10 of the best free museums in Europe

Visiting European capitals without visiting at least one museum is not wize. Those who are not touched at all and think museums as an unnecessary expense can go to one of the many with free entrance. No one travels every day in Paris, Madrid and Amsterdam and the experience of visiting such a city must be complete. So these are the 10 free museums selected by the Guardian.

Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris

The first is located in Paris. It houses over 9,000 works and allthought it's not the Pompidou, in its huge collection you will see masterpieces by Picasso, Matisse, Modigliani, Braque and dozens of other artists. In this museum happened the "robbery of the century" in 2010, with projects worth close to 100 million euro disappearing and the mystery has not solved until today. (More here)

Amsterdam: Stadsarchief

It houses the archives of the city of Amsterdam and a number of works of art that they present the history of the city in their own way. (More here)

Berlin Wall Memorial

It is a piece of the Berlin Wall, and the visitor can learn historical facts about the wall that once divided the German capital in two. (More here)

Copenhagen: National Museum

The history of Denmark from prehistoric times through thousands of everyday items. Hosts special children's section where kids can try Vikings uniforms and play with them. (More here)

Lisbon: Berardo Collection Museum

Opened its gates to the public in 2007 housing collection of works of modern and contemporary art. In modern exhibition space you will find stunning works of pop artists such as Warhol, Pollock and Lichtenstein, but also classic painters such as Picasso and Dali. (More here)

Nice: Musée des Beaux-Arts

Museum of "Beaux-Arts" is housed in an impressive mansion spectacle itself. Impressive is the iron gate, the beautiful gardens and of course the art collection including works of Monet, Rodin and Raoul Dufy. (More here)

Madrid: Museo del Prado

The Prado is one of the most popular attractions in all of Spain, hosting paintings and sculptures from the 14th to the 19th century. Admission is free in the evenings but because of the huge size of the exhibition, we suggest you spend more than a day or follow one of the proposed "short distances". (More here)

Istanbul: Florence Nightingale Museum

In order to let you visit it,  you must make an appointment at least 48 hours before but it worth it for those who are interested in stories of the Crimean War. Young soldiers doing their military service will be your guides. (More here)

Rome: Museo Storico della Liberazione

Located in Via Tasso and consists of cells used by the German forces in prison much of the civilian population of the city. Today the cells and the exhibit have been devoted to the memory of those who were arrested. (More here)

Reykjavik: Museum of Photograph

A collection of 5 million photographs made for photograph-lovers. The photos are both professional and amateur and are dated from 1870 to 2002. (More here)

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