Great Museums Quiz

See how much you know about famous pieces of art and which museums they are displayed at.

Quiz

See how much you know about famous pieces of art and which museums they are displayed at.

1. In which museum would you find the original Mona Lisa?

  • The Prado
  • The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
  • The Louvre
  • Musée d'Orsay

2. In what Italian city can you visit the Uffizi Gallery and the Pitti Palace?

  • Venice
  • Rome
  • Milan
  • Florence

3. Which museum holds the Guinness World Record as having the world's largest collection of paintings?

  • The State Hermitage Museum
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • The Tate
  • The Vatican Museum

4. This museum features a 94-foot-long model of a blue whale and the Hayden Planetarium:

  • The Museum of Science, Boston
  • The Natural History Museum, London
  • The National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.
  • The American Museum of Natural History, New York City

5. This museum was built in what used to be the Bankside Power Station in London:

  • The British Museum
  • The Tate Modern
  • The Tate Britain
  • The Imperial War Museum

6. This museum, opened in Spain's Basque Country in 1997, was designed by architect Frank Gehry and features mostly avant-garde art.

  • The Prado
  • Salvador Dalí Museum
  • Guggenheim Bilbao
  • Valencian Institute of Modern Art

7. Which museum includes the Sistine Chapel?

  • Villa Borghese
  • Musée d'Orsay
  • The Uffizi
  • The Vatican Museum

8. This museum is the home of King Tutankhamen's tomb:

  • The Luxor Museum
  • The British Museum
  • The Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • The Egyptian Museum, Berlin

9. In December 2002, this Amsterdam museum had two valuable paintings, View of the Sea at Scheveningen and Congregation Leaving the Reformed Church in Nuenen, stolen.

  • The Van Gogh Museum
  • Rijksmuseum Amsterdam
  • Stedelijk Museum
  • Rembrandt House Museum

10. In this museum, you can see the Rosetta Stone and ruins from the Temple of Artemis at Ephesos and the Mausoleum of Halikarnassos—both included among the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World:

  • The British Museum
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • National Archaeological Museum of Athens
  • Istanbul Archaeology Museum

Your Results:

1. In which museum would you find the original Mona Lisa?
The Louvre

2. In what Italian city can you visit the Uffizi Gallery and the Pitti Palace?
Florence

3. Which museum holds the Guinness World Record as having the world's largest collection of paintings?
The State Hermitage Museum

4. This museum features a 94-foot-long model of a blue whale and the Hayden Planetarium:
The American Museum of Natural History, New York City

5. This museum was built in what used to be the Bankside Power Station in London:
The Tate Modern

6. This museum, opened in Spain's Basque Country in 1997, was designed by architect Frank Gehry and features mostly avant-garde art.
Guggenheim Bilbao

7. Which museum includes the Sistine Chapel?
The Vatican Museum

8. This museum is the home of King Tutankhamen's tomb:
The Egyptian Museum, Cairo

9. In December 2002, this Amsterdam museum had two valuable paintings, View of the Sea at Scheveningen and Congregation Leaving the Reformed Church in Nuenen, stolen.
The Van Gogh Museum

10. In this museum, you can see the Rosetta Stone and ruins from the Temple of Artemis at Ephesos and the Mausoleum of Halikarnassos—both included among the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World:
The British Museum

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