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South Ken Reaches Record-Breaking Visitor Numbers!

South Kensington is home to some of the most popular and frequented venues in London, attracting visitors from all over the world. According to the AVLA 2023 stats, South Kensington venues have had some of the highest numbers of visitors in recent years, making it a popular destination for tourists and locals alike! As home to some of the most famous museums and institutions in London, this year the area has reached record-breaking visitor numbers…

The Natural History Museum has cemented its status as one of the world's most popular museums, with almost 5 million visitors flocking to its halls in 2022. According to the AVLA results The Natural History Museum was ranked the second most visited attraction in 2022. 

The Victoria and Albert Museum also continues to reign as a top global attraction, having welcomed over 2 million visitors through its doors in 2022. 

The Science Museum is was ranked as another popular venue in South Kensington, with its interactive exhibits, live demonstrations, events and activities attracting over 2 million visitors in 2022, making it one of the most visited museums in the UK.

The iconic Royal Albert Hall stands tall as a globally renowned music venue that has enthralled audiences for decades. In 2022, the venue drew in nearly 1.5 million visitors, firmly establishing its status as one of the most celebrated and sought-after music destinations worldwide. As per the AVLA 2023 stats, the Royal Albert Hall's popularity continues to soar, making it a must-visit destination for music enthusiasts around the globe.

The area's museums, galleries, and institutions are among the most famous and prestigious in the world, and their popularity is showing no signs of waning. If you're visiting London, South Kensington is a must-visit destination that offers something for everyone.

The Natural History Museum
The Science Museum
Imperial College London
The Royal Albert Hall