The best museums in Groningen in 2021

These are the top 5 best museums in Groningen, the Netherlands, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2021. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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These are the best museums in Groningen:

  1. Groninger Museum1

    Groninger Museum

    Groningen
    The Groninger Museum is housed in a building that is considered one of the highlights of postmodernism. The museum has four diverse collections with the following themes: history of Groningen, applied art, contemporary art and old art. The collection includes works by Hendrik Willem Mesdag and Jozef
  2. Noordelijk Scheepvaartmuseum2

    Noordelijk Scheepvaartmuseum

    Groningen
    The Noordelijk Scheepvaartmuseum is housed in two medieval buildings. The museum illustrates the history of Groningen and the North Holland shipping and shipbuilding history from the Middle Ages to the present. The museum presents a chronological overview of fifteen centuries of maritime history. Th
  3. University Museum Groningen3

    University Museum Groningen

    Groningen
    University Museum Groningen is a museum dedicated to people, nature and science. The collection consists of objects related to nature, culture and science. The exhibitions of the museum include a collection of flowers and seeds, an anatomical and pathological collection, a psychological collection,
  4. GRID, Grafisch Museum Groningen4

    GRID, Grafisch Museum Groningen

    Groningen
    Books, newspapers and posters are nowadays made with computers and all kinds of machines. In GRID the visitor is ontroduced to the history and future of this graphic ingenuity. Old presses, the risograaf, the machines and the devices in the bindery are all operational. In the workshop rooms and the
  5. Noorderlicht. Studio | Festival | On Tour5

    Noorderlicht. Studio | Festival | On Tour

    Groningen
    Exhibitions, festivals, debate and publications in the field of contemporary photography and other visual arts.

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