1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2008  
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During the 12 months before interview in 2002, attendance rates for Tasmanians visiting museums ranged from 37.8% of those aged 35-44 years to 15.6% of those aged 75 years and over. For art galleries, the highest attendance rates were for those aged 45-54 years (33.0%); the lowest rates were for those aged 75 years and over (11.4%).

Of Tasmania’s aged 18 years and over, an estimated 32.2% visited a museum, while 27.3% visited an art gallery.

By Age, Tasmania - 2002
Graph: Attendance at art galleries and museums, by age, Tasmania, 2002

Two of Tasmania's major museums and art galleries are the 'Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery' (TMAG) and the 'Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery' (QVMAG). For further information and statistics, go to: http://www.tmag.tas.gov.au and www.qvmag.tas.gov.au.

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