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Groninger Museum

Museumeiland 1 | (opposite the train station), 9711 ME Groningen, The Netherlands
31 (0)50 36 66 555
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Ranked #1 of 15 Attractions in Groningen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums
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Bloemfontein
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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Recently restored, this is a must-see in Groningen. It is efficiently administered (what isn't in the Netherlands), and has all kinds of little perks: with a cube purchased on entry you can scan many of the displays, and arrange them on your own personal website of the museum, to enjoy again later. Take the time to see it, even if... More

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Rijswijk, The Netherlands
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

What a building! You walk out of the Central station in Groningen and see this fantastic modern architecture instantly. Inside the colour continues to wow you. Each room has a different colour theme that really helps to make the most of the exhibits. There is a mix of all artworks from paintings to sculptures, fashion designs and even some quirky... More

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Oxford
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Great building with lots to see. Some I loved, some was a bit meh. If you like modern art there will be lots to see.

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Melbourne
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

One section of the museum was very different not our cup of tea, but the last section we visited almost by accident was excellent of more traditional old masters paintings.

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Auckland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Had a great very quick couple of hours at this museum and it was wonderful Such a great mix of modern collections and old stuff together. The building itself I understand is a source of strong opinions for and against. Thought it was wonderful and reflected the art work inside

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Wim van der Meer
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86 reviews 86 reviews
17 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

A modern museum, with a focus on modern and postmodern art. Delightful place, nice café, some interesting pieces.

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

There is a good variety of exhibits which makes this a good visit. I have seen a number of international visiting exhibitions. The cafe is quite expensive and not special.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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120 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Interesting eclectic collection of art housed in a contemporary building. We particularly enjoyed the Marga Weimans exhibition and masterpieces by Rubens, Mesdag and Gauguin. The museum has a well-stocked shop and a nice restaurant, ideal for lunch or coffee and cake.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Interesting architecture, both inside and outside houses a very interesting and varied collection. Capita selecta II by itself was worth the trip to groningen. Don't miss the info center. Great!

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St. Albert, Alberta
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

It was a pleasant surprise to find this gem of a museum in Groninger. From the avant-garde architecture of the buildings themselves you get a taste of the collections, which are broad and eclectic. From classical Dutch paintings and art related to Groninger, to very daring and thought-provoking contemporary works from current artists. I was very impressed by the thoughtfulness... More

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