The 10 Best Private Museums Worldwide

De Pont Museum of Contemporary Art, Tilburg

Housed in a former woolen mill in the southern Dutch city of Tilburg, the De Pont Museum of Contemporary Art is named after the attorney and businessman J.H. de Pont, whose estate provided for the establishment of a foundation to stimulate contemporary visual art in 1988. Benthem Crouwel Architects transformed the former factory into a skylight-lit exhibition space, which opened in 1992. The museum collects the work of international contemporary artists, including Marlene Dumas, Gerhard Richter, Richard Serra, Rineke Dijkstra, and Richard Long, whose installation is seen here. The De Pont Museum also runs Huis Marseille, a photography museum in an historical canal house in Amsterdam.