History of the museum building

  • Overview Groninger Museum. Photo: Ralph Richter ¬© Groninger Museum

The Groninger Museum is well-known for its exceptional and colourful building and also because of its fascinating exhibitions and intriguing collection.The Groninger Museum has proven over the years that a museum can be a place for both study and relaxation. It is bursting with artistic energy, which is obvious as you pass by.

The Groninger Museum reopend in 1994. Right from the outset, it was certain that the new Groninger Museum would be designed by several architects. Alessandro Mendini chose designers and architects for this purpose: Philipe Starck, Michele de Lucchi and Coop Himmelb(l)au.