1 out of 4 museums in The Netherlands fear permanent closing due to COVID-19

A survey by the Netherlands Museums Association indicates that one out of four Dutch museums are in danger of closing permanently within the next year due to financial losses connected to COVID-19. The Museums Association demands adequate funding to help museums through the crisis.

The survey shows that especially private museums as well as small regional museums are at risk. The effects of the temporary closure and severe decrease in visitors can already be noted and the Handbag Museum in Amsterdam had to close its doors permanently in April already.

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NEMO

Museums Association

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