National Gallery named best museum in the UK

Sinead Moore
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The National Gallery has been named the best museum in the UK in the latest Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice Awards.

The London art museum, which houses a collection of more than 2,300 paintings dating from the mid-13th century right up to the 20th century, is also named sixth best museum in Europe and 12th in the world.

The British Museum, also in London, took second place, and was voted the eighth best in Europe.

The UK has seven museums ranked in Europe's top 25 - making it the best performing country out of all of those included.

See the list below to see the ten best museums in the UK.

However, no UK Museums made it into the top 10 museums in the world.

The Art Insistitute of Chicago was named the best museum in the world, according to the awards.

See the full list of the world's best museums below.

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