Most visited museums in Europe 2017

Leading 20 museums in Europe in 2017, based on attendance (in 1,000s)

Most visited museums in Europe 2017 This chart depicts attendance at the 20 most visited museums in Europe in 2017. The Louvre in Paris, France recorded the highest attendance of any museum in Europe, with 8.1 million visitors in 2017. Following a decline in visitor numbers, attendance figures for the Louvre in 2017 show a recovery.
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Leading 20 museums in Europe in 2017, based on attendance (in 1,000s)

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Attendance in thousands
Louvre, Paris8,100
Vatican Museums, Vatican6,427
British Museum, London5,907
Tate Modern, London5,656
National Gallery, London5,229
Natural History Museum, London4,435
State Hermitage, St Petersburg4,220
Reina Sofia, Madrid3,897
Victoria and Albert Museum, London3,790
Centre Pompidou, Paris3,371
Science Museum (South Kensington), London3,251
Musée D'Orsay, Paris3,178
Museo Nacional Del Prado, Madrid2,824
Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie2,439
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam2,260
Galleria Degli Uffizi, Florence2,200
NAtional Museum of Scotland2,166
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam2,160
Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum, Oświęcim2,100
State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow2,024
Attendance in thousands
Louvre, Paris8,100
Vatican Museums, Vatican6,427
British Museum, London5,907
Tate Modern, London5,656
National Gallery, London5,229
Natural History Museum, London4,435
State Hermitage, St Petersburg4,220
Reina Sofia, Madrid3,897
Victoria and Albert Museum, London3,790
Centre Pompidou, Paris3,371
Science Museum (South Kensington), London3,251
Musée D'Orsay, Paris3,178
Museo Nacional Del Prado, Madrid2,824
Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie2,439
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam2,260
Galleria Degli Uffizi, Florence2,200
NAtional Museum of Scotland2,166
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam2,160
Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum, Oświęcim2,100
State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow2,024
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This chart depicts attendance at the 20 most visited museums in Europe in 2017. The Louvre in Paris, France recorded the highest attendance of any museum in Europe, with 8.1 million visitors in 2017. Following a decline in visitor numbers, attendance figures for the Louvre in 2017 show a recovery.
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