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Wallraf-Richartz Museum

Obenmarspforten, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 22121119
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Impresive collection of Art through the ages

The museum has a great selection of German and international painters . It is themed laregly by... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
malcolms5656
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Walk up the stairs of the history of art

In a sober and massive building, the collection walks you through the history of art on three... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Matthieu B
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Leuven, Belgium
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This impressive museum houses artwork covering every genre from the 13th century through the 19th century.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“middle ages” (23 reviews)
“van gogh” (15 reviews)
“three floors” (16 reviews)
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Obenmarspforten, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Altstadt-Nord
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The museum has a great selection of German and international painters . It is themed laregly by age and there are a number of unique pieces . Worth a visit.

Thank malcolms5656
Reviewed 1 week ago

In a sober and massive building, the collection walks you through the history of art on three floors. Though you won't see a lot of masterpieces, the exhibit will show you very clearly the evolution of art from the middle ages to the 20th century....More

Thank Matthieu B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice art museum with a lot of different themed floors to explore paintings and some sculptures on. We spent about 1.5 hours here on a Sunday. We went in at 1:30 and it was quiet but by 3 there was a very...More

Thank Abby R
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Surprisingly wide range of works of art, mediaeval church art exceptional in breadth and quality. Good selection of other centuries, all well presented and with good English titles.

Thank MOUMAR09
Reviewed 23 December 2017

This is a pure art museum, which moves chronologically from early religious art through the Dutch Masters to Impressionism and beyond. The quality of works on display is absolutely excellent and there is plenty of seating so you can soak in the atmosphere.

Thank AandSDevon
Reviewed 13 December 2017

The museum is located on 3 floors, each having a different era, starting with the Middle Ages and ending with 20th century art. The focus of the collection, certainly the medieval part is on German, and mostly even more local, paintings. Few paintings are world...More

Thank Katrien S
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

What a great accessible easy to find art gallery. It’s a ten minute walk from the main station past the Dom and one further block down between the shopping area and the Alter Markt. Outside it looks like a square box with huge windows. It...More

1  Thank MarOReilly
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Very nice space and a nice collection. Not amazing but well described pieces which were helpful. It is a bit on the expensive side but when it is cold or rainy out then I would recommend.

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Broad range of works of Art well hung on 4 floors and a good bistro cafe. Currently a special Tintoretto exhibition

Thank Stephen Charles S
Reviewed 20 November 2017

The Wallraf-Richartz museum offers an interesting journey through art of the past millenium. The explanations given are comprehensive. At 13,- EUR entrance is very expensive, though.

Thank kr0elle
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