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Museum Ludwig

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Stellar Museum of Modern Art

I recall visiting this collection many years ago and being impressed with its collection of German... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Extensive Modern art collection

Housed in an iconic building which also houses the Kolner Philharmonic, the museum is located near... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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
Bischofsgartenstr. 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 22126165
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I recall visiting this collection many years ago and being impressed with its collection of German paintings from the mid-20th century. The city built an unusually spacious new structure for the Ludwig in the 1990s, and the museum has become world class. Nothing is crowded...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Housed in an iconic building which also houses the Kolner Philharmonic, the museum is located near the Kolner Dom and the Hauptbahnof, the museum houses a collection of modern art. One of its highlights is its extensive collection of Picasso. Definitely worth a visit for...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got here late with only an hour to spend. Plenty to see for all tastes. We are not art enthusiasts but enjoyed the museum.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kilmacanogue
Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

Situated next to the Central trainstation and Kölner Dom. The building is big and I recommend that you plan 3 hours for your visit. There is a nice restaurant on the 1st floor. I was there for the first time and had the opportunity to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

I went with my young daughter (8 years old) last Thursday (04.01) to museum Ludwig to have a look at Gabriele Münter exhibition. The kids tour was 2 hours being the first one a very nice, enthusiastic and engaging tour through the exhibition with the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nos_dois_navegando
Reviewed January 6, 2019

The museum has a rich collection of important artists of modern art. Despite the plethora of the art pieces the exhibition is understood by any visitor. The museum is located next to the cathedral temple of Cologne. Visiting this museum myself I have made the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful building with an inspiring collection of modern art including a number of Picasso and similar plus a few great rooms of modern pop art - beautiful pieces of art in an amazing space. The Gabrielle Munter exhibition was great also 👍

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank L0ulabella
Reviewed December 27, 2018

This museum is a delight in architecture and art. We went there for about 3-4 hours and still hadn't see everything, Warhol and Liechtenstein ampel presented. But just everything was so well done.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Theo V
Reviewed December 26, 2018

When I was there because of reorganization of the exposition entrance fee was reduced and there was an amalgamation of the most important paintings in one floor which in itself was not without fascination, but suggested that the quality of the more modern paintings was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dr_Max_Gutbrod
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

Huge museum of modern art. If you wanna visit it, you need to spend there at least 2 or 3 hours. Great amount of very good art.

Date of experience: December 2018
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January 4, 2019|
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Response from pams986 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you do, not sure about student discounts. Cannot remember how much, 12 euros maybe?
December 3, 2018|
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Response from Ken M | Reviewed this property |
Hi When I was in transit I left my luggage in a secure luggage compartment at the train station which is beside the Ludwig Museum. It was not expensive and you get a key t take with you to open on your return. Not... More