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No. 4 British Museum, London

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Annual
Visitors:
5,842,138

A perennial favorite with free admission, the
British Museum attracted 270,000 more visitors last year than in 2009. There
are 2.5 miles of galleries and 7 million objects, so reserve plenty of time to navigate
past the crush of visitors for blockbuster attractions like the Rosetta Stone
and the controversial Elgin Marbles. britishmuseum.org

Source: The
Art Newspaper

World's Most-Visited Museums

No. 4 British Museum, London

Annual
Visitors:
5,842,138

A perennial favorite with free admission, the
British Museum attracted 270,000 more visitors last year than in 2009. There
are 2.5 miles of galleries and 7 million objects, so reserve plenty of time to navigate
past the crush of visitors for blockbuster attractions like the Rosetta Stone
and the controversial Elgin Marbles. britishmuseum.org

Source: The
Art Newspaper

David Pearson / Alamy

World's Most-Visited Museums

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