Culture and Museums in Groningen

You can’t stop watching – there is so much to look at

If you like charming and historical (inner)cities, we do advise you to take a trip to Dokkum or Groningen. Wander around and conclude t it with a wonderful meal at a restaurant of café.

Landgoed Borg Verhildersum will give you an insight into how ‘people of wealth and nobility’ used to live. A splendid estate with beautiful garden, art and museum collections.

There is tea and there is tea. How it works exactly, they can tell you at the Theefabriek (Tea Factory) ( The history of tea will be shared with you, and naturally you can also taste lots of sorts of tea.

Until the end of the summer of 2015 at 40 different locations in the Lauwersmeer region, you will find the works of sculptor Hein Mader. Sculptures of steel, stone and wood that blend effortlessly into the natural surroundings.


Outdoor Museum Het Hoogeland shows how people lived and worked in the Groninger countryside around 100 years ago. Very suitable to visit with children.
The history of the Zoutkamper professional fishing industry can be seen in the Visserijmuseum (Fishing Museum). It’s all about the times of working hard, but that will not surprise you.

Are you curious to find out how the stunning landscape of the north of Groningen was formed? Than you should visitMuseum Wierdenland (Museum Mounds Country)and it gets even more exciting to travel through the said region.