NPG - Visitor Statistics

Scope and Content

This series includes statistics showing the numbers of visitors attending the Gallery and numbers attending special exhibitions. This is not a comprehensive series. See 'Other Materials' section for further details.

Administrative / Biographical History

Statistics on the numbers of visitors to the Gallery have been collected since the Gallery first opened to the public in 1857. Statistics specifically on numbers attending special exhibitions have also been collected since special exhibitions began in the 1960s.

Access Information

Available to view by appointment in the Heinz Archive and Library Public Study Room, to make an appointment contact Archive Reception . Although records are generally available for public consultation, some information in them, such as personal data or information supplied to the Gallery in confidence, may be restricted.

Other Finding Aids

The complete catalogue for this archive can be searched via the NPG Archive Catalogue .

Conditions Governing Use

Personal photography is permitted for research purposes only. Photocopying is not permitted.

Location of Originals

Statistics before 1955, and further information about visitor statistics, can be found in the annual reports (NPG10). Annual reports since 2000 can be found on the Gallery's website.