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Roman-German Museum (Romisch-Germanisches Museum)

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This museum houses an impressive collection of classical art, including the famous Dionysus mosaic and the tomb of Publicus.
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Roncalliplatz 4, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 22122304
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Largeroman museum modern design good facilities. Huge number of roman exhibits from beneath Cologne. Excellent for anyone interested in Roman History.

Thank lorrainewood
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum has a great collection of artifacts from the Roman Empire, but it badly needs revamping to 'bring it to life' for the average visitor. If you already have a deep interest in that era of history you will love it, but if not...More

Thank AstroBloke
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Roman German Museum is just in front of Cologne Cathedral. It has 3 floors displaying prehistoric artifacts in Stone/Brone/Iron ages including the famous Dionysus mosaic and the tomb of Publicus. Entering to the museum, you need to leave nearly all your belongings in the...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We had short and half day stop in Cologne, this was top on the list of places to visit. We where not disappointed. The mosaics where fabulous, it is in the orginal location and the museum was built around it. There many artifacts very well...More

Thank 1sonnybo
Reviewed 4 October 2018

This is a wonderful museum located next to the Cathedral. It seems small from the outside but is much bigger than it looks and has a great collection of artefacts found locally and across the region. There is a fantastic mosaic floor that is still...More

Thank Jacqueline E
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I only lasted 10min. Went in as had museum card. Bit silly how they charge you 0.50e for cloakroom when all other Cologne museums don't. Its a large museum but not much in there, relative to other classical museums in Europe. I definitely wouldn't pay...More

Thank TheoA201
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Well presented, lighted, and displayed artifacts from Roman-German history. Our guide helped illuminate many facts and timelines. I had read of a lack of English details on museum labels. This is NOT true. Items were detailed in English as well as German. Thrilled we stopped...More

Thank Vacation801367
Reviewed 28 September 2018

For lovers of the Roman empire and ancient history.A magnificent display of roman artefacts such as glassware,statues and jewellery which showcase Rome and its history as well as the Roman origins of Cologne itself.Close to the cathedral as well

Thank Geoffrey Y
Reviewed 23 September 2018

This is a very interesting hotel, which I think is unique in Germany, exhibiting treasures from the rich Roman history of the area of Cologne, including mosaic floors, temples, and really beautiful glass collections, seals, coins, and many more. Definitely worth a visit. Also impressive...More

Thank Traveler6859
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Well spaced out museum with a lot of great, well preserved artefacts from excavations in the immediate area. Plenty translated to English which is good for context (failing that Google Translate helps!) Incredible mosaics dotted throughout and really interesting decorative pieces in the cabinets. For...More

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