Museums: impact of not charging general admission fees in the UK 2016

This statistic shows the results of a survey into the impact of not charging for admissions to museums in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016. Museums generally stated that not charging for general admissions had a positive impact on the number of visitors. The mix and diversity of visitors was also considered to have had a generally positive impact for the majority of museums surveyed. The same couldn't be said for museums charging for general admission, with only 8 percent stating that admissions had a positive impact.

Impact of not charging for general admissions according to museums in the United Kingdom (UK) as of 2016

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Source

Release date

April 2017

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

March and April 2016

Number of respondents

106 respondents

Special properties

Museums with free general admission

Supplementary notes

The original wording of the question was as follows: "Please answer each of the following questions based on your experience of, and your perceptions of, the impact of not charging for general admissions or specific exhibition admissions".

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