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  • A RECORD ATTENDANCE AT THE RIJKSMUSEUM IN 2014

    In Amsterdam the Rijksmuseum has recorded a record attendance of 2.45 million visitors in 2014.  Half were from the Netherlands and more than 350,000 were children, an increase of nearly 20%. Around 100,000 children were on a school visit. Last year, after its re-opening, the museum attracted 2.2 million visitors. Main attractions this year were the Calder exhibition in the gardens and the opening exhibition in the Philips Wing РModern Times, Photography in the 20th Century Рwhich runs to next January 11.

    Wim Pijbes, Rijksmuseum General Director said: At 350,000, the record number of children visiting the museum makes me feel especially positive about the future.

    Here is a short video about the Rijksmueum.

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