TITLE

Museum Visits Mixed

AUTHOR(S)
Shields, Yvette
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;1/25/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32305, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that the number of visitors in the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Illinois, increased by 34% in 2005. However, nine other facilities that make up the Chicago museum community located on Chicago Park District land saw declines ranging from 1% to 53%. Overall, museum attendance rose by 2%. The strong growth of the science museum is attributed to its popular "Body Worlds" show and to the reopening of its U-505 submarine exhibit. It received 1.8 million visitors and the Art Institute of Chicago received 1.5 million visitors.
ACCESSION #
19724581

 

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