View Photo Gallery: The holiday season brings out-of-town visitors. In a city full of museums, there’s something for every taste.

Shopping for the perfect museum to take your out-of-town guests to this holiday season? As with any form of gift-giving, the giver has to choose carefully. In a city with a fat catalogue of cultural offerings to pick from, one size or style does not fit all.

Before your visitors arrive, check out our handy holiday museum guide — which breaks down your best bets for entertaining five basic tastes and types — or just browse through the pretty pictures in the photo gallery at the top of this post.