Culture

The World’s 10 Favourite Museums Have Been Revealed

Add these to your bucket list.

An essential part of any holiday, the world’s favourite 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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