Scottish museums record top year for visitors

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James Holloway, Director of  The Scottish National Portrait Gallery: Scottish museums have enjoyed a record year for visitors, according to figures published by the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions. The National Museum of Scotland is the first Scottish attraction to make it into the UK top 10, with a 29% increase to 1.8 million visitors. Of the 30 attractions in Scotland, 12 saw an increase in visitor numbers. The biggest rise was at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery,  (PICTURED) which was refurbished in 2011.<br />
It saw an increase of 520%, comparing September 2011 with September 2012.<br />
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James Holloway, Director of The Scottish National Portrait Gallery: Scottish museums have enjoyed a record year for visitors, according to figures published by the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions. The National Museum of Scotland is the first Scottish attraction to make it into the UK top 10, with a 29% increase to 1.8 million visitors. Of the 30 attractions in Scotland, 12 saw an increase in visitor numbers. The biggest rise was at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery,...
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