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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

  open om:
Monday till Saturday 9 am
Sunday 10 am
National holidays 10 am

In the evening

You can't enter the building after 11 pm on Monday to Wednesday. On Thursdays to Sundays you can't enter anymore after midnight. If you are already inside, you can stay until closing time.

Forum closing time

The Forum closes approximately half an hour after the last film show or after an event.


Wonderland, our youth department, is open Monday through Saturday from 9 am to 6 pm and on Sundays from 10 am to 5 pm.

Exhibition & Storyworld

The AI: More than Human and Storyworld exhibition are open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Accessible spaces

The opening times of the Forum apply to all freely accessible spaces, including our library function.

Monday to Friday from 10 am to 6 pm

Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm

Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm

* Hanze University Groningen study weeks

During the study weeks of Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen (Saturday 11 January to Sunday 26 January) we are open daily from 8 a.m.

Opening hours for food and drinks
Forum Groningen

Opening hours horeca

STACH 9 am -7 pm
Camera Café Half an hour before the first film to half an hour after the last film
NOK 11 am to late (kitchen: 12 am to 9 pm)


Opening hours Groningen Store

Forum Libraries

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

Forum Libraries