DCMS Sponsored Museums – Facts and Figures 2011/2012
A quick summary of some of the key indicators gathered across 17 DCMS sponsored museums.
There were 44.5 million visits to 17 of the Department’s sponsored museums in 2011/12, an increase of 1.5 per cent on 2010/11.
There were 8.6 million visits by children under 16 in 2011/12, an increase of 4 per cent from 2010/11.
There were just over 2.0 million facilitated and self-directed visits to the museums/galleries by children under 16 in formal education in 2011/12, an increase of 3 per cent from 2010/11.