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Published on : Friday, May 19, 2017
For many travellers, museums are an essential stop on any trip. So in celebration of International Museum Day, here are some of the best international museums for Airbnb guests. With over 1100 museums now included in Airbnb Guidebooks, it turns out there’s a museum for just about everything, in addition to thousands of listings within walking distance of the world’s most interesting museums. This weekend, more than 60,000 guests will stay in Airbnb listings within one mile of a museum in the top markets listed below.
From world-famous art collections to offbeat curiosities, here are some of the favorite museums in top markets for Airbnb travel.
Museum of Ice Cream, Los Angeles
Beyond a traditional museum, LA’s Museum of Ice Cream is an immersive experience celebrating sweet-toothed goodness. (And yes, you’ll sample plenty of frozen treats along the way.)
The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art & Natural History, London
Originally funded on Kickstarter, the museum’s eclectic collection includes natural oddities, strange knick-knacks and surrealistic art spanning several centuries.
Museum of Motorcycles, Barcelona
A must-see for any fan of moto culture, the Museum of Motorcycles displays over 70 unique motorbikes, each with their own unique history and story.
Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
A mainstay of SF’s art scene, the freshly renovated SFMOMA blends old and new architecture across ten floors of contemporary art.
The Kite Museum, Tokyo
This tiny, blink-and-you’ll-miss-it museum exhibits Japanese traditional kites along with an array of stunningly intricate kites from across Asia.
Centre Pompidou, Paris
Home to a vast public library, a modern art museum and a center for music research, the Centre Pompidou is a mecca for postmodern experimentation.
Hyde Park Barracks Museum, Sydney
Originally a lodging for convict men and boys in colonial Australia, the Hyde Park Barracks Museum is now a pre-eminent historical site detailing convict life and European colonial expansion in the 1800s.