8 of the Most Beautiful Museum Staircases in the World

The Night Watch, the Rijksmuseum is home to the country’s largest public art history research library—and a seriously vertiginous spiral staircase.”>Carnegie Museum of Art and Natural History, PittsburghConsidered one of the country’s first museums to highlight contemporary art, the Carnegie Museum boasts a commanding grand staircase that soars three stories high. Now a museum focal point, the stairs were added in 1907 as part of a new addition to the original Carnegie Institute building.Whether at the Neue Galerie or the Rijksmuseum, these staircases will make you linger around the museum for reasons aside from the art on the walls