Cards and passes
There are a couple of cards that can get you great discounts on cultural activities. One of these cards is the Museum card. If you buy this card, you are able to visit over 400 museums in the Netherlands for free. The adult card is €59,90 per year, the youth card is €32,45 per year. If you are interested in the card, you can order one here. If you want more information about the card or English instructions on how to order the card, have a look at this website.
The CJP card is the cultural card for youth. With this card you can get discounts on various types of cultural activities, such as museums, festivals and cinemas. In addition, you will also get discounts in many shops and when travelling in European countries. They offer different types of cards, starting from € 17,50 per year. Read more about the CJP.
The Stadjerpas is a discount card for residents of the municipalities Groningen and Ten Boer. You are eligible for the Stadjerspas if your income does not exceed 120% of the welfare norm. For singles this means a maximum income of € 1170,- per month (excluding benefits), for couples this mena sa maximum income of €1671,- per month (excluding benefits). Students who receive a student grant are not eligible for the Stadjerspas. This card will give you discounts on many products and services, such as cultural activities, a sport or hobby membership and a library membership. You can apply for the Stadjerspas by cliking here, click the red button in the right corner ‘Aanvragen Stadjerspas’ and fill in the form.
If you are a student in Groningen, make sure to look for student discounts. Many restaurants, shops and cultural activities have discounts for students. They often ask you to show your student card. Did you know that you can even visit the Groninger museum for free when you are a student in Groningen?