The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is the most visited museum of the year in the Netherlands. That is Sunday published by Nieuwsuur.
The Rijksmuseum attracted more than 2.3 million visitors, an increase of nine percent compared to last year. The exhibitions High Society and 80 Years War. The birth of the Netherlands , over 875.000 people. Also, the number of young visitors increased. In total, welcomed the Amsterdam museum 370.000 children, of whom more than half students.
The Van Gogh Museum attracted with 2,16 million visitors, slightly fewer people than in 2017, when the counter on a record of 2,26 million people ended. With the online ticket sales, where this year began, the museum has opted for a better distribution of the visitors.
Since the major exhibition Van Gogh & Japan, which ran from 23 march to 24 June, tickets for the museum only available via internet, with a start time. Also on social media the Van Gogh Museum the well. The number of followers on Instagram doubled last year to more than 900,000 and the Facebook pages of the museum have more than 4.7 million followers. Via Twitter following of 1.6 million people to the museum.
In third place is the Anne Frank house (1.2 million, the same as in 2017) and on the fourth place, the Stedelijk Museum (695.000, 5000 more than last year).