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Museums And Galleries

Volume 202: debated on Tuesday 21 January 1992

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To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish in the Official Report the attendance figures for 1991 reported by the national museums and galleries in Scotland, broken down into the individual institutions but including their outstations, with the figures in each case of the percentage increase or decrease on the attendance figures for 1990.

The information is as follows:

1991Percentage change since 1990
National galleries of Scotland690,124-14.67
National museums of Scotland1,070,833+6.89
The national galleries of Scotland comprise the national gallery of Scotland, the Scottish national gallery of modern art and the Scottish national portrait gallery. The national museums of Scotland comprise the royal museum of Scotland buildings at Chambers street and Queen street, Edinburgh, the Scottish agricultural museum, the Scottish united services museum, the museum of flight and the Shambellie museum of costume.