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European Museum of the Year Award

EMYA Winners:

2018: The Design Museum
London, United Kingdom

2017: Meg – Museum of Ethnography
Geneva, Switzerland

2016: Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews
Warsaw, Poland

2015: Rijksmuseum Amsterdam
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2014: The Museum of Innocence
Istanbul, Turkey

2013: Riverside Museum: Scotland’s Museum of Transport and Travel
Glasgow, United Kingdom

2012: Madinat al-Zahra Museum
Cordoba, Spain

2011: Gallo-Roman Museum
Tongeren, Belgium

2010: Ozeaneum
Stralsund, Germany

2009: Salzburg Museum
Salzburg, Austria

2008: Kumu Art Museum
Tallinn, Estonia

2007: German Emigration Center
Bremerhaven, Germany

2006: CosmoCaixa
Barcelona, Spain

2005: The National Heritage Museum
Arnhem, Netherlands

2004: MARQ - Archaeological Museum of Alicante
Alicante, Spain

2003: Victoria and Albert Museum: British Galleries
London, United Kingdom

2002: Chester Beatty Library
Dublin, Ireland

2001: National Railway Museum
York, United Kingdom

2000: Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Bilbao, Spain

1999: Musée Français de la Carte à Jouer
Issy-les-Moulineaux, France

1998: The Conservation Centre
Liverpool, United Kingdom

1997: Museum of Anatolian Civilizations
Ankara, Turkey

1996: Museum of the Romanian Peasant
Bucharest, Romania

1995: The Olympic Museum
Lausanne, Switzerland

1994: National Museum of Denmark
Copenhagen, Denmark

1993: Alta Museum
Alta, Norway

1992: State Museum of Technology and Work
Mannheim, Germany

1991: Leventis Museum of Nicosia
Nicosia, Cyprus

1990: Ecomuseum of the Fourmies-Trélon Region
Fourmies, France

1989: Sundsvall Museum
Sundsvall, Sweden

1988: Brandts Klaedefabrik
Odense, Denmark

1987: Beamish: North of England Open Air Museum
Stanley, United Kingdom

1984: Zuiderzee Museum
Enkhuizen, Netherlands

1983: Regional Museum (Museum Sarganserland)
Sargans, Switzerland

1982: Museum of Art and History
Saint-Denis, France

1981: Folk Art Museum
Nafplion, Greece

1980: Catharine Convent State Museum
Utrecht, Netherlands

1979: Museum of the Camargue
Arles, France

1978: Schloss Rheydt Municipal Museum
Mönchengladbach, Germany

1977: Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust
Ironbridge, United Kingdom