You are here: Attractions & Culture | Museums

Cologne Museums

Museum Ludwig ©Rheinisches Bildarchiv

The Ludwig Museum was founded in 1976 with the gift of around 350 works of modern art.

Museum Ludwig
Wallraf-Richartz-Museum ©Wallraf-Richartz-Museum & Fondation Corboud

The museum houses an extensive collection of paintings and sculptures.

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum
Romano-Germanic Museum ©Axel Thünker DPGh

The collection preserves lively examples of art and culture from Roman and medieval Cologne.

Romano-Germanic Museum
Design-Abteilung ©Rheinisches Bildarchiv, Maria Luckey

The museum shows applied arts and crafts from the Middle Ages to the present.

Museum of Applied Arts
Museum of East Asian Art ©Rheinisches Bildarchiv Köln, Marion Mennicken

The museum introduces the visitor to an exotic and fascinating world of East Asian Art.

Museum of East Asian Art
Cologne City Museum ©koelnerfoto

The museum gives an insight into Cologne's political, economic and cultural history.

Cologne City Museum
Käthe Kollwitz Museum, Untergeschoss, 2010

View the very first Käthe Kollwitz Museum to be founded by the Kreissparkasse Cologne.

Käthe Kollwitz Museum
Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum, Reisspeicher ©Martin Claßen, Arno Jansen

The ethnological museums invites to a journey through the world.

Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum
National Socialism Documentation Centre ©Jürgen Seidel

The museum and memorial is also designed to explore the history of National Socialism.

NS Documentation Centre
Museum Schnütgen, St. Cäcilien ©St. Arendt LVR

One of the most important collections of medieval art presents itself in the former St. Cäcilien church.

Museum Schnütgen
Archaeological Zone ©Christina Kohnen

One of the most spectacular cultural projects in Cologne is now taking shape.

Archaeological Zone & Jewish Museum
4711-Haus Gallerie©Maeurer&Wirtz GmbH&Co.KG

Here you find an overview about other exciting Museums in cologne.

Further museums
Exhibitions 2015

In 2015 you can visit many exciting exhibitions in the museums of Cologne.

Exhibition Programme

Cologne’s countless museums and galleries make it an internationally renowned centre of art. The range of exhibits extends from Roman artefacts in the Roman-Germanic Museum to medieval art in the Wallraff Richartz Museum & Fondation Corboud, Far Eastern treasures at the Museum of East Asian Art and modern works in venues such as the Museum Ludwig a...

...more
Logos Magic Cities Germany ServiceQ UNESCO Barrierefreiheit
LIKEBOX EN NEU Newsroom AppStore PlayStore YouTube Twitter Facebook G+ Pinterest