§ Lord Freyberg
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What are the monthly admission figures for the Royal Armouries in Leeds since their opening; and, in each month, how many were adults and children paying the full charge; how many were parties of children paying a reduced rate or no charge; and how many were complimentary.
§ Lord McIntosh of Haringey
The Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds is owned and operated by Royal Armouries (International) plc(RAI), the private sector partner of the Royal Armouries. RAI have provided the following monthly admission figures for the Royal Armouries in Leeds since its opening. I will write further to the noble Lord about the availability of details of the pricing structure and the public's response to it.
Year/Month Number 1996 March 5,852 April 50,666 May 39,442 June 31,356 July 42,925 August 72,412 September 35,881 October 50,105 November 25,925 December 25,666 1997 January 18,995 February 35,413 March 35,087 April 35,117 May 47,063 June 41,678 July 45,325 August 75,235 September 20,809 October 31,053 November 21,346 December 18,471 1996–97 Total 805,822