(JTA) – The Anne Frank House in Amsterdam had a record number of visitors in 2014.
The museum, located in the place where the young diarist hid from the Nazis with her family, had 1,227,462 visitors in 2014, 32,006 more than its previous record, set in 2013. It is the fifth year in a row that the museum has seen record-breaking numbers of visitors, according to the museum.
The majority of the visitors to the Anne Frank House came from outside of the Netherlands. Some 140,000 of the visitors for 2014 were Dutch.
Also in 2014, the international travelling exhibition “Anne Frank – a history for today” was presented in over 30 countries.
“We aim to give everyone who wants to visit the Anne Frank House the opportunity to do so. The Anne Frank House is the place where the life story of Anne Frank is presented in the most authentic and reliable way. It is inspiring that so many people from all around the world visit this place and learn about its history,” said Ronald Leopold, executive director of the Anne Frank House.
The museum is one of the few Holocaust-related sites in Amsterdam.