Greek museums and archaeological sites saw a record high of 23.6 million euros in revenue during the 2023 Jan-April period, according to a Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) report published recently.
The number is the highest ever recorded for the four-month period by ELSTAT, and exceeds 2019’s revenue by 38 percent.
Furthermore, almost 200,000 more people visited museums and archaeological sites with a ticket during the 2023 Jan-April period when compared to the same 2019 period.
The Acropolis Museum and the Acropolis site also managed their highest ever visitor numbers during the aforementioned four month period exceeding 2019 figures by 2 percent and 7 percent, respectively.
In addition, the ancient Lindos site and the Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights museum on Rhodes had the highest change in visitor numbers when compared to 2019, showcasing an increase of 75 and 85 percent, respectively.
Overall, 3.7 million people visited Greek sites and museums during Jan-April this year, marking an increase of 63.1 percent over 2022, but still lagging behind 2019 by 6 percent.