I confess.  I am an art history nerd.  I always try to visit museums when I travel.  Well...actually I've planned some trips entirely around visiting a museum.  It would be hard to list all my favorite artists, but top of the list are Brancusi, Modigliani, Maillol, Fragonard, Renoir, and Van Gogh.  

Art nerding it up at the Louvre
Brancusi's studio - my idea of nirvana

Sexy lighting at Les Arts Decoratifs

Museums I've visited:

  1. Accademia di Belle Arti Firenze, Florence
  2. American Museum of Natural History, NYC
  3. Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh
  4. Anne Frank House, Amsterdam
  5. Aquarium of the Americas, New Orleans
  6. Armand Bayou Nature Center, Houston
  7. Ashton Villa House Museum, Galveston
  8. Atlanta History Museum
  9. Austin Museum of Art: Downtown
  10. Barnum Museum, Connecticut
  11. Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum
  12. British Museum, London
  13. Cappelle Medicee, Florence
  14. Carnegie Children's Museum, Pittsburgh
  15. Carnegie Museum of Natural Science, Pittsburgh
  16. Carnegie Science Center, Pittsburgh
  17. Centre Pompidou, Paris
  18. Chicago Museum of Science and Industry
  19. Coex Aquarium, Seoul
  20. Cooper-Hewitt, NYC
  21. Decorative Arts Museum Paris
  22. Dia Beacon, Beacon NY
  23. Ellis Island Museum, NYC
  24. Emily Dickinson Museum, Amherst
  25. Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, Amherst
  26. Ford Museum, Detroit
  27. Galleria Borghese, Rome
  28. Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence
  29. Galleria dell'Accademia, Venice
  30. Galveston Railroad Museum
  31. Getty Museum, LA
  32. Graceland, Memphis
  33. Guggenheim Bilbao
  34. Guggenheim NYC
  35. Guggenheim Venice
  36. Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul
  37. Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt Historic Site, Hyde Park NY
  38. Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
  39. Houston Children's Museum 
  40. Houston Holocaust Museum
  41. Houston Museum of Contemporary Art
  42. Houston Museum of Natural Science
  43. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston
  44. Jewish Historical Museum, Amsterdam
  45. Kimbell Art Museum, Dallas
  46. King Sejong Memorial Hall, Seoul
  47. Kinkakuji, Kyoto
  48. Korean Folk Village, Seoul
  49. Louvre Museum, Paris
  50. Maillol Museum, Paris
  51. Mark Twain House and Museum, Hartford
  52. McNay Art Museum, San Antonio
  53. Meadows Museum, Dallas
  54. Meiji Shrine, Tokyo
  55. Menil Collection, Houston
  56. Mexican Cultural Institute, San Antonio
  57. Mies Van Der Rohe Pavillion, Barcelona
  58. Miraikan, National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, Tokyo
  59. Mitaka Ghibli Museum, Tokyo
  60. Moody Gardens, Galveston
  61. Moody Mansion Museum, Galveston
  62. Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
  63. Musee d'Orsay, Paris
  64. Musee Rodin, Paris
  65. Museo Correr, Venice
  66. Museu Archeologico Nazionale Napoli
  67. Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona
  68. Museu Textil i d' Instumentaria, Barcelona
  69. Museum at FIT, NYC
  70. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  71. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
  72. Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, Santa Fe
  73. Museum of Modern Art, NYC
  74. Museum of Nature and Science, Dallas
  75. Museum of Science, Boston
  76. Museum of the City of New York
  77. Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas
  78. National Aquarium, Baltimore
  79. National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, Dallas
  80. National Museum of Natural History, Washington DC
  81. National Portrait Gallery, London
  82. New York Botanical Garden, NYC
  83. Osaka Aquarium
  84. Palazzo Pitti, Florence
  85. Phipps Conservatory, Pittsburgh
  86. PS1 Contemporary Art Center, NYC
  87. Renoir Museum, Paris
  88. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
  89. Ringling Museum, Florida
  90. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland
  91. Ryoanji Temple, Kyoto
  92. Sagamore Historic Site, Oyster Bay NY
  93. Salem Witch Museum
  94. Scrovegni Chapel, Padova,
  95. Sensoji Temple, Tokyo
  96. Shitennoji Temple, Osaka
  97. Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
  98. South Austin Museum of Pop Culture
  99. Space Center Houston
  100. Tacoma Glass Museum
  101. The Cloisters, NYC
  102. The Field Museum, Chicago
  103. The Frick Collection, NYC
  104. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC
  105. The Orange Show, Houston
  106. Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
  107. Vatican Museum, Rome
  108. Whitney Museum, NYC