Groninger Museum Tours
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Opened in 1874, The Netherlands’ Groninger Museum is the most-visited art and history museum in its province. The post-modernist building that houses the museum is made of three main pavilions, each designed by a noted architect: Philippe Starck, Alessandro Mendini, and Coop Himmelb(l)au. In addition to the permanent collections that range from fashion to art to architecture, the museum has an ‘Info Center’ where visitors can use computers and watch films and documentaries to get all sorts of bonus information about the museum’s exhibits. The info center also has a lounging area where visitors can kick back and read any number of art magazines and periodicals the museum subscribes to.
Kids will love the ‘Discovery Space’ and the ‘DIY Studio,’ which are bursting with cabinets and drawers to browse through, interact with, and create from. The studio is available to school groups during the week, and open workshops are hosted by the museum on the weekends.
The Museum is located close to the bus and railway station, and within easy walking distance of Groningen’s city center. Car parking is also close by, and some car parks may offer a discounted rate to museumgoers. All of the museum’s spaces are wheelchair accessible.
Address: Museumeiland 1, 9711 ME, Groningen, The Netherlands, Netherlands
Hours: Tuesday–Sunday and holidays, 10 a.m.–5 p.m
Admission: € 13 adults; € 10 students; € 3 children
2 Tours and Activities to Experience Groninger Museum
Private Sightseeing Tours
Explore Groningen — widely considered among the Netherlands’ prettiest cities — on this private guided walking tour. Follow a private guide through the streets and parks of Groningen, and take in popular landmarks including the Martinikerk church. Climb the 15th-century Martinitoren and enjoy panoramic city views, and stroll along the banks of the canals — lined with historic warehouses. Along the way, gain insight into the city’s colorful past.
Price varies by group size
Price varies by group size
Self-guided Tours & Rentals
Price per group of 2-6 people. Within 2 hours the Qula Groningen City Trail will guide you along the best spots in Groningen, while playing fun riddles and assignments on your smartphone. Try to set a top score with family or friends and explore the city. There are no fixed starting times or reservations, you pick your own day and time. The Trail is available 24/7 and there is no time limit - you can start, pause and stop whenever it suits you! It's offered in multiple languages (Eng, Ger, Fr, Ned, Sp, It and more). The Qula City Trail is great fun and the most affordable outing for families and groups of friends. How does it work? With your booking, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to play the Trail on your smartphone. Android or IPhone compatible. Once at the starting point, you begin your quest through the city, it's that easy!
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What are Groninger Museum hours of operation?
Groninger Museum hours of operation: Tuesday–Sunday and holidays, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
What's the best way to experience Groninger Museum?
The best ways to experience Groninger Museum are:See all Groninger Museum experiences on Viator.
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