Washington Monument and the African American National Museum
The Best Museums To Visit Across The US That Won't Cost You A Dime
This Chicago museum is a 48,000-square-foot institution with over 18,000 pieces of ancient to modern-day art dating back to pre-Cuauhtémoc Mexico.
National Museum of Mexican Art
It was founded in 1982 by a group of educators to help foster inclusion, social justice, and a more positive, appreciative view of the Mexican-American community and its art.
There is something for everyone at this massive Washington, D.C. complex of 21 unique and diverse museums, research centers, and the National Zoo.
The Smithsonian Institution
Most museums under the Smithsonian umbrella are free, like the National Air and Space Museum and the National Museum of African American History, but some need timed-entry passes.
This museum was built from the estates of a businessman and a retired schoolteacher who wanted to see Kansas City get its own free, world-class art museum.
The Nelson-Atkins Museum
The Nelson-Atkins Museum features an expansive collection of global art, including an extensive Asian art collection, a European collection, and Native American art galleries.
Located in Forest Park, an expansive free public park and museum center, SLAM has extensive art exhibits from ancient to contemporary collections.
St. Louis Art Museum (SLAM)
From a collection of armor and ancient jewelry, coins, and statues to works by Picasso, Monet, and Van Gogh, every floor has a vast selection of different types and origins of art.
Emphasizing social justice and cultural heritage, this museum has one of the country's best collections of modern American, Asian, Latin American, and African art.
The Bronx Museum
Located on the Grand Concourse near the Bronx Walk of Fame, the museum also places a strong emphasis on art education and has an online art studio with video tutorials.