Museums; public access, collection, visits, costs and revenues 1993-2009

Museums; public access, collection, visits, costs and revenues 1993-2009

Periods Museums Number of museums (number) Visits by entrance fee type Total number of visits (x 1 000) Visits by entrance fee type Paid visits (full rate) (x 1 000) Visits by entrance fee type Paid visits with discounts (x 1 000) Visits by entrance fee type Visits with museum cards (x 1 000) Visits by entrance fee type Free visits (x 1 000) Average entrance fees museums Adults (euro) Average entrance fees museums Children (euro) Costs & revenues museums Costs Revenues Revenue total (mln euro) Costs & revenues museums Costs Total costs (mln euro) Costs & revenues museums Financial balance (mln euro) Sales and purchase collection Sales from the collection (mln euro) Sales and purchase collection Purchase for the collection (mln euro)
1993 732 22,993 17,488 . 1,588 3,921 1.54 0.92 260 254 6 . 9
1994 741 21,582 14,022 . 1,723 5,837 1.66 0.98 280 272 9 . 6
1995 744 21,921 14,287 . 1,947 5,686 1.84 1.06 296 290 6 . 7
1997 942 20,266 14,578 . 2,804 2,883 2.03 1.17 285 280 5 . 8
1999 902 20,679 14,012 . 3,225 3,441 2.23 1.33 358 354 4 1 24
2001 873 20,488 10,929 3,470 2,445 3,643 2.24 1.47 411 404 7 0 16
2003 828 19,558 10,233 3,359 2,438 3,527 3.16 1.37 476 476 0 1 34
2005 775 19,648 9,624 3,903 2,320 3,801 3.29 1.46 527 522 4 3 47
2007 773 20,540 10,162 4,043 2,643 3,692 3.77 1.77 611 602 9 1 92
2009* 810 22,037 9,490 3,949 3,333 5,265 4.49 2.20 710 683 28 0 24
Source: CBS.
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Table description

Museums; public access, collection, visits, exhibitions, costs & revenu
Museums; visits, costs & revenu
1993-2009
Changed on March 18 2014.
Frequency: Discontinued.

Description topics

Museums
A museum is a permanent institution for the benefit of society and its
development, accessible to public, non-profit, that acquires, conserves,
scientifically researches and exhibits the material witnesses of mankind
and his environment and informs on this for purposes of study, education
and pleasure.
Number of museums
Temporary closed museums excluded from 1997 on.
Visits by entrance fee type
Number of visits per year by entrance fee type. Access to the
museum can be granted by paying the full entrance fee, with a discount
rate, with a museum card or for free.
Total number of visits
Paid visits (full rate)
Paid visits with discounts
Group discount, CJP Voucher, NS Daytrips.
Visits with museum cards
Inclusive NS-pass and/or Rabo-Europass.
Free visits
Average entrance fees museums
The entrance fee is the entrance rate which has to be paid in order to
access the collection. The average admission fee has been calculated for
the non-free museums.
Adults
Children
Costs & revenues museums
Overview of the total costs and revenues.
Costs
Overview of the museums' expenditures to the staff, accommodation,
purchase of goods, purchase of catering, depreciation, interests,
exhibitions, insurance premiums and maintenance collections.
Revenues
Overview of the museums' revenue. These consist of amongst others: grants
and financial support from the government and sponsors, wage subsidies,
entrance fees, membership fees, museum cards, NS-pass, goods sales,
revenue from catering and from interests.
Revenue total
Total costs
Financial balance
The difference between the total costs and revenues.
Sales and purchase collection
The sale and purchase of the collection are not recorded
in the financial balance overview.
Sales from the collection
Purchase for the collection