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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 10 PM)


December 25th: 10 AM - 11 PM (door closes 10 PM)
December 26th: 10 AM - 12 AM (door closes 10 PM)
December 31st: 9 AM - 7 PM
January 1st: 12 PM - 11 PM (door closes 9 PM)


From April to September, the rooftop is open until 10PM. On Sunday it closes an hour earlier.
From October to March, the rooftop is open until 7PM.

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 the start of the last showing (Sundays from 10am)
NOK11am - 10pm
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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