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The world’s most Instagrammed art museums, revealed

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The Parisian monument and art museum, the Louvre Museum is the most Instagrammed (4 million hashtags). The second most Instagrammed art museum is the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

Although travel has been restricted, millions of art-lovers still flock to Instagram every day to share their favourite memories of museums from around the world. And with many museums offering virtual tours, the desire for iconic galleries to open their doors has not slowed down.

Interested in this, CartridgeSave.co.uk looked at popular art museums across the globe and analysed the number of Instagram posts associated with each museum. They then ranked the results to uncover which art museum is the most Instagrammed.

 

The Most Instagrammed Art Museums

 

Art Museum

Country

Total Instagram Hashtags

1

Louvre Museum

France

4,029,777

2

Museum of Modern Art

USA

2,514,885

3

Tate Modern

UK

1,151,090

4

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

USA

862,148

5

State Hermitage Museum

Russia

836,395

6

Metropolitan Museum of Art

USA

695,201

7

National Gallery

UK

560,285

8

Musée d’Orsay

France

488,477

9

Centre Pompidou

France

476,215

10

The Broad

USA

460,837

CartridgeSave.co.uk can reveal that the most Instagrammed art museum in the world is the Louvre Museum in Paris, France! Home to some of the most iconic paintings in the world, it has raked in 4,029,777 hashtagged posts so far, with the monument coming out on top thanks to its captivating architecture and art.

Often identified as one of the largest and most influential museums of modern art in the world, the second most Instagrammed is the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, USA, with 2,514,885 posts.

Located in London, Tate Modern has a whopping 1,151,090 hashtagged Instagram posts – it’s the sixth most visited art museum in the word, and the most visited in Britain.

The fourth most Instagrammed art museum is the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). With 862,148 hashtagged posts, their Urban Light sculpture is the perfect place for Instagrammers to capture content. Founded in 1764, placing fifth is State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia, receiving 836,395 Instagram posts from visitors.

Following in sixth and seventh are Metropolitan Museum of Art (USA) and National Gallery (UK), with 695,201 and 560,285 hashtagged Instagram posts, respectively.

To complete the 20 most Instagrammed art museums in the world, the results are as follows:

 

Art Museum

Country

Total Instagram Hashtags

11

Vatican Museums

Italy

460,374

12

The Uffizi

Italy

439,831

13

Victoria and Albert Museum

UK

436,974

14

National Gallery of Victoria

Australia

403,432

15

Whitney Museum of American Art

USA

334,100

16

Somerset House

UK

249,247

17

Tretyakov Gallery

Russia

243,542

18

Van Gogh Museum

Netherlands

215,474

19

Art Institute of Chicago

USA

186,228

20

National Museum of Korea

Korea

167,990

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