Metropolitan Museum Announces
6.28 Million Attendance
(New York, July 16, 2012)—The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that 6.28 million people visited the Met during the fiscal year that ended on June 30. The number, which includes attendance at The Cloisters museum and gardens, is the highest recorded since the Metropolitan Museum began tracking visitor attendance more than 40 years ago. The total number of visitors was nearly 600,000 greater than in Fiscal Year 2011.