The museums in Dubai display a nice growth in total number of visitors. In 2019, there was a total of 1,535,070 visitors, an increase compared to 2018 (1,480,300 visitors) and 2017 (1,389,670 visitors). Since 2017, there has been a growth of 10%.
Exciting museum projects
There are many exciting museum projects being designed and built at this very moment, f.e. the Museum of the Future, which will be another landmark building for Dubai.
Expo 2020 will have a huge impact on tourism in Dubai. Visitor numbers are expected to exceed 25 million. The Expo site covers a total of 4.38 square kilometres, including a 200 hectare gated area. It is located within the Dubai South District, adjacent to Al Maktoum International Airport.