There’s nothing wrong with modern art but no one can deny the compelling allure and enigma of historical art pieces that have been collected from different ages of history. The art of yesteryear gives us a glimpse of the past. For fans of such art works, here are the best historical art museums to visit around the world:

Le Louvre

This list won’t be complete without the Louvre, so it may as well be our #1. Paris was the center of the world throughout much of medieval history, and the Louvre itself was both a palace of the King of France as well as a medieval fortress before its conversion into a museum. The pyramid design is relatively new (and quite controversial to this day), but the real prizes are inside. The collections include works from ancient history up to the first half of the 1800s, and they’re considered among the most valuable and most important in the world. Here you will find the iconic Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci along with the Venus de Milo(more…)