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Roman-German Museum (Romisch-Germanisches Museum)

Roncalliplatz 4, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 22122304
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This museum houses an impressive collection of classical art, including the famous Dionysus mosaic and the tomb of Publicus.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Roncalliplatz 4, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Altstadt-Nord
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+49 221 22122304
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"extensive collection"
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Reviewed today

This museum has a fascinating and extensive collection of Roman artefacts including a huge mosaic but it is pretty much all in German. They need to update the museum and offer headsets or interactive displays so you can get different languages. If you're really into...More

Thank Holsworth
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This museum is ok, but exhibitions are limited. There is not a lot to see, compared to other similar museums across Europe, but it is interesting to see a little glimpse of Germany’s pre-war history. Most staff friendly, but one woman supervising in the ground...More

Thank juliaandadam123
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The facilities need to be updated from the 70's! Very little in English and even the German explanations are not very informative. I would only go again with a guide (they do not have headphone guides available at all). The three most interesting parts were...More

1  Thank Sheryl F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is not memorable or not close to a highlight of Cologne, but if you’re just about finished and you have some time and want to sightsee a bit more, than this place is ok. The floors are the highlight of this place as...More

1  Thank Daniel A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum was good, it has lots of good things inside, particularly some Roman stones and mosaics, but I thought the museum looked just a little worn, tired and dated both on the inside and outside.

Thank B T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is located next to the Cathedral in Cologne. It is built over the site of actual remains of an early Roman settlement. There is a lot to see in this museum. Most of the things on display are from the Cologne area. it...More

Thank Robert D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting selection of the Roman history of Koln. The museum has a huge collection! well worth a visit!

Thank Snorkelbear
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I bought a ticket and then proceeded to enter the museum but was then told to go to the cloakroom. Confused I did so. I had a small handbag with me that was just big enough to fit my phone, purse, keys, diary and passport...More

1  Thank Natasha S
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Only discovered during world war 2 when excavating to create an air raid shelter. Original floor mosaics visible through the window without entering the museum. Worth a look.

Thank Kevin A
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

The Mosaic tile floor was so awesome to look at up close! The Roman ruins were amazing & we loved it

Thank LotsofTravelingFun67
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