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Kolumbastr. 4, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 9331930
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Kolumbastr. 4, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 9331930
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Peter Zumthor's iconic gallery in Cologne is a must visit - it has even given it's name to brick manufactured by Petersen in Denmark!

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a smallish museum, with bits of the medieval St Columba church preserved, a postwar memorial chapel in one corner, and a strangely restful modern museum designed by a leading Swiss architect, Peter Zumthor. The building is a destination for lovers of architecture, because...More

Thank Carol K
Reviewed 9 August 2017

After discovering the Ludwig was closed, my partner and I cast around for something similar and I remembered this was mentioned on the mini train tour. The first room is the bombed out church with a walkway and lighting. An absolutely fascinating and sympathetic preservation...More

Thank Deringrr
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The Kolumba museum is in and over an old church ruin, which in my opinion provides a pretty spectacular sight. The higher floors contain mostly modern art. I found the modern art not too exciting, although some ideas were sympathetic, such as two rooms dedicated...More

Reviewed 8 April 2017

I wasn't expecting to love this museum as much as I did. The ruins were very interesting but that was only the start. The modern art was amazing. Extremely unique and different. There's not much signage around the pieces, so it's a bit hard to...More

1  Thank emma b
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Its a must visit in Cologne. wonderfully reconstructed over an old Roman ruin and a beautiful museum

Thank mitramitra22
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I went to the Kolumba at the suggestion of some German diners I was sitting next to. I was more intrigued with the modern architecture, than the contents itself. The building was erected over the ruins of a church destroyed in WW2. Traces of the...More

1  Thank StockholmKindaGuy
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is one of those museums that is off the beaten track and is so offbeat that there will be no possibility of hordes of Chinese meandering around clicking selfies. It is a wonderful blend of the modern and ancient, theology and contemporary art all...More

1  Thank ZenHealer7
Reviewed 21 August 2016

an amazing restorations of the ruins with display rooms to present church collections with contemporary pieces and commissions in an amazing mixture. They change the display once per year and the building is designed by the swims architect Peter Zumthor. You can also stay and...More

Thank kastoras
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I wasn't expecting this. A museum which combines medieval and modern art. It is a great space with views across to the cathedral from one window and is beautifully laid out.

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