Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, look at each other as they come out of Westminster Abbey following their wedding ceremony in London on April 29, 2011.
Credit: Carl de Souza

A record number of visitors toured Buckingham Palace to view Kate Middleton’s wedding dress while it was on display this summer.

Palace representatives estimated more than 600,000 people visited the exhibit, up from 413,000 tourists last year, according to New York Magazine. The highest number of visitors prior to Kate’s dress was 420,000 in 1994. The dress was on display at Buckingham Palace this summer until the exhibit closed Monday.

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If you weren’t one of the lucky ones to stand in line outside of Buckingham Palace to catch a glimpse of the Duchess of Cambridge's dress, it might be a while before you get another chance to snap a few photos of the famous dress. The next home for the wedding dress is storage.

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According to People, Kate is “keen to ensure that the dress survives undamaged for as long as possible, and so this inevitably means limiting the number of times that it is transported or displayed.”

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