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Best Colleges Online Ranks 30 of the Most Amazing University Museums

PHILADELPHIA, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — A website dedicated to college rankings, Best Colleges Online, recently named the 30 Most Amazing University Museums. The international list is based on qualities such as architecture, depth of resources and collections, and activity as a learning and teaching resource for the surrounding community. The full list can be viewed at the following link:

The 30 Most Amazing University Art Museums is one of the most complete rankings of college museums currently available. It includes museums from the United States as well as the countries of Canada, Portugal, Poland, Australia, Singapore, Israel, France, among others.

Commenting on the list, editor Dan Jenkin said, "The best university museums go far beyond displays and exhibits. They strive to be a dynamic cultural resource and hub for student, educator, and community involvement in the arts, anthropology, history, and more."

The following museums in the United States were included in the list:

– The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
– Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge, Massachusetts
– Lincoln Heritage Museum at Lincoln College, Lincoln, Illinois
– Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, California
– University of Arizona Arts & Museums, Tucson, Arizona
– U.S. Naval War College Museum, Newport, Rhode Island

The following International museums were included in the list:

– Agnes Etherington Art Center, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
– Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
– University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
– Science Museum of the University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
– The Collegium Maius, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
– Museums at the University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
– Museums and Collections, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
– National University of Singapore Museum, Singapore
– Hecht Museum, University of Haifa, Israel
– Beth Hatefutsoth, Tel Aviv University, Israel
– Zoological Museum of Strasbourg, University of Strasbourg, France
– New Hall Art Collection, University of Cambridge, England
– Whipple Museum of the History of Science, University of Cambridge, England
– Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford, England
– Basque Museum of the History of Medicine and Science, University of the Basque – Country, Spain
– Koishikawa Botanical Gardens, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Science, Japan
– Kyoto Museum for World Peace, Ritsumeikan University, Kita-ku, Kyoto, Japan
– Museum of Design, Zurich University of the Arts, Zurich, Switzerland
– Samay Huasi, National University in La Plata, Chilecito, La Rioja Province, Argentina
– Grassi Museum fur Musikinstrumente (Museum of Musical Instruments), University of Leipzig, Germany
– Akademisches Kunstmuseum (Academic Art Museum), University of Bonn, Germany
– Museo Galileo, University of Florence, Italy
– Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
– Asia University Museum of Art, Taipei, Taiwan


Best Colleges Online is an educational website dedicated to providing prospective students with reviews and rankings of colleges and universities in a variety of majors, disciplines, and degree levels. Their mission is to help learners choose the right college and get the most from their online degree.


Dan Jenkin