COMPENDIUM CULTURAL POLICIES AND TRENDS IN EUROPE
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2017 Prices for Selected Popular Cultural Goods and Services

Country

A. Private Sector Culture Industries

B. Public or Subsidized Arts Institutions

1. Music

2. Books

3. Film

4. Museums

5. Arts Education

6. Theatre

Regular price of the Ed Sheeran album ÷ (Divide)

Regular price of the R.J. Palacio book "Wonder" (soft cover)

Typical price of a cinema ticket for the latest international blockbuster 
feature film (in 2D)

Entrance fee to an exhibition in a main national museum / gallery of modern art

Hourly rate
for children's piano lesson at a local public music school

2nd balcony or 3rd category ticket for medium-sized opera in the main opera house located in the capital

Albania

16.08 EUR

8.02 EUR

4.82 EUR

1.61 EUR

Free

8.02 EUR

Austria

16.99 EUR 

9.95 EUR 

 9.80 EUR

10 EUR 

14 EUR
for 50 min 

99 EUR 

Croatia

17.25 EUR

13.24 EUR

5.22 EUR

4.01 EUR

13.37 EUR

18.05 EUR

Cyprus

 12.99 EUR

9.99 EUR 

 8 EUR

4.50 EUR (free under 18 and over 65) 

38 EUR (monthly) 

25 EUR*  

Czech 
Republic

13.03 EUR

6.68 EUR

7.56 EUR

8.46 EUR

3.42 EUR

31.52 EUR

Finland

N/A

N/A

12 EUR

N/A

N/A

67 EUR

Germany

13.99 EUR

9.95 EUR

7.30-10 EUR

10-15 EUR

27-38 EUR

41-62 EUR

Ireland

10.49 EUR

10.59 EUR

8 EUR

Free

35 EUR

72.5 EUR

The Netherlands

19.99 EUR 

10.95 EUR 

 10.75 EUR

 17.67 EUR

N/A 

70-99 EUR 

Poland

10.44 EUR

7.47 EUR

7.40 EUR

4.64 EUR

free in public school / private 18.27 EUR

46.62 EUR

Romania

14.22 EUR

8.40 EUR

5.30 EUR

3.30 EUR 

222.20 EUR/year; 18.50 EUR/month**

12.20 EUR/3rd category ticket

San Marino

12.90 EUR

14 EUR

5 EUR

N/A

300 EUR

 Balcony 12 EUR
3rd category 10 EUR

Serbia

13.20 EUR

8.46 EUR

4.23 EUR

2.54 EUR

Free

8.64 EUR

Ukraine

9.40 EUR

7.10 EUR

5.10 EUR

1.80 EUR

10 EUR

6 EUR

Source:    Based on data provided by Compendium authors from respective countries. Data collected during February 2018.
*               Cyprus: State Theatre (THOC) does not present operatic productions. Opera is offered in Paphos at the annual 
                 Paphos Aphrodite Festival.
**              All student fees for the local public music schools are calculated per year.