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

Add these to your bucket list.

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.

1 / 10

National Museum of China, Beijing

7,550,000 visitors

Image: Tagosaku / Flickr

2 / 10

National Air and Space Museum, Washington DC

7,500,000 visitors

Image: National Air and Space Museum 

Louvre
3 / 10

Louvre, Paris

7,400,000 visitors

Image: Musee du Louvre / Facebook

4 / 10

National Museum of Natural History, Washington DC

7,100,000 visitors

Image: Dave Dugdale / Flickr

Met Museum
5 / 10

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

6,700,000 visitors

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

British Museum
6 / 10

British Museum, London

6,420,000 visitors

Image: Paul Hudson / Flickr

7 / 10

Shanghai Science and Technology Museum, Shanghai

6,316,000 visitors

Image: Harald Groven / Flickr

National Gallery London
8 / 10

National Gallery, London

6,263,000 visitors

Image: National Gallery / Facebook

Vatican Museum stairs
9 / 10

Vatican Museums, Vatican City

6,067,000 visitors

Image: Vincente Villamon / Flickr

Tate Modern
10 / 10

Tate Modern, London

5,839,000 visitors

Image: Tate / Facebook

(Lead image: Musee du Louvre / Facebook)

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