When it comes to vacationing, some of us are meticulous planners, organizing every detail into a careful itinerary — from the best restaurants to visit — to the most efficient method of transport across down. The other half of us tend to play things by ear, believing spontaneity is the key for a great trip. Whatever your preference, if you want to engross yourself in the culture of a place, where better to visit than a museum?

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To make planning (or not planning) a little easier, TripAdvisor has shared its annual rankings of world attractions. The list is based on the “quality and quantity” of reviews left by users who have visited the attractions personally. Below are the favorite museums of 50 different countries, according to TripAdvisor users — the first 25 of which are displayed in our beautifully illustrated map. *


01 - Argentina: Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires

02 - Australia: National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
03 - Austria: Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
04 - Belgium: In Flanders Fields Museum, Ieper (Ypres)
05 - Brazil: Instituto Ricardo Brennand, Recife
06 - Canada: Royal BC Museum, Victoria, British Columbia
07 - Chile: Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos, Santiago
08 - China: Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Xi’an
09 - Colombia: Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), Bogota
10 - Croatia: Museum of Broken Relationships, Zagreb
11 - Cuba: National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana
12 - Czech Republic: Jewish Museum in Prague
13 - Denmark: The National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen
14 - Ecuador: Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila, Quito
15 - Estonia: Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour, Tallinn
16 - Finland: Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, Helsinki
17 - France: Musee d’Orsay, Paris
18 - Germany: Topography of Terror, Berlin
19 - Greece: Acropolis Museum, Athens
20 - Hungary: House of Terror Museum, Budapest
21 - Iceland: National Museum of Iceland, Reykjavik
22 - India: Victoria Memorial Hall, Kolkata
23 - Ireland: The Little Museum of Dublin
24 - Italy: Egyptian Museum of Turin
25 - Indonesia: Ullen Sentalu Museum, Yogyakarta
26 - Japan: Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
27 - Latvia: Zanis Lipke Memorial, Riga
28 - Lithuania: KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), Vilnius
29 - Malta: Lascaris War Rooms Valletta
30 - Mexico: National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City
31 - Morocco: Photography Museum of Marrakech
32 - The Netherlands: Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
33 - New Zealand: Museum of New Zealand, Wellington
34 - Norway: Fram Polar Ship Museum, Oslo
35 - Peru: Museo Larco, Lima
36 - Poland: Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, Oswiecim
37 - Portugal: Calouste Gulbenkian Museum—Founder’s Collection, Lisbon
38 - Russia: State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace, St. Petersburg
39 - Singapore: Battlebox, Singapore
40 - Spain: Prado National Museum, Madrid
41 - Sweden: Vasa Museum, Stockholm
42 - Switzerland: Chaplin’s World, Corsier-sur-Vevey
43 - South Africa: Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg
44 - South Korea: National Museum of Korea, Seoul
45 - Taiwan: National Palace Museum, Taipei
46 - Thailand: Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum and Walking Trail, Sai Yok
47 - Turkey: Goreme Acikhava Muzesi, Goreme
48 - United Kingdom: Victoria and Albert Museum, London
49 - Uruguay: Museo Andes 1972, Montevideo
50 - Vietnam: War Remnants Museum, Ho Chi Minh City

You can also check out the top 25 museums in the world and the top 25 museums in the United States on the artnet website.