Wallraf-Richartz-Museum & Fondation Corboud



The museum houses the most extensive collection of medieval Cologne paintings, apart from the Old Pinakothek in Munich, as well as precious works from the time around 1500. Flemish and Dutch masters of the 16th to the 18th century, Rembrandt and Rubens included, are also represented as is a collection of German and French paintings from the beginnings of the modern era until 1900.

The foundations for the museum were laid by Main Attractions 28 the collector Ferdinand Franz Wallraf. The first museum building was constructed in the mid-19th century by the Cologne merchant Johann Heinrich Richartz.

Useful Information


Dayoff: Monday


  • Bad Weather Offer

  • Suitable for any weather

  • for Groups

  • for Class

  • Suitable for the Elderly

  • Suitable for Pushchair

  • for Children of the age of 6-10

  • for Children of the age of 10 upwards

Foreign Language

German, English

Other Furnishing/Equipment

  • Toilet

Parking facilities

Public transport:
By train, S-Bahn (from the airport): "Hauptbahnhof" (5-10 minutes walk)
Underground: "Dom/Hauptbahnhof" (5-10 minutes walk),
Tram / Bus: "Heumarkt"

Parking garages:
Am Dom / An Farina / Groß St-Martin

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Price info

Price adult: €8.00
Price reduced: €4.00
Tickets are valid all day.

Combined ticket Permanent collection and special exhibition: 15 €, reduced 11 €
Information on reduced prices: Trainees, students, holders of the Ehrenamtskarte (honorary service card), persons doing federal voluntary service, and recipients of social benefits upon presentation of valid proof.

Severely disabled persons pay 50% of the regular admission price since January 1, 2020. An accompanying person is admitted free of charge if the letter B is noted on the disabled person's ID. The disabled person's ID card must be presented at the museum ticket office in order to receive the reduced admission fee.

Free admission to the Permanent Collection is granted to:
Children and young people up to 18 years of age,
all students of art history and art technology/restoration (with valid proof of study).

More information

Entrance and exhibition rooms are barrier-free. Disabled toilet available. Passenger lift available.

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Getting there
Wallraf-Richartz-Museum & Fondation Corboud
Obenmarspforten 40
50667 Köln