Best Museums in U.S. Cities

For more than two months in 2010, Travelandleisure.com posted an online survey asking Americans what they like—and don't like—about 35 large American cities and used the poll results to rank the cities based on a variety of topics, including most intelligent, most attractive, and best culture. Here are the top 25 with the best museums.

Rank City
1. Washington, D.C.
2. New York City
3. Chicago
4. Santa Fe
5. San Francisco
6. Boston
7. Savannah
8. Philadelphia
9. Charleston
10. Providence
11. Houston
12. Minneapolis/St. Paul
13. New Orleans
14. Kansas City
15. Denver
16. Seattle
17. Nashville
18. Portland
19. San Diego
20. San Juan, Puerto Rico
21. San Antonio
22. Phoenix/Scottsdale
23. Los Angeles
24. Salt Lake City
25. Atlanta

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