United Kingdom
12. Vasa Museum - Stockholm, Sweden
13. Musee du Louvre - Paris, France
14. Egyptian Museum of Turin - Turin, Italy
15. Rijksmuseum - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
16. Uffizi Gallery - Florence, Italy
17. Van Gogh Museum - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
18. Instituto Ricardo Brennand - Recife, Brazil
19. Museum of New Zealand (Te Papa Tongarewa) - Wellington, New Zealand
20. Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo - Sao Paulo, Brazil
21. War Remnants Museum - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
22. Museo Larco - Lima, Peru
23. Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) - Bogota, Colombia
24. The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses - Xi'an, China
25. Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum - Phnom Penh, Cambodia