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Opening hours

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

Forum Groningen

 opening hours
Monday - Thursday9.00 AM - 12 PM (doors close at 10 PM)
Friday and Saturday9.00 AM - 12 PM (doors close at 11 PM)
Sunday10.00 AM - 11 PM (doors close at 9 PM)


Easter Monday - 10.00 AM - 11.00 PM (doors close at 9 PM)
Ascension Day - 10.00 AM - 11.00 PM (doors close at 9 PM)
Pentecost Monday - 10.00 AM - 11.00 PM (doors close at 9 PM)
First Christmasday (Dec 25) - Closed
Second Christmasday (Dec 26) - 10.00 AM - 11.00 PM (doors close at 9 PM)
New Year's Eve (Dec 31) - 10.00 AM - 11.00 PM (doors close at 9 PM)
New Year's Day (Jan 1) - 10.00 AM - 11.00 PM (doors close at 9 PM)


The rooftop closes daily at 6.00 PM.

Exhibition and Storyworld

Our exhibitions and the museum Storyworld are open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 5pm. During holidays in the north region 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.

Forum Groningen

Food and drinks

Opening hours

STACHMonday - Wednesdag 9am - 5pm
Thursday - Saturday 9am - 6pm 
Sunday  10am - 5pm
Camera Café9am - till 30 minutes after last showing (Sundays from 10am)
NOKMonday 11am - 6pm
Tuesday - Thursday 11am - 10.30pm
Friday - Saturday 11am - 12am
Sunday 11am - 6pm
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Food and drinks

Groningen Store (tourist information)

The Tourist Information Centre 'Groningen Store' is located on the ground floor of the Forum. You can find more information about their products and the opening hours on their website.

Visit Groningen
Groningen Store (tourist information)

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
Forum Libraries