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The World’s 10 Most-Visited Museums Have Been Revealed

The World’s 10 Most-Visited Museums Have Been Revealed

An essential part of any holiday, the world’s most-visited museums have been revealed for another year. Determined by a statistical analysis of average attendance from last year, the data comes from the Themed Entertainment Association, an international non-profit organisation working within the fields of hospitality and entertainment. The index counts a total of 107.8 million visitors to museums in total, a 1.3 million increase on the previous year.


National Museum of China, Beijing

7,550,000 visitors

Image: Tagosaku / Flickr

National Air and Space Museum, Washington DC

7,500,000 visitors

Image: National Air and Space Museum 


Louvre, Paris

7,400,000 visitors

Image: Musee du Louvre / Facebook

National Museum of Natural History, Washington DC

7,100,000 visitors

Image: Dave Dugdale / Flickr

Met Museum

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

6,700,000 visitors

Image: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York / Facebook

British Museum

British Museum, London

6,420,000 visitors

Image: Paul Hudson / Flickr

Shanghai Science and Technology Museum, Shanghai

6,316,000 visitors

Image: Harald Groven / Flickr

National Gallery London

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National Gallery, London

6,263,000 visitors

Image: National Gallery / Facebook

Vatican Museum stairs

Vatican Museums, Vatican City

6,067,000 visitors

Image: Vincente Villamon / Flickr

Tate Modern

Tate Modern, London

5,839,000 visitors

Image: Tate / Facebook

(Lead image: Musee du Louvre / Facebook)

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