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Museum Ludwig

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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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Reviewed 3 days ago

I liked how this museum was organized, which followed styles somewhat chronologically. I particularly enjoyed the impressionists and expressionists, cubists, and especially the Picasso section. I followed the styles until they became to abstract for me. There were several pieces that I thought were great,...More

Thank JoeySSanDimas_CA
Reviewed 5 days ago

This museum is well worth the time to visit it. The staff is very friendly, and they have lots of Warhols and Picassos. They even have a room dedicated to the USA with "God Bless America" piped in. Be sure to go outside on the...More

Thank winfree0906
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good location close to the Dome and the Central Station, with a mixture of modern art pieces and phtography.

Thank António A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the Ludwig Museum because of my interest in modern arts. The museum is well organized and gives good idea about the development of the arts from the beginning of the 20th century.

Thank StefaniaAbazova
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent, don't miss. The cafe was also very nice and the deserts are house made and great. Nice spot for a break

Thank buenotraveling
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful few hours here. Great selection of art, I had the audio guide which I enjoyed. The layout was easy to follow. Really beautifully presented.

Thank Pam S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum was large and the art was nicely spaced out. Lots of modern art, which our family doesn’t understand but can appreciate. The kids were free and there was a little outdoor area on the top floor that allowed the kids to burn off...More

Thank Jodi M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has a lot of Picasso artwork selection - from small and large paintings to ceramics. It was my first encounter with Picasso signed ceramics, really interesting. But what I loved the most was Salvador Dali's "Perpignan Train Station" - a must see painting,...More

Thank MichelinSquirrel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was very pleasant and surprising to visit this museum. It has a huge presence of the surrealism, dadaism, expressionism and pop art. Remarkable the Picassos, lots of them, and important presence of the expresionism of Germany in between the Wars. Its a compulsory visit...More

Thank Josep S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located behind Cologne Cathedral, the Ludwig museum boasts an impressive collection of works by Kandinsky, Picasso and Ferdinand Leger - amongst others It's a fantastic space to meander around, soaking up some of the most impressive artists of the 20th Century. If you like modern...More

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