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Opening hours

The Forum has nine locations: the Forum itself and eight Forum libraries in the city of Groningen.

We're open

Forum Groningen, location Nieuwe Markt, and our libraries in the city of Groningen are open to the public again! 

Read our safety measures

Forum Groningen

Monday till Saturday 9am
Sunday 10am
National holidays 10am

In the evening

You can't enter the building after 10.30pm. If you are already inside, you can stay until closing time. The Forum closes approximately half an hour after the last film show or after an event.


Monday till Friday 9am - 6pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday 10am - 5pm

Exhibition and Storyworld

The AI: More than Human exhibition and the museum Storyworld are open from Wednesday to Sunday from 10am to 6pm.

Accessible spaces and study spaces

The opening times of the Forum apply to all freely accessible open spaces, including our library function and study spaces. Please note that some areas in the back of the building will be closed in the evening.

Opening hours for food and drinks

STACH 9 am - 7 pm (Sundays from 10 am)
Camera Café 9 am - 1 am
NOK 10.30 am - 11 pm (Friday and Saturday until 1 am)
Opening hours Groningen Store
Forum Groningen

Forum Libraries

All our library locations in Groningen, Haren and Ten Boer are open. Visit the link below to view the opening hours and contact details for our libraries and to check the activities at each location.

To our libraries
Forum Libraries

Check out:

Tourist information centre Tourist information centre

Tourist information centre

The Groningen Store

Accessibility Accessibility


Our buildings are made to be accessible for everyone.

Rooftop terrace Rooftop terrace

Rooftop terrace

The best view of Groningen!

Finding your way around the Forum Finding your way around the Forum

Finding your way around the Forum

Finding your way around the Forum