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This art museum houses a diverse collection that includes everything from Dali to Warhol to one of the world's largest Picasso collections. Open Tuesday to Sunday (including public holidays) from 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., every first Thursday of the month...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Bischofsgartenstr. 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Altstadt-Nord
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+49 221 22126165
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like to see art museums in different cities because each displays collections I can't see in the United States. Each holds unique collections not to be missed. This was really the first museum I have attended with such an outstanding and extensive collection of...More

Thank Travelover5240
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Each city we go to, we visit the art museum's and this one was particularly good. Pop art, impressionism, cubism and surrealism. The restaurant downstairs is really good and the musuem shop is great too.

Thank Walker1066
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Entrance has a 12-15 Euro fees. Same exhibits can be seen as replicas in the shop outside. I largely don't want to pay to see paintings

Thank Rohit M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this museum as a family and enjoyed the experience. The art was beautifully presented with lots of information about the artists and art styles in both German and English. The space is very open and it never felt crowded, so it was possible...More

Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is best know for their collection of works by PIcasso but has a nice collection of works from many artists. I thought it was a little overpriced but we enjoyed our visit.

Thank cathshungry
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Starting with the late 19th century the Museum Ludwig sets out to chronicle the phases of modern art. Good samples of the major exponents, so you will find Matisse, Picasso, Ernst, Dali etc. I found the collection to be strongest in the later decennials, but...More

Thank Auggie B
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

2  Thank Natasha S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

only modern art on show and I am not a fan of modern art. I expected more of a mix. Did get to see famous Picasso paintings though.

Thank Caroline A
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Fantastic museum that is well curated and well staffed. They are super friendly and willing to answer any questions. This museum has an amazing collection and is not crowded. Go!

Thank dug1380
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Great collection of modern art, and beatiful views of the cathedral too. My kids aged 11, 9, 5 and 3 loved the kids activity room next to the pop art collection (and the sweets they got at the reception), but they didn't have the patience...More

Thank Kukka75
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