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Syrian conflict tunnels turned into an art gallery
A liberated town in war-torn Syria has seen underground tunnels, which were dug out by militant insurgents, turned into an art gallery. Find out more...
Immersive theatre experience goes inside Michelangelo’s masterpieces
Marco Balich, who has previously orchestrated opening and closing ceremonies for the Olympics, has created a new immersive theatre show that lets the audience step inside the works of Michelangelo. Find out more...
Sands of Speed museum set for Wales
Sands of Speed – a new museum set to open in Pendine, Wales – has received planning approval from Carmarthenshire County Council. Find out more...
Bowdoin College Museum of Art turns wall drawings into musical instruments
US gallery the Bowdoin College Museum of Art has a unique new installation where visitors can use their smartphones to hover above wall drawings to make music. Find out more...
Video: Attractions Management News Flash 26 September 2018
The latest Attractions Management News Flash Video is now live! Find out more...
Chief of European Economic and Social Committee to take up museum internship programme
The president of the European Union's European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), Luca Jahier, is set to enrol on the Network of European Museum Organisations (NEMO) internship programme for politicians. Find out more...
UK project to connect young people with museums and collections
UK funding body the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has given close to £1m ($1.3m, €1.1m) to a new project that will let young people aged 16-25 curate their own museum exhibitions. Find out more...
Joanna Lumley-backed Peter Pan centre to open late 2018 in Scotland
The inspiration behind the Peter Pan story, Moat Brae House, is being fully restored and turned into the National Centre for Children’s Literature and Storytelling in Dumfries, Scotland. Find out more...
Merlin Entertainments opens first Bear Grylls attraction in Birmingham
Celebrity survivalist Bear Grylls’s new £20m ($26.3m, €22.5m) adventure attraction in Birmingham, England has opened its doors to the public with a promise from Grylls to bring the “spirit of endeavour” to one destination. Find out more...
China's government plans US$19.5bn investment into Beihai tourism
In a bid to boost tourism in the region, China's government has announced plans to invest CN¥134bn (US$19.5bn, €16.7bn, £14.8bn) across 17 major entertainment and culture projects on the South China coast. Find out more...
Eye of the Tigris: tallest launch coaster in Florida coming to Busch Gardens
Busch Gardens has announced plans to open Florida's tallest launch coaster, with Tigris – a ride designed to mimic the agility of a tiger – set to open at the start of next year. Find out more...
Museum of Ice Cream to become permanent attraction following successful debut year
San Francisco's popular Museum of Ice Cream (MOIC) doesn't look like it's going to start melting anytime soon, after the visitor attraction announced its permanent residence in the city following a successful debut year. Find out more...
Video: Attractions Management News Flash 7 September 2018
The latest Attractions Management News Flash Video is now live! Find out more...
The art of pain relief: study shows benefits of museum visits for chronic pain sufferers
A new study has suggested that touring a museum can have an analgesic effect on helping to alleviate the symptoms of people suffering from chronic pain. Find out more...
Euro Attractions Show reveals education programme
This year's Euro Attractions Show (EAS) will feature more than 100 hours of educational sessions, making it one of the largest learning programmes in the event's history. Find out more...
Video: Attractions Management News Flash 24 August 2018
The latest Attractions Management News Flash Video is now live! Find out more...
Learn new skills at the British Motor Museum this autumn
The British Motor Museum is inviting people to learn new skills with its series of motoring related workshops this autumn. Find out more...
Leolandia to open themed area based on Russian cartoon
Italian children’s theme park Leolandia is set to open the largest area it has ever created exclusively for a character, covering over 10,000sq m (107,639sq ft). Find out more...
US National Museum of Natural History’s Fossil Hall set for reopening
Kirk Johnson, museum director of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington DC, has announced its David H. Koch Hall of Fossils will reopen on 8 June 2019. Find out more...
Kengo Kuma’s V&A Dundee: Drone footage shows finished building ahead of opening
The Kengo Kuma-designed V&A Museum of Design Dundee, Scotland’s first dedicated design museum, is set to open its doors in less than a month. Find out more...
Video: Attractions Management News Flash 13 August 2018
The latest Attractions Management News Flash Video is now live! Find out more...
Liseberg makes largest ever investment with launch of Valkyria
Valkyria – a steel dive coaster created by Bolliger & Mabillard – has opened to the public today (10 August) at the Liseberg amusement park in Gothenburg, Sweden. Find out more...
Fox acquisition offers new horizons for Disney, as operator enjoys record quarter for its parks
Disney chief Bob Iger has said the company's acquisition of Fox will offer new compelling ways for it to bring its products to market, utilising newly-acquired intellectual property to create never-before seen products across its portfolio, including in its theme parks. Find out more...
Video: Attractions Management News Flash 30 July 2018
The latest Attractions Management News Flash Video is now live! Find out more...
British Museum seeks to acquire 'Trump Baby' for dissent exhibition
London's British Museum is planning to borrow the Trump Baby blimp, which flew over the British capital's streets last week in protest against US President Donald Trump's visit. Find out more...
'Jurassic' Jeff Goldblum installation appears on London's Southbank
A giant statue of Jeff Goldblum has become an overnight sensation, after appearing in a tourism hotspot next to London's historic Tower Bridge. Find out more...
Warner Bros proposes US$100m aerial tramway to iconic Hollywood sign
Warner Bros has offered up US$100m (€85.6m, £75.7m) to finance a proposed cable car system taking visiting tourists to and from the iconic Hollywood sign. Find out more...
Video: Mountaintop James Bond attraction opens doors
A mountaintop attraction is offering visitors their own license to thrill, with the launch of the new James Bond exhibition in Sölden, Austria today (12 July). Find out more...
Video: Attractions Management News Flash 11 July 2018
The latest Attractions Management News Flash Video is now live! Find out more...
English Heritage launches campaign after survey reveals children more likely to experience a castle in fiction than reality
English Heritage has launched a new campaign for families to visit its castles, after a survey by the organisation revealed that children's memories of castles are more than twice as likely to have come from film and fiction instead of a real-life visit. Find out more...
RAF museum relaunches following major £26m redevelopment
The centenary of Britain's Royal Air Force (RAF) is being celebrated in London, with the transformation of the capital's RAF Museum, which reopens to the public tomorrow (30 June). Find out more...
U2 plans new attraction in place of iconic Dublin recording studios
A U2 attraction in the heart of Dublin could become one of Ireland's most visited tourist attractions, after plans were unveiled to open an exhibition centre on the capital's waterfront. Find out more...
Artist Mark Wallinger and Studio Octopi create Magna Carta monument
A major artwork by Mark Wallinger and architects Studio Octopi has been launched in the English district of Runnymede, celebrating the legacy of Magna Carta. Find out more...
World's first 'digital-only art museum' set to wow in Tokyo
Japanese multimedia art collective teamLab will open a unique Digital Art Museum on Thursday (21 June), permanently showcasing all of their dynamic interactive installations for the first time. Find out more...
Legoland Discovery Centre removes Northern Rail replicas from attraction in wake of public travel woes
Britain's rail network is currently in such a state, that even its Lego alternative has cancelled its services. Find out more...
Video: Attractions Management News Flash 13 June 2018
The latest Attractions Management News Flash Video is now live! Find out more...
Starck in Space: French designer creates module for Axiom's galactic hotel guests
He’s created everything from hotel and restaurant interiors to Olympic torches and outdoor gym equipment. Now, multitasking French designer Philippe Starck has his most otherworldly commission yet: the interior of a luxurious space station for tourists. Find out more...
Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Woods Bagot win design competition for Adelaide Contemporary art museum
A design team led by US studio Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Australian architects Woods Bagot has won the international design competition for the Adelaide Contemporary art museum. Find out more...
RSHP's whisky distillery and visitor centre inspired by Scottish hills opens to public
Architecture firm Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners + Partners have completed a distillery and visitor experience for whisky producer The Macallan, embedded into the landscape of Scotland’s Easter Elchies Estate. Find out more...
Woods Bagot convert abandoned sugar factory into chocolate-themed hotel, leisure and cultural district
Architects Woods Bagot are transforming an abandoned sugar factory in Zhuhai, China, into a cultural, tourism and leisure park that celebrates the city’s industrial heritage and welcomes visitors with a sweet tooth. Find out more...
FIFA World Football Museum comes to Moscow with major exhibition to celebrate World Cup
Fifa's World Football Museum is opening a temporary exhibition in Moscow, Russia, through the course of this year's World Cup. Find out more...
Video: Attractions Management News Flash 30 May 2018
The latest Attractions Management News Flash Video is now live! Find out more...
Blackpool Pleasure Beach debuts £16.25m Icon rollercoaster
Blackpool Pleasure Beach has debuted its highly-anticipated steel launch coaster – Icon – which opens to the public today (25 May). Find out more...
Mo Salah's boots go on display at British Museum
Egyptian striker Mo Salah, winner of this year's Golden Boot for being the top goalscorer in the English Premier League, has donated a pair of his boots to the British Museum, where they have entered the institution's world-famous Egyptian collection. Find out more...
Disney reveals opening dates for Star Wars attractions
Disney has released a new video for its Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge attractions, confirming the additions will come first to California in the Summer of 2019 and then to Florida just a few months later. Find out more...
Video: Attractions Management News Flash 16 May 2018
The latest Attractions Management News Flash Video is now live! Find out more...
London's Design Museum crowned European Museum of the Year
London's Design Museum has been named the winner of the European Museum of the Year Award. Find out more...
Legoland Florida announces Lego Movie expansion plans
Merlin has announced the largest expansion for Legoland Florida since it opened in 2011. Find out more...
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Attractions News Videos

Syrian conflict tunnels turned into an art gallery
A liberated town in war-torn Syria has seen underground tunnels, which were dug out by militant insurgents, turned into an art gallery. Find out more...
Immersive theatre experience goes inside Michelangelo’s masterpieces
Marco Balich, who has previously orchestrated opening and closing ceremonies for the Olympics, has created a new immersive theatre show that lets the audience step inside the works of Michelangelo. Find out more...
Sands of Speed museum set for Wales
Sands of Speed – a new museum set to open in Pendine, Wales – has received planning approval from Carmarthenshire County Council. Find out more...
Bowdoin College Museum of Art turns wall drawings into musical instruments
US gallery the Bowdoin College Museum of Art has a unique new installation where visitors can use their smartphones to hover above wall drawings to make music. Find out more...
Video: Attractions Management News Flash 26 September 2018
The latest Attractions Management News Flash Video is now live! Find out more...
Chief of European Economic and Social Committee to take up museum internship programme
The president of the European Union's European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), Luca Jahier, is set to enrol on the Network of European Museum Organisations (NEMO) internship programme for politicians. Find out more...
UK project to connect young people with museums and collections
UK funding body the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has given close to £1m ($1.3m, €1.1m) to a new project that will let young people aged 16-25 curate their own museum exhibitions. Find out more...
Joanna Lumley-backed Peter Pan centre to open late 2018 in Scotland
The inspiration behind the Peter Pan story, Moat Brae House, is being fully restored and turned into the National Centre for Children’s Literature and Storytelling in Dumfries, Scotland. Find out more...
Merlin Entertainments opens first Bear Grylls attraction in Birmingham
Celebrity survivalist Bear Grylls’s new £20m ($26.3m, €22.5m) adventure attraction in Birmingham, England has opened its doors to the public with a promise from Grylls to bring the “spirit of endeavour” to one destination. Find out more...
China's government plans US$19.5bn investment into Beihai tourism
In a bid to boost tourism in the region, China's government has announced plans to invest CN¥134bn (US$19.5bn, €16.7bn, £14.8bn) across 17 major entertainment and culture projects on the South China coast. Find out more...
Eye of the Tigris: tallest launch coaster in Florida coming to Busch Gardens
Busch Gardens has announced plans to open Florida's tallest launch coaster, with Tigris – a ride designed to mimic the agility of a tiger – set to open at the start of next year. Find out more...
Museum of Ice Cream to become permanent attraction following successful debut year
San Francisco's popular Museum of Ice Cream (MOIC) doesn't look like it's going to start melting anytime soon, after the visitor attraction announced its permanent residence in the city following a successful debut year. Find out more...
Video: Attractions Management News Flash 7 September 2018
The latest Attractions Management News Flash Video is now live! Find out more...
The art of pain relief: study shows benefits of museum visits for chronic pain sufferers
A new study has suggested that touring a museum can have an analgesic effect on helping to alleviate the symptoms of people suffering from chronic pain. Find out more...
Euro Attractions Show reveals education programme
This year's Euro Attractions Show (EAS) will feature more than 100 hours of educational sessions, making it one of the largest learning programmes in the event's history. Find out more...
Video: Attractions Management News Flash 24 August 2018
The latest Attractions Management News Flash Video is now live! Find out more...
Learn new skills at the British Motor Museum this autumn
The British Motor Museum is inviting people to learn new skills with its series of motoring related workshops this autumn. Find out more...
Leolandia to open themed area based on Russian cartoon
Italian children’s theme park Leolandia is set to open the largest area it has ever created exclusively for a character, covering over 10,000sq m (107,639sq ft). Find out more...
US National Museum of Natural History’s Fossil Hall set for reopening
Kirk Johnson, museum director of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington DC, has announced its David H. Koch Hall of Fossils will reopen on 8 June 2019. Find out more...
Kengo Kuma’s V&A Dundee: Drone footage shows finished building ahead of opening
The Kengo Kuma-designed V&A Museum of Design Dundee, Scotland’s first dedicated design museum, is set to open its doors in less than a month. Find out more...
Video: Attractions Management News Flash 13 August 2018
The latest Attractions Management News Flash Video is now live! Find out more...
Liseberg makes largest ever investment with launch of Valkyria
Valkyria – a steel dive coaster created by Bolliger & Mabillard – has opened to the public today (10 August) at the Liseberg amusement park in Gothenburg, Sweden. Find out more...
Fox acquisition offers new horizons for Disney, as operator enjoys record quarter for its parks
Disney chief Bob Iger has said the company's acquisition of Fox will offer new compelling ways for it to bring its products to market, utilising newly-acquired intellectual property to create never-before seen products across its portfolio, including in its theme parks. Find out more...
Video: Attractions Management News Flash 30 July 2018
The latest Attractions Management News Flash Video is now live! Find out more...
British Museum seeks to acquire 'Trump Baby' for dissent exhibition
London's British Museum is planning to borrow the Trump Baby blimp, which flew over the British capital's streets last week in protest against US President Donald Trump's visit. Find out more...
'Jurassic' Jeff Goldblum installation appears on London's Southbank
A giant statue of Jeff Goldblum has become an overnight sensation, after appearing in a tourism hotspot next to London's historic Tower Bridge. Find out more...
Warner Bros proposes US$100m aerial tramway to iconic Hollywood sign
Warner Bros has offered up US$100m (€85.6m, £75.7m) to finance a proposed cable car system taking visiting tourists to and from the iconic Hollywood sign. Find out more...
Video: Mountaintop James Bond attraction opens doors
A mountaintop attraction is offering visitors their own license to thrill, with the launch of the new James Bond exhibition in Sölden, Austria today (12 July). Find out more...
Video: Attractions Management News Flash 11 July 2018
The latest Attractions Management News Flash Video is now live! Find out more...
English Heritage launches campaign after survey reveals children more likely to experience a castle in fiction than reality
English Heritage has launched a new campaign for families to visit its castles, after a survey by the organisation revealed that children's memories of castles are more than twice as likely to have come from film and fiction instead of a real-life visit. Find out more...
RAF museum relaunches following major £26m redevelopment
The centenary of Britain's Royal Air Force (RAF) is being celebrated in London, with the transformation of the capital's RAF Museum, which reopens to the public tomorrow (30 June). Find out more...
U2 plans new attraction in place of iconic Dublin recording studios
A U2 attraction in the heart of Dublin could become one of Ireland's most visited tourist attractions, after plans were unveiled to open an exhibition centre on the capital's waterfront. Find out more...
Artist Mark Wallinger and Studio Octopi create Magna Carta monument
A major artwork by Mark Wallinger and architects Studio Octopi has been launched in the English district of Runnymede, celebrating the legacy of Magna Carta. Find out more...
World's first 'digital-only art museum' set to wow in Tokyo
Japanese multimedia art collective teamLab will open a unique Digital Art Museum on Thursday (21 June), permanently showcasing all of their dynamic interactive installations for the first time. Find out more...
Legoland Discovery Centre removes Northern Rail replicas from attraction in wake of public travel woes
Britain's rail network is currently in such a state, that even its Lego alternative has cancelled its services. Find out more...
Video: Attractions Management News Flash 13 June 2018
The latest Attractions Management News Flash Video is now live! Find out more...
Starck in Space: French designer creates module for Axiom's galactic hotel guests
He’s created everything from hotel and restaurant interiors to Olympic torches and outdoor gym equipment. Now, multitasking French designer Philippe Starck has his most otherworldly commission yet: the interior of a luxurious space station for tourists. Find out more...
Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Woods Bagot win design competition for Adelaide Contemporary art museum
A design team led by US studio Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Australian architects Woods Bagot has won the international design competition for the Adelaide Contemporary art museum. Find out more...
RSHP's whisky distillery and visitor centre inspired by Scottish hills opens to public
Architecture firm Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners + Partners have completed a distillery and visitor experience for whisky producer The Macallan, embedded into the landscape of Scotland’s Easter Elchies Estate. Find out more...
Woods Bagot convert abandoned sugar factory into chocolate-themed hotel, leisure and cultural district
Architects Woods Bagot are transforming an abandoned sugar factory in Zhuhai, China, into a cultural, tourism and leisure park that celebrates the city’s industrial heritage and welcomes visitors with a sweet tooth. Find out more...
FIFA World Football Museum comes to Moscow with major exhibition to celebrate World Cup
Fifa's World Football Museum is opening a temporary exhibition in Moscow, Russia, through the course of this year's World Cup. Find out more...
Video: Attractions Management News Flash 30 May 2018
The latest Attractions Management News Flash Video is now live! Find out more...
Blackpool Pleasure Beach debuts £16.25m Icon rollercoaster
Blackpool Pleasure Beach has debuted its highly-anticipated steel launch coaster – Icon – which opens to the public today (25 May). Find out more...
Mo Salah's boots go on display at British Museum
Egyptian striker Mo Salah, winner of this year's Golden Boot for being the top goalscorer in the English Premier League, has donated a pair of his boots to the British Museum, where they have entered the institution's world-famous Egyptian collection. Find out more...
Disney reveals opening dates for Star Wars attractions
Disney has released a new video for its Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge attractions, confirming the additions will come first to California in the Summer of 2019 and then to Florida just a few months later. Find out more...
Video: Attractions Management News Flash 16 May 2018
The latest Attractions Management News Flash Video is now live! Find out more...
London's Design Museum crowned European Museum of the Year
London's Design Museum has been named the winner of the European Museum of the Year Award. Find out more...
Legoland Florida announces Lego Movie expansion plans
Merlin has announced the largest expansion for Legoland Florida since it opened in 2011. Find out more...
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