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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. 

Read our safety measures

Forum Groningen

Monday till Saturday 9am
Sunday 10am

Closing time

We are open to 10pm due to the current corona measures. The entrance is closed at 8pm on weekdays and Sunday, and at 9pm on Friday and Saturday. This is a temporary situation.


The rooftop is open from 9am to 6pm.

Exhibition and Storyworld

Our exhibitions and the museum Storyworld are open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 6pm. During holidays we're open seven days a week.

Accessible spaces and study spaces

The opening times of the Forum apply to all freely accessible open spaces. Please note that some areas in the back of the building will be closed in the evening.

Food and drinks

Opening hours

STACH 9am - 6pm (Sundays from 10am)
Camera Café 9am - 8pm (Sundays from 10am)
NOK 10am - 10pm
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Forum Libraries

All our library locations in Groningen, Hoogkerk, 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