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Wallraf-Richartz Museum

Obenmarspforten, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 22121119
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An inspiring journey through time

The Wallraf-Richartz museum offers an interesting journey through art of the past millenium. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
kr0elle
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Berlin, Germany
great place

I loved it, very well exposed the art highly recommend going to see it. halls are small but with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
crabslam1
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Florence, Italy
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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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“van gogh” (15 reviews)
“middle ages” (21 reviews)
“medieval art” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Obenmarspforten, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Altstadt-Nord
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+49 221 22121119
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved it, very well exposed the art highly recommend going to see it. halls are small but with worthwhile paintings.

Thank crabslam1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even Kids from 4 years on are in awe, not only because of the little games. From Medieval altarpaintings to contemporary artwork. Too much for one day, but if you are with kids: don´t stretch it too long.

Thank DrIndiJones
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is is a world-class smaller art museum. The building, clearly being custom built, has superb viewing spaces and lighting, and great circular flow. While the baroque and 19th century floors offer sensible and interesting collections, there's no doubt that the highlight is the medieval...More

Thank AllanJGJ
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Smaller museum spread over 3 floors: Easy to navigate and not overly crowded, all labels in German + English, all paintings include small text with piece's title + artist, alongside interesting comments/historical details/or context of painting (terrific addition!). Collection includes beautiful medieval and religious art,...More

Thank M_Monteon
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Not just mediaeval, but also Baroque and 19th Century. The descriptions on the paintings go beyond the who painted it and what is it representing, but it also gives you the context in which it was created and some techniques used in some of them

1  Thank MxInLondon
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Lovers of art should visit this museum. A look at its website will suggest the quality of the work shown in it, from late medieval art through to modern times, with plenty of work by famous Old Masters.

Thank Carol K
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

If you're a fan of old paintings (1100-1900) you positively have to visit this gorgeous museum. It's not to big, and not to small, perfect for museum lovers who do have other plans for the day. We took our time and we're inside for approximately...More

Thank Jessie P
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Amazing Museum with Art from 13th to 20th Century. Visit also the Sammlung Ludwig of 20th and 21st Century. Most amazing this was all a private collection donated to the city of Collogne.

1  Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The museum houses an impressive collection of paintings. On the top floor there is impressionism, with painters like Manet, Monet, and Gauguin. A floor below, there are magnificent landscapes by the Dutch masters, Cuyp, Van Ruisdael, and others. And a household by Jan Steen. Another...More

1  Thank RHAHJ
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