The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) sponsors 15 museums which provide free entry to their permanent collections.
The data for this release are collected by the museums through sample surveys, with the exception of the information on educational visits and total visits, which are based on actual counts.
7 November 2017
April 2016 to March 2017
The pre-release access document contains a list of ministers and officials who have received privileged early access to this release of Sponsored Museums: Performance Indicators. In line with best practice, the list has been kept to a minimum and those given access for briefing purposes had a maximum of 24 hours.
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