A record number of visitors spent time at the Anne Frank House in 2014.
The record marked the fifth straight year that the famous Holocaust site has received an uptick in visitors.
The house is the site of the annex where the Shoah diarist hid with her family from the Nazis in World War II. It has since been turned into a museum, which received nearly 1.23 million guests last year. The number is an increase of more than 32,000 from 2013.
The majority of the visitors came from outside of the Netherlands, where the museum is based. Around 140,000 of the visitors in 2014 were Dutch.
“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.
Also in 2014, the international traveling exhibition “Anne Frank – a history for today” was presented in over 30 countries.
Anne Frank hid in the now-famous Amsterdam annex from July 1942 until August 1944, when Anne and her family were discovered. Anne and her sister Margot were eventually sent to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, where both sisters died of typhus roughly one month before liberation.