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NEMO publishes detailed overview of museum reopenings in Europe

NEMO has gathered information about museum reopenings and closures from 31 European countries. The overview lists details about reopenings, political and sector communication as well as hygiene measures. The overview is...

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72% drop in visitors to Croatian museums in...

The pandemic and the devastating Zagreb earthquakes have severely impacted the number of visitors to Croatian museums. In 2020 the museums experienced a drop of nearly 4 million visitors from 5.2 million in 2019 to 1,462,667.

 
 Two people wearing nose and mouth covering masks are looking at art hanging on the wall.
Danish museums welcomed 3 million less...

A survey by the Danish Museums Association indicates that visitor numbers in 2020 dropped by a third compared to 2019.

 
UK medicine museum becomes Covid-19 vaccination hub

As vaccinations start in the United Kingdom, the Thackray Museum of Medicine in Leeds has become the first UK museum to assist by...

British poll finds that Museum curators are...

A survey carried out by the Ipsos Mori’s Veracity Index indicates that museum curators are among the most highly trusted professions.

 
The UK Museums Association publishes open letter on England’s Covid-19...

In response to new Covid-19 restrictions in England on 2 December 2020, the Museums Association has written a letter to the UK...

Museums in Ireland and Belgium re-open

NEMO is thrilled to learn that on 1 December museums in both Ireland and Belgium will open their door to the public after weeks of...

NEMO’s first digital European Museum...

NEMO’s European Museum Conference 2020 – Museums making sense took place online from 16-19 November 2020. More than 1.500 participants from 80+ countries registered their interest to join the conference, which explored the...

 
First digital NEMO European Museum Conference...

Today we are thrilled to welcome close to 1600 registrants from 80+ countries to NEMO’s European Museum Conference – Museums making sense. From 16-19 November 2020, we will connect, gain new knowledge and empower each other. The...

 
Finnish museums 2019: Facts and figures

The Finnish Heritage Agency recently published statistics from 2019 and Finnish had a record-breaking year with 7,6 million visits (2018: 7,1 million). The total expenditure on museum activities was about 265 million euros (2018:...