Italy museums see record numbers of visitors, revenue

Nov 15, 2017 596

Italian museums are on track for another record-setting year in 2017 in terms of visitors and revenue, with the outdoor Colosseum in Rome and Pompeii near Naples topping the Culture Ministry's most-visited and most-lucrative list. 

The ministry on Monday issued a three-year review of its revolutionary decision to bring in non-Italian museum directors and give museums greater autonomy. The results were significant: an 18.5 percent increase in the number of visitors nationwide from 2013-2016, and a 38.4 percent increase in revenue, to 175 million euros.

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