20. Yale University Art Gallery
Location: Yale University, New Haven, Conn.
Founded in 1832, the Yale University Art Gallery is the oldest university art museum in the western hemisphere, often setting the standard for what a college museum should be. In addition to world-class collections of American decorative art, early Italian painting, and African sculpture, Yale offers year-round internships, curatorial opportunities, and educational programs for students. The potential for looking and learning is never ending.