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The 8 Must See World Famous Museum for Sculpture Art Lovers

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Sculpture works of art can not only bring us different aesthetic experiences but also enrich our spiritual world. Sculptures of different eras can take us through different civilizations and have a dialogue with our ancestors across time and space. The famous sculpture art in books and videos often cannot bring you the shock they deserve. To fully appreciate a sculptor’s work, you have actually to see it in person. So, where should you go to see these famous sculptures? Today we bring you some of the best sculpture museums in the world.

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The Louvre Museum:

The Louvre ranks first among the four major museums in the world and is one of the most precious buildings in the French classicism period. It is famous for its rich collection of classical paintings and sculptures. There are more than 7,000 collections of ancient Greek and Roman art in the Louvre, and sculpture occupies a dominant position in the museum. In the ancient Greek and Roman Art Museum, there are two most eye-catching immortal works praised by the world, one is “the goddess of victory in Samtras”, and the other is “Venus”, the god of love.

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1.1.venus de milo in louvre museum

Vatican Museum:

The Vatican Museum is one of the oldest museums in the world. The Vatican Museum brings together the ancient relics of Greece and Rome as well as the artistic essence of the Renaissance, most of which are priceless treasures. Among them, the Museo Pio-Clementino has the most wonderful carvings from the Greco-Roman era. The famous works include “Venus of Cnidus”, “Sleeping Ariadne”, “Apo of the Watchtower”,  ” Appool Belvedere, “Laocoon”, and “Male Torso”.

2.1. laocoon vatican museums
2.2. statues in the vatican museums

National Archaeological Museum of Athens:

The National Archaeological Museum is the largest museum among the more than 20 museums in Athens and the one with the richest collection. Collection of precious cultural relics unearthed in various periods in Greece. Among them, the marble statue of a harp player shows a vivid image of a musician playing the harp, which is a successful reproduction of Greek prehistoric carving techniques. The bronze statue of Poseidon, the god of the sea, depicts the majesty and vigor of the Greek god of the sea. This is a famous original statue, from about 460 BC.

3.1.bronze poseidon athens museum

Xi’an Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum:

Qinshihuang Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum is the largest ancient military museum in China. The terracotta warriors and horses inside are the burial pits of the Mausoleum of the First Emperor of Qin. Three of them have been discovered, and they are respectively numbered No. 1, No. 2, and No. 3 Terracotta Warriors and Horses. The three figurine pits cover an area of ​​more than 20,000 square meters, and there are nearly 8,000 pottery figurines and horses that are similar in size to real people and real horses. There are different arms such as chariots, cavalry, and infantry, arranged in an orderly manner. And each soldier has a different face. These terracotta warriors were made to defend Qin Shihuang in the afterlife and were buried with him. Its sheer size will blow your mind.

4.1. terracotta warriors museum of the mausoleum of the first qin emperor xian china

Rodin Museum:

The Rodin Museum has become the most visited modern and contemporary sculpture museum in France after the Louvre and Versailles. The Rodin Museum in Paris houses 6,600 sculptures. Rodin (1840-1917) was a great French sculptor. His works created epoch-making sculpture themes. With knives and axes, he sculpts images of girls, mothers, lovers, and writers who are thinking, hopeful, excited, depressed, intoxicated, and remorseful, full of human emotions. Among them, the gate of hell, the thinker, and the kiss are the treasures of the town hall.

5.2. the kiss sculpture rodin museum

Kolkata Indian Museum:

The largest and oldest museum in India is the Indian Museum in Kolkata. It houses an astonishing collection of sculptures from all over India – from Buddhist sculptures to Hindu deities, as well as many casts and bronzes representing different Asian civilizations.

6.1. buddha sculpture indian museum
6.2. buddha sculpture indian museum

The British Museum:

The British Museum is the oldest and most comprehensive museum in the world. Due to the ‘controversial’ history of the British Empire, London has become home to historical treasures from across the world. The British Museum has more than 8 million items in its collection. Here, you will never forget to leave, whether it is the huge granite sculptures of ancient Egypt, the marble of the Parthenon, the bronze sculptures of Sparta, or the ancient Greek and Roman sculptures.

7.1. crouching venus british museum
7. 2. piranesi vase british museum

National Museum of Anthropology of Mexico:

The National Museum of Anthropology of Mexico is a specialized museum of anthropology. The main collection and display in the museum are the relics of Indian civilization. In the “Exhibition of Ancient Cultural Heritage”, there are giant stone statues with African characteristics from the San Lorenzo site, stone tablets, stone carvings, stone statues, murals, pottery figurines, pottery, and restorations in accordance with the actual size of the classical Mayan culture from 150 to 900 years. Planche King’s tomb and its exquisite tomb reliefs, emerald masks, and luxurious ornaments. These will be a rare visual feast for you.

8.1. statue in the national museum of anthropology of mexico
8. 2. statue in the national museum of anthropology of mexico

The above is today’s museum recommendation, hoping to provide a useful reference for your sculpture visit. Of course, if you want to buy or order sculptures at factory prices, please feel free to contact Mily factory, we can make any sculptures you want.

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