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Lower entrance fees at UK galleries and museums for younger visitors, urges former V&A director
Sir Roy Strong, the former director of London's V&A Museum, has said that national galleries and museums across Britain should introduce lower entrance fees across the board and with greater concessions for younger visitors. Find out more...
Video: Attractions Management News Flash 3 December 2018
The latest Attractions Management News Flash Video is now live! Find out more...
War of the Worlds to be reimagined as high-tech immersive experience for London
A new experience combining state-of-the-art technologies and immersive theatre is set to debut in London next year, with H. G. Wells' The War of the Worlds to be completely reimagined with the mixed reality show. Find out more...
Exclusive: Joanna Lumley aims to open up a 'world of stories' as patron of Peter Pan literary attraction in Scotland
With work well underway to develop a Peter Pan-themed literary visitor attraction in Scotland, its patron, Joanna Lumley, has spoken to Attractions Management about the scheme and what it will mean for a 'forgotten corner of Scotland'. Find out more...
Video: Attractions Management News Flash 19 November 2018
The latest Attractions Management News Flash Video is now live! Find out more...
Disney working on AR costumes for theme parks
The research and development (R&D) team at Disney are working on a concept that could see visitors wearing augmented reality (AR) costumes of their favourite IPs in souvenir photographs at Disney theme parks. Find out more...
Meghan and Harry’s wedding outfits go on display in Windsor
The outfits which Meghan Markle and Prince Harry wore on their wedding day earlier this year have gone on display at Windsor Castle. Find out more...
Sydney tunnels to become a visitor attraction
Abandoned tunnels that were previously used during World War 2 as air raid shelters in Sydney, Australia are to become a visitor attraction under plans outlined by the New South Wales (NSW) government. Find out more...
Stockholm’s Nationalmuseum reopens following refurbishment
Larger exhibition areas across three floors will showcase more than 5,000 artworks including paintings, sculpture, and photography at the reopened Nationalmuseum in Stockholm, Sweden following a revamp. Find out more...
Hersheypark expansion to include brand new area with park's ‘fastest ever’ coaster
Hersheypark, the 121-acre Hersheys chocolate brand theme park in Hershey, Pennsylvania, has confirmed details of its expansion, which was mooted last year. Find out more...
Six Flags Entertainment to operate Magic Waters Waterpark
Six Flags Entertainment will operate Magic Waters Waterpark, starting in the spring of 2019, following a lease agreement with the Rockford Park District Board of Commissioners. Find out more...
PortAventura pledges to be plastic-free by 2020
Spanish theme park PortAventura has pledged to rid all three of its attractions of disposable plastics by 2020. Find out more...
Almost half of Northern Ireland visited a museum in 2017-18
Nearly 50 per cent of the population of Northern Ireland visited a museum in the last year, according to the latest figures from the Continuous Household Survey. Find out more...
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...
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Attractions News Videos

Lower entrance fees at UK galleries and museums for younger visitors, urges former V&A director
Sir Roy Strong, the former director of London's V&A Museum, has said that national galleries and museums across Britain should introduce lower entrance fees across the board and with greater concessions for younger visitors. Find out more...
Video: Attractions Management News Flash 3 December 2018
The latest Attractions Management News Flash Video is now live! Find out more...
War of the Worlds to be reimagined as high-tech immersive experience for London
A new experience combining state-of-the-art technologies and immersive theatre is set to debut in London next year, with H. G. Wells' The War of the Worlds to be completely reimagined with the mixed reality show. Find out more...
Exclusive: Joanna Lumley aims to open up a 'world of stories' as patron of Peter Pan literary attraction in Scotland
With work well underway to develop a Peter Pan-themed literary visitor attraction in Scotland, its patron, Joanna Lumley, has spoken to Attractions Management about the scheme and what it will mean for a 'forgotten corner of Scotland'. Find out more...
Video: Attractions Management News Flash 19 November 2018
The latest Attractions Management News Flash Video is now live! Find out more...
Disney working on AR costumes for theme parks
The research and development (R&D) team at Disney are working on a concept that could see visitors wearing augmented reality (AR) costumes of their favourite IPs in souvenir photographs at Disney theme parks. Find out more...
Meghan and Harry’s wedding outfits go on display in Windsor
The outfits which Meghan Markle and Prince Harry wore on their wedding day earlier this year have gone on display at Windsor Castle. Find out more...
Sydney tunnels to become a visitor attraction
Abandoned tunnels that were previously used during World War 2 as air raid shelters in Sydney, Australia are to become a visitor attraction under plans outlined by the New South Wales (NSW) government. Find out more...
Stockholm’s Nationalmuseum reopens following refurbishment
Larger exhibition areas across three floors will showcase more than 5,000 artworks including paintings, sculpture, and photography at the reopened Nationalmuseum in Stockholm, Sweden following a revamp. Find out more...
Hersheypark expansion to include brand new area with park's ‘fastest ever’ coaster
Hersheypark, the 121-acre Hersheys chocolate brand theme park in Hershey, Pennsylvania, has confirmed details of its expansion, which was mooted last year. Find out more...
Six Flags Entertainment to operate Magic Waters Waterpark
Six Flags Entertainment will operate Magic Waters Waterpark, starting in the spring of 2019, following a lease agreement with the Rockford Park District Board of Commissioners. Find out more...
PortAventura pledges to be plastic-free by 2020
Spanish theme park PortAventura has pledged to rid all three of its attractions of disposable plastics by 2020. Find out more...
Almost half of Northern Ireland visited a museum in 2017-18
Nearly 50 per cent of the population of Northern Ireland visited a museum in the last year, according to the latest figures from the Continuous Household Survey. Find out more...
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...
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