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Scotland is renowned across the globe for its rich culture and heritage, and its contribution to the world past and present. From its thriving contemporary arts and music scene to its achievements in industry, medicine, science, law and literature, Scotland's story is one of immense achievement
National Museum of Scotland is most visited outside of London
The museum has had a 141% increase in visitor numbers since it reopened last summer following a £47m refurbishment.
The Edinburgh museum's original target of a million visitors a year was passed within four months.
The British Museum in London attracted the most visitors for the fifth year in a row, with 5.8 million people.
The million visitor mark was also reached by Glasgow's new Riverside Museum, designed by architect Zaha Hadid, which only opened its doors last June.
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