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Museum Ludwig

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Neighbourhood: Altstadt-Nord
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Address: Bischofsgartenstr. 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: +49 221 22126165
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10:00 - 18:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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This art museum houses a diverse collection that includes everything from...

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 until 10 p.m.

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Very good collection

The museum has a very large collection of modern art. If you are a modern art fan – this is a must see museum. It is a large and modern building and it has an excellent... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Long Island, NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The museum has a very large collection of modern art. If you are a modern art fan – this is a must see museum. It is a large and modern building and it has an excellent restaurant in the facility.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great collection of Modern Art, in particular Ernst, Beckmann, Klee, Picasso, Bacon... Very nice and kind staff

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

for anybody who is into modern arts this is a must! the permanent collection has a big pop art collection and collection of German expressionists.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No great art works in this little provincial gallery, but a nice collection of modern works well displayed to demonstrate the different movements included.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Museum Ludwig, a striking modern art museum in the heart of Cologne is deceptively large and one you'll want to see. The art inside comes primarily from two large collections of outstanding modern art from the 1900's on. The collection is varied enough, so that no one should become bored. Of particular interest to me was the collection of German... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Museum Ludwig is a located next to the Dom, just by the railway station and the bridge. For a modest €11 you can see one of the biggest Picasso collections in Europe, together with a lot of other artists as a part of the permanent collection. At the moment there is a Pop Art exhibition with a lot of the... More 

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Lissone, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful Museum with loads of significant pieces of Modern and Contemporary Art. The permanent collection is stunning and the museum always organizes great itinerant exhibitions. A must if you are passionate about Art and have a few hours in Cologne.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was blown away by this museum - I love modern art but also art that draws from all over the globe. Was impressed that there was art for everyone here, especially promoting women and ethnic minorities There was impressive audio/visual art and a actual live art piece - was blown away Well worth the visit and an amazing 3hrs exploring.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The moment I was there it was a nice collection, it was quiet. So you can enjoy of the collection. Its not a museum to do whit little children.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were visiting the cathedral area and were recommended the museum restaurant by the locals. The restaurant was packed so a booking is recommended especially on a Sunday. Staff squeezed us in and helped with the menu. The menu had a large range to choose from and the food was beautifully cooked. Service was excellent and we didn't have to... More 

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