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From the Louvre to the Egyptian Museum: The Famous Museums Quiz
by Staff
Ever been to the Louvre, the Smithsonian or the Met? Take this quiz to test your knowledge of these and other famous museums.

Name the museum that houses this famous artifact, exhibit or work of art: Rosetta Stone.

  • Israel Museum
  • National Archaeological Museum of Athens
  • British Museum

Name the museum that houses this famous artifact, exhibit or work of art: Hope Diamond.

  • Smithsonian Institution
  • University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
  • the Louvre

Name the museum that houses this famous artifact, exhibit or work of art: Botticelli's "The Birth of Venus."

  • Uffizi Gallery
  • Gallery of the Academy of Florence
  • Santa Maria delle Grazie

Name the museum that houses this famous artifact, exhibit or work of art: Da Vinci's "Mona Lisa."

  • Louvre
  • Musee d'Orsay
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art

Name the museum that houses this famous artifact, exhibit or work of art: Rembrandt's "The Night Watch."

  • National Gallery, London
  • Art Institute of Chicago
  • Rijksmuseum

Name the museum that houses this famous artifact, exhibit or work of art: Venus de Milo.

  • J. Paul Getty Museum
  • Louvre
  • Uffizi Gallery

Name the museum that houses this famous artifact, exhibit or work of art: Michelangelo's "The Creation of Adam."

  • Vatican Museums
  • Academy of Fine Arts, Florence
  • Centre Georges Pompidou

Name the museum that houses this famous artifact, exhibit or work of art: the Cloisters.

  • Prado Museum
  • Rijksmuseum
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art

Name the museum that houses this famous artifact, exhibit or work of art: Picasso's "Guernica."

  • Queen Sofia Museum
  • Picasso Museum
  • Prado Museum

Name the museum that houses this famous artifact, exhibit or work of art: Van Gogh's "The Starry Night."

  • Museum of Modern Art
  • Van Gogh Museum
  • Rijksmuseum

Name the museum that houses this famous artifact, exhibit or work of art: Van Gogh's "Irises."

  • J. Paul Getty Museum
  • National Gallery of Art, Washington
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Name the museum that houses this famous artifact, exhibit or work of art: Dali's "The Persistence of Memory."

  • British Museum
  • Musee d'Orsay
  • Museum of Modern Art

Name the museum that houses this famous artifact, exhibit or work of art: Wood's "American Gothic."

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • National Gallery of Art, Washington
  • Art Institute of Chicago

Name the museum that houses this famous artifact, exhibit or work of art: Michelangelo's David.

  • Uffizi Gallery
  • Hermitage Museum
  • Gallery of the Academy of Florence

Name the museum that houses this famous artifact, exhibit or work of art: the Aztec Stone of the Sun.

  • J. Paul Getty Museum
  • University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
  • National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City

Name the museum that houses this famous artifact, exhibit or work of art: Seurat's "A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte."

  • Centre Georges Pompidou
  • Art Institute of Chicago
  • the Louvre

Name the museum that houses this famous artifact, exhibit or work of art: Matisse's "Blue Nude II."

  • Musee Matisse
  • Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Centre Georges Pompidou

Name the museum that houses this famous artifact, exhibit or work of art: Renoir's "Dance at le Moulin de la Galette."

  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
  • Prado Museum
  • Musee d'Orsay

Name the museum that houses this famous artifact, exhibit or work of art: Velazquez's "<i>Las Meninas</i>."

  • Uffizi Gallery
  • Prado Museum
  • World Museum

Name the museum that houses this famous artifact, exhibit or work of art: mask of Agamemnon.

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Museum of Roman Civilization
  • National Archaeological Museum of Athens

Name the museum that houses this famous artifact, exhibit or work of art: Dead Sea Scrolls.

  • Iraq Museum
  • Israel Museum
  • Egyptian Museum

Name the museum that houses this famous artifact, exhibit or work of art: funeral mask of Tutankhamun.

  • Egyptian Museum
  • Smithsonian Museum of Ancient History
  • National Archaeological Museum of Athens

Name the museum that houses this famous artifact, exhibit or work of art: Ishtar Gate.

  • National Museum of Damascus
  • Iraq Museum
  • Pergamon Museum

What's the most visited museum in the world?

  • Louvre
  • Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
  • British Museum

This Beijing museum houses the Forbidden City.

  • Beijing Museum of Natural History
  • National Museum of China
  • Palace Museum

What's the largest museum in the United States?

  • J. Paul Getty Museum
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • National Air and Space Museum

What's the largest museum and research complex in the world?

  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Hermitage Museum
  • Acropolis of Athens

The main building for this museum is the Winter Palace, which was constructed in 1764.

  • Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Santa Maria delle Grazie
  • Hermitage Museum

This museum was destroyed by bombs in World War II.

  • World Museum
  • Pergamon Museum
  • Tokyo National Museum

What's the largest decorative arts and design museum in the world?

  • Rijksmuseum
  • Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Pergamon Museum