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The best places to visit in the US if you love museums

Mediafeed Logo By Lissa Poirot of Mediafeed | Slide 2 of 11: There is more to Minneapolis than just some oversized mall. This city is home to world-class museums and when you consider how long and cold the winters can be, you need something to offer to people who want to stay warm indoors. That is where the art museums come in. Starting with the largest, the Minneapolis Institute of Art offers more than 90,000 pieces spanning over 5,000 years.This city is influenced by Nordic descendants, which is why the American Swedish Institute and the Museum of Russian Art could open your eyes to artwork from other cultures – you can also view Native American art at the Walker Arts Center. Then head over to the Weisman Art Museum, set in a funky steel building overlooking the Mississippi River. Inside is more than 24,000 modern art pieces.But Minneapolis is also very friendly to the performing arts scene and is only second to New York City for having more theater seats per capita than other U.S. cities.Number of Museums: 32

10. Minneapolis

There is more to Minneapolis than just some oversized mall. This city is home to world-class museums and when you consider how long and cold the winters can be, you need something to offer to people who want to stay warm indoors. That is where the art museums come in. Starting with the largest, the Minneapolis Institute of Art offers more than 90,000 pieces spanning over 5,000 years.

This city is influenced by Nordic descendants, which is why the American Swedish Institute and the Museum of Russian Art could open your eyes to artwork from other cultures – you can also view Native American art at the Walker Arts Center. Then head over to the Weisman Art Museum, set in a funky steel building overlooking the Mississippi River. Inside is more than 24,000 modern art pieces.

But Minneapolis is also very friendly to the performing arts scene and is only second to New York City for having more theater seats per capita than other U.S. cities.

Number of Museums: 32

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