Each year brings a slew of new collections (or new facilities for old collections) for museum lovers. These museums, ranging from avant-garde art galleries to colorful children’s museums, represent the best openings of the past two years.
The top 10 winners in the category Best New Museum are as follows:
- National Comedy Center - Jamestown, N.Y.
- Cook Museum of Natural Science - Decatur, Ala.
- Carolina Music Museum - Greenville, S.C.
- National Veterans Memorial and Museum - Columbus, Ohio
- National Nordic Museum - Seattle
- Mascot Hall of Fame - Whiting, Ind.
- Louisiana Children's Museum - New Orleans
- Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU - Richmond
- Royal Alberta Museum - Edmonton, Alberta
- Bell Museum - St. Paul
A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.
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