COMPENDIUM CULTURAL POLICIES AND TRENDS IN EUROPE
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2018 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 George Ezra album Staying at Tamara's

Regular price of the Michelle Obama book "Becoming" (hard 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

Austria

14.99 EUR

26.80 EUR

9.90 EUR

12 EUR (free entrance <19 years old)

15 EUR
for 50 min

113 EUR

Croatia

16.85 EUR

17.40 EUR (price of the latest Ferrante book)

5.25 EUR

4.04 EUR

13.48 EUR

18.20 EUR

Cyprus

17.99 EUR 

17.91 EUR 

9 EUR 

4,50 EUR (free under 18 and over 65) 

38 EUR (monthly) 

25 EUR*

Czech 
Republic

15.79 EUR

25.86 EUR

7.76 EUR

8.58 EUR

3.51 EUR

37.05 EUR

Denmark 26.66 EUR

40 EUR

N/A

13 EUR 

21 EUR

70 EUR

Finland

17.95 EUR

25 EUR

13 EUR

15 EUR

20 EUR

75 EUR

France

15 EUR

25 EUR

12.50 EUR

17 EUR

N/A

115 EUR

Germany

5.99 EUR

26 EUR

7.30-10 EUR

10-15 EUR

27-38 EUR

41-62 EUR

Hungary

6 EUR

11.90 EUR

5 EUR

8.20 EUR

15.70 EUR***

18.20 EUR

The Netherlands

17.99 EUR

26.95 EUR 

10.75 EUR 

17.67 EUR 

N/A 

70-99 EUR 

Poland

 9.94 EUR

 7.94 EUR

7.46 EUR 

 4.66 EUR

Free in public school / private 16.31 EUR  

41.96 EUR 

Romania

11.90 EUR

28 EUR

5.20 EUR

3.20 EUR

217.30 EUR/year; 18.10 EUR/month**

11.90 EUR (3rd category ticket)

San Marino

17.90 EUR

25 EUR

5 EUR

4.50 EUR

310 EUR

 Balcony 20 EUR
3rd category 10 EUR

Serbia

14.99 EUR

31.43 EUR

4.20 EUR

2.54 EUR

Free in public school (private 8.96 EUR)

8.90 EUR

Ukraine

9.80 EUR

8.10 EUR

6.30 EUR

1.90 EUR

10.50 EUR

7.10 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.
***            For preselected pupils the average discount is 75%; i.e. 3.90 EUR.