Skip to ContentSkip to Navigation
University museumPart of University of Groningen

University museum

Plan your visit

Plan your visit

plan your visit

Safely to the museum

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.

Give each other space

Please give each other space in order to protect everyone's safety and make sure you have the best visit possible.


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.

Opening hours

Tuesday to Sunday

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.



Special opening hours 2021/2022

Easter Sunday and Easter Monday 9 April and 10 April 2023

12 - 5 p.m.

King's Day 27 april 2023


Liberation Day 5 May 2023

12 - 5 p.m.

Ascension Day 18 May 2023

12 - 5 p.m.

Whit Sunday and Whit Monday

28 May and 29 May 2023

12 - 5 p.m.

Christmas Day

25 December 2023


Boxing Day

26 December 2023

10 - 5 p.m.

New Year's Eve

31 December 2023

10 - 5 p.m.

New Year's Day

1 January 2024


Ticket prices


€ 7,50

Visitors aged 18 and younger




CJP Cultuurkaart

€ 4,50



Staff University of Groningen and UMCG


Students University of Groningen


Students University of Groningen Summer Schools


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

€ 4,50

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

Discount on online tickets

Because the University Museum is SO CLOSE to welcoming the 20,000th visitor in 2022, we offer a discount code for purchasing online tickets: use the code ‘20K’ for a 20% discount on all e-tickets until the 8th of January.


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 Zuiderdiep’. Several busses stop at this bus stop. The University Museum Groningen is a 10 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:01 February 2023 09.42 a.m.
printView this page in: Nederlands