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FC Barcelona museum Flickr Ben SutherlandA popular tourist attraction inBarcelonahas announced figures revealing record visitors during 2011.

The FC Barcelona Museum, which has become something of a shrine for football fans across the world, declared an increase of 24 % in the number of visitors.

The Camp Nou Experience, which combines a stadium tour, the museum and the multimedia space, welcomed a total of 1,626,990 people, representing the highest figure in a 27 year history of the museum.

Visitors in 2011 were privy to a special display of the 16 titles won by Barcelona FC and other professional sports teams in Catalonia, whilst there is also a section dedicated to Barcelona players who have won Ballon d’Or (European Player of the Year) and the new FIFA Ballon d’Or (World Player of the Year), with special attention focused on Lionel Messi, the current holder.

One of the proudest Catalan attractions, it is well worth a visit should you be staying in any of the beautiful hotels in Barcelona this year.

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