Scotland's galleries and museums did not suffer an "Olympic effect", with increases in attendances compared to attractions in London.
Scotland's galleries and museums did not suffer an \"Olympic effect\", with increases in attendances compared to attractions in London.
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Phil Miller Arts Correspondent
Figures from the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (Alva) show that museums, galleries and other attractions suffered from Britain's wettest summer for 100 years and the competition of London's successful Olympics.
In the first two weeks of the Games, some central London attractions saw a drop of more than 60% in visitors, but overall last summer, galleries and museums in Edinburgh and Glasgow have seen visitors rising, led by the exceptional success of the new National Museum of Scotland.
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