List of most visited museums by region

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This is a list of the top twenty most visited museums in each region, based upon the annual reports of museum attendance from the Art Newspaper Review and the Museum Index of the Themed Entertainment Association. Museums not on either list are not included.

Europe[edit]

Europe - Top twenty Museums by number of visitors per year
Name Country flag, city Visitors per year Year reported
Louvre France Paris 8,100,000 2017[1]
Vatican Museums Vatican City Vatican City 6,427,000 2017[2]
British Museum United Kingdom London 5,906,716 2017[3]
Tate Modern United Kingdom London 5,656,004 2017[3]
National Gallery United Kingdom London 5,229,192 2017[3]
Natural History Museum United Kingdom London 4,434,520 2017[3]
State Hermitage Museum Russia Saint Petersburg 4,200,000 2017[4]
Reina Sofía Spain Madrid 3,880,812 2017[5]
Victoria and Albert Museum United Kingdom London 3,789,748 2017[3]
Centre Pompidou France Paris 3,370,872 2017[6]
London Science Museum United Kingdom London 3,251,000 2017[3]
Somerset House United Kingdom London 3,223,350 2017[3]
Musée d'Orsay France Paris 3,177,842 2017[7]
Museo del Prado Spain Madrid 2,824,404 2017[8]
Royal Museums Greenwich United Kingdom London 2,607,099 2017[3]
Moscow Kremlin Museums Russia Moscow 2,746,405 2017[9]
Van Gogh Museum Netherlands Amsterdam 2,255,010 2017[10]
Galleria degli Uffizi Italy Florence 2,235,355 2017[11]
Tretyakov Gallery Russia Moscow 2,325,759 2017[12]
Rijksmuseum Netherlands Amsterdam 2,160,000 2017[13]

North America[edit]

North America: Top twenty museums by number of visitors per year
Name Country flag, city Visitors per year Year reported
National Air and Space Museum United States Washington, D.C. 7,000,000 2017[14][15]
Metropolitan Museum of Art United States New York City 6,692,909 2017[16]
National Museum of Natural History United States Washington, D.C. 6,000,000 2017[15][17]
National Gallery of Art United States Washington, D.C. 5,232,277 2017 [18][19]
American Museum of Natural History United States New York City 5,000,000 2017[20][21]
National Museum of American History United States Washington, D.C. 3,800,000 2017[15][22]
Museum of Modern Art United States New York City 2,752,719 2017[23]
National Museum of African American History and Culture United States Washington, D.C. 2,400,000 2017[15][24]
National Museum of Anthropology Mexico Mexico City 2,336,115 2017[25]
Houston Museum of Natural Science United States Houston 2,295,000 2017[26]
National Museum of History Mexico Mexico City 2,135,465 2017[25]
California Science Center United States Los Angeles 2,106,000 2017[27]
Denver Museum of Nature and Science United States Denver 1,800,000 2017[28]
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum United States Washington, D.C. 1,700,000 2017[29]
Field Museum of Natural History United States Chicago 1,800,000 2017[30]
Art Institute of Chicago United States Chicago 1,619,316 2017[31]
Udvar-Hazy Center[32] United States Washington, D.C. 1,600,000 2017[33][34]
Getty Center United States Los Angeles 1,451,801 2017[35]
Royal Ontario Museum Canada Toronto 1,389,696 2017[36]
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Canada Montreal 1,323,837 2017[37]

Asia[edit]

Asia - Top twenty museums by number of visitors per year
Name City Visitors annually Year reported
National Museum of China China Beijing 8,062,625 2017[38][39]
Shanghai Science and Technology Museum China Shanghai 6,421,000 2017[40]
National Palace Museum[iii] Taiwan Taipei 4,436,118 2017[41][42]
China Science and Technology Museum China Beijing 3,983,000 2017[43]
Zhejiang Provincial Museum China Hangzhou 3,670,000 2017[44]
National Museum of Korea South Korea Seoul 3,476,606 2017[45]
Gansu Provincial Museum China Lanzhou 3,300,000 2017[46]
Nanjing Museum China Nanjing 3,300,000 2017[47]
National Museum of Natural Science Taiwan Taichung 3,115,000 2017[48]
Chengdu Museum China Chengdu 3,000,000 2017[49]
National Art Center Japan Tokyo 2,987,000 2017[50][51]
National Science Education Center Taiwan Taipei 2,869,000 2017[52]
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum Japan Tokyo 2,723,955 2017[53]
Shaanxi History Museum China Xi'an 2,700,000 2017[54]
National Museum of Nature and Science Japan Tokyo 2,600,000 2017[55]
Tokyo National Museum Japan Tokyo 2,180,000 2017[56][57]
Shanghai Museum China Shanghai 2,109,200 2017[58][59]
Three Gorges Museum China Chongqing 2,112,000 2017[60][61]
National Science and Technology Museum Taiwan Kaohsiung 1,981,000 2017[62]
National Folk Museum of Korea South Korea Seoul 1,813,626 2017[63]

Australia and New Zealand[edit]

Australia and New Zealand
Name Country flag, city Visitors per year Year reported
National Gallery of Victoria Australia Melbourne 2,810,696 2017[64]
Queensland Gallery of Modern Art Australia Brisbane 1,425,826 2017[65]
Art Gallery of New South Wales Australia Sydney 1,349,000 2017[66]
Australian Centre for the Moving Image Australia Melbourne 1,316,000 2016[67]
Museum of Contemporary Art Australia Australia Sydney 1,206,000 2017[68]
National Gallery of Australia Australia Canberra 782,828 2017[69]

South America[edit]

South America
Name Country flag, city Visitors per year Year reported
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil Brazil Rio de Janeiro 1,337,566 2017[70]
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil Brazil Brasília 1,229,432 2017[71]
Museu Nacional da Republica Brazil Brasilia 935,168 2017[72]
Instituto Tomie Otake Brazil Sao Paolo 895,769 2017[73]

Notes[edit]

^i Includes visitors recorded at all three Metropolitan Museum of Art sites, such as the 505,590 visitors recorded at the Met Breuer.
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^iii Includes only the visitors recorded at the main museum in Taipei, and not the 991,666 visitors recorded at the Southern Branch.

^iii Includes only the visitors recorded at the main museum in Taipei, and not the visitors recorded at the Southern Branch.
^iv Includes the Canadian Museum of History and the Canadian War Museum.


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See also[edit]

References[edit]

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