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Plan your visit

Plan your visit

plan your visit

The University Museum is closed until at least 25 January 2022. The museum is closed in line with Dutch government guidelines aimed at limiting the spread of coronavirus.

If you have already ordered tickets for this period. Then you can easily rebook these via ticket support. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email us at

Safely to the museum

Show Corona entry pass & ID

We will ask you to show your coronavirus entry pass (COVID Certificate / DCC) before entering the museum. Do not forget to bring your identification. Every visitor aged 13 or older will be required to show a pass. This policy is in compliance with guidelines issued by the Dutch authorities. Thank you for your understanding.

Arrival at the museum

Do not leave home if you have any symptoms of illness. You are welcome to visit the museum if you and everyone in your household have been symptom-free for at least 24 hours.

If you need to cough or sneeze in the museum, do so inside the crook of your elbow.

Keep a 1,5 meter distance

Keep a 1,5 meter distance between you and other visitors.

Follow the directions

A maximum number of people can be in the museum. We check this at the entrance. At some points we have marked out a clear route, to minimise the need for people to cross paths. The doors of the museum are open for ventilation.


We have stepped up the frequency of cleaning of railings, door handles, lockers and toilets.

Please sanitise your hands often. To help you do this, hand gel is available at various points around the museum.

Wear a face mask

It is mandatory to wear a face mask in the museum.

Tuesday to Sunday

12 (noon) - 5 p.m.

Monday Closed (except school holidays)

Special opening hours 2021/2022

Christmas Day 25 December 2021 Closed
Boxing Day 26 December 2021 12 - 5 p.m.
New Year's Eve 31 December 2021 12 - 5 p.m.
New Year's Day 1 January 2022


Easter Sunday and Easter Monday 17 April and 18 April 2022

12 - 5 p.m.

King's Day 27 april 2022


Liberation Day 5 May 2022

12 - 5 p.m.

Ascension Day 26 May 2022

12 - 5 p.m.

Whit Sunday and Whit Monday

5 June and 6 June 2022

12 - 5 p.m.

Ticket prices


€ 5,-

Visitors aged 18 and younger




CJP Cultuurkaart

€ 2,50



Staff University of Groningen and UMCG


Students University of Groningen


Students University of Groningen Summer Schools


Students (non-University of Groningen, HBO, MBO)

€ 2,50

You can buy your ticket at the entrance desk or online. Because of the corona measures we ask you to pay by card (pin).

Opening hours


When visiting the museum with a group (without a guided tour) you are most welcome. If you plan a visit with more than 8 people, we appreciate you inform us in advance because of the limited space in the museum and possible planned activities or other groups.


University Museum
Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 7a
9712 EA Groningen


How to get there

The University Museum Groningen is situated in the centre of Groningen and is easily reachable by public transport, bicycle and car.

By public transport

The closest bus stop is ‘Grote Markt’. From Groningen Central Station: Qbuzz 1, 3, 4 en 10 stop at this bus stop. The University Museum Groningen is a 6 minute walk from this bus stop.

For more information about public transport, please visit:


The University Museum Groningen is easily reachable by bicycle. You can park your bicycle either on the grounds of the museum or in the bicycle racks at the nearby 'Broerstraat'.


The closest multistorey car parks are Q-Park Ossenmarkt and Interparking Centrum. For more information:


The design of the University Museum Groningen ensures access for people in wheelchairs or using rolling walkers. The museum has a lift and disabled toilet facilities.


Questions about the University Museum Groningen. Please contact us:

University Museum Groningen | +31(0)503635083 |


Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 7a
9712 EA Groningen

House rules

Eating and drinking

Food and drink are not allowed in the museum. The museum does not have a café, but there are many nearby café's, in the streets surrounding the museum.

Cloak room

Please don't bring large bags into the museum. Free lockers for coats and small bags are available.


Photographing tor personal use is allowed. Using flash and tripods is not, and please take in consideration other visitors.

No smoking

The entire museum and museum grounds are smoke-free.


With the exception of guide dogs no pets are allowed in the museum.

Last modified:17 January 2022 12.08 p.m.
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