According the ELSTAT statistical authority, there was a 4.3 percent increase in the number of visitors to Greece’s museums in August 2019, year on year. The numbers also showed the number of visitors qualifying for free admission fell by 0.8 percent and revenues increased by 28.2 percent.
The report also revealed a 5.4 percent increase in the number of museum visitors over the first eight months in 2019, a 3.4 percent increase in free-admission visitors, as well as a 29.3 percent increase in revenues.
Visitors to archaeological sites also increased 2.5 percent year-on-year in August, ELSTAT said, while free-admission visitors dropped 6.5 percent and revenues increased 9.4 percent. Over the eight-month period from January to August, visitors increased by 4.9 percent, free-admission visitors by 0.7 percent and revenues by 9.6 percent.