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Opening hours

We're open

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

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Forum Groningen

Monday till Saturday 9am
Sunday 10am
Christmas Day + Boxing Day 10am
New Years Day 1pm

Closing time

Due to the corona measures the Forum is temporary only accessible with a film ticket after 8pm. 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.

Please note that on New Years Eve the Forum closes early at 7pm.


Due to the corona measures, our rooftop terrace closes at 6pm.


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

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.

Forum Groningen

Food and drinks

Opening hours

STACH 9am - 8pm (Sundays from 10am) - temporary only to go
Camera Café emporary closed due to the corona measures
NOK temporary closed due to the corona measures
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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.

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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.

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Forum Libraries