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Annual review 2016 - 2017

Annual review 2016/17

Summary of achievements

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  1. 3,033,228 visits
  2. 40% self-generated income
  3. £13m in self-generated income
  4. 96% of visitors likely to recommend a visit
  5. 14% of our visitors are from overseas
  6. 1.1 million of our visitors told us they were in Liverpool because of our museums
  7. 36% of our visitors are from the Liverpool City Region
  8. 97% of people rated their visit as “good” or “very good”
  9. 20% of our visitors come in family groups
  10. £3.1m in external funding to support our work
  11. £223k raised through donation boxes
  12. 13 special exhibitions
  13. £53 million GVA in the Liverpool City Region and the North West
  14. 2.1 million website visits
  15. 393,000 children and young people on education visits
  16. 4.6 billion years! That’s our oldest object – the material inside a meteorite, which fell in Mexico in 1969
  17. 9,814 schoolchildren engaged in our Arts Council Collection formal education programme
  18. 4 million objects in our collections
  19. Almost 6,000 loans to 149 UK venues and 31 overseas venues
  20. 11,000 carers trained as part of the House of Memories dementia programme
  21. 95,192 Twitter followers
  22. 72, 454 Facebook fans
  23. 4,374 media mentions
  24. £6.8m total advertising value equivalent of media coverage 
  25. 11,300 downloads of the My House of Memories mobile app
  26. World Museum 670,826 visits
  27. Museum of Liverpool 717,480 visits
  28. Walker Art Gallery 281,512 visits
  29. Sudley House 40,266 visits
  30. Merseyside Maritime Museum 909,817 visits
  31. Lady Lever Art Gallery 207,946 visits
  32. International Slavery Museum 389,919 visits
  33. 7% increase in visitor numbers despite the recent cuts to our central Government grant
  34. £130m per annum estimated contribution to the wellbeing of regular visitors by applying the national research on subjective wellbeing
  35. We contribute more than 1,200 jobs to the local economy

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