Thursday, September 5, 2013

CNN creates a museum slideshow based on the 2012 TEA/AECOM Museum Index

TEA is very pleased that CNN has made the TEA/AECOM 2012 Museum Index a jumping-off point for a CNN slideshow of the world's Top 20 Museums.

Every spring, the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA ) and AECOM jointly release the Theme Index, looking globally at the top-visited theme parks and amusement parks of the previous year. This year, in addition to the 2012 Theme Index, information was compiled on the world's top-visited museums and published as the 2012 TEA/AECOM Museum Index. Click here to view/download both reports.

"(CNN) -- An afternoon spent in a world-class museum can be an out-of-body experience -- a trip in a mental time machine to the courts of China's Ming and Qing dynasties, to the cradle of civilization in Egypt, to Michelangelo, Rembrandt and Picasso's studios or to the top of Gettysburg's Little Round Top, where the Union came within one Confederate flanking maneuver of dissolving.
The Louvre in Paris topped the 2012 Museum Index with more than 9.5 million annual visitors last year. The list is part of the recently released Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) and AECOM global attractions attendance report...." Click here to see the full article on CNN.com.

http://www.cnn.com/2013/09/05/travel/top-global-museums/index.html