Groninger Museum, Groningen

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Housed in three pavilions, each designed by a different architect, Groninger Museum displays modern and contemporary art. The museum opened in 1874, but the current construction wasn't completed until 1994. Take in the distinct pavilions, a silver cylindrical building, a yellow tower, and a blue deconstructivist space. These structures merge seamlessly into one museum located on the canal. Explore the museum to see local, national, and international works of art. If you'd like a more in-depth understanding of the exhibits, choose from one of the several tours offered. See Groninger Museum and all Groningen has to offer by arranging your trip with our Groningen vacation planner .
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  • August 16, 2017
    Particular museum! In a part of the museum is currently an exhibit about the Groninger borgen and city elite from centuries past. An exhibition of paintings in the other part of the team, what appealed to me personally more. Back soon for a second visit.
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  • August 16, 2017
    While we could only persuade one of the teenagers to join then we had an interesting 3 hours exploring the museum. We especially liked the diversity of the museum with something for everyone, classica...  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    Typical Groningen art of the team. The pronunciation of one of the painters: "this (Groninger) landscape deserves to be painted, I understand as a landscape painter. The simplicity, light slopes, perspective, color, farms, churches. Enough "stuff" to oil paint, diluted with gasoline, to immortalize.
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  • June 19, 2017
    Nice place to see some art if you are a Groninger student, because then it's free, wouldn't recommended it really if you cannot get free entrance. One gallery was closed at the moment and a big part of the museum is a gallery of historical art of the Netherlands and Groningen, but also modern art can be found often in other galleries.
  • June 28, 2017
    Very good museum. When anybody in Groningen, she/he must visit this place. worthy to visit .
  • April 30, 2017
    Great museum. Th building itself is a piece of art too. God own collection and great temporary exhibitions.
  • May 30, 2017
    It is not big as Rijkmuseum but I found interesting collection of contemporary art and design.
  • April 17, 2017
    Beautiful museum! Both the buildings and the expositions. Often daring and extraordinary compositions of the collection.

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