Our Top 11 Art Museums In Europe Perhaps one of the most famous museums in the world, the Louvre is home to one of the most famous paintings in the. It houses the Bibliothèque publique d'information, a vast public library, the Musée National d' Art Moderne which is the largest museum for modern art in Europe. Europe's largest modern art collection, housed inside a fascinating postmodernist building designed by Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano, the. In a grand, beautiful house on the Herengracht, the Museum of Bags and Purses is an indulgent private collection of bags, pouches, suitcases and purses from the past years. After being neglected in the s, restoration and refurbishment has just been completed, making it better than. Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow - Houses an important collection of modern and contemporary Russian Art, with works by Kandinsky or Malevich, among. You can visit it at Trinity College in Dublin. Links to museums open in a new tab AUSTRIA.