Official Statistics: DCMS-sponsored museums and galleries annual performance indicators 2021/22

Department For Culture Media Sport

March 8
09:30 2023



The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) sponsors 15 national museums which provide free entry to their permanent collections. The data for this release are collected by the museums through sample surveys, with the exception of the information on educational visits and total visits, which are based on actual counts.

First Published

8 March 2022

Period covered

April 2021 to March 2022

Geographic coverage


Pre-release access

The pre-release access document contains a list of ministers and officials who have received privileged early access to this release of Sponsored Museums: Performance Indicators. In line with best practice, the list has been kept to a minimum and those given access for briefing purposes had a maximum of 24 hours.

The UK Statistics Authority

This release is published in accordance with the Code of Practice for Statistics (2018) produced by the UK Statistics Authority (UKSA). The UKSA has the overall objective of promoting and safeguarding the production and publication of official statistics that serve the public good. It monitors and reports on all official statistics, and promotes good practice in this area.

The responsible statistician for this release is Zoe Kimber. For enquiries on this release, contact

Next update

Late 2023/early 2024

Published 8 March 2023

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