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Opening hours

Forum Groningen has nine locations(!): the Forum itself and eight Forum libraries in the provence of Groningen. Below you'll find more information about all of our opening times.

Forum Groningen

 Opening hours
Monday - Thursday*9am - 12pm (doors close at 10pm)
Friday and Saturday9am - 12pm (doors close at 11pm)
Sunday10am - 11pm (doors close at 9pm)
*Please note: Forum Groningen (including Storyworld) will be closed on Monday 30 October, due to maintenance work. Thank you for your understanding!



Easter Monday (apr 10)10am - 11pm (doors close at 9pm)
Ascension Day (may 26)10am - 11pm (doors close at 9pm)
Pentecost Monday (may 29)10am - 11pm (doors close at 9pm)
First Christmas Day (dec 25)Closed
Second Christmas Day (dec 26)10am - 11pm (doors close at 9pm)
New Year's Eve (dec 31)10am - 11pm (doors close at 9pm)
New Year's Day (jan 1)10am - 11pm (doors close at 9pm)


The rooftop closes daily at 6pm.

Exhibition and Storyworld

Our exhibitions and museum Storyworld are open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 5pm. During the 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 during the evening.

Forum Groningen

Food and drinks

  Opening hours
STACHMon - Wen
Thu - Sat
9am - 5pm
9am - 6pm
10am - 5pm
Camera Café 9am - till 30 minutes after last showing
Camera Cafésummer between June 14th - August 31st 

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 10am - till 30 minutes after the start of the last showing

Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10am - till 30 minutes after last showing

NOK 11am - 6pm
11am - 10.30pm
11am - 12pm
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 Store
Groningen Store (tourist information)

Forum libraries

Come and visit one of our libraries in Groningen, Hoogkerk, Haren or Ten Boer! Click on the button below to view the opening hours and contact details for our libraries and to check the activities at each location.

View our libraries
Forum libraries