8: British Museum, UK
Visitors per year: 6.7 Million
The British Museum is listed as the 2nd most visited art museums in the world and 1st in the nation.
The Museum houses a vast collection of world art and artifacts and is free to all visitors.
Its permanent collection, numbering some 8 million works, is among the largest and most comprehensive in existence.
The British Museum was established in 1753, but the museum first opened to the public on 15 January 1759.