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Museum Ludwig

Bischofsgartenstr. 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 22126165
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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 until 10 p.m.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pop art” (82 reviews)
“modern art” (152 reviews)
“andy warhol” (23 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Bischofsgartenstr. 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 22126165
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Not only is the building impressive and superbly lighted throughout, the collection is is next to New York's MoMa the one to see. And, it was collected mostly by one individual. It has superb, relevant special exhibitions, too. Taking a break in the fine restaurant...More

Thank Rolf A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Many modern art museums are a bit boring, but not this one. The Picasso's look familiar. The abstract and expressionist paintings captivating. And the puppet of a visitor looks really lifelike, putting the real visitor on the wrong foot.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a few hours strolling around the various displays. Not cheap, but worth it. The Pop Art display was particularly good.

Thank The Innocent Man
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In Cologne there is so much to see this is one not to miss, right next door to the cathedral. Also next door to the Roman museum, arts and crafts area.

Thank francesc0angel0
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very good collection of 20th Century Art, we stumbled upon a mesmeric Mark Rothko we weren't expecting. Good Warhols too. Staff as so often in official Cologne, more bureaucratic than helpful. A very pretentious and longwinded guided tour group managed to block access to...More

Thank goateegc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's really is 5 points rating in terms of the collections they have. But the security guard is just the biggest let down who threw everyone out 15 min before closing and in manner-less way. I don't mind if they are lazy and hate their...More

Thank Koswadi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is so much to see here, you can easily spend several hours here. The collection includes a wide range, from works by Picasso and Kirchner to Pop Art. Definitely worth visiting. Also a good view of the Cathedral from the upper terrace.

Thank Iliketotakeiteasy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For people who really love artworks going from dada to pop art, there is enough for you guys to see. Really had a crush on the pieces of Yves Klein!

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely museum with a great collection. Handily they offer lockers for you to put your bags in with a refundable deposit (because they don't let you take them around)

Thank ultravioletmoon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting museum with a great collection of Picassos and a few Dali's. Some of the more modern works are forgetful but the rest are beautifully presented and well explained and documented. Well worth the EUR13 entrance fee.

Thank Russell S
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