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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Among Nation's Top Museums

Posted at 7:03 AM, Sep 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-07 13:48:26-04

TripAdvisor released its list of the top museums in the world as a part of its 2018 Travelers' Choice Awards and a Tucson favorite made the list.

The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ranked 18th on the list of top 25 museums in the U.S.

The award winners were determined by using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for museums worldwide. Data was gathered over a 12-month period.

The following are the top five museums:

  1. National 9/11 Memorial & Museum – New York, NY
  2. The Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York, NY
  3. The National WWII Museum – New Orleans, LA
  4. Art Institute of Chicago – Chicago, IL
  5. USS Midway Museum — San Diego, CA


The list of top U.S. museums, with links to descriptions, reviews and websites can be found here.