University Museum

The University Museum has been a science museum since 1934 in the academic heart of the student city of Groningen.

The museum has a versatile collection in which nature, culture and science merge.

Opening times

  • Every monday closed
  • Every tuesday from 10:00 to 17:00
  • Every wednesday from 10:00 to 17:00
  • Every thursday from 10:00 to 17:00
  • Every friday from 10:00 to 17:00
  • Every saturday from 10:00 to 17:00
  • Every sunday from 10:00 to 17:00
  • Note: opening times may be different during public holidays
  • CLOSED: The museum is closed from 14 April to 5 June 2019 in connection with the design of an exhibition in the context of the lustrum of the University of Groningen.


  • Adults€7.50
  • ChildrenFree
  • Students€4.50 not RUG
  • Highschool students€4.50
  • Free for visitors with a museum card, RUG employees, RUG students, UMCG employees