2019 Visitor Figures

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Visits made in 2019 to visitor attractions in membership with ALVA

Rank Site Total visits Charge/free % +/- Group Note
1 British Museum 6,239,983 F/C 7% a
2 Tate Modern 6,098,340 F/C 3.9% TATE
3 National Gallery, The 6,011,007 F/C 4.8%
4 NHM (South Kensington) 5,423,932 F/C 4% NHM
5 Southbank Centre 4,360,255 F/C -2.05%
6 V&A South Kensington 3,992,198 F/C 1% V&A
7 Science Museum 3,301,975 F 4% SMG
8 Tower of London 2,984,499 C 4.4% HRP
9 Royal Museums Greenwich 2,906,000 F/C 14% b
10 Somerset House 2,841,772 F/C -9.6% c
11 Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 2,316,699 C 23% RBGK d
12 National Museum of Scotland 2,210,024 F/C -1% NMS
13 Edinburgh Castle 2,201,354 C 4% HES e
14 Chester Zoo 2,086,785 C 5.9%
15 Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum 1,832,097 F 73.73% GM f
16 Tate Britain 1,808,637 F/C 42% TATE g
17 Royal Albert Hall 1,721,632 C -1.7%
18 St Paul's Cathedral 1,716,417 F/C 3.6%
19 National Portrait Gallery London 1,619,694 F/C 1.02%
20 Stonehenge 1,604,248 C 3.1% EH
21 Scottish National Gallery 1,583,231 F/C -9% NGS
22 Westminster Abbey 1,574,401 F/C 1.84%
23 British Library 1,534,860 F/C 5.35%
24 Riverside Museum 1,364,739 F 8.79% GM
25 Roman Baths and Pump Room 1,325,085 C 1.7%
26 Old Royal Naval College 1,264,683 F/C -1%
27 Royal Academy 1,248,882 F/C -2% h
28 RHS Garden Wisley 1,232,772 F/C 15.1% RHS
29 National Museum Royal Navy 1,122,072 F/C -9%
30 ZSL London Zoo 1,078,519 C 0.5% ZSL
31 IWM London 1,073,936 F/C 1% IWM
32 Hampton Court Palace 1,072,823 C -3.8% HRP h
33 UK Parliament 1,063,501 F/C -1.9%
34 Longleat 1,011,314 C 12% i
35 Eden Project 1,010,095 C 0.6%
36 Giant's Causeway 998,014 F/C -4% NT
37 Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh 991,110 F/C 6% RBGE
38 Blenheim Palace 984,913 F/C 9.23% THE
39 The Royal Shakespeare Theatre and Swan Theatre 974,424 F/C -6.8%
40 Museum of Liverpool 956,918 F -1% NML
41 Horniman Museum and Gardens 952,954 F/C 2.8%
42 Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology 930,669 F/C 5% OUM
43 Tower Bridge Exhibition 889,338 C 6% CLC
44 Canterbury Cathedral 876,646 F/C -1.9%
45 Merseyside Maritime Museum 836,980 F -7% NML
46 Titanic Belfast 828,017 F/C -1%
47 National War Museum, Edinburgh 805,934 C 1% NMS
48 Oxford University Museum of Natural History 792,282 F 1% OUM
49 Shakespeare's Globe 781,240 C -4.6% h
50 Bodleian Libraries 760,815 F -16% OUM j
51 Durham Cathedral 727,367 F 9.6%
52 National Railway Museum 714,379 F -13.4% SMG k
53 York Minster 706,484 F/C 1.7%
54 Museum of London 706,219 F/C 1.7% MOL
55 World Museum 672,514 F -53% NML l
56 Clumber Park 666,997 F/C 1% NT
57 Tate Liverpool 660,022 F/C -6.67% TATE
58 ZSL Whipsnade Zoo 648,945 C 6.7% ZSL
59 Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery 644,100 F -23% BMT m
60 V&A Dundee 624,600 F/C 83% V&A n
61 Churchill War Rooms 620,933 C 7% IWM
62 Stirling Castle 609,698 C 1% HES
63 Chatsworth 606,420 C 0.1% THE
64 Edinburgh Zoo 605,000 F/C 2%
65 Gallery of Modern Art 576,689 F -8.97% GM o
66 Westonbirt, The National Arboretum 566,565 C 2.5% FC
67 Attingham Park 557,136 F/C 13% NT
68 Museum of Science and Industry 556,523 F -21% SMG p
69 Urquhart Castle 547,518 C 6% HES
70 Leeds Castle 539,971 F/C 16% THE
71 Glasgow Cathedral 537,415 F 11% HES q
72 Cliveden 524,807 F/C 8% NT
73 Kensington Palace 510,304 C -7.8% HRP r
74 Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art 508,090 F -11% NGS s
75 RAF Museum London 496,614 F 0.9% RAF
76 Ulster Museum 492,689 F -15.7% NMNI t
77 Carrick-a-Rede 485,736 F/C -2% NT
78 Pitt Rivers Museum 468,013 F -7% OUM
79 Waddesdon Manor 463,328 F/C 0.6% NT
80 Glenfinnan Monument 462,235 F/C 22% NTS q
81 Belton House 460,547 F/C 8% NT
82 Calke Abbey 458,380 F/C 16% NT
83 RHS Garden Harlow Carr 446,730 F/C 1.2% RHS
84 National Science and Media Museum 439,916 F -4.3% SMG
85 Glencoe Visitor Centre 431,855 F 101% NTS u
86 Shakespeare's Birthplace 422,372 C -0.6% SBT
87 Fountains Abbey Estate 412,435 F/C 6% NT
88 London Transport Museum 411,766 F/C 0.92%
89 Kingston Lacy 410,812 F/C 14% NT
90 Polesden Lacey 405,773 F/C 14% NT
91 RAF Museum Cosford 401,477 F -7.1% RAF v
92 IWM Duxford 401,287 C 2% IWM
93 Anglesey Abbey 399,127 F/C 7% NT
94 International Slavery Museum 396,877 F 1% NML
95 Mottisfont 393,250 F/C 4% NT
96 Stourhead 392,929 F/C 0% NT
97 Walker Art Gallery 391,765 F 6% NML
98 V&A Museum of Childhood 386,944 F -7% V&A
99 Nymans Garden 382,948 F/C 7% NT
100 Scottish National Portrait Gallery 372,743 F 4% NGS
101 Dover Castle 368,243 C 0.8% EH
102 St Michael's Mount 359,554 F/C 3% NT
103 RHS Garden Hyde Hall 359,230 F/C 7.4% RHS
104 Tyntesfield 356,766 F/C 15% NT
105 Osborne 354,709 C 16.3% EH
106 The Fitzwilliam Museum 349,484 F -1% UoCM
107 Dunham Massey 340,235 F/C 9% NT
108 Wimpole Estate 335,199 F/C 9% NT
109 Cambridge University Botanic Garden 334,461 C 10% UoCM
110 Culzean Castle & Country Park 333,965 F/C 5% NTS
111 HMS Belfast 327,206 C 10% IWM
112 Beaulieu 327,121 C 2% THE
113 Museum of London Docklands 324,438 F/C 11.7% MOL w
114 Wakehurst 312,813 F/C -12% RBGK
115 Gibside 307,900 F/C 12% NT
116 Hardwick Hall 298,283 F/C 2% NT
117 Sheffield Park and Garden 295,384 F/C -4% NT
118 Croome 289,841 F/C 11% NT
119 Quarry Bank 285,762 F/C 16% NT
120 Ickworth 283,956 F/C 11% NT
121 Dyrham Park 282,547 F/C 11% NT
122 Killerton 281,910 F/C 5% NT
123 Tate St Ives 278,747 F/C -7.9% TATE
124 Lanhydrock 275,079 F/C 1% NT
125 Bodnant Garden 271,339 F/C 6% NT
126 Castle Howard 269,044 C 18.4% THE
127 WWT Slimbridge 262,986 C -1% WWT x
128 Burns Birthplace Museum 261,283 C -4% NTS
129 Corfe Castle 259,655 F/C 8% NT
130 RHS Garden Rosemoor 255,861 F/C 9.3% RHS
131 Cragside Estate 255,005 F/C 7% NT
132 Sudbury Hall 254,083 F/C 25% NT
133 Chartwell 253,032 F/C 3% NT
134 Saltram 252,075 F/C 17% NT
135 Wallington 251,251 F/C 6% NT
136 Charlecote Park 250,032 F/C 17% NT
137 Shugborough Estate 246,180 F/C 17% NT
138 IWM North 244,564 F -27% IWM y
139 Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum 243,069 C 6% BMT z
140 Mount Stewart 239,371 F/C 5% NT
141 Baddesley Clinton 234,696 F/C 6% NT
142 Stowe 232,056 F/C 10% NT
143 Kettle's Yard 231,941 F -5% UoCM
144 Trelissick 227,681 F/C 6% NT
145 Hanbury Hall and Gardens 227,624 F/C 12% NT
146 Blickling 225,624 F/C 15% NT
147 Speke Hall 224,913 F/C 9% NT
148 People's Palace 223,774 F -34.68% GM aa
149 Packwood House 219,727 F/C 8% NT
150 The Vyne 219,053 F/C 15% NT
151 Kedleston 211,655 F/C 12% NT
152 Oxford Botanical Gardens and Arboretum 211,573 F/C 23% OUM bb
153 Lady Lever Art Gallery 210,790 F 4% NML
154 Lacock 210,709 F/C 6% NT
155 Culloden Visitor Centre 209,011 C 1% NTS
156 Dunster Castle 206,160 F/C 1% NT
157 Knole 204,902 F/C 12% NT
158 Harewood House Trust 201,694 C 5.9% THE
159 WWT Martin Mere 192,443 C -9% WWT cc
160 WWT London 190,206 C 7% WWT
161 Mary Rose The 189,702 F/C 1%
162 Monument to the Great Fire of London, The 182,492 C 7% CLC
163 Locomotion 180,697 F 3.4% SMG
164 Audley End House and Gardens 175,725 C 3.3% EH
165 Ulster Folk & Transport Museum 172,712 C 18% NMNI dd
166 Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences 168,021 F 7% UoCM
167 Whitby Abbey 161,461 C 9.4% EH
168 Clifford's Tower, York 160,815 C 4% EH
169 The St Mungo Museum of Religious Life And Art 159,157 F 10.25% GM
170 Tintagel Castle 154,996 C -32.8% EH ee
171 Crathes Castle 153,217 F/C 18% NTS
172 Doune Castle 152,987 C 8% HES q
173 Walmer Castle and Gardens 152,391 C 46.7% EH ff
174 NHM (Tring) 151,787 F 1% NHM
175 History of Science Museum 148,412 F -16% OUM
176 Anne Hathaway's Cottage 146,698 C 1.3% SBT
177 Highland Safari Park 142,000 F/C -30%
178 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield 136,647 C 10.3% EH
179 Wrest Park 135,420 C 5% EH
180 University Museum of Zoology 134,739 F 8% UoCM
181 Eltham Palace and Gardens 134,238 C 22% EH
182 Kenwood 132,468 F 1% EH
183 Carisbrooke Castle 131,358 C 4.5% EH
184 Shakespeare's New Place 124,991 C 13.8% SBT
185 Guildhall Art Gallery 123,731 F/C 6% CLC
186 Threave Garden 120,840 C 24% NTS
187 Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden 119,047 C 8.2% EH
188 Skara Brae 115,136 C 3% HES
189 National Museum of Rural Life 113,525 C 13% NMS
190 Ulster American Folk Park 112,916 C -3.6% NMNI
191 Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall 111,508 C 1.7% EH
192 National Maritime Museum Cornwall 110,386 F/C -9%
193 Burghley 107,887 C -8.2% THE
194 Linlithgow Palace 103,312 C 9% HES q
195 Provand's Lordship 94,481 F 5.66% GM
196 WWT Arundel 93,743 C 3% WWT
197 Holkham Hall 89,738 C 26.5% THE gg
198 Piermaster's House 89,140 F -61% NML
199 St Andrews Castle 88,814 C -3% HES
200 Hall's Croft 85,335 C 9.3% SBT
201 WWT Washington 83,817 C 14% WWT hh
202 Mary Arden's Farm 81,364 C 2.5% SBT
203 Brodie Castle 79,634 F/C -70% NTS ii
204 Blackness Castle 79,265 C 36% HES q
205 Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 76,669 F -6% UoCM
206 Inverewe Gardens 76,351 C -9% NTS
207 Fort George 76,169 C 6% HES
208 National Museum of Flight 74,696 C -6% NMS
209 WWT Llanelli 74,486 C 3% WWT
210 Brodick Castle & Country Park 68,423 F/C 65% NTS jj
211 Fyvie Castle 66,039 F/C 12% NTS
212 Scotland Street School Museum 65,464 F 5.42% GM
213 Newhailes 65,395 C -6% NTS kk
214 Iona Abbey 63,884 C 0% HES
215 WWT Castle Espie 63,673 C 7% WWT
216 Melrose Abbey 61,325 C 5% HES
217 Pollok House 57,099 C -2% NTS
218 Castle Fraser 56,822 F/C 12% NTS
219 St Andrews Cathedral 54,511 C -3% HES
220 Benmore Botanic Garden 53,420 C 9% RBGE
221 The Polar Museum 51,469 F 7% UoCM
222 Falkland Palace 49,329 C 2% NTS
223 Pitmedden Garden & Museum of Farm Life 48,106 C 10% NTS
224 T Rex in Town at Kelvin Hall 47,935 C % GM ll
225 Drum Castle 47,446 F/C -7% NTS
226 Tantallon Castle 45,798 C 6% HES
227 Sudley House 44,068 F 21% NML
228 Bannockburn Heritage Centre 43,427 C -8% NTS
229 Craigmillar Castle 40,634 C 15% HES q
230 Caerlaverock Castle 39,143 C 11% HES
231 Elgin Cathedral 37,979 C -4% HES
232 Dawyck Botanic Garden 37,051 C 4% RBGE
233 Georgian House 32,127 C -7% NTS
234 Dirleton Castle 31,883 C 7% HES
235 Hill House 31,172 C 139% NTS mm
236 WWT Welney 30,762 C 5% WWT
237 Jedburgh Abbey 29,484 C 7% HES
238 Maeshowe 29,391 C 3% HES
239 Dumbarton Castle 29,197 C 2% HES
240 Aston Hall 28,804 C -11% BMT nn
241 Logan Botanic Garden 28,761 C 14% RBGE
242 Dunstaffnage Castle 25,429 C 16% HES
243 Culross Palace 25,209 C -1% NTS
244 Aberdour Castle 24,768 C -10% HES
245 Blakesley Hall 24,726 C 34% BMT oo
246 Haddo House 24,380 F/C 60% NTS pp
247 Craigievar Castle 24,072 F/C 19% NTS
248 Tenement House 23,456 C 33% NTS
249 Dunfermline Palace 22,860 C 18% HES
250 Jarlshof 22,439 C -3% HES
251 Gladstone's Land 20,065 C 67% NTS qq
252 Museum of the Jewellery Quarter 19,354 C -10% BMT rr
253 Kellie Castle 18,938 C 6% NTS
254 Broughton House & Garden 18,917 C 8% NTS
255 Leith Hall 18,842 F/C -3% NTS
256 Greenbank Garden 17,275 C 5% NTS
257 Glasgow Museums Resource Centre 17,232 F -1.2% GM
258 WWT Caerlaverock 16,105 C 16% WWT ss
259 Sarehole Mill 14,383 C -20% BMT tt
260 Branklyn Garden 14,115 C 15% NTS
261 Museum of Classical Archaeology 13,015 F -12% UoCM
262 Whipple Museum of the History of Science 11,845 F 8% UoCM uu
263 Keats House 11,808 F/C -1% CLC
264 Soho House 10,374 C 21% BMT vv
265 Weoley Castle 8,147 F -2% BMT
266 Museum Collection Centre 2,407 F/C 27% BMT ww
Rank Site Total visits
1 British Museum 6,239,983
2 Tate Modern 6,098,340
3 National Gallery, The 6,011,007
4 NHM (South Kensington) 5,423,932
5 Southbank Centre 4,360,255
6 V&A South Kensington 3,992,198
7 Science Museum 3,301,975
8 Tower of London 2,984,499
9 Royal Museums Greenwich 2,906,000
10 Somerset House 2,841,772
11 Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 2,316,699
12 National Museum of Scotland 2,210,024
13 Edinburgh Castle 2,201,354
14 Chester Zoo 2,086,785
15 Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum 1,832,097
16 Tate Britain 1,808,637
17 Royal Albert Hall 1,721,632
18 St Paul's Cathedral 1,716,417
19 National Portrait Gallery London 1,619,694
20 Stonehenge 1,604,248
21 Scottish National Gallery 1,583,231
22 Westminster Abbey 1,574,401
23 British Library 1,534,860
24 Riverside Museum 1,364,739
25 Roman Baths and Pump Room 1,325,085
26 Old Royal Naval College 1,264,683
27 Royal Academy 1,248,882
28 RHS Garden Wisley 1,232,772
29 National Museum Royal Navy 1,122,072
30 ZSL London Zoo 1,078,519
31 IWM London 1,073,936
32 Hampton Court Palace 1,072,823
33 UK Parliament 1,063,501
34 Longleat 1,011,314
35 Eden Project 1,010,095
36 Giant's Causeway 998,014
37 Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh 991,110
38 Blenheim Palace 984,913
39 The Royal Shakespeare Theatre and Swan Theatre 974,424
40 Museum of Liverpool 956,918
41 Horniman Museum and Gardens 952,954
42 Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology 930,669
43 Tower Bridge Exhibition 889,338
44 Canterbury Cathedral 876,646
45 Merseyside Maritime Museum 836,980
46 Titanic Belfast 828,017
47 National War Museum, Edinburgh 805,934
48 Oxford University Museum of Natural History 792,282
49 Shakespeare's Globe 781,240
50 Bodleian Libraries 760,815
51 Durham Cathedral 727,367
52 National Railway Museum 714,379
53 York Minster 706,484
54 Museum of London 706,219
55 World Museum 672,514
56 Clumber Park 666,997
57 Tate Liverpool 660,022
58 ZSL Whipsnade Zoo 648,945
59 Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery 644,100
60 V&A Dundee 624,600
61 Churchill War Rooms 620,933
62 Stirling Castle 609,698
63 Chatsworth 606,420
64 Edinburgh Zoo 605,000
65 Gallery of Modern Art 576,689
66 Westonbirt, The National Arboretum 566,565
67 Attingham Park 557,136
68 Museum of Science and Industry 556,523
69 Urquhart Castle 547,518
70 Leeds Castle 539,971
71 Glasgow Cathedral 537,415
72 Cliveden 524,807
73 Kensington Palace 510,304
74 Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art 508,090
75 RAF Museum London 496,614
76 Ulster Museum 492,689
77 Carrick-a-Rede 485,736
78 Pitt Rivers Museum 468,013
79 Waddesdon Manor 463,328
80 Glenfinnan Monument 462,235
81 Belton House 460,547
82 Calke Abbey 458,380
83 RHS Garden Harlow Carr 446,730
84 National Science and Media Museum 439,916
85 Glencoe Visitor Centre 431,855
86 Shakespeare's Birthplace 422,372
87 Fountains Abbey Estate 412,435
88 London Transport Museum 411,766
89 Kingston Lacy 410,812
90 Polesden Lacey 405,773
91 RAF Museum Cosford 401,477
92 IWM Duxford 401,287
93 Anglesey Abbey 399,127
94 International Slavery Museum 396,877
95 Mottisfont 393,250
96 Stourhead 392,929
97 Walker Art Gallery 391,765
98 V&A Museum of Childhood 386,944
99 Nymans Garden 382,948
100 Scottish National Portrait Gallery 372,743
101 Dover Castle 368,243
102 St Michael's Mount 359,554
103 RHS Garden Hyde Hall 359,230
104 Tyntesfield 356,766
105 Osborne 354,709
106 The Fitzwilliam Museum 349,484
107 Dunham Massey 340,235
108 Wimpole Estate 335,199
109 Cambridge University Botanic Garden 334,461
110 Culzean Castle & Country Park 333,965
111 HMS Belfast 327,206
112 Beaulieu 327,121
113 Museum of London Docklands 324,438
114 Wakehurst 312,813
115 Gibside 307,900
116 Hardwick Hall 298,283
117 Sheffield Park and Garden 295,384
118 Croome 289,841
119 Quarry Bank 285,762
120 Ickworth 283,956
121 Dyrham Park 282,547
122 Killerton 281,910
123 Tate St Ives 278,747
124 Lanhydrock 275,079
125 Bodnant Garden 271,339
126 Castle Howard 269,044
127 WWT Slimbridge 262,986
128 Burns Birthplace Museum 261,283
129 Corfe Castle 259,655
130 RHS Garden Rosemoor 255,861
131 Cragside Estate 255,005
132 Sudbury Hall 254,083
133 Chartwell 253,032
134 Saltram 252,075
135 Wallington 251,251
136 Charlecote Park 250,032
137 Shugborough Estate 246,180
138 IWM North 244,564
139 Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum 243,069
140 Mount Stewart 239,371
141 Baddesley Clinton 234,696
142 Stowe 232,056
143 Kettle's Yard 231,941
144 Trelissick 227,681
145 Hanbury Hall and Gardens 227,624
146 Blickling 225,624
147 Speke Hall 224,913
148 People's Palace 223,774
149 Packwood House 219,727
150 The Vyne 219,053
151 Kedleston 211,655
152 Oxford Botanical Gardens and Arboretum 211,573
153 Lady Lever Art Gallery 210,790
154 Lacock 210,709
155 Culloden Visitor Centre 209,011
156 Dunster Castle 206,160
157 Knole 204,902
158 Harewood House Trust 201,694
159 WWT Martin Mere 192,443
160 WWT London 190,206
161 Mary Rose The 189,702
162 Monument to the Great Fire of London, The 182,492
163 Locomotion 180,697
164 Audley End House and Gardens 175,725
165 Ulster Folk & Transport Museum 172,712
166 Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences 168,021
167 Whitby Abbey 161,461
168 Clifford's Tower, York 160,815
169 The St Mungo Museum of Religious Life And Art 159,157
170 Tintagel Castle 154,996
171 Crathes Castle 153,217
172 Doune Castle 152,987
173 Walmer Castle and Gardens 152,391
174 NHM (Tring) 151,787
175 History of Science Museum 148,412
176 Anne Hathaway's Cottage 146,698
177 Highland Safari Park 142,000
178 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield 136,647
179 Wrest Park 135,420
180 University Museum of Zoology 134,739
181 Eltham Palace and Gardens 134,238
182 Kenwood 132,468
183 Carisbrooke Castle 131,358
184 Shakespeare's New Place 124,991
185 Guildhall Art Gallery 123,731
186 Threave Garden 120,840
187 Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden 119,047
188 Skara Brae 115,136
189 National Museum of Rural Life 113,525
190 Ulster American Folk Park 112,916
191 Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall 111,508
192 National Maritime Museum Cornwall 110,386
193 Burghley 107,887
194 Linlithgow Palace 103,312
195 Provand's Lordship 94,481
196 WWT Arundel 93,743
197 Holkham Hall 89,738
198 Piermaster's House 89,140
199 St Andrews Castle 88,814
200 Hall's Croft 85,335
201 WWT Washington 83,817
202 Mary Arden's Farm 81,364
203 Brodie Castle 79,634
204 Blackness Castle 79,265
205 Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 76,669
206 Inverewe Gardens 76,351
207 Fort George 76,169
208 National Museum of Flight 74,696
209 WWT Llanelli 74,486
210 Brodick Castle & Country Park 68,423
211 Fyvie Castle 66,039
212 Scotland Street School Museum 65,464
213 Newhailes 65,395
214 Iona Abbey 63,884
215 WWT Castle Espie 63,673
216 Melrose Abbey 61,325
217 Pollok House 57,099
218 Castle Fraser 56,822
219 St Andrews Cathedral 54,511
220 Benmore Botanic Garden 53,420
221 The Polar Museum 51,469
222 Falkland Palace 49,329
223 Pitmedden Garden & Museum of Farm Life 48,106
224 T Rex in Town at Kelvin Hall 47,935
225 Drum Castle 47,446
226 Tantallon Castle 45,798
227 Sudley House 44,068
228 Bannockburn Heritage Centre 43,427
229 Craigmillar Castle 40,634
230 Caerlaverock Castle 39,143
231 Elgin Cathedral 37,979
232 Dawyck Botanic Garden 37,051
233 Georgian House 32,127
234 Dirleton Castle 31,883
235 Hill House 31,172
236 WWT Welney 30,762
237 Jedburgh Abbey 29,484
238 Maeshowe 29,391
239 Dumbarton Castle 29,197
240 Aston Hall 28,804
241 Logan Botanic Garden 28,761
242 Dunstaffnage Castle 25,429
243 Culross Palace 25,209
244 Aberdour Castle 24,768
245 Blakesley Hall 24,726
246 Haddo House 24,380
247 Craigievar Castle 24,072
248 Tenement House 23,456
249 Dunfermline Palace 22,860
250 Jarlshof 22,439
251 Gladstone's Land 20,065
252 Museum of the Jewellery Quarter 19,354
253 Kellie Castle 18,938
254 Broughton House & Garden 18,917
255 Leith Hall 18,842
256 Greenbank Garden 17,275
257 Glasgow Museums Resource Centre 17,232
258 WWT Caerlaverock 16,105
259 Sarehole Mill 14,383
260 Branklyn Garden 14,115
261 Museum of Classical Archaeology 13,015
262 Whipple Museum of the History of Science 11,845
263 Keats House 11,808
264 Soho House 10,374
265 Weoley Castle 8,147
266 Museum Collection Centre 2,407
Notes
aPopular exhibitions, particularly Manga
b Record year, The Moon, ice rink
c Courtauld Gallery & Institute of Art closed
d Chihuly, Children's Garden, Orchids, Christmas at Kew
e New winter event Castle of Light
f Dippy & Leonardo da Vinci
g Popular exhibitions, including Don McCullin & Van Gogh
h Change in counting methodology
i Koala Creek, Festival of Light
j Tolkein in 2018
k Record year in 2018
l Terracotta Warriors in 2018
m Dippy in 2018
n Opened in Sept 2018
o New counting system under review
p Undergoing a major refurbishment
q Film/TV location
r Diana in 2018-19
s SNGoMA One and Two now combined
t Dippy in 2018
u Reopened after refurbishment; new business model
v London site reopened
w Secret Rivers; local marketing
x Several closures & road closures
y Poppies in 2018
z Minibrum, new planetarium
aa Closed until April
bb Clement weather
cc Closures due to weather
dd Tim Peake Spacecraft touring exhibition
ee Closed part of the year
ff Lost pleasure grounds & natural play trail opened
gg Christmas programming; new ropes course
hh LEGO brick animal trail
ii Second year in operation; poor weather; fewer footpath counts
jj Reopened after major reinterpretation
kk House closed
ll Temporary exhibition in new venue; delivered in partnership The Hunterian/University of Glasgow
mm Reopened after conservation project closure
nn Record-breaking year 2018
oo New family room, strong events programme
pp Haddo Madonna, new site management & tours
qq Return to usual after several quieter years
rr Roadworks/construction
ss LEGO brick animal trail
tt Partial closure, mill wheel out of action
uu Closed July-April
vv Strong events programme
ww Record-breaking open days
AcronymGroup
BMT Birmingham Museums Trust
CLC City of London Corporation
EH English Heritage
FC Forestry Commission
GM Glasgow Museums
HES Historic Environment Scotland
HRP Historic Royal Palaces
IWM Imperial War Museum
MOL Museum of London
NGS National Galleries of Scotland
NHM Natural History Museum
NML National Museums Liverpool
NMNI National Museums of Northern Ireland
NMS National Museums Scotland
NT National Trust
NTS National Trust for Scotland
OUM Oxford University Gardens, Libraries and Museums
RAF RAF Museum
RBGE Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh
RBGK Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
RHS Royal Horticultural Society
SBT Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
SMG Science Museum Group
TATE Tate Gallery
THE Treasure Houses of England
UoCM University of Cambridge Museums
V&A Victoria and Albert Museum
WWT Wildfowl and Wetland Trust
ZSL Zoological Society of London
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