Visitor Figures

Healthy visitor numbers at Tate and Louvre

Paris and London

In December 1993, 489,000 people visited the Louvre. This compares to 202,000 the previous December, prior to the opening of the new Richelieu wing. In London, the Tate Gallery saw numbers up in 1993 to 1,760,091, compared to 1,575,637 in 1992. Numbers at the Liverpool Tate were also up on the previous year at 624,111 (550,734 in 1992) and the first year of the Tate St Ives recorded a gratifying 132,302.

Appeared in The Art Newspaper Archive, 35 February 1994