Visitor numbers to the Sex Museum in Amsterdam (Netherlands) 2011-2018

Sex Museum Amsterdam (Venustempel) is a museum showing a collection of pictures, recordings, paintings and other materials that let visitors explore the history and evolution of human sexuality. As of 2018, the museum attracted roughly 755,000 visitors, which is a decrease compared to the previous year. Looking at the ranking of the ten most visited museums in the Netherlands (ID 616640) in 2017, the Sex Museum ranks fourth. The Van Gogh Museum was the most visited museum, attracting over 2.25 million people.

Number of museums in the Netherlands

In total 435 museums could to be found in the Netherlands (ID 797667) in 2017. 91 of these museums were located in Noord-Holland, whereas 83 and 54 were located in Zuid Holland and Gelderland. 70 percent of the museum visitors (ID 619010) were domestic visitors and 30 percent international. Furthermore, 85 percent of the natural history museums visitors were domestic visitors, whereas 17 percent came from abroad.

Number of museums per 80,000 inhabitants

Observing the number of museums per 80,000 inhabitants (ID 859754), Leeuwarden (the capital city of the province Friesland) had ten museums. Delft offered roughly eight museums per 80,000 inhabitants, whereas Amsterdam had approximately six museums.

Number of visitors to the Sex Museum ''Venustempel'' in Amsterdam (Netherlands) from 2011 to 2018 (in 1,000s)*

Number of visitors in thousands
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Release date

April 2019



Survey time period

2011 to 2018

Supplementary notes

* The figures have been taken from several publications.

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