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Exhibitions

Panorama of science

Now on view

The University of Groningen was founded in 1614. Over four centuries of education and research have left their mark: the academic heritage collection of the University Museum Groningen has grown into one of the finest and largest museum collections in the north of the Netherlands and one of the largest scientific collections in the entire country.

The museum holds about one hundred thousand objects. Together, they tell the story of the University of Groningen and show the advancement of all branches of science.

panorama of science

Around a hundred of these objects are highlighted in the new book Panorama of Science . It features the stories of those remarkable, ingenious and rare museum pieces.

instrument eye

Many of these objects are part of the permanent exhibition Masterminds. Additionally, a number of other exceptional objects discussed in the book are on display in this exhibition.

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